Progressive Librarians Guild
radical views on library & info issues

Progressive Librarian | Issue #32

Winter/Spring 2009


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Libraries & Memories: Beyond White Privilege 101
by George Lipsitz, page 3 [.pdf file]

Archival Landscape: Archives and Human Rights
by Graham Stinnett, page 10 [.pdf file]

Theory and Politics in Public Librarianship
by Jason Burton, page 21 [.pdf file]

Boom or Bust: The Need for Senior Services Librarians
by Katelyn Angell, page 29 [.pdf file]

Library Rhetoric: The Canadian Library Association Statement of Diversity and Inclusion & LBGBTQ Advocacy
by Moyra Lang, page 36 [.pdf file]

There is Power in a Union - 2008-2009
by Kathleen de la Peña McCook, page 55 [.pdf file]


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

Government Secrecy: Classic and Contemporary Readings, by Susan L. Maret and Jan Goldman
reviewed by Peter McDonald, page 71 [.pdf file]

Questioning Library Neutrality: Essays from Progressive Librarian, edited by Alison Lewis
reviewed by Toni Samek, page 74 [.pdf file]


Employee Free Choice Act
page 76 [.pdf file]

Living Wage Resolution
page 77 [.pdf file]

Introducing CIRL: Community of Industrial Relations Librarians
page 79 [.pdf file]

Resolution Concerning ALA Policy Opposing Sweatshop Labor & Supporting Union Businesses
page 81 [.pdf file]

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

Notes on Contributors
page 88 [.pdf file]