Progressive Librarian Issue no. 38-39, Spring 2012

Entire contents in .pdf


Occupy Wall Street Librarians Speak Out
by Daniel Norton, Mandy Henk, Betsy Fagin, Jaime Taylor and Zachary Loeb, page 3

Information Rights, Human Rights, and Political Rights: A Précis on Intellectual and Contextual Issues for Library and InformationScience
by John Buschman, page 17

Collection Management, Conceptual Anachronisms, and CIPA
by Jeremy Mauger, page 25

Transmitting Whiteness: Librarians, Children, and Race, 1900-1930s
by Shane Hand, page 34

Moving On – or how I left a truly great job for extraordinary insecurity
by Lynn Andersen, page 64


Collective Bargaining is a Human Right: Union Review for 2011
by Kathleen de la Peña McCook, page 69

Joint Conference of Librarians of Color
page 91

Declaration of the Occupation of New York City
page 95

PLG Statement on Censorship and the Tucson Unified School District
page 97


Consuming Schools: Commercialism and the End of Politics, by Trevor Norris
Reviewed by John Buschman, page 100

Lite Ethnography: An Essay Review
Reviewed by John Buschman, page 101

This Book is Overdue: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All, by Marilyn Johnson and Library: An Unquiet History by Matthew Battles
Reviewed by David Lesniaski, page 107

Serving LGBTIQ Library and Archive Users: Essays on Outreach, Service, Collections and Access, edited by Ellen Greenblatt,
Reviewed by Jennifer Crow, page 113

Retired Terrorist, by Gordon McShean
Reviewed by Kathleen de la Peña McCook, page 117

EDITORS' NOTE: Transitions, page 118