ACRL preconference unconference

As an adjunct to the ACRL conference in Seattle in March 2009, members of Radical Reference are organizing an unconference on social justice and alternative and radical collections and programs in academic libraries.

Hubert Harrison: The Voice of Harlem Radicalism, 1883-1918

... is the title of a new book published by Columbia University Press.

Monitoring legal commentary about Proposition 8 litigation

I am a San Francisco-based law librarian, with a former career at the California Supreme Court.

Library service to labor unions (1948)

Shinjoung's working on a paper about the history of labor libraries and libraries supporting labor unions. here's an article from 1948 that I thought folks might want to read.

ABC No Rio Clothesline Benefit

If you're in Nueva York...

The Clothesline Benefit Art Sale
Affordable works on paper: $25 - $50
7:00pm - 10:00pm

The Carbon Footprint of Print and Digital Media

APHA-New York presents:

Don Carli, "The Carbon Footprint of Print and Digital Media: Why you should care and what you can do about it"

Co-sponsored by the Rare Book & Manuscript Library of Columbia University.

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, 6-7:30 p.m.
Butler Library, Room 523
Columbia University

NYC Radical Reference at the Really Really Free Market

Today was the second time that Rad Ref members have been present at the Really Really Free Market in NYC.

Sandy Berman's letters to LC

We're big fans of Sandy Berman. We were all very concerned when we learned a few months ago that Sandy was in a most painful car accident and faced months of painful recuperation. Well, the news got better with the recent package in my mailbox from Sandy. You see, Sandy has a long-standing old-fashioned listserv that is regularly distributed via snail mail. These packages include articles of interest as well as copies of letters that he regularly sends to Library of Congress suggesting new Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) along with support from the literature. So when that package showed up in my mailbox, I knew Sandy was well on his way to recovery!

Archives of dissent, food for thoughts!

(Note: cross-posted on Free Government Information) In September, I had the good fortune to attend a most interesting panel discussion held at UC Berkeley's

Addiction Treatment "Professionals"

To our site users: we have been getting a fair amount of stealth advertising from commercial addiction treatment services. Please ignore them.

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