Progressive Librarians Guild
radical views on library & info issues

Progressive Librarian | Issue #15

Winter 1998/1999


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A Few Gates: An Examination of the Social Responsibilities Debate in the Early 1970s & '90s
by Steven Joyce, page 1 [.pdf file]

Librarianship and Resistance
by Sandy Iverson, page 14 [.pdf file]

Conference Proceedings: "Social Responsibility Around the World" sponsored by the Social Responsibilities Round Table of the American Library Association, Washington DC, June 28, 1998

LIWO: Local Touch and Global Networking in South Africa
by Johnny Jacobs, page 20 [.pdf file]

From Student Revolt to Working Librarians: The Formation of BiS, Sweden
by Lennart Wettmark, page 27 [.pdf file]

AKRIBIE: Arbeitskreis Kritischer BibliothekarInnen / Working Group of Critical Librarians, Germany
by Frauke Maehrt-Thomsen, page 31 [.pdf file]

KRIBIBI: Public Libraries and the "Working Pool of Critical Librarians" in Austria
by Renate Obadalek, page 37 [.pdf file]

Radical Librarianship: Something of an Overview from the UK
by Martyn Lowe, page 41 [.pdf file]


The Cuba Poster Project
by Lincoln Cushing, page 51 [.pdf file]


Librarianship and Legitimacy: The Ideology of the Public Library Inquiry, by Douglas Raber
reviewed by Patti Clayton, page 54 [.pdf file]

McLibel: Burger Culture on Trial, by John Vidal
reviewed by Martyn Lowe, page 59 [.pdf file]


Remarks on Racism, International Relations and Librarianship
by E. J. Josey, page 62 [.pdf file]

Letter Against Bombing of Iraq, 12/16/98
page 65 [.pdf file]

World Bank Protest Letter, 6/29/98
page 67 [.pdf file]

Notes on Contributors
page 68 [.pdf file]

PLG Statement of Purpose
page 70 [.pdf file]