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"The US Social Forum and Librarians: A Report-Back" in Library Manifesto

I have a piece about our work at the 2010 U.S. Social Forum in the latest Library Manifesto. I met the editor, Natalie Pantoja, a few years ago when she came to some Books Through Bars sessions -- now she's an LIS student in NYC, and this is one of her projects!

Media Literacy, Part 387: Numbers in the News

This week's "On the Media" had two segments of interest to librarians and others who think critically about stories in the media -- "Sex,

New Rad Ref flyer text - Beta

UPDATE:The new version of the flyer (in English and Spanish) is posted here.

Next Monday: "Documenting Struggle Redux: Radical New York City Archives" at the Brecht Forum

Radical Reference presents a second evening about how community history is documented and celebrated, with the Lesbian Herstory Archives and the Lower East Side Squatter-Homesteader Archive Project. Archivists and activists will present parts of their collections and discuss how their work keeps the struggle alive.

Radical Reference presents "Security and Freedom for Online Collaboration" - February 22, NYC

Security and Freedom for Online Collaboration

US Social Forum Registration and Workshops Open

Members of Radical Reference have helped the US Social Forum's Information and Communications Technology (ICT) working group with testing of the registration process -- and of course we plan to be part of a radical librarians presence in Detroit this June. Read below for the announcement of how any organization can propose a workshop!

Radical Reference at "Remix My Podcast, 2.0" - January 30, NYC

Remix My Podcast, 2.0

NYC Grassroots Media Coalition
in collaboration with MediaClectic

Announcing the 4th Annual NYC Anarchist Book Fair: April 17, 2010

April 17, 2010
Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South, Manhattan

"Radical Reference: Socially Responsible Librarianship Collaborating With Community" article now in print

An article by Lia Friedman and yours truly (Melissa Morrone) is now in print, in the latest issue of The Reference Librarian!

"Radical Reference: Socially Responsible Librarianship Collaborating With Community"

"Sustain Our Libraries" poster from Justseeds

At the risk of posting something too commercial here, I wanted to give props to this nice library-themed poster by Mary Tremonte of the Justseeds visual arts collective.

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