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Librarian John Hickok Tours East Asian Libraries

Posted in About the Library, Academic Communities, Faculty, General News, Library Faculty & Staff, Library Instruction, Staff & Administrators, and Students

John Hickok, assigned as the Library’s Outreach Librarian to Cal State Fullerton’s international population, returned from a November-December 2015 trip to Asia for international presentations and cooperative projects.

Orange County Librarians Recount Challenged and Banned Books

Posted in General News, Library & Partner Events, Library Collections, and Visiting the Library

As we acknowledge the thirtieth anniversary of Banned Books Week, we celebrate the freedom to read. However, we’re also provided the opportunity to reflect upon the times and motivations that drove individuals and groups to censor books and to learn from those who worked the front lines, keeping publications available to their constituency. What follows are the recollections of two Orange County librarians whose own experiences with banned books are documented in their oral histories held by the Center for Oral and Public History.