blog posts Paper: Social justice storytelling helps librarians advocate for patrons, themselves Nov 2, 2022 7:00 am920 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. Study looks at food-buying behavior during different stages of the COVID-19 pandemic Aug 9, 2022 8:15 am1557 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. Illinois information sciences alumnae, professor preserving Ukrainian cultural heritage online Apr 28, 2022 8:45 am1031 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. How will termination of research partnerships with Russia affect global scientific research? Mar 7, 2022 1:30 pm1617 views University Library professor Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe said the actions are a significant shift in policy from a long tradition of scientific diplomacy. Why is a past attempt to ban 'Beloved' from a high school curriculum a political issue now? Nov 10, 2021 8:30 am3587 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. Center for Children's Books examines Newbery Medal's history, legacy Oct 8, 2021 9:15 am714 views A book of scholarly essays and a symposium consider what Newbery books reveal about attitudes toward children’s literature. Model helps predict, analyze decision-making on adopting Type 2 diabetes medical guidelines Jun 14, 2021 8:45 am1002 views A new computational framework incorporates social interactions to analyze how best to communicate about new medical guidelines to encourage their adoption. Illinois researchers to digitally preserve history of live musical performances, including Krannert Center events Mar 25, 2021 11:45 am1002 views The digital scholarship project involving University of Illinois and U.K. researchers will work with materials from Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. Children's literature scholar examines how 'production stories' minimized slave labor Feb 8, 2021 8:45 am1152 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. Retracted scientific paper persists in new citations, study finds Jan 5, 2021 9:00 am1485 views Information sciences professor Jodi Schneider is leading an effort to prevent the spread of retracted research. Illinois professor proposes guide for developing common data science approaches Jun 25, 2020 9:00 am935 views University of Illinois information sciences professor Victoria Stodden proposes a way to develop recognized data science processes for research. Survey of US academic libraries documents COVID-19 pandemic responses Mar 27, 2020 11:30 am2234 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.