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Storey, Dee – 1992
A survey was conducted of randomly selected school library media specialists participating in the Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Carolina, and Texas state "child choice" book award programs to identify any censorship taking place in these programs, and the attitudes of the library media specialists toward such censorship. In most…
Descriptors: Censorship, Elementary Education, Learning Resources Centers, Librarian Attitudes
Pettit, Doris – 1992
Librarians often note the lack of guidance for collecting high interest low reading level materials for the reluctant reader. To assist public libraries in Ohio to serve reluctant readers more effectively, a survey was conducted to determine the problems of recommending reading materials for reluctant readers and the problems of buying books for…
Descriptors: Childrens Libraries, High Interest Low Vocabulary Books, Librarians, Library Material Selection
Weaver, Susan M. – 2002
This research project studied the perceived quality of the library and information science literature and asked questions regarding international librarianship. Additionally, it questioned what librarians read, how they choose their reading material, and how they use the literature for their decision making. The sample consisted of librarians from…
Descriptors: Information Science, Librarians, Library Research, Library Science
Goodhope, Jeanie – School Library Journal, 1982
Presents results of 1982 reading interest survey which polled 7,933 teenagers between the ages of 11 and 20. Conducted by the San Francisco Bay Area Young Adult Librarians (BAYA), the survey involved 13 participating public libraries. The top ten favorites in the categories of subjects, titles, and authors are noted. (EJS)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Adolescents, Fiction, Library Surveys
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Harer, John B.; Huber, C. Edward – College and Research Libraries, 1982
Discusses the lack of consensus among library administrators concerning the intent of the Copyright Act of 1976 with respect to photocopying of materials for use by academic library reserve rooms, and reports on the results of a survey of 37 Virginia academic libraries concerning their reserve room photocopying practices. (JL)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Copyrights, Federal Legislation, Guidelines