Document (#38517)

Author
Berman, S.
Title
Not in my library! : "Berman's bag" columns from The Unabshed Librarian, 2000-2013
Imprint
Jefferson, NC : McFarland
Year
2013
Pages
208 S
Isbn
978-0-7864-7822-4
Abstract
Contains a reprinted Counterpoise interview with Sandy Berman plus 45 of his U*L columns dealing with such topics as book-burning, genocide, government secrecy and repression, cataloging, indexing, Banned Books Week, classism, self-censorship, and free speech for library staff
Content
Introduction (Counterpoise interview with Kristin Hoyer, 2005) -- Why catalog? (u*l 116, 2000) -- Must "the poor" always be among us? (u*l 117, 2000) -- The top censored library stories of 1998-2000 (u*l 118, 2001) -- Updates and additions (u*l 119, 2001) -- Updates and additions (u*l 120, 2001) -- No more shushing : library staff and users speak (part 1) (u*l 121, 2001) -- Harry Potter imperiled, keyword searching as panacea, Robin Hood's noble liege, and other foolishness (u*l 124, 2002) -- "Not in my library!" (u*l 125, 2002) -- Updates and additions (u*l 127, 2003) -- Cuba libre! (u*l 128, 2003) -- No more shushing : library staff and users speak (part 2), more on Cuba (u*l 129, 2003) -- King County responds, "Banned books week" deconstructed, cataloging blues at LAPL, Loompanics' Mike Hoy on censorship, deep-sixed Afghan atrocity film, Cuba again (u*l 130, 2004) -- Access denied (u*l 133, 2004) -- Squelched letters, more access denied (u*l 134, 2005) -- Fighting the USA Patriot Act, updates and additions (u*l 135, 2005) -- UCLA cross-refs, AACR3, library openness (u*l 136, 2005) -- Cataloging zines and widgets (u*l 137, 2005) -- Questions (u*l 138, 2006) -- "Genocide" or merely "massacres"? : the politics of subject cataloging (u*l 139, 2006) -- Darfur revisited, GLBT access denied (u*l 140, 2006) -- Subject cataloging (part 1) (u*l 143, 2007) -- Subject cataloging (part 2) (u*l 142, 2007) -- Subject cataloging (postscript), self-censorship (u*l 143, 2007) -- Obsessions (u*l 144, 2007) -- Huh?, fines and fees, self-censorship (continued) (u*l 145, 2007) -- "Controversial" cataloging (u*l 146, 2008) -- Flawed indexing, erotica selection, subject heading currency, undercataloging (u*l 147, 2008) -- Darfur redux, LC cataloging rescue, subject heading currency (u*l 148, 2008) -- Book, many missed opportunities, or why cataloging matters (when it's done right) (u*l 149, 2008) -- Cats, cataloging, fines, and BBW (Banned books week) (u*l 150, 2009) -- More classism in the stacks (u*l 151, 2009) -- Cataloging stink, truth in materials selection, CEO pay (u*l 152, 2009) -- Liberated foreword, unrequited LC letters (u*l 153, 2009) -- Nation gets it wrong, more unrequited LC letters, LCSH currency (u*l 154, 2010) -- More (attempted) LCSH input, geopolitics versus historical truth (u*l 155, 2010) -- LCSH currency (continued), libraries and politics, retiring the r-word, Celeste West tribute (u*l 156, 2010) -- The kids are not all right (u*l 157, 2010) -- Remembrance of things past, interview excerpts (u*l 158, 2011) -- More interview excerpts, atheist deficit, what Rosa said (u*l 159, 2011) -- No to government secrecy and repression! (u*l 160, 2011) -- Word peeves, "content-enriched metadata," no "sexting" allowed (u*l 161, 2011) -- Really banned books, another word peeve, Clint's fantasy, OWS library trashed, PFC Manning's gift (u*l 162, 2012) -- Post office crisis, LC letters (u*l 163, 2012) -- Another real banning, the trashing of both Hypatia and her library, not-so-funny cataloging (u*l 164, 2012) -- Laureates support PFC Manning, self-censorship affirmed, J'accuse LC of untimeliness and sloth, let's hear it for Robin Hood! (u*l 166, 2013).
Footnote
Rez. in: BuB 66(2014) H.10, S.722 (O. Dienelt) u.d.T.: Über einen unbequemen Kolumnisten: ein anderer Blickwinkel
LCSH
Library science / Moral and ethical aspects
Library science / Political aspects
Libraries and society
Censorship
Libraries / Censorship
Cataloging
Subject cataloging
Subject headings, Library of Congress
Library & information sciences c 2000 to c 2010 ; c 2010 to c 2020
DDC
020
LCC
Z671

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