blog posts Why is a past attempt to ban 'Beloved' from a high school curriculum a political issue now? Nov 10, 2021 8:30 am3460 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. Survey of US academic libraries documents COVID-19 pandemic responses Mar 27, 2020 11:30 am2228 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. How will termination of research partnerships with Russia affect global scientific research? Mar 7, 2022 1:30 pm1606 views University Library professor Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe said the actions are a significant shift in policy from a long tradition of scientific diplomacy. Study looks at food-buying behavior during different stages of the COVID-19 pandemic Aug 9, 2022 8:15 am1522 views Grocery shopping in person remained extremely common throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, while restaurant dining was more vulnerable to surges in case rates, according to a new study examining how Americans acquired food at various points during the pandemic. Retracted scientific paper persists in new citations, study finds Jan 5, 2021 9:00 am1467 views Information sciences professor Jodi Schneider is leading an effort to prevent the spread of retracted research. Children's literature scholar examines how 'production stories' minimized slave labor Feb 8, 2021 8:45 am1134 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 information sciences alumnae, professor preserving Ukrainian cultural heritage online Apr 28, 2022 8:45 am1010 views The Saving Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Online project aims to preserve digital records when web servers and physical records and objects are at risk of being destroyed by Russian attacks on Ukraine. Illinois researchers to digitally preserve history of live musical performances, including Krannert Center events Mar 25, 2021 11:45 am995 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 am995 views A new computational framework incorporates social interactions to analyze how best to communicate about new medical guidelines to encourage their adoption. Illinois professor proposes guide for developing common data science approaches Jun 25, 2020 9:00 am926 views University of Illinois information sciences professor Victoria Stodden proposes a way to develop recognized data science processes for research. Paper: Social justice storytelling helps librarians advocate for patrons, themselves Nov 2, 2022 7:00 am812 views Library schools should teach social justice storytelling skills to students so they can advocate for the needs of underserved patrons, says information sciences professor Kate McDowell. Center for Children's Books examines Newbery Medal's history, legacy Oct 8, 2021 9:15 am696 views A book of scholarly essays and a symposium consider what Newbery books reveal about attitudes toward children’s literature.