Remembering Informational Freedom: Clapping for the Wrong Things

by Nathaniel Enright “People always clap for the wrong things.” — J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye Award ceremonies have hit the headlines in recent days. Whilst Ursula Le Guin was honoured with the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters (Arons 2014) and widely celebrated for her acceptance speech which took aim at … Read more Remembering Informational Freedom: Clapping for the Wrong Things

IFLA Internet Manifesto 2014

IFLA approved its first Internet Manifesto in 2002. This provided an early recognition of the vital role that the Internet plays in the work of library and information services, and ensuring that individuals and groups have free access to information and can freely express themselves. The world has changed significantly since 2002 both physically and … Read more IFLA Internet Manifesto 2014