Decolonizing The Public Library

By Olivia Robinson, Rabble.ca -

Public libraries in Canada now purport to be for the whole public, but for some provinces in Canada this wasn't always the case. Lorne Bruce, author of Free Books For All: The Public Library [...]

Librarian Rushes To Archive Alberta’s Climate Change Data Before Change In Government

By Sarah Lawrynuik, Thenarwhal.ca -

University of Alberta librarian Katie Cuyler says industry experts and academics have requested she begin ‘guerrilla archiving’ critical information they fear could disappear under a new United [...]

How Libraries Of Things Build Resilience, Fight Climate Change, And Bring Communities Together

By Tom Llewellyn, Resilience.org -

I grew up in Canyon, a small village in the redwoods not far from Oakland, California. Unlike most residential communities in the United States, we managed our own infrastructure, including [...]

How These Librarians Are Changing How We Think About Digital Privacy

By Eoin O'Carroll, www.csmonitor.com -

By Eoin O'Carroll for The Christian Science Monitor - In August, New York University and the Library Freedom Project – an organization that trains librarians on using privacy tools to protect [...]

Radical Librarianship: Ensuring Patrons’ Electronic Privacy

By Alison Macrina and April Glaser, www.boingboing.net -

Librarians in Massachusetts are working to give their patrons a chance to opt-out of pervasive surveillance. Partnering with the ACLU of Massachusetts, area librarians have been teaching and [...]