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Revolting librarians redux : radical librarians speak out

Author: K R Roberto; Jessamyn West
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2003.
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"This compilation on various aspects of alternative librarianship is a sequel to Revolting Librarians, which was published in 1972. The contributors cover topics that range from library education and librarianship as a profession to the more political and spiritual aspects of library life." "The contributions include critiques of library and information science programs, firsthand accounts of work experiences, and  Read more...
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Revolting librarians redux.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2003
(OCoLC)606988984
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: K R Roberto; Jessamyn West
ISBN: 0786416084 9780786416080
OCLC Number: 52055828
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 219 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Don't blame us, or, we like you all in different ways / Katia Roberto and Jessamyn West --
Revolting librarians rides again / Celeste West --
Still revolting after all these years : words from the original revolters / Elizabeth Katz ... [et al.] --
Library school is revolting --
Getting the letters : library school redux / Moe Giust --
Accreditation : what's all the fuss? / A. Librarian --
Food for thought / Alison Bechdel --
Why Mo is going to library school / Alison Bechdel --
What I really learned in library school / Karen Elliott --
What library schools still aren't teaching us / Jess Nevins --
Sex, drugs, and will you please be quiet : our revolting jobs --
Labia lumps, chunky discharge, and other things I didn't learn in library school / Barbara Bourrier-Lacroix --
The other side of a balanced collection / W. Beauchamp --
Failures in neo-corporatism : a random walk through a university library / Tracy Brennan --
Taking a stand / Daniel C. Tsang --
Are we so progressive? : the value of professional children's librarianship / Diana Brawley Sussman --
I was a teenage anarcho-terrorist / Piers Denton --
Creatively revolting self-expression --
The growing web of catastrophe : the story of a mad librarian / Keith Buckley --
Young Somali women in the library / Diana Brawley Sussman --
Personas non gratas, or, An archivist's classification of problem patrons / Katharine Salzmann --
Another day in the life of reference librarian / Cathy and Jennifer Camper --
Weather report : hale and drivel, or, Matt Hale visits my library --
Biblioloteca --
A librarian's suicide note / C.M. Stupegia --
Song of the reference librarian / Erica Olsen --
Our revolting issues --
Radicals defending tradition : an appeal to the baby boom generation / Rory Litwin --
Old maids and fairies : the image problem / Polly Thistlethwaite --
Library ethics and the problem with patriotism / Emily-Jane Dawson --
In the stacks and in the sack : an undercover look at librarians and erotica / Cindy Indiana --
Librarians! into the workers' corner! / Bruce Jensen --
My life as a librarian exposed! : personal web sites and the librarian --
Stereotypes / Chris Zammarelli --
Revolting vocabulary : mental health and language in revolting librarians / Karen Antell --
Silencing Sandy : the censoring of library's foremost activist / Naomi Eichenlaub --
Libraries to the people, redux / Chris Dodge --
Libraries : it's a good thing / Jennifer Young --
Pioneering progressive library discourse / Toni Samek --
Check out those buns, or, What do you say to a male librarian? / Owen Massey --
Status quo revolution : language to silence dissent in librarianship / Taralee Alcock --
Day to revolting day : our stories --
What do radical librarians do? or, Which way to the black bloc? / Chuck Munson --
Maimonides in the stacks, or, Digitize this! / George Lederer --
Diary of a revolting librarian / Patricia Threatt --
Library service to the insane / Cathy Camper --
The lost language of libraries / Pam North --
Damage noted : journal of a public librarian / Kate Pohjola --
High calling/low salary / Jenna Freedman --
Being a cataloger is better than gutting fish for a living because ... / Catherine Clements --
Unclassifable --
Astrology and library job correlation / Dean Hendrix and Michelle Wilde --
Why "Librarian : the musical" is doomed before it starts / David M. Pimentel --
Hey, book wranglers! / Cathy Camper --
Stuck between a rock and another rock : job title worries / Dan Cherubin) --
A bit more than a year of library reading : a revolting bibliography / Jessamyn West.
Responsibility: edited by Katia Roberto and Jessamyn West ; introduction by Celeste West ; illustrations by Katherine West.
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"Revolting librarians are't defined by what they are, they are defined by what they do. In fact, it's not even what they do, but how they do it" - Katia Roberto and Jessamyn West, in the Preface.

 
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