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Tag Archives: information access
#CityLIS Student Perspectives: Who’s Afraid of Data? Dystopic Archives and Libraries
Student Perspectives is our series of guest posts written by current CityLIS students. This post is written by current CityLIS student, Anna Gialdini. Anna explores science fiction imaginaries of libraries and archives. She considers the dangers of removing the human from … Continue reading
Posted in Student Perspectives Tagged Archives, Future of Data, information access, Libraries, science fiction Comments Off on #CityLIS Student Perspectives: Who’s Afraid of Data? Dystopic Archives and Libraries
CityLIS Reflections and Research: Why LIS doesn’t have a quick fix for the post-factual society … and why that’s OK by David Bawden
This CityLIS Reflections and Research post is by David Bawden and how Library and Information Science can help in a post-factual society. *** The irony is that by now it was supposed to be perfect. For most of my working … Continue reading
Posted in Research Tagged alternative facts, blogging, CityLIS, danah boyd, fake news, filter bubbles, Georgina Cronin, information access, information behaviour, information literacy, Information Science, Karl popper, Libraries, Library and Information Science, Library Science, LIS, Luciano Floridi, Lyn Robinson, post-factual society, post-truth, research, The Information Society, understanding Comments Off on CityLIS Reflections and Research: Why LIS doesn’t have a quick fix for the post-factual society … and why that’s OK by David Bawden