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ALA endorses Prisoners' Right to Read

Hack Your Library - Radical Reference workshop at the 4th Annual NYC Anarchist Book Fair

The NYC Collective of Radical Reference will have a table at the 4th Annual NYC Anarchist Book Fair, and will present a workshop on Saturday at 12:45
Workshop description from program:

Some say we live in the Information Age – a lot of the time it can feel like we’re drowning in the stuff. Libraries exist to collect and organize information in print, electronic and other formats, and librarians are trained to know what’s in there. Librarians from the NYC collective of Radical Reference want to let you know how to educate yourself by taking advantage of specialized resources and collections in support of the struggle for a better world.

Request for Public Input on Open Access to Federally Funded Research

SUMMARY: With this notice, the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) within the Executive Office of the President, requests input from the community regarding enhancing public access to archi

Brief Public Input Period on Classification and Declassification Policy

The OSTP Blog is opening a (brief) window for public input into the formation of classification policy.

ALA: Building Coalitions web resource

FYI for non-ALA members, a call for survey participation. Excerpt from ALA President Jim Rettig's message:

"Your input is needed!

6th Annual NYC Grassroots Media Conference

SAVE THE DATE! 6th Annual NYC Grassroots Media Conference
Saturday, May 30, 2009

9am-6pm: Hunter College, 68th St & Lexington Ave, 5th Floor

African Activist Archive

MSU's African Studies Center and MATRIX digital humanities center, with their colleague Richard Knight in New York, announce the launch of the new African Activist Archive Project website

Max Planck Institute page on open access to visual media

The Max Plank Institute for the History of Science has posted a page of "Recommendations Concerning the Free Use of Visual Media for Scholarly Purposes", which includes links to a great deal of related information, including their recommendations for best practices.

New Congress acts to reverse restricitve records policy

I'm sure our friends at FGI will talk about this soon, but I wanted to share this notice from the National Coalition for History

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

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

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