Progressive Librarians Guild
radical views on library & info issues

Progressive Librarian | Issue #42

Summer 2014


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Racism and "Freedom of Speech": Framing the Issues
by Al Kagan, page 4 [.pdf file]


Abandoning Snowden... and Privacy? - Hegemony at Play in ALA
by Elaine Harger, page 10 [.pdf file]

Librarians as Wikipedians: From Library History to "Librarianship and Human Rights"
by Kathleen de la Peña McCook, page 61 [.pdf file]

Making Space for Silenced Histories: National History, Personal Archives, and the WWII Japanese American Internment
by Amy Lau, page 82 [.pdf file]

E-Lending and Libraries: Toward a De-Commercialization of the Commons
by Michael M. Widdersheim, page 95 [.pdf file]


Deconstructing the "Books for Boys" Discourse
by Denise Scott, page 115 [.pdf file]


"The Union Can't Sit Idly By": 2013 Union Review
by Sarah Barriage, page 123 [.pdf file]


Every Thing Determines Everything: Embracing the Flux of Academic Librarianship to Co-Author Meaningful Change
by Stephen Bales, page 137 [.pdf file]

A Report on the Librarians and Archivists to Palestine Delegation, June 23-July 4, 2013
by Blair Kuntz, page 153 [.pdf file]

Librarians and Archivists to Palestine: Solidarity Statement, August 2013
page 167 [.pdf file]

Librarians and Archivists to Palestine: DS128.4 Zine (excerpts)
page 172 [.pdf file]

1978 BCALA Statement on "The Speaker"
page 185 [.pdf file]


A book is a miracle...
by Jorge Riechmann, page 190 [.pdf file]

Library 2020: Today's Leading Visionaries Describe Tomorrow's Library, by Joseph Janes
Reflecting on the Future of Academics and Public Libraries, by Peter Hernon and Joseph R. Matthews
reviewed by Michael E. Matthews, page 191 [.pdf file]

Progressive Librarianship: Perspectives from Kenya and Britain, 1979-2010, by Shiraz Durrani
reviewed by Al Kagan, page 201 [.pdf file]

Feminist Pedagogy for Library Instruction, by Maria T. Accardi
reviewed by Emily Deal, page 205 [.pdf file]

Focus on Educating for Sustainability: Toolkit for Academic Libraries, edited by Maria Anna Jankowska
reviewed by Patricia Brown, page 208 [.pdf file]

The Green Library Planner: What Every Librarian Needs to Know before Starting to Build or Renovate, by Mary M. Carr
reviewed by Stephanie Braunstein, page 211 [.pdf file]

The Library Juice Press Handbook of Intellectual Freedom: Concepts, Cases, and Theories, edited by M. Alfino and L. Koltutsky
reviewed by Michael M. Widdersheim, page 214 [.pdf file]

Information Literacy and Social Justice: Radical Professional Praxis, edited by Lua Gregory and Shana Higgins
reviewed by Kenny Garcia, page 217 [.pdf file]

Transforming Young Adult Services, by Anthony Bernier
reviewed by Jude Morrissey, page 221 [.pdf file]