LibGuide Sustainable Development Goals
Thursday, July 7, 2022
Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Sunday, March 20, 2022
“Today, we look back at it, and see it as this huge thing. My mother integrated the New Orleans Public Library. That’s amazing, and it’s a story that I am happy to tell, and I’m proud that it’s part of my family history,” Vance explains. “But, she just kind of took as is what she was supposed to do, as a Black person and as a Black librarian during the civil rights movement.”
Saturday, April 17, 2021
"because they contained nothing but superstition and the devil's falsehoods, we burnt them all"
Bishop Diego de Landa burns Mayan books in 1562.
Eduardo Hughes Galeano, Memoria del fuego (Memory of Fire Trilogy, 1986).
Saturday, January 23, 2021
The Juan E. Méndez Book Award for Human Rights in Latin America honors the leadership and legacy of Juan E. Méndez, a champion of justice who has devoted his life to the defense of human rights. Méndez is the former UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and current Professor of Human Rights Law at American University. The award honors an outstanding book of non-fiction, including graphic works, published in English on human rights, democracy and social justice in contemporary Latin America. Méndez’s papers are housed at Duke University Libraries’ Human Rights Archive, one of the largest collections of human rights materials.
Thursday, January 21, 2021
Digital equity means "a condition in which all individuals and communities have the information technology capacity needed for full participation in our society, democracy and economy” (NDIA, 2019, para. 1)."
Slide deck is here.