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  • What about social justice? [opinion-piece]

    October 13, 2014

    Blogpost by John Vincent, which argues:"Libraries must be properly funded and properly staffed if they are to take their rightful place in the struggle for social justice – and working towards social justice has to be their core aim. Without that, what is their purpose?"Leon's Library Blog… more

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  • Social Justice Issues

    August 01, 2012

    Created by Jocelyn Clark c2011, this website is a companion site to The atlas of new librarianship, and includes definitions, 'conversation starters' and a list of further reading, as well as extensions to the atlas itself. "In The Atlas of New Librarianship, R. David Lankes offers a guide to… more

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  • Public libraries and social justice

    December 22, 2010

    "The need for public libraries to tackle social exclusion and engage in social justice becomes ever more urgent as the gap between rich and poor continues to widen, and the very survival of public libraries in the heart of the community is open to debate. If public libraries are to… more

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  • From the margins to the core?

    November 05, 2010

    "This groundbreaking international conference took place on Wed 24 - Fri 26 March 2010 in the Sackler Centre at the V&A ."This website has links to the Conference papers (and see p 112 for John Vincent's paper, "Ten years on"), comments and reflections on the Conference, and videos of three key sessions. From… more

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