Youth Access for Information and Age-based Policies
Thursday, March 1, 2007
Children develop intellectually and emotionally at different ages. What is the library's responsibility in designing children's access to information? What is each family's responsibility when children use the library? Should the library restrict access to materials based on parent requests? How can families and libraries work together?
Webinars are free of charge and registration is only done on the day of the event on the WebEx server. No passwords are required.
Speakers: Mary Minow, Janis O'Driscoll
- Speaker's slides in PowerPoint: ppt [2.3MB] - pdf (3 slides per page) [218kb]
- California Public Records Act (Protection of Library Circulation and Registration Records) - doc - pdf
- Resources on Issues about Youth Access to Information - doc - pdf
- American Library Association Confidentiality and Coping with Law Enforcement Inquiries: Guidelines for the Library and its Staff (includes sample court orders)
- Minors' Rights to Receive Information Under the First Amendment, Memorandum by Theresa Chmara and Daniel Mach, Jenner & Block to Freedom to Read Foundation, February 2, 2004