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Banned Books: More on Censorship

Observing "Banned Books" Week and a Guide to Resources for Eng 85 and Eng 270

Books and Beyond

Censorship by the Numbers Books and Beyond

Image courtesy of the American Library Association Office of Intellectual Freedom

Books and Beyond: The ALA's Office for Intellectual Freedom tracked 1,269 in 2022: Here the breakdown: 82% books, graphic novels, and textbooks; 4% programs and meeting rooms; 6% displays, exhibits; 1% films; 7% Other (which includes filtering, access, databases, magazines, online resources, artwork, social media, music, pamphlets, student publications, reading lists.

Censorship by the Numbers. | #BannedBooksWeek

Censorship in Other Media

More Than Just Books Are Targeted

Banned Websites Awareness Day

October 4, 2023 is designated as Banned Websites Awareness Day, meant "to raise awareness of the overly restrictive blocking of legitimate, educational websites and academically useful social networking tools in schools and school libraries."


Learn more from our Library resources

Banned Websites Awareness Day. Unlock the Internet.

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