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Weekly News Digest

February 8, 2022 — In addition to this week's NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers Weekly News Digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information Today.

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EveryLibrary Gets the Word Out About Book Banning News

EveryLibrary shared some recent news about book banning, stating, “In the last few weeks we’ve seen dozens of new attacks on libraries. We’re working on quite a few of them. Luckily, we have found just as many new allies to help fight for libraries. From furries to suburban women, Americans are rallying to fight for libraries and their right to access information.” News stories include:
  • It appears that library board members in Montana faked a book challenge in order to run out the director and re-write the library policies to fit their radical political ideologies.
  • In the North Hunterdon-Voorhees [N.J.] school district, the NH-V Intellectual Freedom Fighters (NHVIFF), a dedicated group of parents, residents, and educators, came together to campaign against [a] ban and to support the school librarian.
  • [EveryLibrary is] excited to partner with Red Wine and Blue on their Book Ban Busters campaign. … They assembled a great map of book challenges from around the country [and] are also promoting opportunities for like-minded Americans to learn to fight against censorship in your community, donate banned books, and report bans in your area.
  • The Furry community has come together to fight for libraries!! … They helped ... raise over $70,000 for the library in Ridgeland, Mississippi where the Mayor was withholding over $100,000 in library funds because he didn't like some of the LGBTQ+ books on the shelves.

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