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this Saturday and lasting through October 2nd, 2010, the ALA
and partners are sponsoring Banned
Books Week (BBW), an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the
importance of the First Amendment. Intellectual freedom—the
freedom to access information and express ideas—provides the
foundation for this event. The
books featured during BBW have been targets of attempted
If you choose to join the ALA in this celebration, they have several resources to help you get started, including a comprehensive press kit, lists of books banned or challenged in the past year, and a list of BBW events held throughout the nation.
For more information on getting involved with Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read, please see these Ideas and Resources from the ALA. You can also contact the ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 4220, or email@example.com.
As Conservator, Stephanie is responsible for planning, implementation, and administration of preservation and conservation initiatives for the general and special collections of the State Library and the Indiana Commission on Public Records & State Archives. A 2001 graduate of Earlham College, Stephanie earned her M.L.I.S and a Certificate in Book Arts from the University of Iowa in 2006, and a Certificate of Advanced Study in Conservation from the University of Texas at Austin in 2010. She worked most recently in the Preservation Department at Northwestern University Library.
Jason Fields recently joined the State Library as Library Development Office Supervisor and is responsible for managing the daily activities of the LDO, which includes programs and consulting services in the areas of library finance, management, planning, evaluation, and services to special populations, and the administration of statewide library services such as INfo Express, interlibrary loan, and INSPIRE. Jason has worked professionally in libraries since 2001. After receiving his master’s degree from Indiana University Bloomington, he was the manager of residence hall libraries at that institution until 2006. In 2007, he became a reference librarian at Ball State University and served as a liaison to students, faculty, and staff involved in distance education programs. From 2008 to 2010, he served as the chief operating officer at the Hancock County Public Library until arriving at the Indiana State Library. Jason is an at-large member of the board of the Indiana Online Users Group, and serves on the boards for the Distance Learning Division and District 4 of the Indiana Library Federation. He is also a member of the American Library Association.
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