A new statewide policy is telling teachers to cover or remove books from shelves until they are reviewed—or potentially face felony charges.
Last year, Brooklyn Public Library asked kids to write about censorship in their schools and libraries. The results were both sobering and hopeful.
The state's prisons have banned almost 1,000 titles, claiming over half of them pose a “threat to the order and security of the institution.”
Proposed cuts to New York City’s public libraries speak to an ongoing trend that puts funding for police above education.
The website is being launched amidst right-wing efforts to ban LGBTQ books and smear allies as ‘groomers.’
Academic repositories like LibGen and Z-Library are becoming less accessible on the web, but finding a home on alt-networks like Tor and IPFS.
A school district in Oklahoma removed 3,000 titles after an angry parent complained about ‘pornography.’
Is another TikTok trend to blame for the recent crackdown on “shadow libraries”?
Even if the right-wing narrative dies down after the election, the damage is permanent.
3 of 4 people appointed to train librarians in the state belong to groups that oppose LGBTQ books. None of them have library experience.
Some librarians are trying to protect patrons without increasing the presence of police and security guards.
Cash-strapped students rely on access to cheap digital textbooks. Only a few weeks into the fall semester, hundreds of titles suddenly disappeared.