Progressive Librarian Issue no.34-35, Fall-Winter 2010

Entire contents in .pdf


The Diversity Discussion: What are we saying?
by Lisa Hussey, page 3

Digital Rights Management as Information Access Barrier
by Jason Puckett, page 11

Critical Theory, Libraries, and Culture
by Jenny Bossaller, Denice Adkins and Kim M. Thompson, page 25

Transcription of the contribution to "E-books in the Classroom: Implications for Teaching, Learning, and Research" presented at Georgetown University Library's Ninth Scholarly Communications Symposium on October 30, 2009
by Ted Striphas, page 39

Towards a Critique of Social Networks for Learning
by Ulises A. Mejias, page 46


"Breaking Secrets" in the Catalog: Proposing the Black Queer Studies Collection at the University of Texas at Austin
by Kristen Hogan, page 50

Progressive Librarian at 20, Looking Backward, Imagining Forward: Celebrating 20 Years of Progressive Librarian
by Elaine Harger, page 58


Press Release: 2010 Coleman Lecture
page 72

PLG Statement – On Wikileaks and the Library of Congress
page 75

There is Power in a Union – 2009-2010
by Kathleen de la Peña McCook, page 76


Building a Case Against Neoliberalism in LIS from the Ground Up: An Essay Review of John Budd's Self Examination: The Present and Future of Librarianship and Knowledge and Knowing in Library and Information Science: A Philosophical Framework
Reviewed by John Buschman, page 88

Monthly Review Press
Reviewed by Michael D. Yates, page 94

Information Technology in Librarianship: New Critical Approaches, edited by Leckie, Gloria J, and John E. Buschman
Reviewed by Kathleen de la Peña McCook, page 96

DIY Media: Movement Perspectives on Critical Moments, produced by Mark Read. A DVD Series from Deep Dish TV, (1988-2010)
A Review in Two Parts:
Part I by Martin Wallace, page 98
Part II by Susan Maret, page 103


PLG Statement of Purpose, page 108