Banned and Challenged Book Resources October 2014



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Banned and Challenged Book Resources
October 2014


Prepared for Ms. Fennessy

Keywords:


Censorship
Education
Banned Books
First Amendment
Free Speech
Databases:

Highly recommended databases, for this project, include the following:

Ebscohost Web

GVRL

Proquest SIRS

JSTOR

ABC-CLIO
Selected Websites:
ALA: Banned Books Week

http://www.ala.org/ala/issuesadvocacy/banned/bannedbooksweek/index.cfm
ALA: Office of Intellectual Freedom

http://www.ala.org/template.cfm?Section=oif
ALA: The Most Frequently Challenged Books

Lists books by year, decade, etc. http://www.ala.org/ala/issuesadvocacy/banned/frequentlychallenged/index.cfm


Censored: Wielding the Red Pen
http://explore.lib.virginia.edu/exhibits/show/censored

Restriction of free thought and free speech is the most dangerous of all subversions. It is the one un-American act that could most easily defeat us.”

Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas
www.ala.org


Beacon for Freedom of Expression
An international bibliographical database about censorship and freedom of expression

http://www.beaconforfreedom.org/links/index.html
Banned Books Online : The University of Pennsylvania

http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/banned-books.html
Banned Books
http://www.adlerbooks.com/banned.html
The File Room
http://www.thefileroom.org/

The Freedom Forum
http://www.freedomforum.org/

Newseum: The Interactive Museum of News
http://www1.newseum.org/news/2009/04/newseum-recognizes-banned-books.html

First Amendment Center Online
http://www.firstamendmentcenter.org/

Challenged and Banned Books
http://www.stcharleslibrary.org/challenged-banned-books

The Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Speech


http://www.tjcenter.org/

Notes on Book Banning: The Dirty Thirty
http://archive.today/1PVm

The Most Frequently Banned Books in the 1990’s


http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~spok/most-banned.html

LII Supreme Court Collection: Historic decisions by Topic
Open links on censorship; first amendment, etc.
http://supct.law.cornell.edu/supct/cases/topic.htm

Notable First Amendment Court Cases
http://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/censorshipfirstamendmentissues/courtcases

List of Banned Books By Governments
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_books_banned_by_governments

Banning Books from the Classroom: How to Handle Cries for Censorship
http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/banning-books-from-the-classroom.shtml

The Free Expression Policy Project: Book Censorship in America Today
http://www.fepproject.org/commentaries/wordsonfire.html

“Books won't stay banned. They won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail. In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas.”

Alfred Whitney Griswold,Essays on Education
www.ala.org
http://www.ala.org



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