PART II Library Bill of Rights

Part II: Library Bill of Rights presents the texts and historical development of ALA’s intellectual freedom policies and guidelines and gives concrete examples of problems librarians can expect to encounter or should anticipate in formulating policy for their own institutions.

The Library Bill of Rights, the Interpretations to the Library Bill of Rights, and additional resources can be accessed below.  For historical information on each document, please consult the print edition of the Manual.

Section One

Library Bill of Rights: Policy Statement

Section Two

Library Bill of Rights: Interpretations