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state of america's libraries: a report from the american library association

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Introduction
Library Funding
Public Libraries
School Libraries
Academic Libraries
Libraries Technology
Social Networking
Library Construction and Renovation
Outreach and Diversity
Washington Scene
Intellectual Freedom
   

Introduction


“Our Authors, Our Advocates: Four authors help kick off ALA President Roberta Stevens’s ’Our Authors, Our Advocates’ presidential initiative.” American Libraries, July 20, 2010. http:// americanlibrariesmagazine.org/ features/07202010/our-authors- our-advocates

American Association of School Librarians, School Libraries Count! National Longitudinal Survey of School Library Programs. Available/downloadable as a PDF file at http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/ divs/aasl/ researchandstatistics/ slcsurvey/2010/slc2010.cfm

American Libraries editorial Staff, “The Year in Review 2010: The top ten stories to hit the AL news desk in 2010.” Posted January 3, 2011. http:// americanlibrariesmagazine.org/ 10inreview

American Library Association, “Save Libraries in Your State” (website). See http://www.ala.org/ala/ aboutala/offices/cro/ getinvolved/saveyourlibraries. cfm

Diamond, Deborah, Kevin C. Gillen, and Marissa Litman, The Economic Value of the Free Library of Philadelphia. Fels Research & Consulting, University of Pennsylvania Fels Institute of Government, 2010. http://www.freelibrary.org/ about/Fels_Report.pdf

Goldberg, Beverly, “Spread the Word: There’s New Evidence of Libraries’ ROI.” American Libraries, Jan. 19, 2011. http:// americanlibrariesmagazine.org/ news/01192011/spread-word- there-s-new-evidence- libraries-roi

OCLC, “Perceptions of Libraries, 2010: Context and Community.” Available at: http://www.oclc.org/reports/ 2010perceptions.htm

Nicholas, David, Ian Rowlands, Michael Jubb, and Hamid R. Jamali, “The impact of the economic downturn on libraries: With special reference to university libraries,” The Journal of Academic Librarianship, September 2010, pp. 376-382.

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Library Funding


“Evanston (Ill.) branches to close for good.” Daily Northwestern, Feb. 2, 2010.

“President’s budget freezes library funding, omits school libraries from education increase.” District Dispatch, ALA Washington Office, Feb. 1, 2010.

http://www.wo.ala.org/ districtdispatch/?p=4336

Troy library tax increase defeated.” Detroit News, Nov. 3, 2010.

Ackermann, Peggy, “Hundreds of N.J. librarians protest $10.4M proposed budget cuts.” nj.com, May 6, 2010. http://www.nj.com/news/index. ssf/2010/05/hundreds_of_nj_ libraries_prote.html

“Advocacy works: Garrett backs down on amendment to zero out IMLS.” ALA Washington Office, District Dispatch, Feb, 17, 2011. http://www.wo.ala.org/ districtdispatch/?p=5686

ALA -Allied Professional Association, “Librarian salaries jump 3 percent in 2010. Survey reports mean librarian salary $60,734, median $55,883 in 2010.” News release, Aug. 26, 2010. http:// americanlibrariesmagazine.org/ news/ala/librarian-salaries- jump-3-percent-2010

ALA Office for Research & Statistics, 2010-2011 Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study, June 2011.

Dempsey, Beth, “Library Referenda 2010: Vote of Confidence.” Library Journal, April 1, 2011.
http://www.libraryjournal.com/ lj/ newslettersnewsletterbucketljx press/889535-441/library_ referenda_2010__vote.html.csp

Flagg, Gordon, “Boston trustees approve closure of four branches.” American Libraries, April 9, 2010. http://www. americanlibrariesmagazine.org/ news/04092010/boston-trustees- approve-closure-four-branches

–– , “In Midnight Deal, Florida Legislature Reprieves Public Library Funding.” American Libraries, April 27, 2010. http:// americanlibrariesmagazine.org/ news/04272010/midnight-deal- florida-legislature-reprieves- public-library-funding

Goldberg, Beverly, “All IMLS, LSTA Funding in Jeopardy.” American Libraries, Feb. 2, 2011. http://www. americanlibrariesmagazine.org/ news/02152011/all-imls-lsta- funding-jeopardy

–– , “City Officials Fight Library Backers in Trenton, Suburban Chicago.” American Libraries, Aug. 18, 2010. http:// americanlibrariesmagazine.org/ news/08182010/city-officials- fight-library-backers-trenton- suburban-chicago

