Net neutrality under attack; Protecting Patron Privacy: A LITA Guide; Federal Court Revives Wikimedia’s Challenge
The Florida legislature is well on its way to approving a bill that could have dramatic consequences for Florida students’ and teachers’ intellectual freedom. Proponents of HB 989 / SB 1210 claim that the bill improves transparency and gives parents a stronger voice in their children’s education. But we have to ask questions about these claims.
What better way to start your weekend than by reading IF News—featuring FCC, Little Free Libraries & 13 Reasons Why
Don’t miss out on subscribing to the Banned Books Week Box for extra savings every year. Monday, May 1 kicks off 2017 Choose Privacy Week.
National Library Week is going strong and with it the 2016 Top Ten Most Challenged Books.
Last month the question of didactic art in schools was in the spotlight when Shepard Fairey’s “We the People” posters were removed from Carroll County Public Schools classrooms after complaints that the posters were anti-Trump. School officials claimed the posters violated the district’s policy against political speech by teachers in classrooms.
Jacob’s New Dress, Facial Recognition, and banned horror comics
#SaveIMLS; Howard Zinn; and student journalism about transgender restrooms
Gay “Captain Underpants”; Milo Yiannopoulos; Open Carry in Libraries; and current challenges to “A People’s History of the United States,” “The Color Purple,” “The Bluest Eye,” “The Kite Runner,” “The Catcher in the Rye,” “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian,” “Stuck in the Middle,” and “The Glass Castle”
In my academic bubble, it’s easy to be shocked by recent attacks on academic freedom. How can I engage with opinions outside the academy?