Library Science, Human Rights, Academic Libraries, Public Libraries, Labor History and Studies, and Teacher Unions and Education Politics
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The role of unions and collective bargaining in U.S public and academic libraries is stated with a summary of historical development. After noting the lack of national association attention to unionization, the evolution of the American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) is described. The connection between human rights and unions is discussed. Appendices with URLS of public and academic library worker unions in the United States and Canada as compiled by the author are included.
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Unions in Public and Academic Libraries, in M.J. Bates & M.N. Maack (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, Third Edition, p. 5337-5346
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McCook, Kathleen de la Peña, "Unions in Public and Academic Libraries" (2010). School of Information Faculty Publications. 108.