Progressive Librarians Guild
radical views on library & info issues

Progressive Librarian | Issue #38/39

Spring 2012


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Occupy Wall Street Librarians Speak Out
by Daniel Norton, Mandy Henk, Betsy Fagin, Jaime Taylor and Zachary Loeb, page 3 [.pdf file]

Information Rights, Human Rights, and Political Rights: A Précis on Intellectual and Contextual Issues for Library and Information Science
by John Buschman, page 17 [.pdf file]

Collection Management, Conceptual Anachronisms, and CIPA
by Jeremy Mauger, page 25 [.pdf file]

Transmitting Whiteness: Librarians, Children, and Race, 1900-1930s
by Shane Hand, page 34 [.pdf file]

Moving On - or how I left a truly great job for extraordinary insecurity
by Lynn Andersen, page 64 [.pdf file]


Collective Bargaining is a Human Right: Union Review for 2011
by Kathleen de la Peña McCook, page 69 [.pdf file]

Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC)
page 91 [.pdf file]

Declaration of the Occupation of New York City
page 95 [.pdf file]

PLG Statement on Censorship and the Tucson Unified School District
page 97 [.pdf file]


Consuming Schools: Commercialism and the End of Politics, by Trevor Norris
reviewed by John Buschman, page 100 [.pdf file]

Lite Ethnography: An Essay Review
reviewed by John Buschman, page 103 [.pdf file]

This Book is Overdue: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All, by Marilyn Johnson
Library: An Unquiet History, by Matthew Battles
reviewed by David Lesniaski, page 107 [.pdf file]

Serving LGBTIQ Library and Archive Users: Essays on Outreach, Service, Collections and Access, edited by Ellen Greenblatt
reviewed by Jennifer Crow, page 113 [.pdf file]

Retired Terrorist, by Gordon McShean
reviewed by Kathleen de la Peña McCook, page 117 [.pdf file]

Editorial Note: Transitions
page 118 [.pdf file]

Notes on Contributors
page 120 [.pdf file]