blog posts Center for Children's Books examines Newbery Medal's history, legacy Oct 8, 2021 9:15 am609 views A book of scholarly essays and a symposium consider what Newbery books reveal about attitudes toward children’s literature. Children's literature scholar examines how 'production stories' minimized slave labor Feb 8, 2021 8:45 am1080 views Information sciences professor Elizabeth Hoiem created a digital resource to evaluate 19th-century children’s stories that taught about how commodities such as sugar were made. Illinois professor proposes guide for developing common data science approaches Jun 25, 2020 9:00 am898 views University of Illinois information sciences professor Victoria Stodden proposes a way to develop recognized data science processes for research. Illinois researchers to digitally preserve history of live musical performances, including Krannert Center events Mar 25, 2021 11:45 am958 views The digital scholarship project involving University of Illinois and U.K. researchers will work with materials from Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. Model helps predict, analyze decision-making on adopting Type 2 diabetes medical guidelines Jun 14, 2021 8:45 am931 views A new computational framework incorporates social interactions to analyze how best to communicate about new medical guidelines to encourage their adoption. Retracted scientific paper persists in new citations, study finds Jan 5, 2021 9:00 am1400 views Information sciences professor Jodi Schneider is leading an effort to prevent the spread of retracted research. Survey of US academic libraries documents COVID-19 pandemic responses Mar 27, 2020 11:30 am2122 views An online survey is tracking the responses of academic libraries to the COVID-19 pandemic and providing data on their actions in real time. Why is a past attempt to ban 'Beloved' from a high school curriculum a political issue now? Nov 10, 2021 8:30 am828 views Emily Knox, a professor in the School of Information Sciences and the author of “Book Banning in 21st-Century America,” said societal issues, such as changing racial demographics and disagreements over how to teach the history of race, prompt challenges to certain kinds of books.