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The annual banned books week roundup for 2013

For some reason last year I didn’t do my annual roundup of Banned Books Week websites. Here is a link to the source of the image above which is from the New Yorker’s article about the JD Salinger-evocative book 60 … Continue reading

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Getting serious about SOPA – what librarians need to do

Original image thanks to Christopher Dombres and Creative Commons licensing. I oppose SOPA unequivocally; it’s vague, it’s anti-free-speech, and it won’t solve the problem it’s designed to combat. One of the things that is tricky about SOPA–the legislation moving through … Continue reading

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not just challenged, but actual banned books – a web resource

This site deals with book censorship attempts which actually resulted in some action, even if it was later reversed. Freedom of speech is for everyone, and includes the freedom to say “I don’t think this belongs in the library,” just … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week 2011, a web content rundown

It’s time for my semi-regular round up of Banned Books Week websites. You can look at past posts on this topic by checking out the bannedbooksweek tag here or here is a list of the annual posts More on the … Continue reading

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“Sicko” showing cancelled at Enfield PL – link round-up

Connecticut Library Association has a great link round-up about the Enfield Public Library’s decision to cancel its showing of the movie Sicko in response to pressure from town council. Under pressure from the town council to either reschedule or reformat … Continue reading

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