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September 4 2008 Library Sciences Newsletter

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Resources for 9-11 Commemorations
Developing an appropriate remembrance program can be difficult. Gathered here are sites and materials that may be helpful.

Aboutness : Or Piles of Subject Headings
How do we determine subject headings for materials in our collection?

No Jail for Woman Who Took Library’s “Obscene” Book
The city of Lewiston, ME, has decided not to pursue further prosecution of a woman who refused to return a library book on sex education she calls obscene. JoAn Karkos still has to pay a fine of $100 and is barred from the Lewiston Public Library, but she won’t be sent to jail for violating a judge's order to return a library copy of It's Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex and Sexual Health, according to the Sun-Journal.

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