Category: Real Time

Stuart Hamilton Real Time

Tuesday, April 14 Live Lecture: 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 […]

Real Time After Hours

We scheduled the Real Time sessions to maximize US and EU participation. However, several folks have asked about doing something for our colleagues in the Eastern Hemisphere. One idea would be to have an “After Hours” online hangout where anyone can come and chat and share. If you might be interested, please fill out the […]

Anna Coats on Microaggressions

SLIS 720 will host a virtual live session with Anna Coats April 9th, 2020 “Microaggression is a term used for brief and commonplace daily verbal, behavioural, or environmental indignities, whether intentional or unintentional, that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative prejudicial slights and insults toward any group, particularly culturally marginalized groups. This session will focus on […]

Barbara Jones: Intellectual Freedom and Censorship

SLIS 720 will host a virtual live session with Barbara Jones March 26th, 2020 “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 […]