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The ALA Banned Books Poster Debacle

Via the American Library Association store There it is. The poster that sparked some major outrage. Library Juice has called it Islamaphobic stating, Clearly, the image links suppression of information with the religion of Islam, depicting a woman whose eyes are showing through her niqab. No one denies that there is suppression of information in a… Continue reading The ALA Banned Books Poster Debacle

Professional Development

I was visited by the Ghost of ALA Future last night.

This video of Barbara Striping talking about voting in ALA Elections started playing on my computer in the middle of the night for some reason waking me and my husband up. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5MwzUDNHOg] Needless to say, it was a little unsettling. Professional Confessional: I have not ever voted in an ALA election before. I probably… Continue reading I was visited by the Ghost of ALA Future last night.