Progressive Librarians Guild
radical views on library & info issues

Progressive Librarian | Issue #29

Summer 2007


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On Anonymity in Libraryland Blogging
by John Buschman, Mark Rosenzweig and Kathleen de la Peña McCook, page 3 [.pdf file]


Cataloging the Path to a New Dark Age: a taxonomy of the Bush administration's pervasive crusade against scientific communication
by Patricia Dawson and Diane K. Campbell, page 8 [.pdf file]

The Road to the Iraq War: an annotated bibliography
by Thomas Ayers, page 18 [.pdf file]

Talkin' 'bout My (Neoliberal) Generation: three theses
by John Buschman, page 28 [.pdf file]

The Internet's Root of Power
by Dan Schiller, page 41 [.pdf file]

Librarians Take a Stand on Darfur
by Al Kagan, page 47 [.pdf file]

Librarians as Advocates for the Human Rights of Immigrants
by Kathleen de la Peña McCook, page 51 [.pdf file]


Towards a Progressive Discourse on Community Needs Assessment: perspectives from collaborative ethnography and action research
by Marcel A. Q. LaFlamme, page 55 [.pdf file]


Resolution on Darfur Genocide
page 63 [.pdf file]

Petition to the UN General Assembly to Set Up an International Criminal Tribunal to Try President George Bush, Vice-President Dick Cheney, Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, and Attorney General Alberto Gonzales
page 64 [.pdf file]


Never Be Silent: Publishing & Imperialism in Kenya 1884-1963, by Shiraz Durrani
reviewed by Al Kagan, page 66 [.pdf file]

Censoring Culture: Contemporary Threats to Free Expression, edited by Robert Atkins and Svetlana Mintcheva
reviewed by Mark Hudson, 68 [.pdf file]

The Library as Place: History, Community, and Culture, edited by John Buschman and Gloria J. Leckie
reviewed by John M. Budd, page 71 [.pdf file]

Librarianship and Human Rights: A Twenty-First Century Guide, by Toni Samek
reviewed by John Buschman, page 73 [.pdf file]

Library Juice Concentrate, edited and mostly written by Rory Litwin
reviewed by Douglas Raber, page 75 [.pdf file]

Globalisation, Information and Libraries: The implications of the World Trade Organisation's GATS and TRIPS Agreements, by Ruth Rikowski
reviewed by Samuel E. Trosow, page 79 [.pdf file]

Constraining Public Libraries: The World Trade Organization's General Agreement on Trade in Services, by Samuel E. Trosow and Kirsti Nilsen
reviewed by Ruth Rikowksi, page 82 [.pdf file]

Notes on Contributors
page 85 [.pdf file]