Daring to Find Our Names: The Search for Lesbigay Library History

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Product Details

Price
$114.00
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date
Pages
272
Dimensions
6.42 X 9.64 X 0.97 inches | 1.34 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780313299636

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About the Author

JAMES V. CARMICHAEL is Associate Professor, Department of Library and Information Studies, at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. /e

Reviews

"The contributions...offer good reading for anyone interested in GLB community ir libraryes. If your library does not own it, request it....Daring to Find Our Names brings together an incredibly varied, and in sum, rich collection of essays."-H-Net Reviews
"Most all of us have wandered through the stacks of college and public libraries, looking for our reflections in book covers. This collection will provide a professional, historical perspective, along with resources and some great references."-The Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review
"[A]n important contribution to the body of literature providing access to general library history....[A]nd the title is recommended for inclusion in library science collections, as well as in collections of institutions which collect in the area of gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender/queer studies."-Journal of Academic Librarianship
"ÝA¨n important contribution to the body of literature providing access to general library history....ÝA¨nd the title is recommended for inclusion in library science collections, as well as in collections of institutions which collect in the area of gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender/queer studies."-Journal of Academic Librarianship
?The contributions...offer good reading for anyone interested in GLB community ir libraryes. If your library does not own it, request it....Daring to Find Our Names brings together an incredibly varied, and in sum, rich collection of essays.?-H-Net Reviews
?Most all of us have wandered through the stacks of college and public libraries, looking for our reflections in book covers. This collection will provide a professional, historical perspective, along with resources and some great references.?-The Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review
?[A]n important contribution to the body of literature providing access to general library history....[A]nd the title is recommended for inclusion in library science collections, as well as in collections of institutions which collect in the area of gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender/queer studies.?-Journal of Academic Librarianship
?In this aptly titled volume, Carmichael has put together diverse materials to begin a search and opens a door to much more work....The contributors provide plenty for academics to chew on, but they also offer good reading for anyone interested in GLB community or libraries. If your library does not own it, request it....No graduate student of history should ever be told again that "there are no sources" for doing lesbian history....GLB community members can know they are far from alone....Daring to Find Our Names brings together an incredibly varies, and in sum, rich collection of essays....as I read [it] I felt a sense of living history. I laud Carmichael's vision and initiative in undertaking this work. It has been sorely needed.?-H-Net Reviews in the Humanities & Social Sciences
"In this aptly titled volume, Carmichael has put together diverse materials to begin a search and opens a door to much more work....The contributors provide plenty for academics to chew on, but they also offer good reading for anyone interested in GLB community or libraries. If your library does not own it, request it....No graduate student of history should ever be told again that "there are no sources" for doing lesbian history....GLB community members can know they are far from alone....Daring to Find Our Names brings together an incredibly varies, and in sum, rich collection of essays....as I read [it] I felt a sense of living history. I laud Carmichael's vision and initiative in undertaking this work. It has been sorely needed."-H-Net Reviews in the Humanities & Social Sciences