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This chapter examines management of information about social justice issues through discussion of the development and implementation of an online database, threeSOURCE. Managed by the Edmonton Social Planning Council, threeSOURCE is an online research database and library catalog created to help community organizations in the Canadian province of Alberta retrieve information about local social issues that they work to address. Reflections highlight issues related to creation, design, and implementation of a database, examining new ways to think about information delivery in line with the core values of our profession.


Originally published as: Hoyer, J., and MacDonald, S. (2014). “threeSOURCE: reimagining how we collect and share information about social issues.” In M. Morrone (Ed.) Informed Agitation: Library and Information Skills in Social Justice Movements and Beyond. Sacramento: Library Juice Press.



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