Progressive Librarians Guild
radical views on library & info issues

Progressive Librarian | Issue #46

Winter 2017/2018


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by Jennifer Williams, Nathaniel Moore, and Elaine Harger; page 3 [.pdf file]


The Fight for Public Library Funding: Demonstrate Value or Demonstrate in the Streets?
by Stavroula Harissis, page 5 [.pdf file]

Degrading Professional Librarian Status at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, 2007-2015 — a policy history
by Thomas H. Kreneck, page 12 [.pdf file]

Ideology and Rhetoric of Undergraduate Student Workers in Academic Libraries
by Elliott Kuecker, page 50 [.pdf file]

ALA, IFLA, and South Africa
by Al Kagan, page 63 [.pdf file]

Information Preferences of Reddit Communities Surrounding the Brock Turner Case
by Kathryne Brattland, page 86 [.pdf file]

Invisible and Inaccessible: Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, Inc. — A Mixed Methods Inquiry
by Laura Patino & Joyce M. Latham, page 101 [.pdf file]

OERS and a Language of Urgency
by Jaci Wilkinson, page 114 [.pdf file]

Criminalizing Information Providers: Sharina, Gomez, Elbakyan and Schwartz
by David Ramirez-Ordoñez and Virginia Inés Simón, page 120 [.pdf file]


“Deprofessionalization, Cutbacks & Progressive Librarianship in the Trump Era”
25 June 2017, ALA Conference, Chicago

Neoliberalism and the Academy
by Peter McDonald, page 128 [.pdf file]

November 8, 2016, the Public, and Libraries
by John Buschman, page 135 [.pdf file]

Efficiency or Jagged Edges: Resisting Neoliberal Logics of Assessment
by Maura Seale, page 140 [.pdf file]

Community-Building vs. Customer-Driven Librarianship: Countering Neoliberal Ideology in Public Libraries
by Mark Hudson, page 146 [.pdf file]


Personal Health Data, Surveillance, & Biopolitics: Toward a Personal Health Data Information Literacy
by Matthew Weirick Johnson, page 150 [.pdf file]


Higher Learning and the American Academic Library in the Twilight Era of Neoliberalism
a review essay by John M. Budd & Bart M. Harloe, page 159 [.pdf file]


ALA Resolution on Libraries as Responsible Spaces, page 179 [.pdf file]

ALA Resolution on Access to Accurate Information, page 180 [.pdf file]

ALA Statement on Global Climate Change, page 182 [.pdf file]