First Amendment Resources

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ebook Collections
First Amendment: Freedom of Speech    
First Amendment: Freedom of the Press    
First Amendment: Right to Assemble    
First Amendment: Religious Freedom   
First Amendment in the Arts & Literature   
First Amendment in Education
Elections & Voters
Voting Rights
First Amendment print resources
From the Internet Archive: (requires a free account to check out)
Advertising & the First Amendment  From the Internet Archive
Encyclopedia of the First Amendment   From the Internet Archive 
First Amendment (Farber) From the Internet Archive   
First freedoms : a documentary history of First Amendment Rights in America  From the Internet Archive 
Student's guide to landmark congressional laws on the First Amendment  From the Internet Archive
 
Databases
  • CIA World Factbook​: Information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. 

  • CQ Researcher: Reports on contemporary social issues, from Congressional Quarterly Press.

  • Credo Reference: 500+ reference titles spanning all subjects.

  • E-Library Curriculum Edition (select "Reference" tab): General information from books & magazines, including images, maps, media and transcripts. Includes history and literature center.

  • Opposing Viewpoints In Context: Articles from journals, magazines and other sources providing multiple perspectives on current topics.

  • ProQuest Research Library: Interdisciplinary database of over 5,000 titles including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers.



Digital Collections
Center for First Amendment Studies  CFAS provides programs designed to educate students about their First Amendment heritage, its impact on new technologies, and to encourage original research on freedom of expression.
Fire's First Amendment Library  The Library’s goal is to educate through elevating the individual stories of activists and concerned citizens who have stood up for their rights, and subsequently the rights of all Americans.​
Articles & Papers
Freedom of Speech and Press: Exceptions to the First Amendment  This congressional report provides an overview of the major exceptions to the First Amendment--of the ways that the Supreme Court has interpreted the guarantee of freedom of speech and press to provide no protection or only limited protection for some types of speech.
Video
Freedom of Assembly
Global Protest Tracker from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Freedom of the Press
First Amendment Handbook from the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press.
First Amendment in Arts & Literature
American Library Association Issues & Advocacy includes resources on academic freedom and censorship

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