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My approach to social justice problematizes the profession by challenging the librarian to focus inwardly to a space concentrated with identity and self-exploration. To galvanize justice, the librarian may impose her or himself into the reference interaction as an element of praxis.


This is an introductory chapter to two additional chapters of the book "Reference librarianship and justice: History, practice & praxis," edited by K. Adler, I. Beilin, & E. Tewell. Additional chapters are available in the repository.



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