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Webinar: Banned Books Week Library Livestream — Access Issues: Privatization & Gatekeeping
September 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDTFree
David F. Walker (BITTER ROOT) in conversation with Ray James (IFRT Coalition Building Committee) about how privatization impacts access, particularly as it relates to prison libraries, as (most) US prisons are privatized and how this impacts inmate access to information. This discussion will also touch on how gatekeeping and biases (of librarians, prison staff, the public) affect access for this vulnerable population. Brought to you by ALA’s Graphic Novel Comics Round Table and Intellectual Freedom Round Table, and Image Comics.
More Banned Books Week GNCRT Livestreams can be found here.