Social action

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<span style="font-weight: 400;">Saturday July 20</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Breakout session 2, 11:15-12:00pm</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Session name: </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">Social Action</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Facilitator: Milo </span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Note taker: Juli </span> <b>Zines as tools in activist communities</b> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Why? Why Make Zines in Times of Strife (And Calm) </span><a href="http://zinelibraries.info/2017/04/06/why-make-zines/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">http://zinelibraries.info/2017/04/06/why-make-zines/</span></a> &nbsp; <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Zines as health literacy to combat bad info in other zines</span> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">How do we deal with changing information (QZAP example about HIV/AIDS zines that are from the 90s)</span></li> </ul> </li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Where do (institutional) libraries fit in radical social action? </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Do libraries need to be politically neutral? Presenting information on the sly, which zines to put into the collection. Do other folks feel the need to do zine stuff in a politically neutral space?</span> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Social action can be under the radar, it can be secret. </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Information professionals have information-- you can direct folks to other resources. To the radical info shop, etc. Find those sources-- link them to zine makers if you know them</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">When teaching information literacy, give students the tools to vet out bad information</span></li> </ul> </li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Showing students potentially dangerous materials to help them understand why people make decisions they do</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Curation as social action-- $supporting$ people zine makers who are actively practicing social action</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Cataloging as social action-- reframes how knowledge is structured in the future</span> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The act of cataloging zines makes one aware of the problematic nature of Library of Congress Subject Headings</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Spurs you on to think more about social action</span></li> </ul> </li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Starting a zine libraries is a radical act</span> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Having insider knowledge from zine makers to help infor cataloging</span></li> </ul> </li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">What to do with hate speech zines? Keeping them for historical purposes, but not glorifying them. Maybe/ probably not in the browsing collection-- but is there an archives that would be a good home for that in order the keep for research. </span> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">This all depends on your collecting policy.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Keeping the perspectives of the other side, which helps illustrate why zine makes are fighting against. Zine makers are counter-culture-- they can’t be viewed in isolation. </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Revisit and revise your collection development policies! This is not static! &lt;3</span> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Check out </span><a href="https://zinelibraries.info/code-of-ethics/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">https://zinelibraries.info/code-of-ethics/</span></a></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Don’t prioritize shitty zines (including if the zine makers are problematic/ abusers/ etc)</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Come up with a protocol with how to deal with shit</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Reach out to communities that are affected, and let them guide you from</span></li> </ul> </li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Buy zines from POC zine makers and amplify their voices</span></li> </ul> </li> </ul>
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