–– , “Post-Election Musings.” American Libraries, Nov. 3, 2010. http:// americanlibrariesmagazine.org/ inside-scoop/post-election- musings

Golrick, Michael, “Impacts of budget cuts.” Thoughts from a Library Administrator, May 12, 2010. http://michaelgolrick. blogspot.com/2010/05/impacts- of-budget-cuts.html

Hoover, Bob, “Nation’s libraries get more use, less funding.” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Feb. 15, 2010. http://www.post-gazette.com/ pg/10046/1036006-84.stm

Hoover, Tim, “3 tax-slashing measures headed for crushing defeat.” The Denver Post, Nov. 2, 2010. http://www.denverpost.com/ election2010/ci_16505938

Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library, “IMCPL Announces Reduction in Force.” Press release, Nov. 4, 2010. http://www.imcpl.org/about/ news/press2010/ reductioninforce.html

Kamb, Lewis, “Tacoma board votes to close 2 small libraries, cut hours at main library.” Tacoma (Wash.) News Tribune, Dec. 15, 2010. http://www.thenewstribune.com/ 2010/12/15/1466934/tacoma- board-votes-to-close-2.html

Kelley, Michael, “ LJ’s 2010 Budget Survey: Bottoming Out? Severe cuts today put big question marks on the future.” Library Journal, Jan. 15, 2011. [The Library Journal article is based on 647 responses to 3,036 questionnaires sent to public libraries in late 2010.] http://www.libraryjournal.com/ lj/ljinprintcurrentissue/ 888434-403/bottomingout.html. csp

Kniffel, Leonard, “With No Check in the Mail, Illinois Cooperatives Lay Off Dozens.” American Libraries, May 19, 2010. http:// americanlibrariesmagazine.org/ news/05192010/no-check-mail- illinois-cooperatives-lay- dozens

–– , “Detroit Faces Unprecedented Fiscal Crisis; Workforce Reduction Inevitable.” American Libraries, Jan. 22, 2011. http:// americanlibrariesmagazine.org/ print/6157

Le Coz, Emily, “Library systems are trimming costs to stay afloat.” NEMS Daily Journal, Feb. 13, 2010. http://www.nems360.com/view/ full_story/6421646/article- Library-systems-are-trimming- costs-to-stay-afloat?

LeClerc, Paul, “[New York Public] Library Faces Harshest Budget Cut in History.” Huffington Post, Feb. 15, 2010. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ the-new-york-public-library/ library-faces-harshest-bu_b_ 566545.html

OCLC, Perceptions of Libraries, 2010: Context and Community. Available at: http://www.oclc.org/reports/ 2010perceptions.htm

PRNewswire, “74% say economic hardships to increase in coming year; most contend their cities will emerge leaner and stronger once the economy recovers.” Nov. 23, 2010.

Public Library Association, Public Library Data Services Statistical Report 2010. Chicago, 2010. Available at: http://www.alastore.ala.org/ detail.aspx?ID=3034

Turow, Scott, “Let-Them-Eat-Cake-Attitude Threatens to Destroy a Network of Public Assets.” The Huffington Post, Feb. 15, 2011. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ scott-turow/ letthemeatcakeattitude-th_b_ 823609.html

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Public Libraries


American Library Association, Libraries Connect Communities: Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study. Published as a digital supplement to American Libraries, summer 2010. http://www.ala.org/ala/ research/initiatives/plftas/ 2009_2010/index.cfm

Christian Broadcasting Network, “Shhh! Despite Boom, Libraries Facing Cutbacks.” http://www.cbn.com/media/ player/index.aspx?s=/vod/ HSE223v1_WS

DiPino, David, “Snapshot taken to show library’s value.” South Florida Sun Sentinel, Feb. 3, 2011. http://www.sun-sentinel.com/ news/palm-beach/delray-beach/ fl-drf-snapshot-0202-20110203, 0,645926.story

Dougherty, Conor, “New Library Technologies Dispense with Librarians.” Wall Street Journal, Oct. 25, 2010. http://online.wsj.com/article/ SB1000142405270230435410457556 8592236241242.html

Goldberg, Beverly, “Voters Resurrect County Library in Oregon, Deep-Six Service for Michigan Town.” American Libraries, Nov. 10, 2010. http:// americanlibrariesmagazine.org/ news/11102010/voters- resurrect-county-library- oregon-deep-six-service- michigan-town

Harris Interactive, “January 2011 Harris Poll Quorum.” Created for the American Library Association.

