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The Limits of Intellectual Freedom
Why the IFLA Statement on Libraries and Intellectual Freedom is not followed in Denmark
The purpose of this paper is to examine the limits of providing access to information for everyone in Denmark compared to the 1999 IFLA Statement on Libraries and Intellectual Freedom. There are several aspects of decrease ...
Improving Subject Searching in Databases through aCombination of Descriptors and UDC
Problems with subject access to online catalogues and databases are not new. Studies on the use of OPACs have revealed two apparently endemic problems: on the one hand, the large number of searches with zero hits (failed ...
Information Access for Disabled Students
Disabled students who makes relatively small part of the academic society are in risk to disappear among all other students, due to their communication and mobility difficulties have less possibilities to satisfy their ...
Information Literacy and Communication
A Theoretical Approach to an Interdisciplinary Issue
As the existing literature shows, many models of IL, as well as curricula point towards the close ties between IL and communication. IL is closely connected to literacy and functional literacy in their traditional sense, ...
Save Police Time, Beat Yourself UP
The Problem of Self-Censorship
The legal, regulatory, administrative and policing structures of censorship and related forms of information suppression are well known and widely discussed. The much more insidious phenomenon of self-censorship is paid ...
Towards the Introduction of an Institutional Repository
Basic Principles and Concepts
In this article the principles and benefits of open access are described which can be achieved with the help of institutional repositories. The advantages of a repository are depicted as well as the spread throughout the ...
Towards Open Scholarship at the University of Pretoria
World-wide the research paradigm is in the process of expanding into e-research and open scholarship. This implies new ways of collaboration, dissemination and reuse of research results, specifically via the Web. In the ...
Public Libraries in the Service of Culture
Providing Cultural Information on the Websites ofMajor Hungarian Public Libraries
It is clear to see that a library built for the general population is expected to serve new roles in the 21st century. The most likely role taken up by the library is to live on as a cultural centre. The paper reviews ...
The Meeting Room
Libraries as Community Centers for Culturally Diverse Populations
The purpose of this paper is to investigate what role libraries play as a space within a community. This paper examines library usage by ethnic minorities in the United States and Denmark, and looks at how a library’s ...
The Role of Public Libraries in e-Inclusion
Despite of many actions taken to speed-up the diffusion and adoption of ICT, Lithuania is still the not satisfactory situation. The annual report 2007 of European Union i2010 Strategy has stated that “from a low background ...