Dealing with Challenged Materials in a School Media Center

Peters, Jane
October 2004
Florida Media Quarterly;Fall2004, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p6
The article discusses methods for dealing with challenged materials in school libraries in the US. In an attempt to clarify the position on challenged materials taken by the media specialist and to provide support for that position, the American Library Association (ALA) adopted the ALA Library Bill of Rights in 1948. In this document the ALA affirms that all libraries are forums for information and ideas, and that the basic policies contained in the Bill of Rights should guide their administration.


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