ERIC Number: ED319067
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
The Right To Read: Censorship in the School Library. ERIC Digest.
Gottlieb, Stephen S.
This digest examines the current status of outside attempts to censor literature in the school library. The digest (1) reports on several court cases which came about because literary works were removed from school libraries; (2) discusses the censors and their opponents; and (3) reviews some guidelines for new teachers who might be presented with censorship dilemmas. (NKA)
Descriptors: Censorship, Court Litigation, Court Role, Information Sources, Literature, School Community Relationship, School Libraries
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Indiana University, Smith Research Center, Suite 150, Bloomington, IN 47408-2698 (single copy, free; up to 10 no-cost items, $2.00 postage and handling).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Bloomington, IN.