Introducing the CRTcollective

Our vision as an evolving international collective is to provide an inclusive outlook on critical race theory with roots in historical representation and ethical considerations to engage and encourage continuous dialogue and scholarship. We hope to build a collaborative movement of intellectual advocates and activists addressing injustice.

The CRTcollective is serving as the 2022 editorial team for Education for Information (EFI) journal’s second annual special issue on race in information studies.

Submission deadline: May 15, 2022

Intellectual Freedom on Lock Down: Book Banning in US Prisons

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

Incarceration + COVID-19: Sourcing the crowd for global news information on incarcerated populations during COVID-19

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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Workspace: A Research Planner Workbook
Streamline your research project and get organized with this free workbook.
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