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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Censorship and libraries.
London : Library Association, 1990
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|Description:||v, 37 pages ; 21 cm.|
|Contents:||Part 1 The perspective of the profession as a whole and the impact of the News International ban: the Library Association and its views on censorship; the News International publications ban; the Library Association and its Code of Professional Conduct; action by the Library Association on censorship. Part 2 The professional librarian and censorship: the duty of the professional librarian; the obligations of the professional librarian; the professional librarian's divided loyalties; the professional librarian's personal convictions. Part 3 Social responsibility and the social context: the kaleidoscope of censorship; the professional and social responsibilities of the librarian. Part 4 Censorship and the law: the legislation of censorship - some general observations; obscenity, the law and the librarian; Section 28 of the Local Government Act 1988. Part 5 Censorship and book selection: censorship, selection and rejection; censorship, selection policy and the role of politics; public statements of selection policy. Part 6 A strategy for professional action on censorship.|
|Series Title:||Viewpoints in library and information science, no. 5.|