American Library Association. Code of Ethics
American Library Association. Dealing with Concerns about Library Resources
Gives guidelines for dealing with complaints and expressions of concern. Includes "Sample Request for Reconsideration of Library Resources."
American Library Association. Freedom to Read Statement
American Library Association. Library Bill of Rights
American Library Association. Office for Intellectual Freedom
"Established December 1, 1967, the Office for Intellectual Freedom is charged with implementing ALA policies concerning the concept of intellectual freedom as embodied in the Library Bill of Rights, the Associations basic policy on free access to libraries and library materials."
American Library Association. Privacy Tool Kit
Electronic Frontier Foundation
"The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. Founded in 1990, EFF champions user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact litigation, policy analysis, grassroots activism, and technology development. We work to ensure that rights and freedoms are enhanced and protected as our use of technology grows."
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
"The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is the leading international body representing the interests of library and information services and their users. It is the global voice of the library and information profession."
McCarthy era videos (to use these links you must first go to the UH Manaoa library site, "", Select Online databases, then search for Films on demand, then click on Films on demand, then log in using your UHUNIX id. Then return here to click on either of these links.)
McCarthy Phenomenon (from I. I. Rabi: Man of the Century)
Senator Joseph McCarthy: House Un-American Activities Committee (from: A&E Classroom: The Class of the 20th Century 1952-1955)
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
"THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY [of the United Nations] proclaims THIS UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS as a common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations, to the end that every individual and every organ of society, keeping this Declaration constantly in mind, shall strive by teaching and education to promote respect for these rights and freedoms and by progressive measures, national and international, to secure their universal and effective recognition and observance, both among the peoples of Member States themselves and among the peoples of territories under their jurisdiction."

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