Handbook of Research on the Role of Libraries, Archives, and Museums in Achieving Civic Engagement and Social Justice in Smart Cities

Handbook of Research on the Role of Libraries, Archives, and Museums in Achieving Civic Engagement and Social Justice in Smart Cities

Mohamed Taher (Canadian Multifaith Federation, Canada)
Release Date: November, 2021|Copyright: © 2022 |Pages: 565
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-8363-0
ISBN13: 9781799883630|ISBN10: 1799883639|EISBN13: 9781799883654
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Description & Coverage
Description:

In achieving civic engagement and social justice in smart cities, literacy programs are offered in the society by three essential information service providers: libraries, archives, and museums. Although the library and museum services are documented in literature, there is little evidence of community-led library or museum services that make a full circle in understanding community-library, community-archive, and community-museum relationships.

The Handbook of Research on the Role of Libraries, Archives, and Museums in Achieving Civic Engagement and Social Justice in Smart Cities examines the application of tools and techniques in library and museum literacy in achieving civic engagement and social justice. It also introduces a new outlook in the services of libraries and museums. Covering topics such as countering fake news, human rights literacies, and outreach activities, this book is essential for community-based organizations, librarians, museum administrations, education leaders, information professionals, smart city design planners, digital tool developers, policymakers engaged in diversity, researchers, and academicians.

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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Accessible Reference Tools
  • Civic Engagement
  • Community Engagement
  • Countering Fake News
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Extremism
  • Human Rights Literacy
  • Metaliteracy
  • Outreach Activities
  • Smart Libraries
  • Social Justice Laws
  • Underserved Groups
  • Whole Person Approach
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