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Intellectual Freedom Committee presents three Intellectual Freedom Awards to individuals or groups who actively promote, support or engage in intellectual freedom:


Danny Gunnells Intellectual Freedom Award

Honors an individual, organization, or group for promoting, supporting, or encouraging intellectual freedom in Indiana. The recommendation for this award is made by the ILF Intellectual Freedom Committee and will be forwarded to the ILF Awards & Honors Committee to be ratified by the ILF Executive Board.

Minimum Criteria:

-- Must be an Indiana Library Federation personal, institutional, or
trustee member

-- One (1) letter of support from the chair of the ILF Intellectual
Freedom Committee

Miscellaneous

-- May be an ongoing or past effort

Additional Supporting Documentation (Optional)

-- No more than three (3) other forms of miscellaneous publications
with explanation, as needed

 


Hoosier Intellectual Freedom Award

Honors an individual, organization, or group for promoting, supporting, or encouraging intellectual freedom in Indiana. The recommendation for this award is made by the ILF Intellectual Freedom Committee and will be forwarded to the ILF Awards & Honors Committee to be ratified by the ILF Executive Board.

Minimum Criteria:

-- Must not be an Indiana Library Federation personal, institutional,
or trustee

-- One (1) letter of support from the chair of the ILF Intellectual
Freedom Committee

Miscellaneous

-- May be an ongoing or past effort

Additional Supporting Documentation (Optional)

-- No more than three (3) other forms of miscellaneous publications
with explanation, as needed

 


SIRS Intellectual Freedom Award

The SIRS Intellectual Freedom Award is an annual award recognizing the contribution of an individual or group who has actively promoted intellectual freedom in Indiana. This award is donated by Social Issues Resources Series, Inc. to a recipient selected by the Intellectual Freedom Committee.

Minimum Criteria:

-- Must not be an Indiana Library Federation personal, institutional,
or trustee

-- Have made substantial contributions in areas such as, but not limited to:
A. Have actively promoted intellectual freedom in sphere of influence and beyond
B. Have exemplified the spirit of intellectual freedom
C. Have seen an effect of their efforts to promote intellectual freedom and challenge censorship

Miscellaneous

-- May be an ongoing or past effort

Additional Supporting Documentation (Optional)

-- No more than three (3) other forms of miscellaneous publications
with explanation, as needed

 

 

 

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