This page details what I’m currently reading in relation to neoliberalism, higher education and/or academic libraries. This bibliography highlights what I consider to be important/interesting papers related to some combination of these topics.
Buschman, J. (2018) Between neoliberalism and identity politics: Academic librarianship, democracy and November 8, 2016. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 44(2), 287-294.
Ghamandi, D. S. (2018) Liberation through Cooperation: How Library Publishing Can Save Scholarly Journals from Neoliberalism. Journal of Librarianship & Scholarly Communication, 6, 1-16.
Harvey, D. (2005) A brief history of neoliberalism. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Massey, D. (2005) For space. London: SAGE Publications.
Oakfield, M. (2010) Value of Academic Libraries: A Comprehensive Research Review and Report. Chicago: American Library Association.
Pawley, C. (2003) Information literacy: A contradictory coupling. The Library Quarterly, 73(4), 422-452.
Pinfield, S., Cox, A. & Rutter, S. (2017) Mapping the future of academic libraries: A Report for SCONUL. London: SCONUL. Available online: https://sconul.ac.uk/sites/default/files/documents/Mapping%20the%20Future%20of%20Academic%20Libraries%20Final%20proof.pdf [Accessed 16/02/2020].
Quinn, K. & Bates, J. (2017) Resisting neoliberalism: the challenge of activist librarianship in English Higher Education. Journal of Documentation, 73(2), 317-335.
Rossiter, A. (2016) Managing relationships between libraries and publishers for greater impact. Insights the UKSG journal, 29(2), 103-110.
Seale, M. (2013) The neoliberal library, in Gregory, L. & Higgins, S. (eds), Information literacy and social justice: Radical professional praxis. Sacramento, CA: Library Juice Press, 39-61.