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Edited by Jordan Landes and Richard Espley
January 31, 2019
Available as free PDF download at http://humanities-digital-library.org/index.php/hdl/catalog/book/radical_collectionsDo archivists ‘curate’ history? And to what extent are our librarians the gatekeepers of knowledge?Libraries and archives have a long and rich history of compiling ‘radical collections’- from Klanwatch Project in the States to the R. D. Laing Archive in Glasgow- but a re-examination of the information professions and all aspects of managing those collections is long overdue.This book is the result of a critical conference held at Senate House Library in 2017. The conference provided a space to debate the issues and ethics of collection development, management and promotion. This book brings together some key papers from...
Edited by Jordan Landes and Richard Espley
December 13, 2018
Available as free PDF download at http://humanities-digital-library.org/index.php/hdl/catalog/book/radical_collectionsDo archivists ‘curate’ history? And to what extent are our librarians the gatekeepers of knowledge?Libraries and archives have a long and rich history of compiling ‘radical collections’- from Klanwatch Project in the States to the R. D. Laing Archive in Glasgow- but a re-examination of the information professions and all aspects of managing those collections is long overdue.This book is the result of a critical conference held at Senate House Library in 2017. The conference provided a space to debate the issues and ethics of collection development, management and promotion. This book brings together some key papers from...

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