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Take Back Berkeley Public Library

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Anarchist LibrariansHi friends,

If you can, please come out and support Berkeley Public Library workers this week at 2 important meetings. We will be presenting a Petition of No Confidence against Library Director Jackie Griffin at Tuesday's City Council meeting and at Wednesday's Board of Library Trustees meeting.
 
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Librarians challenge stereotypes, make activism part of the job

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Anarchist LibrariansDuring the 2004 Republican National Convention as thousands of protesters massed in New York City, a group of 40 volunteers came to their aid, researching questions about the convention and offering "ready reference kits" -- city maps, schedules of demonstrations, lists of telephone numbers for lawyers, hospitals and lodgings.
 
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Today's librarians challenging stereotypes

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Anarchist LibrariansWest calls herself an "anarchist librarian." She sits on the Social Responsibilities committee of the American Library Association, maintains librarian.net to provide links to resources for other librarians, and is heavily involved with promoting readers' rights. She is also the coeditor of "Revolting Librarians Redux," a collection of essays and stories on radical library issues such as book banning and sexuality tolerance. The original "Revolting Librarians" was a small compilation from the 1970s.
 
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Meet the Anarchist Librarians

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Anarchist LibrariansSubmitted by Chuck:

The following is a transcript of a talk on anarchist librarians that Chuck gave at the Counterpoise-sponsored post-ALA conference last June in Orlando. Howard Besser's remarks on anarchist librarians will be posted here later this week.

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Meet

 
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I Love You, Madame Librarian

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Anarchist LibrariansSubmitted by Rev. Felix the Black Cat:

Kurt Vonnegut recently wrote of his appreciation for librarians, especially their defense of patrons' liberties and privacy, in _In These Times_
 
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Interview with Jenna Freedman on anarchist and zine librarians

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Anarchist LibrariansSubmitted by Chuck0:

Interview with Jenna Freedman on anarchist and zine librarians

June 29, 2004

Orlando, Florida



Radical and anarchist librarians recently met in Orlando, Florida as part of the annual meeting of the American Library Association.

 
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Orlando, Florida: Anarchist librarians at ALA annual conference

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Anarchist LibrariansSubmitted by Chuck0:

Theme park @ your library



Anarchist librarians at ALA annual conference



by Chuck “Chuck0" Munson

Infoshop News

Second in a series. Chuck represented Infoshop News at this conference. The ALA conference was held between
 
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Lost Anarchist Librarians Weekend: Anarchist librarians return to ALA

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Anarchist LibrariansSubmitted by Chuck0:

Lost Anarchist Librarians Weekend

Anarchist librarians return to ALA

Orlando, Florida | June 25 - July 1, 2004

June 3, 2004 Update

In the beginning, there were the Anarchist Librarians. Actually, the anarchist librarians movement was born the way
 
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Naomi Klein: Librarianship as a Revolutionary Choice

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Anarchist LibrariansSubmitted by Reverend Chuck0:

Librarianship as a Revolutionary Choice


Speech at the Joint American Library Association/Canadian Library
Association Conference


by Naomi Klein June 24 2003


from library

 
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The Anarchist in the Library: Discussing Cultura

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Anarchist LibrariansSubmitted by Referend Chuck0:

The Anarchist in the Library:
Discussing Cultural Democracy with Siva Vaidhyanathan

Siva Vaidhyanathan's work on intellectual property cuts a wide swath through culture, from blues and hip-hop to digital copyright law, Napster and mp3 downloading to the
 
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