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As academic librarians with faculty status increasingly embrace research engagement as a core value and requirement, one of the little studied questions is the extent to which they possess the requisite knowledge and skills to conduct high quality research and scholarship, and what further...
Internet Filters: Library Access Issues in a Cyberspace World. Paper delivered at the IFLA/FAIFE Open Session Lecture, 65th IFLA Council and General Conference, August 25, 1999, Bangkok, Thailand
In the cyberspace universe of instant access to information and images of all kinds, how should librarians around the world respond to pressures for political and technological regulation of the Internet? What is a reasonable balance between the conflicting goals of open access and community...
Technology and the Politics of Choice: Information Literacy, Critical Thinking, and Intellectual FreedomDownload
This presentation addresses the prescriptive technology of Internet filtering software, also known to its critics as \"censorware\", \"electronic book banning\" and even e-book burning. My lens is library and information studies, and my theme is that the attempt to regulate and control...