Lund, James R., A Vending Library Is No Library.” Library Journal, April 15, 2010. http://www.libraryjournal.com/ article/CA6725226.html

Public Library Association, Public Library Data Services Statistical Report 2010. Available at: http://www.alastore.ala.org/ detail.aspx?ID=3034

Stevens, Roberta, “Public Libraries: Endangered or Saved?” Letter to the editor, New York Times, Oct. 4, 2010. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/ 10/04/opinion/l04library.html? _r=1&scp=1&sq=Roberta% 20Stevens&st=cse

Streitfeld, David, “Anger as a Private Company Takes Over Libraries.” New York Times, Sept. 26, 2010. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/ 09/27/business/27libraries. html

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School Libraries

American Association of School Librarians, “National Plan for Implementation of Standards for the 21st-Century Learner and Empowering Learners: Guidelines for School Library Programs.” These and related documents are available at: http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/ divs/aasl/ guidelinesandstandards/ learning4life/index.cfm

–– , School Libraries Count! National Longitudinal Survey of School Library Programs. Available/downloadable as a PDF file at: http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/ divs/aasl/ researchandstatistics/ slcsurvey/2010/slc2010.cfm

–– , “What is the Vision Tour?” http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/ divs/aasl/aboutaasl/ aaslgovernance/aaslpres/ visiontour.cfm

Everhart, Nancy, president, American Association of School Librarians (interview, Feb. 17, 2011).

Young Adult Library Services Association, “Teens Need Libraries” (online brochure). Available at: http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/ divs/yalsa/getinvolved/ districtdays_web.pdf

–– , “Why YA? Recruiting for YA Librarianship” (online toolkit). Available at: http://www.ala.org/yalsa/getinvolved/recruitment/recruitment

–– , “YALSA’s Competencies for Librarians Serving Youth: Young Adults Deserve the Best.” Available/downloadable as a PDF file at: http://www.ala.org/yalsa/guidelines/yacompetencies2010

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Academic Libraries


2010 College Impact Survey. Available at:

http://www.maguireassoc.com/ insights-innovations/insights_ bulletin_vol2_5.htm

“All in the Delivery.” Inside Higher Ed, August 31, 2010. Available at: http://www.insidehighered.com/ layout/set/print/news/2010/08/ 31/ebooks

“Delivering an Influx of Federal Dollars, Obama Administration Wants Results,” Chronicle of Higher Education, Oct. 10, 2010. http://chronicle.com/article/ In-Return-for-Federal-Dollars/ 124861/

Giving USA. An executive summary of the 2010 edition is available free online at http://www.givingusa2010.org .

“Under Obama, Accreditation Is Still in the Hot Seat,” Chronicle of Higher Education, Sept. 13, 2010. http://chronicle.com/article/ Under-Obama-Accreditation-Is/ 124361/

Association of College and Research Libraries, Academic Library Trends and Statistics, 2009. ACRL, 2010. Available at: http://www.alastore.ala.org/ detail.aspx?ID=3178

–– , The Value of Academic Libraries: A Comprehensive Research Review and Report. ACRL, 2010, Available at: http://www.acrl.ala.org/value/

Association of Governing Boards, “How Boards Oversee Educational Quality: A Report on a Survey on Boards and the Assessment of Student Learning” (September 2010). Available at: http://www.agb.org/reports/ 2010/how-boards-oversee- educational-quality/

CDW-G Public Relations, “21st Century Campus Report: Campus 2.0 (2010).” At: http://newsroom.cdwg.com/ features/feature-07-19-10.html

Ensign, Rachel Louise, “Higher Education Price Index Barely Rises, Thanks to Drop in Utility Costs and Flat Salaries.” Chronicle of Higher Education, Sept. 10, 2010. Available at: http://chronicle.com/article/ Higher-Education-Price-Index/ 124456/#top

Fischer, Karin, and Ian Wilhelm, “Experts Ponder the Future of the American University,” Chronicle of Higher Education, June 21, 2010. Available at: http://chronicle.com/article/ Experts-Ponder-the-Future-of/ 66011

Gielen, Nina, “Handheld E-Book Readers and Scholarship: Report and Reader Survey (ACLS Humanities E-Book White Paper No. 3).” American Council of Learned Societies, 2010. Available at: http://www.humanitiesebook. org/heb-whitepaper-3.html

