Progressive Librarians Guild
radical views on library & info issues

Progressive Librarian | Issue #34/35

Fall/Winter 2010


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The Diversity Discussion: What are we saying?
by Lisa Hussey, page 3 [.pdf file]

Digital Rights Management as Information Access Barrier
by Jason Puckett, page 11 [.pdf file]

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

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 [.pdf file]

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


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


Looking Backward, Imagining Forward: Celebrating 20 Years of Progressive Librarian
by Elaine Harger, page 58 [.pdf file]


Press Release. Librarians and Human Rights: PLG Member Kathleen de la Peña McCook Presents 2010 Coleman Lecture
page 72 [.pdf file]

On Wikileaks and the Library of Congress: A Statement by the Progressive Librarians Guild
page 75 [.pdf file]

There is Power in a Union - 2009-2010
by Kathleen de la Peña McCook, page 76 [.pdf file]


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 [.pdf file]

Monthly Review Press: an overview
reviewed by Michael D. Yates, page 94 [.pdf file]

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

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 [.pdf file]
Part II by Susan Maret, page 103 [.pdf file]

Notes on Contributors
page 106 [.pdf file]

PLG Statement of Purpose
page 108 [.pdf file]