Corina presented a lesson on creating safe passwords that would be suitable for public or academic libraries. This engaging lesson also raised several important questions related to information and digital literacy for adults, and the assumptions we make about safekeeping our digital lives.
This presentation addresses the question of access to the library by people experiencing homelessness from an intellectual freedom/equitable access perspective. Rather than providing legal advice or policy prescriptions, I look at this from an ethical perspective and explore whether it is ever justified to block someone’s access to information.
The New York Public Library’s Map Warper is an open-source program for integrating scanned copies of historical maps from the NYPL’s collections with digital maps. Our tutorial, selected…