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Radical Reference presents "Security and Freedom for Online Collaboration" - February 22, NYC

Security and Freedom for Online Collaboration

US Social Forum Registration and Workshops Open

Members of Radical Reference have helped the US Social Forum's Information and Communications Technology (ICT) working group with testing of the registration process -- and of course we plan to be part of a radical librarians presence in Detroit this June. Read below for the announcement of how any organization can propose a workshop!

Radical Reference at "Remix My Podcast, 2.0" - January 30, NYC

Remix My Podcast, 2.0

NYC Grassroots Media Coalition
in collaboration with MediaClectic
Present:

Announcing the 4th Annual NYC Anarchist Book Fair: April 17, 2010

April 17, 2010
11am-7pm
Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South, Manhattan

"Radical Reference: Socially Responsible Librarianship Collaborating With Community" article now in print

An article by Lia Friedman and yours truly (Melissa Morrone) is now in print, in the latest issue of The Reference Librarian!

"Radical Reference: Socially Responsible Librarianship Collaborating With Community"

"Sustain Our Libraries" poster from Justseeds

At the risk of posting something too commercial here, I wanted to give props to this nice library-themed poster by Mary Tremonte of the Justseeds visual arts collective.

Help the NYC AIDS Housing Network and Books Through Bars Rebuild!

I'm hoping that members of the greater Radical Reference community will consider sending some funds towards a local NYC group that, among other things, provides space for a books-to-prisoners group (with which I happen to be involved as well). Pass it on!

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Hello all -- This is a message from Books Through Bars, NYC's volunteer books-to-prisoners collective, about the recent fire and water damage at the New York City AIDS Housing Network, which has generously hosted us while we await ABC No Rio’s renovation.

2010 NYC Anarchist Book Fair planning meeting 10/6/09

Please spread the word!

(Radical Reference members have been part of the planning collective as well as presenters/facilitators of workshops since the first NYC Anarchist Book Fair took place in 2007.)

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Calling all anarchists, anti-authoritarian bookworms, brainy revolutionaries, creative autonomists, and anarcho-curious radicals!

2009 NYC Software Freedom Day

Radical Reference received an invitation to this NYC event:

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Open Source / Open Culture at Lime Labs

OSOC@LimeLabs presents "From Software to Everywhere"

Rad Ref members at LibCampNYC

LibCampNYC 2009, an "unconference" held for librarians in the New York City area, was held last week.

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