Michigan Town Rejects Censorship Plan For Public Library
- Filter-Makers Sue, Threaten Critics. ROGERS &, MICHAEL; ODER, NORMAN // Library Journal;4/15/2000, Vol. 125 Issue 7, p24
Focuses on software filter-makers who are threatening legal action against critics who have reverse-engineered programs to show that filters wrongly block material. Details of I-Gear and Microsystems' lists of web sites deemed unsuitable for children; Allegations of the American Library...
- Just the facts, ma'am. Block, Marylaine // Writer (Kalmbach Publishing Co.);Nov2002, Vol. 115 Issue 11, p19
Reports on the use of Web site directories in finding information on any topic. Advantage of the Internet over libraries; Information offered by the Librarians' Index to the Internet and the Internet Public Library; Background on the online services offered by libraries.
- CENSORSHIP WATCH. // American Libraries;Sep2000, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p19
Presents news briefs related to libraries and censorship as of September 2000. Unsuccessful efforts of parents to ban the book 'Whoopi Goldberg: Her Journey from Poverty to Mega-Stardom,' from the Muskego High School library in Wisconsin; Details of the Internet content filtering policy of the...
- Administration Opposes Mandated Filters. Flagg, Gordon // American Libraries;May99, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p13
Reports that the administration of United States President Bill Clinton called for schools and libraries that receive e-rate subsidies for Internet connections to adopt policies to shield children from inappropriate material online. The Federal Communications Commission overseeing the program;...
- Louisiana Parish Votes for Filters. ROGERS, MICHAEL; ODER, NORMAN // Library Journal;10/15/2000, Vol. 125 Issue 17, p14
Reports that the Council of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana voted to filter all but one library computer in each branch. Proposal of a law that criminalizes access to obscene Internet sites in a public library.
- The NEW Librarian. Salt, Lorraine // Access (1204-0472);Winter2005, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p43
Presents the skills and challenges faced by librarians. Role in providing Internet access to the public; Debate over the installation of Internet filter software in computers; Duty in strengthening existing freedom, censorship and access policies.
- Defend That Hostile Workplace. Berry III, John N. // Library Journal;1/1/2001, Vol. 126 Issue 1, p6
Editorial. Offers the author's thoughts on censorship in libraries. Reaction to those who oppose unrestricted Internet access in libraries; Belief that good librarians oppose censorship of any kind; View of the public library as a hostile work environment.
- From the Webmaster: How to access the Company Web site without your own computer. Robertson, John K. // Military Collector & Historian;Winter2003/2004, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p258
The article provides information about accessing the journal's web site. The article notes that the web site allows the journal to provide members with more up to date information than is permitted with the journal alone. Information about accessing the site from libraries and community centers...
- CENSORSHIP WATCH. // American Libraries;Nov2000, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p17
Offers news briefs related to censorship in the United States as of November 1, 2000. Installation of Internet filters in Michigan libraries despite voter opposition; Opposition of churches to a showing of the motion picture 'The Last Temptation of Christ,' at the Catskill (N.Y.) Public Library;...