Serving LGBTIQ Library and Archives Users

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About the new book, Serving LGBTIQ Library and Archives Users: Essays on Outreach, Service, Collections and Access, edited by Ellen Greenblatt (McFarland and Company, ISBN 978-0-7864-4894-4)

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Serving LGBTIQ Library and Archives Users

  1. 1. *Actual title: Serving LGBTIQ Library and Archives Users
  2. 2. Serving LGBTIQ Library and Archives Users Essays on Outreach, Service, Collections and Access Edited by Ellen Greenblatt McFarland and Company ISBN 978-0-7864-4894-4
  3. 3. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, and Queer/Questioning
  4. 4. Let me tell you a little about the book. Brought to you by a cast of thousands … uh, make that 40 contributors … the book is divided into 7 sections. Each section consists of several chapters followed by profiles of particular LGBTIQ collections, projects, or organizations. Here’s a rundown:
  5. 5. Section 1, Chapters • bisexual issues & resources • intersex issues & resources • transgender issues & resources • Internet & LGBTIQ people Profiles • gender explorations in Second Life • OutHistory.org • Community / library partnerships
  6. 6. Section 2, Chapters • public libraries • school libraries • academic libraries • youth needs and concerns Profiles • Quatrefoil Library • “Out at the Library” exhibit
  7. 7. Section 3, Chapters • archives, an overview • Under the Rainbow - oral histories • archival exhibits Profiles • Pacific NW Lesbian Archives • IHLIA (the Netherlands) • esto no tiene nombre (this has no name)
  8. 8. Section 4, Chapters • collection development barriers • reflections on LGBTIQ literature • user satisfaction & collection assessment Profiles • Rainbow Link • Gay and Lesbian Review / Worldwide
  9. 9. Section 5, Chapters • intersex in the Dewey Decimal Classification • LCSH & LGBTIQ concepts • queer folksonomies Profiles • LGBT Life Thesaurus • Indigenous / Native LGBTIQ terminology.
  10. 10. Section 6, Chapters • book challenges & censorship • Internet filtering Profiles • letter of response to an actual book challenge
  11. 11. Section 7, Chapters • workplace issues • library education • staff development Profiles • ALA GLBTRT • Society of American Archivists Lesbian and Gay Roundtable (LAGAR) • HQ76.3/New England (a regional group)
  12. 12. I’m going to order my copy right away. I understand I can pre- order directly from the publisher: http://www.mcfarlandpub.com/bo ok-2.php?id=978-0-7864-4894-4 I can’t wait!

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