Ethical Digital Libraries and Prison Labor?

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Researchers make use of prison labor to build digital collections and projects: prisoners digitize microfilm and government documents, index records for the Mormon church, and digitize yearbooks. I will share an overview of digitization work in prisons and pose a series of questions about the ethical implications for digital scholarship.
Original languageEnglish (US)
StateUnpublished - Oct 15 2019
EventDigital Library Federation Forum - Tampa, United States
Duration: Oct 14 2019Oct 17 2019


ConferenceDigital Library Federation Forum
Abbreviated titleDLF Forum
CountryUnited States


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Logsdon, A. (2019). Ethical Digital Libraries and Prison Labor?. Paper presented at Digital Library Federation Forum, Tampa, United States.