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Swift Feedback from Librarians Influences Follett Library Services Proposed Parental Control Module

Twitter was aflutter the last weekend in March when Follett Library Services proposed a new module in its popular management system. Librarians across the country were swift in their response to Follett’s proposed feature in their Destiny software: an automatic email system for parents, which would be sent to them anytime a student checks out a book at school.

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A Censored Science Book for Banned Books Week

Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species is the most commonly banned science book and is important in laying the foundation for evolutionary biology. Darwin’s widely accepted theory of natural selection is the key to understanding genetics, pathogens, and epidemiology – critically important topics as misconceptions about science influence politics and public health policy.