Radical ACRL

For those attending the Association of College and Research Libraries conference in Seattle, and those who live in/near Seattle:

Thursday, March 12, 10-2:30pm

Call for Proposals - National Diversity in Libraries Conference

Call for Proposals - National Diversity in Libraries Conference

The 2010 National Diversity in Libraries Conference, "NDLC2010: From Groundwork to Action," will take place from July 14-16, 2010 in Princeton, NJ.

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

Proceedings of the First National Joint Conference of Librarians of Color now available

Going around the email lists is the announcement that the conference proceedings from the first Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (held in October 2006) are now online at Check it out!

OutHistory Requests Histories of LGBT Employee Groups

Jonathan Ned Katz, who presented at our Radical Archives event in NYC, posted this call for contributions to the Radical Reference NYC announcements list:

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.

Question Copyright informational meeting

Shinjoung and I are on the board of Question Copyright, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose goal is to "promote public understanding of the history and effects of c

Open Source/Drupal Week in the Northeast: February 23-28

February 23-26 Code4Lib 2009 in Providence, RI costs money, but has been sold out for weeks anyway
February 27 Drupal4Lib Camp in Darien, CT FREE, also sold (freed) out
February 28 DrupalCampNYC6 in NY, NY FREE, meals provided, and there are still seats available

March 17, 2009 Open Access conference on Google Books Projects

Rad Ref NYC on OCLC Policy Change

Tonight, January 23, 2009 the NYC Radical Reference Collective is hosting a salon style discussion of the new Policy for Use and Transfer of WorldCat Records proposed by OCCL.

Even if you can't attend, you might get some use out of the bibliography we're developing or the notes posted by one of our members about a previous discussion on this topic.

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