Gonzalez, Jennifer, “Historic White House Summit to Put Community Colleges in the Spotlight,” Chronicle of Higher Education, October 5, 2010. Available at: http://chronicle.com/article/ Community-Colleges-Are-inthe/ 124816/?sid=cc&utm_source=cc& utm_medium=en

Hargittai, Eszter, Lindsay Fullerton, Ericka Menchen-Trevino, and Kristin Yates Thomas, “Trust Online Young Adults’ Evaluation of Web Content,” International Journal of Communication, Vol. 4 (2010). Available at: http://ijoc.org/ojs/index.php/ ijoc/article/view/636/423

Head, Alison J., and Michael Eisenberg, Project Information Literacy Progress Report: “Assigning Inquiry: How Handouts for Research Assignments Guide Today’s College Students,” July 12, 2010. Available at: http://projectinfolit.org/ pdfs/PIL_Handout_Study_ finalvJuly_2010.pdf

Helft, Miguel, “Judge Rejects Google’s Deal to Digitize Books.” New York Times, March 22, 2011. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/ 03/23/technology/23google. html?_r=1&emc=eta1

Malenfant, Kara, and David Staley, “Futures Thinking for Academic Librarians,” ACRL, 2010. Available at: http://connect.ala.org/files/ 69099/futures_thinking_for_ academic_librarians_2025_pdf_ 12908.pdf

Mitrano, Tracey, “The Future of the Academic Library,” Inside Higher Ed, July 28, 2010. At: http://www.insidehighered.com/ blogs/law_policy_and_it/the_ future_of_the_academic_library

National Center for Education Statistics. “The Condition of Education 2010.” Available at: http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2010/ 2010028.pdf

National Conference of State Legislatures, State Funding for Higher Education in FY2009 and FY2010,”Available at: http://www.ncsl.org/documents/ fiscal/HigherEdFundingFINAL. pdf

National Institutes for Learning Outcomes Assessment, Making Learning Outcomes Usable & Transparent. Available at: http://www. learningoutcomesassessment. org/NILOAwebscanresults2010. htm

Neely, Teresa Y., ed., How to Stay Afloat in the Academic Library Job Pool. ALA Editions, 2011. Available at: http://www.alastore.ala.org/ detail.aspx?ID=3102

Nicholas, David; Ian Rowlands, Michael Jubb, Hamid R. Jamali, “The impact of the economic downturn on libraries: With special reference to university libraries,” The Journal of Academic Librarianship. September 2010, pp. 376-382.

Young, Jeff, “Bill Gates Predicts Technology Will Make ‘Place-Based’ Colleges Less Important in 5 Years,” Chronicle of Higher Education, August 3, 2010. Available at: http://chronicle.com/blogs/ wiredcampus/bill-gates- predicts-technology-will-make- place-based-colleges-less- important-in-5-years/26092

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Library Technology


Museums, Libraries, and 21st-Century Skills. Institute of Museum and Library Services, 2009. Available at: http://www.imls.gov/pdf/ 21stCenturySkills.pdf

Survey of Library & Museum Digitization Projects, 2011 Edition. Primary Research Group, December 2010. http://www.researchandmarkets. com/product/04a29b/the_survey_ of_library_museum_ digitization_p

American Libraries editorial staff, “The Year in Review 2010. The top-ten stories to hit the AL news desk in 2010.” American Libraries, Jan. 3, 2011. http:// americanlibrariesmagazine.org/ 10inreview

American Library Association Public Information Office, “U.S. libraries work with teens to safely use, navigate technologies.” Press release, Feb. 15, 2011. http:// americanlibrariesmagazine.org/ news/ala/us-libraries-work- teens-safely-use-navigate- technologies

Becker, Samantha, “Opportunity for All    : Millions of p    eople rely on public library computers.” News & Events, Technology and Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, April 10, 2010. http://tascha.uw.edu/2010/04/ opportunity-for-all/.

Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, “Berkman Center Announces Digital Public Library Planning Initiative.” Press release, Dec. 13, 2010. http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/ newsroom/digital_public_ library

Glanton, Dahleen, “Publisher puts new limits on library e-books.” Chicago Tribune, March 6, 2011. http://www.chicagotribune.com/ news/local/ct-met-library-e- books-20110306,0,1684454.story

Hendrix, Jennifer C., Checking Out the Future: Perspectives from the Library Community on Information Technology and 21st-Century Libraries. American Library Association Office for Information Technology Policy, Policy Brief No. 2, February 2010. Available at: http://www.ala.org/ala/ aboutala/offices/oitp/ publications/policybriefs/ala_ checking_out_the.pdf

Kelley, Michael, “ LJ’s 2010 Budget Survey: Bottoming Out? Severe cuts today put big question marks on the future.” Library Journal, Jan. 15, 2011. http://www.libraryjournal.com/ lj/ljinprintcurrentissue/ 888434-403/bottomingout.html. csp

Office for Information

Polanka, Sue, “ Library Journal Publishes Library eBook Survey Results –– Sample Data Here.” Post on “No Shelf Required” (blog), Feb. 9, 2011. http://www.libraries. wright.edu/noshelfrequired/?p= 1914Truong, Kelly, “President Awards Money to Expand Broadband Access.” Chronicle of Higher Education, July 2, 2010. http://chronicle.com/blogs/ wiredcampus/president-awards- money-to-expand-broadband- access/25285

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Social Networking


Abram, Stephen, Stephen’sLighthouse, Feb. 7, 2011. http://stephenslighthouse.com/ 2011/02/07/pew-generations- and-their-gadgets/

American Libraries editorial staff, “The Year in Review 2010: The top ten stories to hit the AL news desk in 2010.” Posted January 3, 2011. http:// americanlibrariesmagazine.org/ 10inreview

American Library Association, “Ask the ALA Librarian’ now a blog on American Libraries Web site.” Press release, March 3, 2010. http://www.ala.org/ala/ newspresscenter/news/ pressreleases2010/march2010/ blog_pub.cfm

Hendrix, Jennifer C., Checking Out the Future: Perspectives from the Library Community on Information Technology and 21st-Century Libraries. American Library Association Office for Information Technology Policy, Policy Brief No. 2, February 2010. http://www.ala.org/ala/ aboutala/offices/oitp/ publications/policybriefs/ala_ checking_out_the.pdf

MarketingCharts: Charts and Data for Marketers in Web and Excel Format, “1 in 10 Adult Web Users Tweets.” December 2010.

http://www.marketingcharts. com/direct/1-in-10-adult-web- users-tweets-15305/

–– , “Facebook Growth Dramatically Outpaces Other SocNets.” December 2010. http://www.marketingcharts. com/direct/facebook-growth- dramatically-outpaces-other- socnets-15077/

–– , “Mobile App Development Grows Sharply.” December 2010. http://www.marketingcharts. com/direct/mobile-app- development-grows-sharply- 14894/

–– , “Older SocNet Use Dramatically Rises.” December 2010. http://www.marketingcharts. com/direct/older-socnet-use- dramatically-rises-15418/

–– , “Smartphone Popularity Increases.” December 2010. http://www.marketingcharts. com/direct/smartphone- popularity-increases-15134/

Rogers, Curtis E., Social Media, Libraries, and Web 2.0: How American Libraries Are Using New Tools for Public Relations and to Attract New Users –– Third Survey November 2010. South Carolina State Library, 2010. http://www.slideshare.net/ crr29061/social-media- libraries-and-web-20-how- american-libraries-are-using- new-tools-for-public- relations-and-to-attract-new- users-third-survey-november- 2010

Romaine, Cindy, “Future Ready 365” (blog), Feb. 21, 2011. http://futureready365.sla.org/

Whelan, Debra Lau, interview with dana boyd, School Library Journal, March 25, 2009.

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Library Construction and Renovation


“The Year in Architecture: Kid Stuff.” Library Journal, Dec. 15, 2010. http://www.libraryjournal.com/ lj/communityarchitecture/ 888454-479/the_year_in_ architecture_2010.html.csp

American Libraries, “Library Design Showcase 2010.” http:// americanlibrariesmagazine.org/ librarydesign10

American Libraries editorial staff, “The Year in Review 2010: The top ten stories to hit the AL news desk in 2010.” Posted January 3, 2011. http:// americanlibrariesmagazine.org/ 10inreview

Blumenstein, Lynn, “With cost estimate capped and inclusion of school, [San Diego] City Council ready to act.” Library Journal, May 3, 2010. http://www.libraryjournal.com/ lj/ communitybuildingandfacilities /884126- 266/san_diego_takes_ key_step.html.csp

