Links by Topic
MI Right to Read
National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC)
Dr. Magnusson invites people to report new information or help correct errors and omissions by contacting her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Links by Organization
United for Libraries requires a registration and login, and LoM pays for statewide membership. Go to www.ala.org/united , click on “Statewide resources,” and then “Michigan” to create an account if you don’t have one.
If you already have an account, eLearning and webinars are available by logging in at elearning.ala.org
Webinars & Recordings
Lakeland Library Cooperative (LLC)
LLC has created their own intellectual freedom resource page that includes links to collection development policy examples from across the state as well as helpful tips to combat misinformation.
Let America Read
Social media campaign designed to get people reading banned books and talking about them. The website links a large number of organizations working on collective action and advocacy as well as institutions willing to supply materials to libraries who have been affected by book removal campaigns.
While some items on the website are focused on school libraries rather than public libraries, MASL has collected a broad array of intellectual freedom resources including advocacy toolkits, brainstorming resources to build your supporting coalition, and news about intellectual freedom.
Short blog post from an activist turned elected official about organized censorship efforts, the importance of mobilized grassroots support, and how to defend against book banning.