18 mai 2014

Rory Litwin: Pressing Issues for Librarians

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/library_babel_fish_blog_header.jpgBy Barbara Fister. I am a big fan of Library Juice Press. To my mind, Critical Library Instruction: Theories and Methods edited by Maria Accardi, Emily Drabinski, and Alana Kumbier, is probably the best book available on the subject. Whenever a student shows interest in the field, I press Lauren Pressley's So You Want to Be a Librarian into their hands (and send them the URL of the open access version, freed through an unglue.it campaign). Lately I've been singing the praises of Informed Agitation: Library and Information Skills in Social Justice Movements and Beyond edited by Melissa Morrone, which is full of interesting essays on librarianship in the trenches. Read more...
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