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2014

7/7/14 -- June 2014 issue of PLG Bulletin published.

6/3/14 -- 2014 Braverman Prize winner announced.

6/2/14 -- April/May 2014 issue of PLG Bulletin published.

4/7/14 -- Submission period for the Braverman Prize opens. Deadline for submissions is International Workers’ Day, or May Day, Thursday, May 1, 2014.

4/4/14 -- March 2014 issue of PLG Bulletin published.

3/4/14 -- February 2014 issue of PLG Bulletin published.

2/11/14 -- Day We Fight Back Against Mass Surveillance. PLG endorsed the 13 Principles (International Principles on the Application of Human Rights to Communications Surveillance) in late 2013. We also responded to the NSA mass surveillance issue in a letter to Open the Government.org.

2/4/14 -- January 2014 issue of PLG Bulletin published.

1/3/14 -- December 2013 issue of PLG Bulletin published.

2013

12/4/13 -- November 2013 issue of PLG Bulletin published.

11/13/13 -- PLG endorses the International Principles on the Application of Human Rights to Communications Surveillance.

11/7/13 -- October 2013 issue of PLG Bulletin published.

10/23/13 -- PLG Coordinating Committee's letter to Open the Government.org regarding surveillance.

10/22/13 -- Progressive Librarian #41 published.

10/14/13 -- August/September 2013 issue of PLG Bulletin published.

8/9/13 -- July 2013 issue of PLG Bulletin published.

7/10/13 -- June 2013 issue of PLG Bulletin published.

6/13/13 -- May 2013 issue of PLG Bulletin published.

5/20/13 -- Related Spanish papers of two Progressive Librarian articles now available: Spanish translation of an article by Naomi Klein originally published in Issue 23, and Spanish book review related to a book review originally published in Issue 36-37 reviewing Critical Theory for Library and Information Science.

5/7/13 -- April 2013 issue of PLG Bulletin published.

4/3/13 -- March 2013 issue of PLG Bulletin published.

3/4/13 -- Call for submissions for 2013 Braverman Award.

3/4/13 -- February 2013 issue of PLG Bulletin published.

2/7/13 -- January 2013 issue of PLG Bulletin published.

1/10/13 -- December 2012 issue of PLG Bulletin published.

1/7/13 -- Two recommended readings for the PLG Conversation and Meeting, Jan 26, in Seattle: MemeWars and http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/dec/29/fbi-coordinated-crackdown-occupy

1/7/13 -- PLG ALA Mid-Winter events information posted.

2012

12/6/12 -- November 2012 issue of PLG Bulletin published.

11/6/12 -- October 2012 issue of PLG Bulletin published.

10/11/12 -- September 2012 issue of PLG Bulletin published.

07/05/12 -- June 2012 issue of PLG Bulletin published.

06/08/12 -- The 2012 Braverman Prize award winner is announced.

06/05/12 -- May 2012 issue of PLG Bulletin published.

05/02/12 -- April 2012 issue of PLG Bulletin published.

03/30/12 -- First issue of PLG Bulletin published, March 2012.

02/22/12 -- Miriam Braverman award call for papers.

01/22/12 -- PLG editor Susan Maret's article "True Community" is published in Information, Society and Justice Journal,4(2),2012.

01/21/12 -- PLG Statement on Censorship and the Tucson Unified School District.

01/18/12 -- SOPA RESISTANCE DAY

Learn more about SOPA, censorship, & piracy:

http://sopastrike.com/

http://www.article19.org/sopa.html

http://arstechnica.com/

http://blog.softlayer.com/2012/how-the-internet-works-and-how-sopa-would-break-it/

http://www.districtdispatch.org/2012/01/pipa-sopa-and-open-act-quick-reference-guide

The Swiss study (2011)...Piracy pays for itself: http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2397173,00.asp

01/16/12 -- Read PLG editor Elaine Harger's review [.pdf] of R. David Lankes' Atlas of New Librarianship.

01/15/12 -- PLG meeting January 21 @ ALA.

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2011

10/15/11 -- Response to Beall's "Librarians and the Threat to Free Political Speech" by Mark Rosenzweig.

10/13/11 -- Progressive Librarians Guild's Statement on Occupy Wall Street.

06/30/11 -- Response to McMaster University librarian Jeff Trzeciak from the Edmonton chapter of the Progressive Librarians Guild.

02/27/11 -- Progressive Librarians Guild stands in solidarity with public employees.

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2010

12/21/10 -- PLG Coordinating Committee issues statement On wikileaks and the Library of Congress.

12/4/10 -- PLG endorses Electronic Frontier Foundation wikileaks letter.

11/15/10 -- PLG signs "A Petition Against Four More Years of War."

05/30/10 -- The 2010 Miriam Braverman Memorial prize awarded to Kristen Hogan for her essay "Breaking Secrets in the Catalog: Proposing the Black Queer Studies Collection at the University of Texas at Austin.

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2009

10/14/09 -- Progressive Librarians Guild opposes the actions of the Hyatt Company. Read the resolution on the boycott.

9/26/09 -- See Progressive Librarian Editorial Board member John Buschman's critique of intelletual freedom for librarians in his Who defends intellectual freedom for librarians? (AAUP's Academe September-October 2009).

7/2/09 -- Information regarding PLG at ALA Chicago.

6/21/09 -- Progressive Librarians Guild supports the Right to Read Campaign in Gaza. The right to read is realized in Article 19 to include access to information, intellectual freedom, and right to communicate. Endorsing the Right to Read Campaign is in line with the 1997 Resolution on IFLA, Human Rights and Freedom of Expression.

6/1/09 -- 2009 Braverman Award winner announced.

5/12/09 -- Progressive Librarians Guild calls for Elsevier to End Corrupt Publishing Practices and for Library Associations to Take Advocacy Role on Behalf of Scientific Integrity.

4/26/09 -- PLG member Lincoln Cushing and Timothy W. Drescher publish AGITATE! EDUCATE! ORGANIZE!: American Labor Posters.

2/20/09 -- Listen to Dr. Kathleen de la Peña McCook's "Human Rights: A New Model for Librarianship" podcast recorded February 11, 2009 as part of the University Libraries/LIS Lecture Series, Jackson Library, University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

1/24/09 -- Call for submissions for the 2009 Braverman contest.

1/24/09 -- PLG member Rory Litwin gives the keynote address March 7 at the Fourth Annual SIRLS Graduate Student Symposium at the University of Arizona.

1/22/09 -- Gloria J. Leckie and PLG member John Buschman edit Information Technology in Librarianship: New Critical Approaches (Libraries Unlimited/Greenwood, 2008).

1/14/09 -- PLG members publish the following research:

  • Monica Antonelli, "The Green Library Movement: An Overview and Beyond." Electronic Green Journal 1 no.27 (2008).
  • John Buschman, "Information Literacy, 'New' Literacies, and Literacy. The Library Quarterly, 79 no.1 (2009):95-118.
  • Lincoln Cushing, "Privatizing the Commons: The Commodification of New Deal Public Art." January 6, 2009.

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