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Library ethics and access

20 December 2023

    Libraries and their staff increasingly find themselves navigating challenges related to intellectual freedom, censorship, and intolerance towards diverse perspectives, especially evident in instances of LGBTQ+ book bans and restrictions on library programs. The IFLA Code of Ethics for Librarians and other Information Professionals underscores the librarian's duty to provide unrestricted access to information, promote inclusivity, and eliminate discrimination, emphasizing equal rights for all, irrespective of various characteristics.

    IFLA LGBTQ Users SIG CFP 2017: Intersectionality

    19 January 2017

      For IFLA WLIC 2017 (19-25 Aug 2017) we’ve chosen intersectionality as the theme of our program. The LGBTQ Users SIG seeks submissions from scholars and practitioners that address the ways in which libraries can provide access to information relating to LGBTQ+ lives as they intersect with the lived experiences of other identities.