DIY FOIA Requests

The Freedom of Information Act

  • 1966: Enacted by Congress
  • 1996: Amended to encompass electronic records

The Research Process

Planning and managing the research process

  • Construct a research plan in order to stay on track, organize findings, allocate tasks, and track progress.

Eastern Iowa Collective

We are still in the process of getting going, but we're starting a local collective in Eastern Iowa. Folks can get in touch with us via radref.iowa@gmail.com

Critical Librarianship Symposium (Boston) - Panelist Bios

Want to volunteer for Radical Reference?

Like to answer challenging reference questions? Want to put your information skills to use in social justice contexts?

Website Guide: Answering Questions and More

Outline and Notes from "A Hard Nut to Crack: Researching Your Neighborhood"

A Hard Nut to Crack: Researching Your Neighborhood

July 22, 2012
Park Slope Food Coop

Demographics and other statistical information are among the most difficult data to harness when you're trying to learn more about where you live. And what about researching the history of your part of the city? This workshop will introduce participants to resources and techniques both online and off to help you get a handle on your neighborhood.

Learning objectives:

  • Participants will be able to conduct basic demographic research.
  • Participants will know how to find a variety of neighborhood statistics.
  • Participants will be able to find information about Brooklyn and local issues using websites and resources both online and off.

Radical Reference members' blogs

Radical Reference Members: Please list your blog here, and annotate it if you like. Note: most of the entries are from 2007 and might need updating.

NYC Anarchist Bookfair table

We are tabling at the NYC Anarchist Bookfair on Saturday, April 14th from 11-7...if we can staff our table. Please sign up. If you have any trouble editing this page, email us, and we'll do it for you.


Find the guide + map here: http://www.zeemaps.com/287573

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