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-Did your presentation proposal for [http://www.acrl.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/events/seattle/seattle.cfm ACRL] in Seattle 2009 not get accepted? Did your topic focus on social justice, alternative or radical libraries or other under represented ideas? Us, too!+== ACRL Preconference Unconference ==
 +Thursday, March 12, 2009
 +Seattle, WA
-Please join friends and colleagues who do want to teach and learn about these topics at the Seattle pre-ACRL Un-conference! +As an adjunct to the [http://www.acrl.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/events/seattle/seattle.cfm ACRL conference] in Seattle in March 2009, Radical Reference is organizing an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unconference unconference] on social justice and alternative and radical collections and programs in academic libraries.
-What's an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unconference unconference]? It's a free user driven conference, or meeting or get together where the topics and discussions are collaborative and decided upon by the participants.+This one day pre-conference unconference will be held in Seattle on Thursday, March 12, 2009, ending in plenty of time for participants to get to [http://www.naomiklein.org/main Naomi Klein]'s keynote speech at the [http://map.mapnetwork.com/tradeshow/seattle/acrl convention center] at 4pm.
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-Stay tuned for more information on this one day unconference-like pre-conference to be held in Seattle on Thursday, March 12, 2009.+
Contact lia at lia (dot) friedman (at) gmail (dot) com or jenna at jenna (at) stealthisemail (dot) com with any questions! Contact lia at lia (dot) friedman (at) gmail (dot) com or jenna at jenna (at) stealthisemail (dot) com with any questions!
-To see some other examples of past unconferences or library camps, look at [http://librarycampnyc.wikispaces.com/ this]+The structure of this wiki is based in large part on the wiki built for the 2007 [http://librarycampnyc.wikispaces.com Library Camp NYC], which was awesome.
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==sign up to attend== ==sign up to attend==
-In order to book a fitting venue for the unconference, we need to know who is coming. Please leave your name and contact information here, thanks!+In order to book a fitting venue for the unconference, we need to know who is coming. Please leave your name and contact information here, thanks! We will book the space based on how many attendees we have as of January 15, 2009.
Also, here is some nice [https://infolit.wiki.barnard.edu/Tips information and help for new wiki users.] Also, here is some nice [https://infolit.wiki.barnard.edu/Tips information and help for new wiki users.]

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ACRL Preconference Unconference

Thursday, March 12, 2009 Seattle, WA

As an adjunct to the ACRL conference in Seattle in March 2009, Radical Reference is organizing an unconference on social justice and alternative and radical collections and programs in academic libraries.

This one day pre-conference unconference will be held in Seattle on Thursday, March 12, 2009, ending in plenty of time for participants to get to Naomi Klein's keynote speech at the convention center at 4pm.

Contact lia at lia (dot) friedman (at) gmail (dot) com or jenna at jenna (at) stealthisemail (dot) com with any questions!

The structure of this wiki is based in large part on the wiki built for the 2007 Library Camp NYC, which was awesome.

sign up to attend

In order to book a fitting venue for the unconference, we need to know who is coming. Please leave your name and contact information here, thanks! We will book the space based on how many attendees we have as of January 15, 2009.

Also, here is some nice information and help for new wiki users.


  1. lia friedman-- lia (dot) friedman (at) gmail (dot) com
  2. Emily Drabinski emily (dot) drabinski (at) gmail (dot) com
  3. Alana Kumbier: alana (dot) kumbier (at) gmail (dot) com
  4. Jenna Freedman jenna (at) stealthisemail (dot) com
  5. james jacobs: freegovinfo AT gmail DOT com