Unions in Libraries Bibliography

Library Support Staff Resource Center


compiled by Ginny Rabago

Berry, John. "Directors Take on Unions." Library Journal. 01 Nov. 1997: 47

Buller, Katie. " 'Us Versus Them': An Unscientific Assessment of Union and Nonunion Educational Benefits in Libraries." Journal of Education for Library and Information Science. Winter 1995. Vol 36, No. 1, p.42.

Clements, Barbara. "Support for Library Workers/Pickets Bring Message to Patrons, Management." The News Tribune, Tacoma.Wash., 17 August, 1995: B-1

Feld, Paulette. "You've Got to Stand for Somethin': Library Support Staff and Unions." Associates: The Electronic Library Support Staff Journal. Vol. 1, No. 3, 1995. <http://bubl.ac.uk/journals/lis/ae/associates/v01n0395/featur8.htm>

Hucks, Karen. "Library Workers Expect to Strike/ 100 Pages at Tacoma Library Say Walkout Is Likely Next Year Unless Negotiations Change." The News Tribune, Tacoma Wa., 23 Aug. 1998.

Kusack, James M. Unions for Academic Library Support Staff: Impact on Workers and the Workplace. New York, Greenwood Press, 1986.

Mazmanian, Adam. "Small Union Battles Large University: Librarians Fight Administration to Keep Guaranteed Pay Raises." Library Journal, 15 Oct. 1995: 15.

McCormick, Edith. "Troubled Las Vegas Staff Asks Union Recognition." American Libraries, Jan 1998: 28.

"Part-time Seattle Staff Settle Suit." American Libraries, Feb 1993: 2.

St. Lifer, Evan; Michael Rogers. "Albany Public Library Employees Vote to Unionize." Library Journal. Jan. 1994: 30.

St. Lifer, Evan, Michael Rogers. "CA PL Job Cut Stalled by Union." Library Journal. 1 Mar. 1998: 16.

St. Lifer, Evan; Michael Rogers. "Tacoma Pages Set to Strike in 1999." Library Journal. 01 Oct. 1998. Vol 123. Issue 16, p 25.

Weber, Mark. "Support Staff Unions in Academic and Public Libraries: Some Suggestions for Managers with Reference to the Ohio Experience, 1984-1990." Journal of Library Administration. 1992. Vol. 17, No. 3, p 65-86.

Weiser, Allison, et al. "McGill Assistants in Deal, Ending Talks: Agreement for 3.5 Percent Increase Ends Three Years of Negotiations." Library Journal. Apr. 15, 1999. Vol. 124, No. 7, p. 18.

"WSU Employee Union Fights Members' Move for Decertification, Opponents Cite Unresolved Rifts in Federation." Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 11 Feb. 1999: B3.

Zaidi, Ali Shehazad. "Powerful Compassion: The Strike at Syracuse." 07 April, 1999

Ginny Rabago is a Library Technician III at the Washington State University Energy Program Library. This bibliography was compiled as a part of a Unions in Libraries paper that was done for a labor studies class at The Evergreen State University in the spring of 1999 and is posted here with her permission. E-mail: rabagog@energy.wsu.edu.