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Facing the Censorship Challenge: Librarians and Community Members Working Together
Dr. April M. Dawkins Assistant Professor, Department of Information, Library, and Research Sciences, UNC Greensboro
Program Description: In today’s climate of challenges to content in all types of libraries, it is more important than ever that librarians and community members work together to defend the right to read and intellectual freedom. Dr. Dawkins will provide an overview of the current state of attempts to censor and limit access to information in libraries across the United States and North Carolina. Additionally, she will share what librarians are doing and how community members can assist in those efforts.