Children’s books can offer vital visibility and representation, as well as teach us to see experiences beyond our own.
By Alison Thoet
As a long-time academic librarian, I have spent a good part of my career teaching college students to think critically about information. For me, the recent spate of stories about large segments of the population falling for fake news stories…
By Donald A. Barclay for The Conversation
For better or worse, the digital age forces experts to make the case that a Google search doesn’t replace the librarian, and WebMD doesn’t replace the doctor.
By Robert Graboyes
Question/Comment: Paul, can you explain what “targeted jobs” are? Are these something different from the type of jobs that people are losing now? It seems to me that $30,000 spent on retaining a librarian would have the same economic benefit…
By Business Desk
The Harry Potter books enjoy a massive following, but they have sparked questions about the future of young people and reading. The chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts and a librarian dicuss the impact of the series.
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