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Connexions Library

The Case for Grassroots Archives
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2012
Grassroots archives play a valuable role in what has been called "the battle of memory". People's history projects such as grassroots archives preserve and share stories of resistance, hidden historie...
Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper
Baker, Nicholson
Book
2001
Double Fold examines the preservation of books in United States libraries over the past 50 years. It details the libraries' "war" on books -- the alarming lack of preservation and the destruction of ...
IntelligentSearch.ca
Website
A web portal featuring topics related to research and the Internet. The home page features a selection of recent and important articles. A search feature, subject index, and other research tools make ...
Memory as Resistance: Grassroots Archives and the Battle of Memory: Preservation as subversion: Do grassroots archives have a future?
Article
2012
CONNEXIONS and Beit Zatoun are spotlighting grassroots archives this November with an open house and networking event November 24, a talk and discussion November 27, and an exhibit (November 16-27). G...

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Connexions Archive & Library
The Connexions Archive & Library is Toronto-based project dedicated to keeping alive the rich history of grassroots movements for social justice. Connexions preserves 'alternative' histories that r...
Connexions Library
Articles, books, documents, periodicals, multi-media, and other resources on a wide range of social and environmental issues. Includes more than 10,000 resources indexed by Title, Author, and Subject.

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

Ulli Diemer
Comment and analysis from a libertarian perspective on topics such as censorship and freedom of speech, political correctness, double standards, identity politics, post-modernism, media bias, atheism, secularism, and archives and ...
Sources Select Resources
SOURCES SELECT Resources, published by Sources, features articles about and reviews of information resources, research techniques, and other issues of interest to journalists and researchers. SOURCES SELECT Resources app...

Sources Library

Dean's Digital World Articles
1996
List of Dean's Digital World articles.
Digital Domesday Book lasts 15 years not 100
McKie, Robin; Thorpe, Vanessa
2002
It was meant to be a showcase for Britain's electronic prowess but 16 years after it was created, the £2.5 million BBC Domesday Project has achieved an unexpected and unwelcome status: it is now unrea...
Google can't be trusted to look after our books
Barron, Simon
2011
The author warns that Google's lack of accountability to the public could put its digital collection in jeopardy should it become too expensive to maintain. He argues that the protection of cultural r...
IFJ Calls on Writers to Demand Their Rights from Google
Sources News Release
2009
the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has called on all journalists who have had their books scanned by Google through its Google Book Search to claim their rights to payment.

From the Connexions Archives

Docs Populi
Documents for the public
Website
Dedicated to documenting and publishing oppositional artwork of the late 20th century.