Progressive Librarian Issue no.32, Winter/Spring 2009

Entire contents in .pdf


Libraries & Memories: Beyond White Privilege 101
by George Lipsitz, page 3

Archival Landscape: Archives & Human Rights
by Graham Stinnett, page 10

Theory & Politics in Public Librarianship
by Jason Burton, page 21

Boom or Bust: The Need for Senior Services Librarians
by Katelyn Angell, page 29

Library Rhetoric: The Canadian Library Association Statement of Diversity and Inclusion and LBGBTQ Advocacy
by Moyra Lang, page 36

There is Power in a Union – 2008-2009
by Kathleen de la Peña McCook, page 55


Employee Free Choice Act, Statement
by Emily Sheketoff, Executive Director, ALA Washington Office, page 76


True Enough: Learning to Live in a Post-Fact Society, by Farhad Manjoo
reviewed by Seth Kershner page 68

Government Secrecy: Classic and Contemporary Readings, by Susan Maret and Jan Goldman
reviewed by Peter McDonald, page 71

Questioning Library Neutrality: Essays from Progressive Librarian, edited by Alison Lewis
reviewed by Toni Samek, page 74

Living Wage Resolution, Passed by ALA-APA Council, July 15, 2008
page 77

Introducing CIRL: Community of Industrial Relations Librarians
page 79

Resolution Concerning ALA Policy Opposing Sweatshop Labor & Supporting Union Businesses
page 81

ALA Task Force Member Survey on Policy 61. "Library Services for the Poor"
page 82