1 internet filters in school libraries: censorship or protection a comparison between australia and the united states bobcatsss 2017 hope shinn 10 conclusion librarians in australia need to examine the issue and define what censorship is - whether it applies to minor students librarians in. A united states supreme court opinion which held that the removal of books from a school library was unconstitutional strongly suggests that the use of filtering software in a public library would be found unconstutional. Ffmpeg has a few filters as well, but it's meant to be a cross-platform solution to record, convert and stream audio and video, which means it doesn't really offer many filter effects nevertheless, both apis can read video (files and stream from camera) on android and provide access to the video frames so. Schools by using filtering software there are problems on how to define an obscene piece of material, the list of filtered sites is not available to user - censorship in libraries and schools what would you do if you went to your child's school and saw that they were looking at inappropriate. Some organizations that provide public internet access, such as schools, libraries, and churches, may want to make sure that webpages displayed or downloaded as a user support specialist at a local library, you need to learn about software utility programs that are available to filter internet content.
Cipa imposes certain requirements on schools or libraries that receive discounts for internet access or internal connections through the e-rate program - a program that makes certain communications services and products more affordable for eligible schools and libraries. School libraries differ from most other types of libraries because they are contained within school buildings, which, in addition to library space, may include classrooms, auditoriums, circulation space, administrative offices, cafeterias, and the like. Littleton public schools uses a district-wide filtering service if a student/parent decides that the internet should not be used as an instructional/learning tool, the student/parent may pick up and complete an internet opt-out form in the arapahoe high school library media center.
Technological innovation has brought more computing to schools, and with it a need to protect students from inappropriate content across the web, while also allowing students to use content-rich educational sites that can enhance the learning experience. When schools first introduce a content filter, there is usually an outcry regarding the limitation of access to content and the difficulty for the adult staff to provide content to students, do research, or conduct business. My school, for example, although using district filtering software, still requires all students and parents to sign a legal form releasing the school from liability for anything a student might encounter while using the internet. Filtering in schools & school libraries pro con statement: filtering can over-block many web pages that are appropriate for viewing by minors why: students are denied access to a lot of information which may be useful to their research.
Library - public libraries: public libraries are now acknowledged to be an indispensable part of community life as promoters of literacy, providers of a wide range of reading for all ages, and centres for community information services yet, although the practice of opening libraries to the public has been. School libraries play a vital role in supporting teaching and learning we offer advice for leading and developing your collections, services, and understanding school libraries leading and managing get advice and guidance about planning and managing strategic aspects of your library, including. Website blocked: filtering technology in schools and school libraries, jennifer m overaa school of information student research journal clicking with your audience: evaluating the use of personal response systems in library instruction, emily k chan, lorrie a knight. A school or library must have blocking or filtering technology on all of its computers connected to the internet this applies to all computers used by students, teachers, and staff the technology must protect against access to visual depictions described as obscene, child pornography, or harmful to minors.
Schools with a strong school library program and a certified school librarian ensure their students have the best chance to succeed school libraries are places of opportunity they are learning hubs and homework help centers where students use technology and the latest information resources. K-12 schools and libraries must also adopt an internet safety policy which must cover allowable uses of the internet, restriction of access to potentially harmful to avoid the cost of purchasing additional hardware, schools and libraries often opt for software-based or cloud-based web filtering solutions. According to cipa, a library that accepts e-rate funds to access the internet must enforce the use of a technology protection measure (aka filter) on all of the library's computers and devices, including staff and adult computers. The national conference of state legislature has put together a list laws relating to filtering, blocking and usage policies in schools and libraries.
The federal e-rate program provides discounted communication technologies to eligible schools and libraries the children's internet protection act (cipa), enacted in 2001, stipulates that schools and libraries must block or filter internet images that may be harmful to minors. Plug & play web filter in the cloud for schools web filter for ipad protect safari and any other app that has a built-in browser on your student ipads powerful dynamic content filtering by user, group or account ensures that educational content is allowed while objectionable stuff is blocked across all. Web filtering in schools connected to: children's internet protection act e-rate universal service fund technological innovation has brought more computing to schools, and with it a need to protect students from inappropriate content across the web, while also allowing students to use.
Where school libraries are strong, their students, staff, and community become proficient readers who can skillfully access, evaluate, and use information how school librarians help kids achieve standards: the second colorado study san jose, ca: hi willow research and publishing. The dangers of internet filtering by romeo rosales, jr on june 20, 2016 so you are at your public library about to download or view information for a research paper, and then it happens: the library's blocking software lets you know that you are not allowed to access a certain webpage because it has been filtered out by the network's firewall. Congressional letter to the fcc regarding lgbt content filtering in public schools and libraries uploaded by mike honda congressman honda and 13 members of congress wrote to the fcc to urge them to address content filtering of lgbt resources in public schools and libraries.