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Session
Information Injustice and Intellectual Freedom: Polarizing Concepts for a Polarizing Time
Time:
Monday, 01/Nov/2021:
10:00am - 11:30am

Location: Salon I, Lobby Level, Marriott

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ID: 223 / [Single Presentation of ID 223]: 1
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90 minutes
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Topics: Privacy and Ethics
Keywords: justice, intellectual freedom, information poverty, information marginalization, social inclusion

Information Injustice and Intellectual Freedom: Polarizing Concepts for a Polarizing Time

Shannon Oltmann1, Ana Ndumu2, Emily Knox3, John Burgess4

1University of Kentucky, USA; 2University of Maryland, USA; 3University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA; 4University of Alabama, USA

Historically, information professionals have advocated for intellectual freedom, specifically the rights to free speech and expression. The unrestricted flow of information has been foundational to library and information science practice. Yet, free speech at times is protected to the detriment of vulnerable communities. In this panel discussion, four library and information science researchers discuss the scholarly and pragmatic tensions surrounding LIS ethics and anti-hegemony. Using Chatman’s (1996) concept of information poverty and Gibson and Martin’s (2019) theory of information marginalization as discursive guides, the panelists will describe how they negotiate ethical principles, information justice, LIS professionalization, and social inclusion.



 
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