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Storm Center and the story of Ruth Brown, the radical librarian who inspired it

Senate House Library is currently running an exhibition called Radical Voices, displaying items associated with activism for positive change in society, which have been preserved in the library’s collections. 717 more words


Libraries in a Post-Truth World

On Thursday, January 26, I attended a one-day conference hosted by Phillips Academy in Andover called “Libraries in a Post-Truth World.” There was some helpful pre-conference reading about fake news and hoaxes, information overload, and media literacy: 604 more words

Library World

451? Its library ethics!

I was invited to join in this movement by Sarah Houghton this week. 451 has a US focus, but librarians of all types in Australia can engage in 451 activities on January 20th 2017 in their own way – be it individually, as a group or as an organisation. 342 more words

Librarians Role

Surveillance: an additional cost

I was just reading “Privacy and Positive Intellectual Freedom” by Alan Rubel from the Fall 2014 issue of Journal of Social Philosophy (vol. 45, no. 3, pp. 121 more words