Librarians are freedom fighters, says author

Librarians are freedom fighters, says author – Article by Dawn Ford on Dr. Toni Samek and her upcoming book Librarianship and Human Rights (Chandos Publishing 2006).


The dwindling number of school librarians in Alberta is a breach of basic human rights and a direct threat to democracy, say education researchers at the University of Alberta. Twenty-five years ago, more than 500 teacher-librarians worked half-time or full-time in Alberta’s schools. Today, there are fewer than 75… Read Full Article.

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