Data Privacy week

Data Privacy Week – January 24-28, 2022

This year, the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCSA) has expanded its Data Privacy Day to a week! Data Privacy Day started in 2008 as a North American complement to Data Protection Day in Europe.
The purpose of Data Privacy Week is to help “spread awareness about online privacy and [educate] citizens on how to manage their personal information and keep it secure” and to “ [encourage] businesses to respect data and be more transparent about how they collect and use customer data.”

#FReadom Campaign

Censorship in Texas: #FReadom Campaign Inception, Reflection, & Highlights

Guest Post with AASL Knowledge Quest by Becky Calzada and Nancy Jo Lambert. On November 4, 2021 a group of librarian #FReadom fighters organized a twitter takeover of the #Txlege. They highlighted positive books and invited families, authors, librarians, teens, and parents to join leading to a movement that was trending on twitter and is still swinging.

Lawn Boy and Gender Queer

Lawn Boy and Gender Queer: The Trend Toward Book Challenges

Guest blog post by Martha Hickson. Although certain titles are trendy targets now, book challenges will be an issue for the long run. That’s because, ultimately, no book is the perfect fit for every reader, especially works that tackle difficult topics reflecting real-world circumstances. But one reader’s objection is not a license to restrict all other readers from the book.