Curious about censorship or banned books in Oregon? Need to know what's been published in the local news? The Intellectual Freedom Issues in Oregon: A News Database, may have what you need. The database is the Oregon Intellectual Freedom Clearinghouse's news clipping files, and is updated twice a year. The database includes news articles and editorials about intellectual freedom issues printed in Oregon newspapers over the past 65 years. The database can be searched by article title, newspaper name, date, city/location, name of challenged book or material, and organizations or individuals involved. After you have found what you want to read, contact the coordinator of the Oregon Intellectual Freedom Clearinghouse, Katie Anderson, 503-378-2528 to request a complete text of the articles or editorials. And if you have any trouble, don't forget to Ask a Librarian!