Starting on Monday 17 September, the library will be introducing a display table for you to curate a mini book display. It's meant to be open, free-form and inspired by DIY aesthetics.
Here's how it will work:
We will not curate, constrain, or censor any of your selections; if you feel that the display will be informative and entertaining for OCAD U students, staff, and faculty, then we'll help you make it happen!
Recent concerns regarding fake news, alternative facts, clickbait, and filter bubbles are definitely not just a recent phenomenon.
Why is this a library issue? At the OCAD U Library, we dedicate our work as librarians to information literacy; a strategy that enables students to confidently navigate research portals, decode sources, and critically evaluate information.
For we firmly believe that critical thinking occurs when critical tools are used for research and information retrieval.
HOW? Contact Daniel Payne (firstname.lastname@example.org) to arrange an in-class library information session for your 2017 Summer classes; seminars can be formatted for specific course assignments or based on a range of research themes such as:
image credit: Opper, Frederick Burr. The fin de siècle newspaper proprietor / F. Opper, illus. from Puck, v. 35, no. 887, (1894 March 7), centerfold. Copyright 1894 by Keppler & Schwarzmann.Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. https://www.loc.gov/resource/ppmsca.29087/