SHOUT! For Libraries is a show on CJSR 88.5 FM about the topics affecting libraries around the world. Each month, students from the University of Alberta’s School of Library and Information Studies take an in-depth look at the serious issues that matter to librarians, like censorship, diversity, and… romance novels.
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S05E06 – Reader's Advisory: Pandemic Edition
In our final episode of the season, our hosts reflect on some of the fascinating media they've consumed over the past year. From theraputic media to media deemed as transcendental to those secret guilty pleasure, our host share all on the media that's helped them get through the pandemic.
S05E06 - Digital NWT Part 2
This month, we talk with Jacey Firth-Hagan and Kyle Napier to learn more about Digital NWT. Then, we sit down with Jessie Curell to learn about Hands on Media Education and digital storytelling.
S05E05 – Digital NWT Part 1
This episode we explore digital literacy through the Digital NWT project, a digital literacy education project designed for northern communities in Canada. We talk to Dr. Michael McNally, Jacey Firth-Hagan and Kyle Napier to learn more about this project.
S05E04 - Gifts from the Library
This episode, we explore the highs and lows in the library world. We start with a discussion of eBook policies, vocational awe and freedom of expression. Then, we explore late fees and the Lady bountiful archetype. We end with a reading of poems from the public domain.
S05E03 - Cursed Media
This Fundrive episode, we share some petrifying, blood curdling tales about cursed media. We start with a discussion on cursed books, followed by an interview with Robert Desjardins and Francois Pageau discussing the dark side of a medieval manuscript. We end with a discussion of Roko's basilisk.
S05E02 - Haunted Libraries Revisited
This episode we're taking you back to Season 2 for a virtual tour of some of UAlberta's and Edmonton's spookiest libraries. Then, we break down our top 10 literary costume ideas. We end with a chilling story by William Croft Dickinson.