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[The 9-11 Commission] National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States
"...is chartered to prepare a full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, including preparedness for and the immediate response to the attacks. The Commission is also mandated to provide recommendations designed to guard against future attacks."

  • 9-11 Commission Final Report
    "The Commissionís Final Report provides a full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11th, 2001, terrorist attacks, including preparedness for and the immediate response to the attacks. It also includes recommendations designed to guard against future attacks."

Human Rights Watch

Libraries and the Patriot Legislation
To provide guidance to libraries ALA provides the following materials to offer guidance and suggestions how libraries should respond if law enforcement 'knocks at the door.'"
- American Library Association

Library Resources: Concerning the WTC/Pentagon Attacks
"Created by Law Librarians as a resources for information in the aftermath of 9-11-01."
Sections include: Articles ; NY Legislation ; Books ; llrx.com: 9-11-2001 ; Experts: Islam ; Research: Aftermath ; In Our Own Words ; Time to Breathe.

Taking Back America: USA Patriot Act and Civil Liberties
Information and Resources
"This site was created to accompany panel discussion by faculty and librarians on dangers the Patriot Act poses to the American democratic experiment offered as part of the University of Washington's event, Time of Reflection: The War in Iraq."
Sections include: USA Patriot Act ; USA Patriot Act II ; Interpretations & Analysis ; Libraries & the USA Patriot Act ; Universities & the USA Patriot Act ; Government Documents ; Finding Additional Information.
- University of Washington Libraries



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