Friday, February 22, 2008
Challenges in Canadian Libraries: 2007 Survey Results
"Oliver Twist, The Golden Compass and Rolling Stone magazine were among the library materials challenged by Canadian library users in 2007, according to a new survey. The Canadian Library Association's 2nd annual Survey of Challenged Materials in Canadian Libraries identified 42 items challenged by patrons. Children's books, mainstream films, graphic novels and popular magazines were all challenged, and a policy on Internet access was also disputed. The survey was released in advance of Freedom to Read Week, February 24 to March 1"