Librarianship: Saving The World One Community At A Time
VALA2016 PLENARY SESSION 1
Tuesday 9 February 2016, 9:00 – 10:15
Persistent URL: http://www.vala.org.au/vala2016-proceedings/vala2016-plenary-1-lankes
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We live in uncertain times of war, protest, terrorism, economic austerity, ecological disasters, and mass surveillance. What can librarians do to help communities in such turbulent times? Lankes will discuss how a proactive librarianship can build an alternative path to the growing “security versus freedom” narrative. Librarianship can shine in times of crisis, but it requires a focus on improving society over informing customers.
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