Worth Noting: Editorials, Letters, Essays, an Interview, and Bibliography

Worth Noting: Editorials, Letters, Essays, an Interview, and Bibliography

by Sanford Berman
     
 

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The topics of these 34 selections range from "Herrenvolk" terminology, fiction access, and subject headings for consumer health information to South African censorship, Idi Amin's repressions, and the Creationists' "hidden agenda." Also includes material on cataloging teenage literature, racism in children's books and an ALA-produced film (The Speaker), and

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The topics of these 34 selections range from "Herrenvolk" terminology, fiction access, and subject headings for consumer health information to South African censorship, Idi Amin's repressions, and the Creationists' "hidden agenda." Also includes material on cataloging teenage literature, racism in children's books and an ALA-produced film (The Speaker), and reportage on the "intellectual freedom" scene in Greece, West Germany, and Soviet Union.

Reprinted from sources such as Interracial Books for Children Bulletin, Top of the News, Newsletter on Intellectual Freedom, Technicalities.

Editorial Reviews

Booklist
Wonderful
Public Library Quarterly
a unique voice and style...always something fascinating to find
Library & Information Science Annual
recommended

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786493517
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
11/21/2013
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Famed librarian Sanford Berman as written several books and numerous shorter works ("provocative"—Library Journal. He is the recipient of an American Library Association Honorary Membership (2004) and the Robert B. Downs Intellectual Freedom Award (1996), and was named Minnesota Librarian of the Year in 1977.

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