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Perhaps this will help school libraries in Wisconsin either avoid or address the problem of outdated materials that was highlighted in Minnesota. Here is information on the state of affairs in Minnesota: "Books on disco dancing from the 1970s. On computer graphics from the 1980s. Where did we find them? Your local school library. How did these collections get so old?" Watch this news report from KSTP TV in Minnesota:http://kstp.com/article/stories/S763319.shtml?cat=1 Also here is the website mentioned on the average copyright date of school library materials in Minnesota:http://kstp.com/kstpImages/Library_Book_Copyrights.pdfIt is scary and undermines the image of libraries as centers for current and high quality information.