Libraries, Erotica and Pornography

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Libraries, Erotica and Pornography

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What is the importance--if any--of erotica in a library collection? When is erotica pornography? What do your patrons think? Before you find yourself in the center of this controversy, read Libraries, Erotica, & Pornography--the first in-depth examination of the issues, the solutions, and their complications. Seventeen original essays share the experiences and insights of working librarians, researchers in human sexuality, a public library administrator, and library educators as well as a leading authority on erotic literature and a popular novelist. This volume contains valuable advice on deciding a policy, handling patron objections, and responding to community pressures.

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..."the articles gathered by Cornog are as valuable a background for all those concerned with this subject as are most of the titles listed; anyone exploring the culture wars must know the dilemmas that libraries and librarians face regarding these matters."-Newsletter on Intellectual Freedom

"A volume packed with thought-provoking material that will serve as a vital resource for librarians and researchers. Recommended for academic and public libraries."-Library Journal

"Cornog has done a fine job assembling a volume of value to librarians, sexologists, and others with an interest on materials pertaining to sexuality and free speech issues."-Journal of Sex Research

?A volume packed with thought-provoking material that will serve as a vital resource for librarians and researchers. Recommended for academic and public libraries.?-Library Journal

?Cornog has done a fine job assembling a volume of value to librarians, sexologists, and others with an interest on materials pertaining to sexuality and free speech issues.?-Journal of Sex Research

?...the articles gathered by Cornog are as valuable a background for all those concerned with this subject as are most of the titles listed; anyone exploring the culture wars must know the dilemmas that libraries and librarians face regarding these matters.?-Newsletter on Intellectual Freedom

.,."the articles gathered by Cornog are as valuable a background for all those concerned with this subject as are most of the titles listed; anyone exploring the culture wars must know the dilemmas that libraries and librarians face regarding these matters."-Newsletter on Intellectual Freedom

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"Libraries, Erotica and Pornography" features 17 essays that share the experiences and insights of working librarians, researchers in human sexuality, a public library administrator and library educators, as well as a leading authority on erotic literature and a popular novelist. The book provides an examination of how some libraries are presently dealing with the issue as well as valuable perspective on past consorship conflicts. The work includes extensive references for the essays, an annotated listing of works on sexuality, an annotated list of modern erotica, an annotated guide to video tapes and a subject index.

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