University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The items in the Digital Collections of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Library contain materials which represent or depict sensitive topics or were written from perspectives using outdated or biased language. The Library condemns discrimination and hatred on any grounds. As a research library that supports the mission and values of this land grant institution, it is incumbent upon the University Library to preserve, describe, and provide access to materials to accurately document our past, support learning about it, and effect change in the present. In accordance with the American Library Association’s Freedom to Read statement, we do not censor our materials or prevent patrons from accessing them.

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ARLIS/NA Occasional Papers (Born Digital Records)

Born digital records from from ARLIS/NA Occasional Papers include revised edition of Information Competencies for Students in Design Disciplines, originally published in 2006, pertaining to requisite information skills expected of students in fields related to visual arts, Artists' Studio Archives: Managing Personal Collections and Creative Legacies (2016), and Occasional Paper No. 17 Fair Use in the Visual Arts: Lesson Plans for Librarians (2018) pertaining to appropriate usage of images under copyright.

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