Progressive Librarians Guild
PROGRESSIVE
LIBRARIANS GUILD
radical views on library & info issues

List of Braverman Awards

Past Miriam Braverman Memorial Prizes

 

2017

Personal Health Data, Surveillance, & Biopolitics: Toward a Personal Health Data Information Literacy

By Matthew Weirick Johnson

See press release


2016

I'll Drown My Book: Visibility, Gender, and Classification in The University of Arizona Poetry Center Library [read]

By Sarah S. Kortemeier

Published in Progressive Librarian issue #45, pp. 101-112. See also press release


2015

Intellectual Freedom Is Not Social Justice: The Symbolic Capital of Intellectual Freedom in ALA Accreditation and LIS Curricula [read]

By Kyle Shockey

Published in Progressive Librarian issue #44, pp. 101-110


2014

Deconstructing the "Books for Boys" Discourse [read]

By Denise Scott

Published in Progressive Librarian issue #42, pp. 115-122


2013

Loud Hands in the Library: Neurodiversity in LIS Theory & Practice [read]

By Emily Lawrence

Published in Progressive Librarian issue #41, pp. 98-109


2012

Through a Distant Lens: Visions of Native Hawaiians in Children's Picture Books [read]

By Sara Zettervall

Published in Progressive Librarian issue #40, pp. 109-124


2011

Design Implications: How Space Can Transform the Library and Its Public [read]

By Tiffany Chow

Published in Progressive Librarian issue #36/37, pp. 71-76


2010

"Breaking Secrets" In the Catalog: Proposing the Black Queer Studies Collection At the University of Texas at Austin [read]

By Kristen Hogan

Published in Progressive Librarian issue #34/35, pp. 50-57


2009

Marketing the Library? Why Librarians Should Focus On Stewardship and Advocacy [read]

By Sarah Clark

Published in Progressive Librarian issue #33, pp. 93-100


2008

Just Throw It All Away! (and Other Thoughts I Have Had That May Bar Me From a Career In Archiving [read]

By Miriam Rigby

Published in Progressive Librarian issue #31, pp. 46-52


2007

Towards a Progressive Discourse On Community Needs Assessment: Perspectives From Collaborative Ethnography and Action Research [read]

By Marcel A. Q. LaFlamme

Published in Progressive Librarian issue #29, pp. 55-62


2006

Becoming Responsible Mediators: The Application of Postmodern Perspectives to Archival Arrangement & Description [read]

By Joseph Deodato

Published in Progressive Librarian issue #27, pp. 52-63


2005

Public Library Collection Development Issues Regarding the Information Needs of GLBT Patrons [read]

By Jennifer Downey

Published in Progressive Librarian issue #25, pp. 86-95


2003

Operation - Patriots Act: The Role of School Libraries In Promoting a Free and Informed Society [read]

By Michele Sipley

Published in Progressive Librarian issue #22, pp. 52-61