TITLE

WORKPLACE SPEECH IN LIBRARIES

AUTHOR(S)
de la Peña McCook, Kathleen
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Progressive Librarian;Summer2008, Issue 31, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the freedom of speech in a library workplace. Libraries play a special role in ensuring the free flow of information in a democratic society. Librarians are often called on to fight censorship and resist efforts to restrict individuals from receiving information and expressing ideas. It is suggested that librarians should demonstrate their commitment to free speech by encouraging it in the workplace. Details on several workplace speech controversies are also discussed in the article.
ACCESSION #
35343187

 

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