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LIS 950: Libraries and community

The purpose of this seminar is to explore an important topic in library and information studies in depth — in all its intertwined historical, cultural, philosophical, and political aspects — through a graduate reading/discussion seminar. The topic varies each time the course is taught; this time around, we will focus on "libraries and community"

Thursday, October 27, 2005

Public sphere, the press, and communication

How do you see these three interplay to one another? Also, how can libraries enter this arena?
I am also interested in the idea of democracy, and how equal access to information is brought to users by library especially in a diverse community.

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