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August 17, 2023 — 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. For other up-to-the-minute news, check out ITI’s Twitter account: @ITINewsBreaks.

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Penguin Random House Introduces a Banned Books Resource Site

Porter Anderson writes the following in “PRH Rolls Out Banned Books Resources: ‘Let Kids Read’” for Publishing Perspectives:

Today (August 15), Penguin Random House [PRH] has released its new ‘banned books resource site’—titled Let Kids Read. …

PRH’s worldwide CEO, Nihar Malaviya, says on today’s release of its new campaign, … ‘The acceleration of book bannings, challenges, and related legislation sweeping across the country is a direct threat to democracy and our constitutional rights. Diverse stories deserve to be told, and readers deserve the autonomy to choose what books they read.’

To that end, the special site set is up as a consumer-facing presentation, ending in a selection of banned books grouped by category and intended to be rotated at regular intervals.

For more information, read the article.



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