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B1 Intell Free. D2 Coll Mgmt. Library Bill of Rights. The American Library Association affirms that all libraries are forums for information and ideas, and that the following basic policies should guide their services.

Library Bill of Rights

I. Books and other library resources should be provided for the interest, information, and enlightenment of all people of the community the library serves. Materials should not be excluded because of the origin, background, or views of those contributing to their creation. RUSA Guidelines, Standards, and Definitions. Skip to main content ALA User Menu Search form A Division of the American Library Association rusa eyebrow links You are at: ALA.org » RUSA » Resources » RUSA Guidelines.

RUSA Guidelines, Standards, and Definitions

A1 Philosophy

C2 Dig Ref. RUSA Guidelines, Standards, and Definitions. Standards and Guidelines. (updates to page ongoing) Note: This list includes documents entitled “standards” and “guidelines” as well as other documents of a similar nature entitled “statements,” “rules,” and “criteria.”

Standards and Guidelines

Only those documents entitled “standards” and “guidelines” have been reviewed by the ALA Standards Review Committee for consistency with ALA policy. The intent of this list is to present ALA's official standards and guidelines and to also include additional documents prepared and endorsed by various ALA units for the purpose of helping others improve library service.