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ENG 152: Censorship: Home

Banned Books Week - September 22-28, 2019

For more information on Banned Books Week, visit the American Library Association.

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ENG 152 Information Literacy Objectives

INFORMATION LITERACY is one of MCC's four general education goals. Information Literacy is the ability to recognize when information is needed and to locate, evaluate and use information effectively. In this session, you will learn how to:

1. Select appropriate search tools to identify and locate information sources.

2. Construct effective database searches.

These skills will help you find quality, appropriate resources for your research assignments.

Off-Campus Access to Databases

To access any database in this Research Guide from off campus, login with your myMCC username and password. To find your login information, go to www.mchenry.edu/myMCC and click on Password Reset/Find Username.

Where, When, Why Were They Censored?

Use these sources to discover where, when and why books were banned or challenged.

Censorship

The American Library Association promotes the freedom to choose or the freedom to express one's opinions even if that opinion might be considered unorthodox or unpopular and stresses the importance of ensuring the availability of those viewpoints to all who wish to read them.

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Banned Books Week Guide