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Adopted in the late 1930s, the Library Bill of Rights grounded the profession in the core value of intellectual freedom. This core value was challenged in the 1930s, the 1960s, the 1990s, and again in recent years by calls for social responsibility within our ranks. The re-occurrent discomfort...
Engaging reluctant readers is a common topic among library professionals as the literary lives of young people appear to be changing or declining. Although much research has already been conducted about the nature of reluctant readers, there is little on how to combat it and even less on...
A poster presented by School of Library and Information Studies student Anna Wilson MEd at the Forum for Information Professionals 2016 conference.
The role of librarianship in the twenty-first century is defined by constant change. However, the choices available to pursue a career in a diverse field such as library sciences are distinct from one another, and do not always allow for a better understanding of each role. A library technician...
A study of students' perceptions of library catalogues on tablet computers: The NEOS Consortium catalogueDownload
Paper presented at the Forum for Information Professionals
Language and culture are deeply intertwined concepts, and to engage in one is to engage in the other. Multilingual collections are one way to engage both concepts, particularly in integrated multilingual collections that fully serve the diverse communities. This is in accordance with library...
Even as we understand the labour, health, and environmental hazards of the technology industry, it increasingly roots itself in our daily lives and modes of being. The library space and services has likewise shifted to meet these changing needs, while still holding core values in sustainability...
In this presentation, we discuss some of the information needs that refugees experience in refugee camps, based on a literature review. We aim to identify both the ways that refugees are meeting these information needs, as well as services that might partner with refugees in order to improve...
Freelance professionals find jobs for themselves through self-promotion but little study has been done on how they find these jobs or learn how to self-promote. An interview was conducted with a freelance illustrator who is new to the job market and who has limited professional experience....