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2009 NYC Anarchist Book Fair
Saturday, April 11, 11:15am-12:45pm
Tamiment Library
70 Washington Square South
Free

Jillian's slides
Nicole and Nick's slides
Watch it on your computer

NEW 1/24/11
Cleaned up and posted by Dan Vea (thanks, Dan!)
Video
Audio on Radio4All: one part, the other part, and on archive.org.

Archivists Jillian Cuellar (Tamiment Library) and Nicole Martin (Democracy Now!) and IT Director Nick Gilla (Democracy Now!) will give instruction on archiving principles and techniques for physical and digital materials. This skillshare will be appropriate for individuals and groups interested in preserving their documents and media.

website redesign project

David Walczyck's Pratt Institute Information Architecture & Interaction Design class, which is using Radical Reference as its web redesign client this semester has requested that we provide them a list of sites that we admire--not necessarily library related sites--for their design, interaction, or community aspects.

Please list yours here, with annotations if possible--either in this post or as a comment:

Librarian Report on Rad Ref Event in Boston

Brian Herzog is one of my very favorite librarian bloggers, and he did a really nice write up of the

Women’s and Radical Research Resources Sample Platter

Monday, November 15 (new date!)
7pm
Bluestockings: 172 ALLEN ST
free/donation

Librarians Kate Angell (Sarah Lawrence College) and Jenna Freedman (Barnard College) will serve up a five-minute taste of ten different library and internet resources. On the menu are zine libraries and archives, open access scholarly journals, academic and community libraries--and how to get into the former without ID, and carefully selected websites. All about critical pedagogy, the library ladies will step back and hear from participants about their favorite resources, as well.

Artsts + Researchers (Boston/11.19.2010)

The Boston Radical Reference Collective (BRRC), Artists in Context (AIC), and sprout & co invite you to participate in an evening of conversation, information-sharing, and connection between artists a

"The US Social Forum and Librarians: A Report-Back" in Library Manifesto

I have a piece about our work at the 2010 U.S. Social Forum in the latest Library Manifesto. I met the editor, Natalie Pantoja, a few years ago when she came to some Books Through Bars sessions -- now she's an LIS student in NYC, and this is one of her projects!

RR email lists have moved!

Our email lists have all migrated to a new server, and now will be hosted throught the radicalrefence.info domain. All subscribers to the various lists should now be subscribed to the new lists.

The next Rad Ref meeting is at a Sci-Fi library in a *clubhouse*! Sept. 22 at 7pm

Hello, Rad Reffers!

Boston RadRef Collective Social, August 18. Join us!

The next RadRef meeting isn’t a meeting at all – it’s a potluck!
Join us for some relaxation and good food. New folks and regulars are all welcome!

When: Wednesday, August 18th 6:30pm to 9ish

Media Literacy, Part 387: Numbers in the News

This week's "On the Media" had two segments of interest to librarians and others who think critically about stories in the media -- "Sex,

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