Radical Librarianism

What does “Radical Reference” mean to you? Recently I had the opportunity to explore this question in a Radical Librarianism class at Simmons College taught by Laura Saunders. The discussion revolved around the challenges and obstacles we may face when attempting to serve within a “radical” framework. Myself, along with Brian Flaherty, reference librarian at New England Law,…

CSC Library & Archive highlights

I have started a tumblr to feature all the amazing finds that come #acrossmydesk– and a few other random shots of life in San Francisco, but mainly I created it as a way to show what comes across the desk of a sex librarian. It can be found at Across My Desk.

CSC LIbrary: Spring Smut Sale

The Center for Sex and Culture is proud to announce the first annual Library Spring Smut Sale— Saturday April 28th 10 am – 5 pm. ! Over the last year the CSC Library has grown and developed — books have busted out of the boxes that had, for too long, been holding them captive, filling our beautiful new shelving— more…

review/summary : Web archiving: ethical and legal issues affecting programmes in Australia and the Netherlands

In the article, featured in the August 2010 Australian Library Journal, Lachlan Glanville discusses the challenges two National Libraries– The National Library of Australia and Koninklijke Bibliotheek in the Netherlands– face in the development and continued operation of their web archiving programs.The article is a great example of how libraries around the world are choosing…