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World Press Freedom Day: Libraries Supporting Intellectual Freedom during the Pandemic and Beyond

May 3rd marks the annual World Press Freedom Day, and this year’s dedicated campaign launched by UNESCO focuses on the theme “journalism without fear or favour”. This day puts the spotlight on challenges to press freedom and independence, safety of journalists, and gender equality in media. For libraries, these issues are of course deeply connected to their core mission and values of access to information and intellectual freedom.

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Media and Information Literacy for All: Libraries and the 2019 Global MIL Week

October 24th marks the beginning of the annual Global Media and Information Literacy week. In the increasingly complex information ecosystems of today, people need a particular set of skills and competencies to navigate, evaluate and make meaningful use of information all around them. Different libraries around the world work to help the more vulnerable groups strengthen and develop their MIL competencies, and become engaged and savvy participants in the Information Society.

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