Progressive Librarian Issue no. 27, Summer 2006

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ARTICLES

The Professional is Political: Redefining the Social Role of Public Libraries
by Shiraz Durrani & Elizabeth Smallwood, page 3

On Privacy
by Gary T. Marx, page 23

Knowledge Organization from an Institutional Point of View: Implications for Theoretical & Practical Development
by Joacim Hansson, page 31

Why Have a Comprehensive & Representative Collection?: GLBT Material Selection and Service in the Public Library
by Stacy H. Simpson, page 44

Libraries Burning: A Discussion to be Shared
by Sarah Prescott, page 40

Blood Ritual in the Library: reflection into praxis, or, how I learned to worry and stopped loving the flag
by Elaine Harger, page 46

BRAVERMAN PRIZE ESSAY

Becoming Responsible Mediators: The Application of Postmodern Perspectives to Archival Arrangement & Description
by Joseph Deodato, page 52

PLG EXCHANGE

"Is that a poll in your inbox or are you just glad to see me?"
page 64

DOCUMENTS

Resolution Condemning the Actions of President George W. Bush & Calling for Impeachment Proceedings
page 70

Resolution Against Anti-immigrant Legislation 2006
page 73

Letter Supporting Library Union in Indianapolis
page 74

NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS, page 75