Individual Author Record
Name: Barbara M. JonesPen Name: None Genre: Non-Fiction Born: Sites:
Illinois ConnectionJones was the Head of the Rare Book and Special Collections Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from 1996 to 2003.
Biographical and Professional InformationJones chose intellectual freedom as her primary professional interest early in her career. Since the 1980's she has served in such varied roles as Chair of ALA's Intellectual Freedom Round Table, two terms as a member of the Intellectual Freedom Committee and a member of the state intellectual freedom committees in Iowa and Minnesota. She was the first chair of the recently created ACRL Intellectual Freedom Committee. Ms. Jones has spoken to library, general academic, legislative, and community groups about the First Amendment in libraries of all types.
Libraries, Access and Intellectual Freedom: Developing Policies for Public and Academic Libraries, American Library Association, 1999Protecting Intellectual Freedom in Your Academic Library , American Library Association, 2009
Titles At Your Library
Libraries, Access, and Intellectual Freedom: Developing Policies for Public and Academic Libraries
ISBN: 083890761X Amer Library Assn Editions. 1999 Use Jones's practical strategies to secure the benefits of intellectual freedom in your library. Learn to recognize current problem areas and legal issues, balance conflicting interests, and develop effective library policies.
Protecting Intellectual Freedom in Your Academic Library: Scenarios from the Front Lines (Intellectual Freedom Front Lines)
ISBN: 083893580X Amer Library Assn Editions. 2009 Barbara Jones uses her experience and expertise to offer an intellectual freedom title tailored to the academic library environment. This title presents a number of scenarios in which intellectual freedom is at risk and includes case studies that provide narrative treatment of common situations tailored to your library type easy and motivating ways to prepare new hires for handling intellectual freedom issues sidebars throughout the book that offer sample policies, definitions of key terms, and analysis of important statutes and decisions and, detailed information on how to handle challenges to materials in your collection.