Tag Archives: intellectual freedom

Juried Posters from YALSA’s Research Poster Session at ALA Annual 2011

To view the posters, click on the image to enlarge them. Title: Teaching K-12 Digital Citizenship Lesley Farmer, EdD College of Education, California State University Long Beach lfarmer@csulb.edu Title: Silencing the Internal Censor in YA Collection Development Robin Fogle Kurz … Continue reading

Posted in Volume 1 Number 4: August 2011 | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

YALSA Research Committee Poster Session

by Sandra Hughes-Hassell The YALSA Research Committee is charged with stimulating, encouraging, guiding, and directing the research needs of young adult library services, as well as compiling abstracts and disseminating research findings. In response to this charge, the Committee is … Continue reading

Posted in Volume 1 Number 3: June 2011 | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The School Library versus the School Board: An Exploration of the Book Banning Trend of the 1980s

By Amy Pelman and Beverly Lynch Abstract While attempted book banning in school libraries continues to this day, a rash of book challenges occurred during the 1980s. Parents, students, and other stakeholders brought lawsuits against groups and individuals attempting to … Continue reading

Posted in Volume 1 Number 2: February 2011 | Tagged , , | 4 Comments