USA Today article, Aug. 24, 2022

Wong, A. (2022, Aug 24). The perfect target? Movement to ban books from schools brings vitriol toward librarians. Yahoo News via USA Today.

Lester interview in Publishers Weekly, June 27, 2022

Maughan, S. (2022, June 27). Q & A with AASL President Kathy Lester, Publishers Weekly.

OLA News To Use message, June 4, 2022

Strong School Libraries, Part 1: Book Challenges 

News to Use is a series of messages from the Oregon Library Association’s Library Development and Legislation Committee (LDLC) about policy and advocacy topics of interest to the Oregon library community. 

Wong AL Editorial, May 2, 2022

Wong, P. M. (2022, May 2) School Librarians Are Essential, American Libraries.

SLJ Facebook post, May 4, 2022

On May 4, 2022, School Library Journal’s Facebook page added this post reporting SLIDE data. (Click on the link in the preceding sentence to access the actual post and the link at the end of it.)

Lambert EdSurge article, April 2022

Lambert, D. (2022, April 14). Where are all of California’s school librarians? EdSurge.

Note: Debra E. Kachel and Keith Curry Lance were interviewed on background for this article, and SLIDE data were used.

ILA Brief 2022

International Literacy Association (2022). Literacy Leadership Brief: The Essential Leadership of School Librarians.

Moreillon (AZ Daily Star op-ed), Feb. 19, 2022

Moreillon, J. (2022, Feb. 19). Local Opinion: Banning books doesn’t solve problems. It creates them. Arizona Daily Star.

Boston Globe article, Feb. 12, 2022

Russell, J. (2022, Feb. 12). Most of Boston’s schools lack fully functioning libraries. The superintendent vowed to change that–but will her successor? Boston Globe.

Maughan (PW) article, Dec. 10, 2021

Maughan, S. (2021, Dec. 10). Where Have All the School Librarians Gone? Publishers Weekly.