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The presentation slides used by MBA/MLIS student Jennifer Evaniew during her talk at the Forum for Information Professionals 2016 conference.
Romance fiction remains one of the most read but least respected literary genres. Traditionally, public libraries have shunned romance fiction, either refusing to stock romance novels or purposefully limiting their collection. Nevertheless, the unwavering demand for romance fiction and the shift...
When parents divorce, their children often experience personal upheaval and distress. Processing this event and the feelings it evokes can be facilitated through bibliotherapy, which uses children’s picture books containing themes of parental divorce and separation for healing therapies....
Introduction: Transgender people are not being represented in public school sex education and are not able to rely on healthcare professionals being able to provide good and effective care. This study examined how transgender people are finding information relating to their sexual health and...
Sex in the Stacks: Teenager Sex Education Information Seeking Behaviour and Barriers to the Use of Library ResourcesDownload
The proliferation of sex education information sources in the 21st century has left teenagers with a wealth of available sources on the topic. However, hegemonic narratives from classroom education alienate certain youth, while negative misinformation from unreliable sources has the power to...
A literature search was conducted on rural library services for children, both in North American as well as global contexts. We found that there are few recent publications on services in North America specifically addressing the needs of rural children. There is a global trend to use mobile...
Resilient or Resistant Librarians?: An Exploration of "Resilience" Discourses In Contemporary LibrarianshipDownload
This presentation explores discourses of "resilience" in contemporary librarianship, analyzing the term using excerpts from "Resilient Life: The Art of Living Dangerously" by Brad Evans and Julian Reid. What might it mean about this historical moment in librarianship - and in society at large -...
How can the architecture of the public library serve and reflect the ethos of the institution? What does the built library communicate to its users, and how does that communication work? And how can its spaces adjust to—and thrive in—a digitally augmented 21st century? Reframing Library...
Library cards evoke a sense of membership in the “club of the library” that goes beyond access to collections and members-only services. Many libraries have policies that require proof of address or identification in order to qualify for a library card, restrictions that inhibit members of...
Reclaiming Ethics, Decolonizing Libraries: Exploring a New Intersectional Framework for Allyship and Ethical PracticeDownload
The intersection between Indigenous allyship, intellectual freedom, and social responsibility lies on unsteady ground and is understudied in LIS literature. This presentation employs critical analysis to explore where the tension lies between these concepts and forwards a new interdisciplinary...