|淺談日本圖書館法中圖書館自由的理念=Library Law and Intellectual Freedom in Japan
|日本; 圖書館; 圖書館法; 圖書館自由; 資訊公開法;
|Library law began to come into being in Japan in 1950. The law regulates thatthe library has the freedom of collectiog materials , the freedom of providingmaterials the responsibility of assuring the patron's privacy, and the obligation tofight against censorship. This intellectual freedom for Japan's libraries wasstrengthened by the Declaration of Library freedom in 1954 , which was modified in1979 , to secure the patron's right to know.