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Monday, March 06, 2023

Making Informed Decisions and Promoting Intellectual Freedom with Democracy and Libraries

In summary, Intellectual Freedom is an essential component of any free and democratic society, ensuring that individuals have the right to access information and ideas freely, without fear of censorship or persecution.

Libraries and other institutions play a crucial role in promoting this fundamental right by providing access to a wide range of resources and challenging censorship and other forms of restriction.

Friday, March 03, 2023

Key Moments in US Academic Libraries


  • Academic libraries adapted to provide services for nontraditional students and to create subject-specific services.
  • The increasing availability of digital resources has led to changes in how libraries provide services, emphasizing digital and information literacy.
  • Academic Libraries have faced budget cuts, leading to a greater emphasis on demonstrating their value and impact and developing assessment and evaluation strategies.
  • The changing role of libraries within higher education has led to a greater emphasis on collaboration and partnerships with other campus units.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the trend of digital resources and online services, requiring libraries to adapt quickly to provide virtual services and support.

For Librarians: Exploring the Art of ChatGPT Prompts Instead Of Keywords

Both Keywords and Prompts are approaches that are essential tools in the research process and can be used together to create effective and efficient searches.


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