ERIC Number: EJ661495
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Moving toward a Method To Test for Self-Censorship by School Library Media Specialists.
Coley, Ken P.
School Library Media Research, v5 2002
Describes a study that examined whether school library media specialists engage in self-censorship as part of the collection development process with regard to young adult literature having content that significantly increases the probability that the materials will be challenged. Explains the research method of searching Texas high school OPACs to determine book ownership. (Contains 75 references.) (LRW)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Library Catalogs, Library Collection Development, Media Specialists, Online Catalogs, Research Methodology, School Libraries, Secondary Education
Available electronically: http://www.ala.org/aasl/SLMR/vol5/self censorship/self censorship.html
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Texas