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Tuesday, April 12, 2022

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NewsBreaks
Librarians Can't Be Neutral in the War on Information
by Dave Shumaker
In this article, Dave Shumaker argues that:
1) In practice, librarians are not neutral; we make judgments all the time.
2) Librarians cannot and should not be neutral; making judgments is part of our professional responsibility.
3) We're in the midst of a war on information, in which librarians can't be neutral and that requires new thinking and new professional guidance.

Weekly News Digests
IFLA Governing Board Announces Leadership Changes
IFLA revealed the results of its latest Governing Board meeting, stating that the board "has released the Secretary General Gerald Leitner from his duties with immediate effect."
CCC Plans April 13 Town Hall on Data Management
CCC is hosting a live town hall on LinkedIn on April 13, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. EDT to address the question, "Is your data management program state-of-the-art?"
U.S. Copyright Office Introduces New CCB Website
The U.S. Copyright Office rolled out ccb.gov, which is the new website for the Copyright Claims Board (CCB).
'Meet the 1,300 Librarians Racing to Back Up Ukraine's Digital Archives' by Pranshu Verma
Pranshu Verma writes the following for The Washington Post: "Over the past month, a motley group of more than 1,300 librarians, historians, teachers and young children have banded together to save Ukraine's Internet archives, using technology to back up everything from census data to children's poems and Ukrainian basket weaving techniques."
'Texas Leads Among 26 States With Book Bans, Free Speech Group Says' by Nicole Chavez
Nicole Chavez writes the following for CNN: "More than … 1,000 books have been banned in 86 school districts in 26 states across the United States, a new PEN America analysis shows."

NewsLink Spotlight
A Day in the Life of Five Librarians, Part 8
by Justin Hoenke
Justin Hoenke, the director of Gardiner Public Library in Gardiner, Maine, has been talking to all types of library staffers for A Day in the Life, his column in Information Today. Among other things, he asks them about their typical days, moments that made them proud, their current projects, and how they see the library field evolving. Here's a look at his columns from July/August 2021 to January/February 2022, which have been lightly edited and condensed for the web. 

How KM and Knowledge Services Benefit Libraries video clip

How KM and Knowledge Services Benefit Libraries (5:32)

FDIC Library and Information Center chief Richard Huffine offers examples of how libraries can apply knowledge management (KM) and knowledge services in this clip from Computers in Libraries Connect 2022.

Bookshelf
Online Teaching in K-12
Online Teaching in K-12
Models, Methods, and Best Practices for Teachers and Administrators
Edited by Sarah Bryans-Bongey and Kevin J. Graziano
Foreword by Norman Vaughan
Online Teaching in K–12 is the essential hands-on reference and textbook for education professionals seeking success in the planning, design, and teaching of K–12 online courses and programs.

Organized in three parts—Foundations, Supporting Diverse Learners, and Implementation Strategies—Online Teaching in K–12 will be welcomed for its clear and timely coverage geared to supporting teachers, administrators, professional trainers, colleges, and schools in their quest for excellence in online primary education.

2016/352 pp/softbound/ISBN 978-1-57387-527-1 | Regular Price $65.00 | Web Order Price: $58.50

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