The Autism-Ready Libraries Toolkit has been created by University of Washington iSchoolto provide librarians with inclusive, research-based strategies to create inclusive environments for autistic learners. Main focus is on children in public libraries in the USA, but offers insight into needs of neurodiverse users and how to create a welcoming environment and promote literacy. The toolkit […]
Bangani, S. (2021) ‘The Fake News Wave: Academic Libraries’ Battle Against Misinformation During COVID-19′, The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 47(5). From Stellenbosch University Library & Information Service, South Africa, this inspiring example considers the extent of fake news and misinformation in African contexts and the ways libraries have been helping to combat it.
Report from IFLA’s FAIFE (Committee on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression). This is based on the Lessons from the Women, Information and Libraries Special Interest Group Satellite Conference which took place on August 16, 2017 in Sratislava, Slovakia. The 5-page summary offers a synopsis of the papers presented. It includes experiences from […]
Neil Gaiman writes for the Guardian about the value of libraries for children and adults alike http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/oct/15/neil-gaiman-future-libraries-reading-daydreaming?CMP=share_btn_fb