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September 2006
Book Publishing Report;9/4/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 34, p6
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The article reports on the dropping of the number of books endangered with removal from library shelves in 2005 in the U.S. According to the author, the 2005 decline was the lowest on record with 405 challenges reported to the American Library Association. Judith Krug, the Association's director for Intellectual Freedom, stressed that one factor for the decline is that librarians are better inclined to organize community support on behalf of a book.


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