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Access With(out) Anonymity
Anonymity in Public Libraries in Modern Times
Access to information is one aspect; collecting and retaining data of people accessing information is another aspect of library services in modern times. Users can benefit from new technologies applied in library services, ...
Linking Teaching and Learning
A Longitudinal Approach to the Assessment ofInformation Literacy
This paper presents a project of Information Literacy carried out at the University of Parma (Italy). A multi-year Information Literacy programme is offered to a group of students attending the Environmental Sciences ...
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 ...
Libraries in Society
Openness from a Historic and Present Perspective
The purpose of the paper is to investigate the phenomenon of openness in relation to library development. The term openness is presented and related to library development from historical and theoretical perspectives. ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
OPACs' Users' Interface - Do They Need Any Improvements?
Discussion on Tools, Technology, and Methodology
Current paper attempts to answer an “exotic” question of usability of OPACs'. The possibilities of implementation of a web usability research in improving efficiency of on-line catalogues interfaces is discussed. Search ...
Open Access versus Copyright
Legal Issues and the Norwegian Ask the Library Service (Biblioteksvar.no)
The paper discusses the copyright issues in the Norwegian ATL service, and looks at ways to circumvent the legal pitfalls. The similar services in Denmark (Biblioteksvagten) and Sweden (Fråga biblioteket) are compared. ...