Fostering Digital Information Literacy


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This is the slide portion of mk Eagle's presentation at Sex::Tech 2009, titled Fostering Digital Information Literacy: How Libraries Support Teen Sexual Health.

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Fostering Digital Information Literacy

  1. 1. Fostering Digital Information Literacy How Young Adult Libraries Support Teen Sexual Health mk Eagle
  2. 4. “ It’s sort of a soft, quiet, very insidious censorship, where nobody is raising a stink, nobody is complaining, nobody is burning books. They’re just quietly making sure it doesn’t get out there.” -Barry Lyga on the plight of Boy Toy
  3. 7. Fountaindale Public Library Romeoville, IL
  4. 8. Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library Stow, OH
  5. 9. Northfield Mount Hermon School Mount Hermon, MA
  6. 10. Lake Oswego Public Library Lake Oswego, OR
  7. 11. Nashville Public Library Nashville, TN
  8. 12. University Laboratory High School Urbana, IL
  9. 15. Health Resource Pages University Laboratory High School Library Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library Northfield Mount Hermon School Lake Oswego Public Library Fountaindale Public Library Nashville Public Library
  10. 16. References “ Anime & manga” CC Attribution share-alike 2.0 generic license From bluemodern's photostream Every Thug Needs a Lady Cover image from LibraryThing A Hustler's Son Cover image from LibraryThing Our Bodies, Ourselves Cover image from
  11. 17. References Uni High Library photos courtesy of Frances Harris Gargoyles Loose in the Library New York Public Library photos courtesy of Jack Martin Fresno County Public Library photos courtesy of Lisa Lindsay Sunnyside Teen Council Whelan, Debra Lau. "A Dirty Little Secret: Self-Censorship." School Library Journal , 2/1/2009 Do Something
  12. 18. References Young Adult Library Services Association Teen Tech Week Teen Health & Wellness Save the Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus