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Editorial Introduction - Code4lib: Long May You Run., Thomas Keays May 2009

Editorial Introduction - Code4lib: Long May You Run., Thomas Keays

Thomas Keays

The Code4Lib Journal mirrors the diversity and depth of interests and expertise of its readership.


What Bush Did Right - On China, Zheng Wang Feb 2009

What Bush Did Right - On China, Zheng Wang

Zheng Wang

No abstract provided.


Connections Between Lobbying, Public Relations And Advocacy, Kati Berg Dec 2008

Connections Between Lobbying, Public Relations And Advocacy, Kati Berg

Kati Berg

The article by Dr. Berg examines the communication and public relations activities lobbyists are involved. Findings suggest that many lobbyists, like many public relations practitioners, do think about their role as one of advocacy. The paper also notes some of the contradictions and limitations of using the term advocacy as a way of describing many communication activities.


The Alliance For Progress And Housing Policy In Rio De Janeiro And Buenos Aires In The 1960s, Leandro Benmergui Dec 2008

The Alliance For Progress And Housing Policy In Rio De Janeiro And Buenos Aires In The 1960s, Leandro Benmergui

Leandro Benmergui

This article explores the construction of publicly financed low-income housing complexes in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Buenos Aires, Argentina, in the 1960s. These housing developments were possible thanks to the arrival of foreign economic and technical assistance from the Alliance for Progress. Urban scholars, politicians, diplomats and urbanists of the Americas sought to promote middle-class habits, mass consumption and moderate political behaviour, especially among the poor, by expanding access to homeownership and ‘decent’ living conditions for a burgeoning urban population. As a result, the history of low-income housing should be understood within broader transnational discourses and practices about the ...


Best Free Reference Websites: Eleventh Annual List, Amy Boykin, Caroline Geck, Charles Cobine, Kay Cunningham, Leah Dodd, Christopher Dunham, Kelsy Peterson, Colleen Seale Dec 2008

Best Free Reference Websites: Eleventh Annual List, Amy Boykin, Caroline Geck, Charles Cobine, Kay Cunningham, Leah Dodd, Christopher Dunham, Kelsy Peterson, Colleen Seale

Charles Cobine

No abstract provided.


Working With A Brigada Médica: A Librarian’S Experience On A Medical Mission, Marilia Antunez Dec 2008

Working With A Brigada Médica: A Librarian’S Experience On A Medical Mission, Marilia Antunez

Marilia Y. Antunez, MLS, MA

For 5 days in early September 2008, I, a science and allied health librarian, joined a medical mission in the northern coastal town of Limón, in Honduras, a developing country in Central America.