Ethical Questions in Name Authority Control

Subjects In Chains: Linked Data Vocabularies and Sexual Liberation

Queer as Data: Linked Data and Minoritized Digital Archives

A Library Privacy Primer

With her colleague Kathleen Ross, head of technical services at St. John Fisher College’s Lavery Library, Greco presented “Library Confidentiality: Your Privacy is Our Business,” a comprehensive primer on privacy and libraries, at the American …

An Interview With Snowden Becker. “Keeping the Pieces:” Police Work and Documentation

Bodycams, First Amendment, Live PD, law and order: police work has been in the news a lot lately, and I have been thinking about how the police order, organize, and control all of that information when literal life and freedom are on the line. I sat …

Happy Birthday to the Marquis De Sade!

The works of Donatien Alphonse François (1740-1814), better known as the Marquis de Sade, were banned nearly-immediately upon publication by both the King of France Louis XVI and Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte and remained so for over two centuries. …

Homosaurus and Digital Transgender Archive

Intellectual Freedom 101

If the purpose of Intellectual Freedom 101, held Friday afternoon, was to get the conference off to a lively start, it was successful. The fast-paced, one-hour panel let attendees learn about the intellectual freedom activities ALA and its affiliates …

Still Chilling: Censorship Beyond Banned Books

A Report from ALA's annual conference … Continue reading Still Chilling: Censorship Beyond Banned Books →

The Past & Future of Free Collecting with Liana Zhou, Kinsey Institute

Liana Zhou, Director of the Library and Special Collections of the Kinsey Institute, shares her story and discusses the past, present, and future of the Kinsey Institute, sexuality, archiving, and intellectual freedom.