Progressive Librarians Guild
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About Progressive Librarian

Progressive Librarian: A Journal for Critical Studies and Progressive Politics in Librarianship is a forum for critical perspectives in Library and Information Science (LIS), featuring articles, book reviews, bibliographies, reports, and documents that explore progressive perspectives on librarianship and information issues.

Progressive Librarian is published, produced, and distributed by the Progressive Librarians Guild two times a year (ISSN 1052-5722). Issues 1-44 (1990-2012) are available full text in .pdf format. Supplement 29, index to issues 1-16, 1990-1999 is available in .pdf.


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Editorial Board

As of July 2017, the Progressive Librarian Editorial Board consists of Elaine Harger (Managing Editor), Al Kagan, David Lesniaski, Edgardo Civallero, Kathleen de la Peña McCook, Nathaniel Moore, Katharine Phenix, Mark Rosenzweig and Michael Matthews (Book reviews). More information here.

Contact information

Progressive Librarians Guild
MLIS Program
St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue #4125
St. Paul, MN 55105