Intellectual Freedom

The purpose of the University of Evansville Libraries is to underwrite the educational and research endeavors of the University of Evansville. Teaching, learning, and research require free and unrestricted access to information which embraces a wide spectrum of viewpoints and theories.

University students, faculty, and staff are guaranteed open access to information with full assurance of privacy of inquiry and without fear of censure or scrutiny by others.

The University of Evansville Libraries endorses the policy statements on intellectual freedom, privacy of inquiry, and confidentiality of library records as promulgated by the American Library Association and set forth in the following documents: