March 26, 2020 Intellectual Freedom and Censorship My talk will concern how intellectual freedom and social justice sometimes clash in such situations as hate speech. I will use a recent example, from the Urbana, IL Free Library, of the controversy over the use of sex/gender terminology and dialogue re: LGBTQ people. The questions: Should libraries […]
Author: Warren Cobb
Østergård, director of Aarhus discusses libraries as Democratic Infrastructure.
Thursday, April 23 Live Lecture: https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/efd8f17225514d5f83dba12dcb50d7ae de Boer will discuss libraries and librarians in relation to data privacy, use of the Data Detox Kit, ways to engage patrons but also the general public to build awareness regarding these topics.
Tuesday, April 21 Brady and Lucy Green will discuss: selecting age appropriate materials; singing games; vocal tips and health for children; and fostering literacy through music.
Thursday, April 16 Live Lecture: https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/efd8f17225514d5f83dba12dcb50d7ae Chad Mairn, a librarian at St. Petersburg College will discuss how librarians can use extended realities (VR/AR/MR/360/3D) to help enhance learning. Slides can be found here: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1XIGGbqgLzl9V6ncHo_xCjszjv9Bwr6jlupeDfN_gqXU/edit?usp=sharing
Tuesday, April 14 Stuart Hamilton, Head of Libraries Development in Ireland is coordinating NAPLE’s information gathering on the COVID-19 situation with libraries in Europe, as well as working with IFLA on the global public library overview, and the National Library overview as well. He will provide a roundup of where they are at in terms […]
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