February 27, 2013
The APBU wishes to express its strong support of our colleague Associate University Librarian Dale Askey of McMaster University who has been sued by the Edwin Mellen Press. We view this suit as a direct threat to academic freedom and an attempt to intimidate and censor free speech.
We stand by the joint statement of the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) and the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and join our colleagues across Canada and internationally in urging Edwin Mellen Press to withdraw its libel suit.
Association of Professors of Bishop’s University