The duties of the Intellectual Freedom Committee
shall be to promote a greater awareness among SCASL
members of intellectual freedom and issues related
to the free access to library materials, to support
and provide information for media specialists and/or
districts dealing with an intellectual freedom issue,
to work with other state organizations in the promotion
of intellectual freedom, and to work cooperatively
with the South Carolina Library Association in awarding
the SCASL/SCLA/SIRS Intellectual Freedom Award.
2007 Intellectual Freedom Award Winner:
Michael Giller, Assistant Director at the S.C. Governor's
School for the Arts, Greenville
Chair: Will Strait
The Intellectual Freedom Committee is calling for nominations for the 2011 Intellectual Freedom Award.
Do you know a school librarian that uses innovative or creative programming to raise awareness
of students. First Amendment rights? Do you know a school librarian that has boldly opposed censorship in their school
library media center, public library, or community?
Do you know a school librarian that promotes intellectual freedom through quality library media center programming?
If so, recognize this individual by nominating her/him for the 2011 SC Intellectual Freedom Award.
To nominate an individual, please include the following information:
- Your name, title, school, email and phone number.
- Nominee's name, title, school, email and phone number.
- Why does this nominee qualify for the award? (be sure to include details of related programs, services and advocacy)
The winner of this award receives the general adulation of her/his peers as well as a cash prize!
Nominations must be submitted by February 1, 2011.
Send nominations to:
Spartanburg Day School
1701 Skylyn Drive
Spartanburg, SC 29307