Foerstel, Herbert N.

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FOERSTEL, Herbert N.

FOERSTEL, Herbert N. American, b. 1933. Genres: Reference. Career: Towson State University, Towson, MD, fine arts librarian, 1959-66; University of Maryland at College Park, science librarian, head of Engineering and Physical Sciences Library, head of branch libraries, 1967-96. Publications: Surveillance in the Stacks: The FBI's Library Awareness Program, 1991; Secret Science: Federal Control of American Science and Technology, 1993; Banned in the USA: A Reference Guide to Book Censorship in Schools and Public Libraries, 1994; (with K. Foerstel) Climbing the Hill: Gender Conflict in Congress, 1996; Free Expression and Censorship in America, 1997; Banned in the Media: A Reference Guide to Censorship in the Press, Motion Pictures, Broadcasting, and the Internet, 1998; Freedom of Information and the Right to Know: The Origins and Applications of the Freedom of Information Act, 1999. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals. Address: 5110 West Penfield Rd., Columbia, MD 21045, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]