Gore, Al, “Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis,” Arthur Curley Memorial Lecture delivered at the ALA Midwinter Meeting, Boston, Jan. 16, 2010. http:// americanlibrariesmagazine.org/ al_focus/al-gore-ala- midwinter-2010-part-1

Gustafson, Craig, “San Diego to break ground on central library.” San Diego Union-Tribune, June 28, 2010. http://www.signonsandiego.com/ news/2010/jun/28/bn28library- break-ground/

Kniffel, Leonard, “Support for Virginia Construction Projects Unwavering.” American Libraries, July 17, 2010. http://www. americanlibrariesmagazine.org/ news/07172010/support- virginia-construction- projects-unwavering

Oder, Norman, “Gift from Leon Levy Foundation will transform ground floor area at [Brooklyn] Central Library.” Library Journal, May 5, 2010. http://www.libraryjournal.com/ article/CA6729108.html

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Outreach and Diversity Efforts


“An era ends for blind listeners in Utah.” Salt Lake Tribune, April 14, 2010.

American Library Association Office for Literacy and Outreach Services.

American Library Association, “‘Almost Perfect’ wins 2011 Stonewall Children’s and Young Adult Literature Award,” Press release, Jan. 10, 2011. http:// americanlibrariesmagazine.org/ news/ala/almost-perfect-wins- 2011-stonewall-children-s-and- young-adult-literature-award

–– , “Public Library Services for the Poor,” Press release, April 6, 2010. http://www.ala.org/ala/ newspresscenter/news/ pressreleases2010/april2010/ poor_pub.cfm

Indian Country Today, Dec. 7, 2010. http://www.imls.gov/news/2010/ 090710b_list.shtm#OK

Institute of Library and Museum Services, “Grant Recipients.” http://www.imls.gov/ recipients/recipients.shtm

Severson, Kim, “Digital Age Is Slow to Arrive in Rural America.” New York Times, Feb. 17, 2011. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/ 02/18/us/18broadband.html

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Washington Scene


American Library Association Washington Office.

“Obama signs temporary extension of Patriot Act.” Washington Post, Feb. 25, 2011. http://www.washingtonpost.com/ wp-dyn/content/article/2011/ 02/25/AR2011022505562.html

Social Science Research Council, “Broadband Adoption in Low-Income Communities.” http://www.ssrc.org/programs/ broadband-adoption-in-low- income-communities/

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Intellectual Freedom


American Libraries editorial staff, “The Year in Review 2010: The top ten stories to hit the AL news desk in 2010.” Posted January 3, 2011. http:// americanlibrariesmagazine.org/ 10inreview

American Library Association, “Prisoners’ Right to Read: An Interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights.” “Intellectual Freedom Manual,” Eighth Edition. http://www.ifmanual.org/ prisoners

ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom.

American Library Association, “Book banning alive and well in the U.S.” Press release, Sept. 21, 2010. http:// americanlibrariesmagazine.org/ news/ala/book-banning-alive- and-well-us

ALA PIO and Campaign for America’s Libraries (Visibility @your library blog), “American Library Association President Roberta Stevens applauds reverse decision on Connecticut film screening.” Posted Jan. 28, 2011. http://www.pio.ala.org/ visibility/?p=2582

Goldberg, Beverly, and Kniffel, Leonard, “Federal Ban of WikiLeaks Website Embroils Librarians.” American Libraries, Dec. 10, 2011. http://www. americanlibrariesmagazine.org/ news/12102010/federal-ban- wikileaks-website-embroils- librarians

Dillon, Nancy, “Afghan protesters attack U.N. compound, outraged over Florida pastor Terry Jones' burning of Koran.” NY Daily News, April 1, 2011. http://www.nydailynews.com/ news/world/2011/04/01/2011-04- 01_afghan_protesters_attack_ un_compound_outraged_over_ florida_pastor_terry_jones_bu. html

Kniffel, Leonard, “Qur’an Read-Out Commemorates 9/11, Decries Book Burning.” American Libraries Inside Scoop, posted Sept. 11, 2010. http:// americanlibrariesmagazine.org/ inside-scoop/quran-read-out- commemorates-911-ala-decries- book-burning-banning

Sloan, Karen, “ACLU and Yale Law team up to challenge high school filtering of LGBT-related sites.” National Law Journal, Feb. 16, 2011. http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/ PubArticleNLJ.jsp?id= 1202482252490&slreturn=1& hbxlogin=1

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