Bozeman attorney Brian Close is available to consult with Montana librarians and trustees on intellectual freedom issues in libraries from a legal perspective.  There is no fee for these basic consultations.  Contact him by email or at 300 N Willson Ave,  Bozeman MT 59715, 406-582-0478.


Banned in the Big Sky - presented at MLA Conference 2010 by MLA IFC and ACLU Montana


Sample policies, letters, justifications, and forms, and past training materials


ACLU Montana


ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom


ALA Interpretations of the Library Bill of Rights (issues relating to new media, special problems)


ALA Challenge Support


Checklist of Basic Privacy Questions


Freedom to Read Foundation  


National Coalition Against Censorship


NCTE's Five Most Helpful Online Resources


IFLA Quotes on Intellectual Freedom and Censorship


Material Selection and Removal Policies




Comic Book Legal Defense Fund 


Media Coalition