Progressive Librarians Guild
radical views on library & info issues

Progressive Librarian | Issue #33

Summer/Fall 2009


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Making the Jump: The Need for a Phenomenological Shift through the Literature Experience in the Adult Literacy Classroom
by Jenny Bossaller and John M. Budd, page 3 [.pdf file]

Librarians as Literacy Sponsors: A Critique of Information Literacy Assessment Tools
by Kerry Sutherland, page 18 [.pdf file]

The Ethics of Open Access to Research: A Call for Civil Disobedience and Moral Courage
by Denise Troll Covey, page 26 [.pdf file]

The Library Paraprofessional Movement and the Deprofessionalization of Librarianship
by Rory Litwin, page 43 [.pdf file]

What is Distinctive about the Library of Congress in both its Collections and its Means of Access to Them, and the Reasons LC Needs to Maintain Classified Shelving of Books Onsite, and a Way to Deal Effectively with the Problem of "Books on the Floor"
by Thomas Mann, page 61 [.pdf file]


Marketing the Library? Why Librarians Should Focus on Stewardship and Advocacy
by Sarah Clark, page 93 [.pdf file]


Resolution on Libraries and the Continuing Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
page 101 [.pdf file]


Slow Reading, by John Miedema
reviewed by Erik Estep, page 103 [.pdf file]

The Prison Library Primer, by Brenda Vogel
reviewed by Kathleen de la Peña McCook, page 105 [.pdf file]

Notes on Contributors
page 108 [.pdf file]