Radical Reference

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Mission Statement: Radical Reference is a collective of volunteer library workers who believe in social justice and equality. We support activist communities, progressive organizations, and independent journalists by providing professional research support, education and access to information. We work in a collaborative virtual setting and are dedicated to information activism to foster a more egalitarian society. About Radical Reference

Radical Reference began as part of the counter-protest against Republication National Convention in August 2004. This should tell you that they are far to the left of the political spectrum (think MoveOn.org)and in no way represent the general library community.

Success Stories

Blogs/Websites to Watch

  • Radical Reference the website of a collective of library workers who provide radical reference services online and offline. The site also includes a blog with posts about radical reference.

Specific Blog Posts/Articles to Check Out