Intellectual Freedom on Lock Down: Book Banning in US Prisons
Intellectual freedom is a right frequently denied to people in carceral systems. Access to information is a form a privilege and, therefore, power. This 2021 Banned Books Week virtual display examines the proliferation prison book banning in its various forms and highlights a small selection of banned books available in the University of Florida Libraries.
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Digital Collaborations on Black History in Florida
Digital Collaborations on Black History in Florida is a pilot project of the University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries. The project seeks to elevate the position of Black history within the Digital Humanities through community-anchored collaboration. The project culminated in a two-day workshop at the University of Florida in July 2019.
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Incarceration + COVID-19 Global News Project
A crowd-sourcing document is intended to capture global news information pertaining to incarcerated populations in prisons, jails, and detention centers in the time of COVID-19, as the health crisis continues to evolve and unfold. It is a living document, and it will continue to grow as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves.
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