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Intellectual freedom stories from a shifting landscape  Cover Image Book Book

Intellectual freedom stories from a shifting landscape

Nye, Valerie, 1971- (editor.).


"This book shares stories of censorship that librarians have experienced in their libraries. Those facing censorship challenges can find support and inspiration in this text"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 0838947263 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 9780838947265 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: xviii, 186 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Chicago : ALA Editions, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I: Protected by policy. 1. Give them library cards! / Carrie Valdes -- 2. The Vitruvian Man and a threat to burn down the art library / Megan Lotts -- 3. Adventures in book court / Sandra Parks -- Part II: Public events. 4. Black Lives Matter die-in: library space as an intellectual freedom issue / Raina Bloom and Carrie Kruse -- 5. Exposing a community: drag queen storytime in rural America / Jennifer Stickles -- 6. Did we just normalize extreme views and make the library an unsafe place? / Daniel Forsman -- Part III: Difficult conversations. 7. A library's response(ability) in #MeToo / Leah Shlachter -- 8. Promoting intellectual freedom through a social book group / James Allen Davis and Hadiya Evans -- Part IV: Institutional decisions. 9. The storage closet / Shana Chartier -- 10. Fox and the hedgehog: when libraries are behind bars / Erin Boyington -- 11. Widely read teens become well-rounded adults / Lisa Hoover -- 12. Y colorin colorado, este cent se ha acabado [Snip, snap, snout, this tale's told out] / Care Fenoll Clarabuch -- Part V: Patrons challenging material. 13. Transgender children's books in the public library / Tom Taylor -- 14. Restoring EBSCO: the power of coalition and rapid response / Rebekah Cummings and Peter Bromberg -- 15. "Bullshit hatred from cover to cover": Islamophobia in the age of Trump / Lorena Neal -- 16. Anywhere USA / Joan Airoldi -- Part VI: Cultural sensitivity. 17. "Just get rid of them": American Indian children's literature in the tribal college library / Rhiannon Sorrell -- 18. Censorship and sensibility / Lara Aase.
Subject: Libraries > Censorship > United States.
Intellectual freedom > United States.
Bibliothèques > Censure > États-Unis.
Liberté de pensée > États-Unis.
Intellectual freedom.
Libraries > Censorship.
United States.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at State Library of Alabama.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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