Librarians, Self-Censorship, and Information Technologies

  title={Librarians, Self-Censorship, and Information Technologies},
  author={J. Buschman},
  journal={College \& Research Libraries},
  • J. Buschman
  • Published 1994
  • Sociology
  • College & Research Libraries
This article explores the theme of self-censorship in the library field and its relation to the new technological resources that are becoming very prominent in the profession. A brief discussion of the concept and meaning of censorship and self-censorship is followed by an examination of three broad areas: the results of investing in high-status and high-cost electronic resources; the effect of information technologies on literacy and historical records; and the relationship of electronic… Expand
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