|?Alvin M. Schrader
|?2014 – 201||Professor Emeritus
University of Alberta
|?Donna M. Bowman||?2014 – 2016||Research Services Librarian
University of Regina
|?Chantal De Medeiros||?2014 – 2015||Library and Information Management|
|?Jaime A Griffis||2014 – 2016||Manager, Public & Branch Services
Barrie Public Library
|?Brian Jackson||?2014 – 2015||Assistant Professor
Mount Royal University Library
|?Jason Openo||?2012 – 2016||Manager, Centre for Integrated Teaching Experiences (CITE)
Medicine Hat College
Terms of Reference
- To advise Executive Council with respect to:
- the status of intellectual freedom in Canada, including pending legislation and the formation of public policy affecting intellectual freedom in Canadian libraries
- the need for statements to the press, television, and radio on issues affecting intellectual freedom, especially as they affect libraries and the information professions
- the content of the Intellectual Freedom Position Statement and the Code of Ethics
- To promote and actively encourage intellectual freedom as a prime responsibility of the library profession in Canada.
- To gather and disseminate Canadian information about violations of intellectual freedom, such as the practice of censorship.
- To gather and disseminate Canadian information about threats to intellectual freedom, such as new legislation which could restrict intellectual freedom.
- to maintain effective liaison with other organizations and groups in Canada and around the world that are also concerned with intellectual freedom.
- To provide moral support to a librarian, library, or other individual or group – such as teacher or publisher – threatened by a censorship attack or other violation of intellectual freedom, and recommend monetary support from CLA/ACB should that become necessary.
- To promote awareness about the Award for the Advancement of Intellectual Freedom in Canada and to administer it annually as per the award terms of reference.
- To collaborate with any Networks which develop related to intellectual freedom issues.in Canada and to administer it annually as per the award terms of reference.
To collaborate with any Networks which develop related to intellectual freedom issues.
Intellectual Freedom Position Statement Update 2015
Award for the Advancement of Intellectual Freedom in Canada:
To promote awareness about the?Award for the Advancement of Intellectual Freedom in Canada and to administer it annually as per the award terms of reference.