Confronting the Myth of Neutrality: Academic Libraries, Advocacy, and Free Speech [video replay]
This is a recording of the on-demand program during the 2021 ALA Annual Conference. During this panel presentation, the speakers answered a series of questions focused around the roles of libraries as neutral spaces, how libraries can support marginalized students, and how libraries can balance tensions between professional ethics and university administrative goals and policies.
The panelists included:
- Emily Knox, Ph.D. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
- Renate Chancellor, Ph.D. (Catholic University of America),
- Stacy Collins, MLIS (Simmons University)
- Adriene Lim, Ph.D. (University of Maryland).
The session was sponsored by ULS, the Anthropology and Sociology Section, and the Politics, Policy, & International Relations Section, and was moderated by Alyssa Denneler (Indiana University-Bloomington).