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23 Oct 2017

The October 2017 issue of Library Quarterly, completes a two-part series entitled "Aftermath: Libraries, Democracy, and the 2016 Presidential Election

The October 2017 issue of Library Quarterly, completes a two-part series entitled "Aftermath: Libraries, Democracy, and the 2016 Presidential Election, Part 2". The two volumes, compiled by editor Paul Jaeger and associate editors Ursula Gorham and Natalie Greene Taylor, highlights the issues and challenges facing libraries and the information professions as a result of the current political climate and divisions that exist in the United States. The two volumes explore topics such as collections, equity of access, serving margianalized populations, advocacy, and contending with divided...

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15 Sep 2015

2015 CIDLIS Program is Available

The program for the 2015 Conference on Inclusion and Diversity in Library and Information Science (CIDLIS) is now available. This year features more than 25 speakers discussing inclusion and diversity issues in environments ranging from public libraries and academia to iSchools, cataloging systems, and prisons. The conference will be held at the University of Maryland on October 15 and 16, 2015. The events of Thursday, October 15 will be in the evening and include two concurrent workshops: a session for faculty and doctoral students interested in conducting research and teaching on topics...

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13 Jul 2015

2015 Conference on Inclusion and Diversity in Library & Information Science (CIDLIS) - Oct. 15 - 16

The 2015 Conference on Inclusion and Diversity in Library and Information Science (CIDLIS) is now accepting registrations and submissions. The conference (known in past years as the Symposium on Diversity in LIS Education) focuses on issues of diversity, inclusion, and information access in library and information professions. It will be held at the University of Maryland on October 15 and 16, 2015.It is the one place that practitioners, educators and scholars interested in issues of diversity, inclusion, rights, and justice in LIS can gather to learn, share, and network. The two previous...

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17 Jun 2011

iPAC Releases its new Website!

While the Center for Library and Information Innovation (CLII) and the Center for Information Policy and E-Government (CIPEG) will not formally celebrate their merger to create the Information Policy & Access Center (iPAC) until October 2011, we could not wait to launch the center's new homepage! This Website replaces both http://cipeg.umd.edu/ and http://clii.umd.edu/, but we will continue to maintain, and improve, the home page for the Public Libraries and the Internet Study, or the Public Library and Technology Access Study (PLFTAS). This Website is the product of many months of...

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