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Big data, open government and e-government: Issues, policies and recommendations
The transformative promises and potential of Big and Open Data are substantial for e-government services, openness and transparency, governments, and the interaction between governments, citizens and the business sector. Expand
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Democracy, Neutrality, and Value Demonstration in the Age of Austerity
This Libraries and Policy essay explores the interrelationships between the public library goals of supporting democracy and remaining an apolitical institution and the expectations for demonstrationExpand
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Libraries, Policy, and Politics in a Democracy: Four Historical Epochs
This article explores the historical relationships between libraries, policy, and politics in the United States. Far too often, policy and political discussions related to libraries have littleExpand
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Re-envisioning the MLS: findings, issues, and considerations
In August 2014, the iSchool and the Information Policy & Access Center (iPAC) at the University of Maryland launched the Re-Envisioning the MLS initiative as part of a three-year process thatExpand
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All Librarianship is Political: Educate Accordingly
After participating in a multi-year project considering the future directions for library and information science (LIS) education, the authors of this paper realized an essential aspect of the natureExpand
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The Politically Engaged Public Library: Admitting and Embracing the Political Nature of Libraries and Their Goals
We argue that politics is an integral part of public library leadership because a heavy percentage of institutional funding is tied to public funding. Expand
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Diversity, Inclusion, and Library and Information Science: An Ongoing Imperative (or Why We Still Desperately Need to Have Discussions about Diversity and Inclusion)
n April 11, 2014, the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland hosted the 2014 Symposium on Diversity and Library and Information Science Education. This was the second symposiumExpand
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85 Years of Library Quarterly
T his issue marks the beginning of the eighty-fifth year of Library Quarterly. It also serves as the first issue edited by the journal’s new editorial team, who were formally introduced in the lastExpand