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Discussion Dens are consistently among my favorite programs at the AALL Annual Meeting, and Leslie Street’s Book Bans, Academic Freedom, and the Academic Law Library discussion was truly a highlight of AALL 2023. Street approached this difficult and ever-evolving issue with expertise, passion, and open-mindedness, guiding the group to consider: what can law librarians do to support our colleagues in states facing books bans on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) bases?
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Smith Schlink, Olivia R., "Book Bans, Academic Freedom, and the Academic Law Library: Reflections on an AALL Discussion Den" (2023). Library Staff Online Publications. 22.