Libraries, Liberty and the Pursuit of Public Information

Date: 6 Jan 2001 | posted in: information, The Public Good | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Far from becoming obsolete, public libraries still operate at the heart of their communities. In addition, they’ve taken on new roles such as"Guide to the Internet," and "Champion of Equal Access." Now they’re struggling, on behalf of their patrons, to prevent private companies from passing legislation that restricts the right to read free of charge. By Harriet Barlow, Karen Hering and Stacy Mitchell… Read More