Posts Tagged ‘ survey ’

Survey Shows First Amendment is a Mystery to Many

August 7, 2018
By
Survey Shows First Amendment is a Mystery to Many

Freedom Forum Institute released the results from their annual State of the First Amendment survey, and 40% of participants could not name even one of the freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment in the Bill of Rights. Out of the 1,009 respondents 3% could name four of the five freedoms protected, and only person who…

Read more »

CBLDF Debuts Comics – Start Here! At ALA in New Orleans

June 22, 2018
By
CBLDF Debuts Comics – Start Here! At ALA in New Orleans

CBLDF is proud to release Comics — Start Here! This resource for librarians provides an introduction to developing a graphic novel collection, including brand new research on cataloging graphic novels undertaken by Staci Crouch, Hallie Clawson, and Allison Bailund at University of Washington iSchool, Comics — Start Here! will be available from CBLDF at ALA…

Read more »

Comic & Graphic Novel ALA Group Needs Your Help!

April 24, 2018
By
Comic & Graphic Novel ALA Group Needs Your Help!

Back in December, it was announced that comic books and the librarians who love them will soon have more support from the creation of a Graphic Novels & Comics in Libraries Round Table. The current incarnation of the group, Graphic Novels & Comics Member Interest Group, GNC MIG, has assisted with educator and librarian events…

Read more »

Last Days to Help CBLDF & Your Local Library!

March 20, 2018
By
Last Days to Help CBLDF & Your Local Library!

Libraries are amazing! Comic books are amazing! But for, well essentially, forever they haven’t been able to work out their differences. When you want to check out Promethea – do you look under the author, Alan Moore? The illustrators, J.H. Williams III & Mick Gray? What if you’re just trying to see if there’s a…

Read more »

Comic Book Fans & Librarians Needed! For Science!

February 16, 2018
By
Comic Book Fans & Librarians Needed! For Science!

Ensuring the freedom to read starts with ensuring the best access to books possible. With that in mind, graduate students at University of Washington iSchool have put together a quick survey to improve how we find comic books in libraries. Our library system is amazing, but together we can make it even better. Are you a librarian…

Read more »

Survey Shows Stark Increase in Librarian Self-Censorship

October 7, 2016
By
1610_selfcensorship

It isn’t just upset community members who contribute to book censorship. A recent Controversial Books Survey done by School Library Journal found that school librarians themselves are more likely now than they were eight years ago to add content warning labels, create restriction sections, or flat out not buy particular challenged books for their collections.…

Read more »

NCAC Investigates the Prevalence and Impact of Trigger Warnings

December 14, 2015
By
ncac logo

Trigger warnings have become one of the hottest topics in the media today, with most coverage painting a bleak picture of epidemic political correctness propagated by coddled millennials. Articles and blog posts declare that trigger warnings are devolving academia from a safe space for the discussion of difficult and challenging topics to one of sterile…

Read more »