Report a Request for Reconsideration


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Please use this form to report any intellectual freedom incident in your library. Incidents reported to KPLA are treated with strict confidentiality except as otherwise authorized by the submitting organization

Note: Items marked with an asterisk are required

About You/Your Library

*Your First Name:
*Your Last Name:
*Your Title:
*Library Name:
*Telephone (format as xxx-xxx-xxxx):
*Your Email:
Information about the Challenged Item/Event:

*Title:
Author/Artist/Performer:
Publisher:

*Format (check all that apply):
Book Video Audio Periodical Program Exhibit Display Website

Associated URL:


*Target Audience for Challenged Item (check all that apply):
Adult Young Adult Child

*The Challenge Was Initiated By (check all that apply):
Patron Staff BoardMember Parent Teacher
Administrator Group Other

Information about the Incident

Date of Incident:
Month Day Year

Description of the Incident:


Was a request made for library and/or patron records?
NoYes

Information about Library Policies/Procedures

Does the library have a written policy on confidentiality of patron records?
NoYes

Does the library have a written materials selection policy?
NoYes

Does the library have written procedures for the reconsideration of materials?
No Yes

Does the library have a written Internet policy and/or acceptable use guidelines?
No Yes

Actions Following This Report

Are you requesting assistance from KPLA?
NoYes

May KPLA forward a summary of the incident to the ALA Office of Intellectual Freedom?
No Yes

May KPLA publish a report in the IFRT newsletter?
No Yes

*May KPLA share make your information publicly accessible through this website (allowing KPLA to do so could help other libraries experiencing a challenge)?
No Yes

Note: KPLA will assist you with this challenge whether or not you agree to have this information made public. Information provided to ALA OIF is used to track patterns of challenges nation-wide. Information in the IFRT newsletter is used to alert Kentucky librarians to patterns of challenges in the Kentucky area.


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