Essays Tagged: "public libraries"

The censorship of Mark Twain's novel "The adventures of Huckleberry Finn".

xpressed by Mark Twain in Huckleberry Finn. In some extreme cases the novel has even been banned by public school systems and censored by public libraries. The basis for these censorship campaigns has ... very.After the novel was first published it as already beginning to be contested. Shortly after its publication, a committee that found it "more suited to the slums than to intelligent, respectable pe ...

(3 pages) 81 2 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Free Speech Online: Right or Privilege?

m of speech online is the safety of children who have internet access at home, and from schools and public libraries, these children have a vast selection of information at their fingertips. Should th ...

(4 pages) 148 1 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Challenge to Slavery - "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark.

wain in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. In some extreme cases the novel has even been banned by public school systems and censored by public libraries. The basis for these censorship campaigns has ...

(4 pages) 78 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Media Analysis.

ation on any subject with just a few key strokes. For many, the internet has taken the place of the public libraries for research, taken the place of malls and stores for doing our shopping and even t ... o depict realism, the constant exposure to sex and violence in movies is desensitising the American public. We are no longer shocked to see gory details or graphic sex scenes. Indeed, sex and violence ...

(6 pages) 176 1 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Management of information system for libraries.

very day. Over 40,000 new books are added to the stock every year.Modeled on the pattern of British public libraries, they provide the best of reading materials published in Britain. The libraries hav ... deos 3600CDs 40ServicesLending: books/journals/training videos/home videosReference servicesOn-line Public Access CatalogueInformation about BritainInternet accessChildren's libraryindev (Development ...

(7 pages) 137 0 3.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Title: Cencorship in Libraries (a persuasive essay) Question: Should there be cencorship of any kind in public libraries

Public libraries, in many peoples' everyday lives, play an important role by representing a source f ... oples' everyday lives, play an important role by representing a source for free information for the public's interests, and different people have different ideas and interests. Public Libraries, to th ... interests. Public Libraries, to the extent that their budgets permit, provide information that the public can access depending on their interest and their own values without a cost. Public libraries ...

(3 pages) 98 2 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Youth access to Internet Pornography; should it be banned? Title: Trash Folder is full.

s. The U.S. Supreme Court has tried to help reduce youth access by upholding a ruling that requires public libraries to have strict filtering programs (Rubin, 1). It is debated that the younger a chil ... on that they should be able to or they view information they shouldn't be viewing. "This means U.S. public schools are spending billions of dollars for about two minutes of protection"(Filters Bring P ...

(6 pages) 108 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Internet filtyers at libaries

Filtering Of Public ComputersThe battle continues about whether public libraries should install filters on their ... (ODER 2)It was evident at the trial that one side definitely favors the use of internet filters at public libraries. According to several librarians, who testified before the judges, filters do help ... nded that there is no constitutional right to immediate, anonymous access to speech, for free, in a public library. Even if there was, it argued, libraries do not necessarily have a right to receive s ...

(4 pages) 51 1 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Robert Munch

NChildren all over the world love Robert Munsch story books. His work is found in school libraries, public libraries, and in all book stores. Telling stories is what Robert Munsch does -- and loves be ... s stories, the pressure to publish was ubiquitous. He was given a summer off to prepare stories for publication. He enjoyed the holiday and on the last two days wrote down 10 of his stories and shippe ...

(11 pages) 27 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

What does government regulate?

no gun or weapons law, I don't think there is anything negative about the government regulating tha public libraries.Government also regulates the school district, also in very positive ways it keeps ...

(1 pages) 20 0 1.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Visitation: Lebanon County Library System

The Lebanon County Library System is made up of six independent public libraries serving the information needs of Lebanon county residents. The System is committed ...

(3 pages) 24 0 3.7 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Library & Information Science

Ovid's Metamorphoses

nished forever from Rome, and by order of the emperor Augustus, all his works were removed from the public libraries. In the years that followed, he never stopped pining for Rome, and his final works ...

(6 pages) 25 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers