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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.

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:

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

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.

diverse, rather than "balanced"

Diedre Conkling of the Lincoln County Library District in Oregon made a comment on the Social Responsibilities Round Table list that I thought might be of interest to librarians, and also to journalists, especially when confronted with questions about "balance" and "neutrality."

ACRL preconference unconference

As an adjunct to the ACRL conference in Seattle in March 2009, members of Radical Reference are organizing an unconference on social justice and alternative and radical collections and programs in academic libraries.

ABC No Rio Clothesline Benefit

If you're in Nueva York...

ATTN: HOLIDAY SHOPPERS!!!
THURSDAY DECEMBER 11 & FRIDAY DECEMBER 12
The Clothesline Benefit Art Sale
Affordable works on paper: $25 - $50
7:00pm - 10:00pm

The Carbon Footprint of Print and Digital Media

APHA-New York presents:

Don Carli, "The Carbon Footprint of Print and Digital Media: Why you should care and what you can do about it"

Co-sponsored by the Rare Book & Manuscript Library of Columbia University.

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, 6-7:30 p.m.
Butler Library, Room 523
Columbia University

Books Through Bars Bingo

Books Through Bars NYC (equipping the incarcerated with free reading material since the summer of '96!) is having its sometimes-annual "BINGO NIGHT!" to raise funds for our all-volunteer organization!

So...
If you enjoy cheap beer and a good game of Bingo, come on out!
Admission is FREE, and only $1.00 per card to play!

Where: ABC No Rio (156 Rivington Street, LES)

When: Friday, November 7th, starting at 7:00PM

ABC No Rio Gala & Benefit Auction

I hope every single activist and art lover in the NYC area will attend the ABC No Rio Gala & Benefit Auction on Wednesday, October 22 at the Angel Orensanz Cultural Center on the lower east side of Manhattan.

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