Code of Ethics

The Halifax Regional Library Board supports the Canadian Federation of Library Associations Code of Ethics:

CFLA Code of Ethics, opens a new window

Halifax Public Libraries and its employees have the individual and collective responsibility to:

  1. support and implement the principles and practices embodied in the current Federation Statement on Intellectual Freedom, opens a new window;
  2. make every effort to promote and maintain the highest possible range and standards of library service to all segments of Canadian society;
  3. facilitate access to any or all sources of information which may be of assistance to library users;
  4. protect the privacy and dignity of library users and staff.
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