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The Alexandre Vattemare Award for Creativity in Libraries

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 12:53:22 +0000

Given annually by Library Juice Press, the Vattemare Award recognizes contributions in the LIS field that are marked by originality, creative energy, and novel combinations of ideas. The primary consideration in selecting the awardee is their creation of new possibilities for libraries and library workers. The award is open to librarians, other library workers, and […]



Free Exhibits Pass for ALA Midwinter in Denver

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:23:08 +0000

Contact us if you would like us to send you a free pass to the Exhibits Hall for ALA Midwinter in Denver, February 9th through 12th. We are going to be there, at booth 609, and we look forward to talking to you, answering your questions, and sharing ideas.



Videos up – Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene – May 13th and 14th 2017

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 18:38:09 +0000

We organized the Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene Colloquium in May of last year. The videos of the presentations are finally up. Here is Roy Scranton’s keynote:



Call for Papers: Politics of Libraries Conference

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 22:57:04 +0000

Call for Papers: Politics of Libraries Conference April 23, 2017 University of Alberta – School of Library and Information Studies The spring of 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the turbulent spring of 1968 where social and political movements resulted in protests and strikes across many Western democracies. In France in May of 1968, where […]



Deadline Extended: CFP: Comics and Critical Librarianship for Academic Libraries

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:38:10 +0000

Deadline extended! “Comics and Critical Librarianship for Academic Libraries” proposals due December 29 Are you an academic librarian or library worker, comics scholar, or interested in critical librarianship? Consider submitting a proposal for the forthcoming publication “Comics and Critical Librarianship for Academic Libraries”! Our deadline is now extended through Friday, December 29. We are particularly […]



Portuguese translation of RJ Cox’s Personal Archives: A New Archival Calling

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 13:43:30 +0000

Our 2009 publication, Personal Archives: A New Archival Calling, by Richard J. Cox, has been translated into Portuguese and published by Editora UFMG: Arquivos Pessoais: Um Novo Campo Profissional – Leituras, reflexões e reconsiderações This is our second book translated into Portuguese, the first being John Miedema’s book, Slow Reading.



Library Juice Academy to sponsor Beta Phi Mu’s Frank B. Sessa Scholarships

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 11:57:37 +0000

We are happy to announce our sponsorship of Beta Phi Mu’s Frank B. Sessa Scholarships. Sessa Scholarships are intended to support Beta Phi Mu members in pursuing continuing professional education in LIS, archival studies, or other approved information-related studies. Approved uses include attendance at professional preconference workshops or short courses; continuing education courses offered by […]



Hiring helpers for ALA

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 12:30:37 +0000

We are hiring a couple of temporary helpers for ALA in Denver, February 9th through 12th. The duties will be to help us set up and break down our booth in the exhibits and to help staff it during the open hours. The pay will be $20 per hour. The best candidates will be familiar […]



CFP: Special Issue of JCLIS on Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 16:17:25 +0000

CFP: Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies (JCLIS) — Special Issue on Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene Guest Editors: John Burgess, Robert D. Montoya, Eira Tansey As stewards of collective knowledge, librarians, archivists, and educators in the information fields are facing the realities of the Anthropocene, which has the potential for cataclysmic environmental […]



NEW: Feminists Among Us: Resistance and Advocacy in Library Leadership

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 20:42:49 +0000

Feminists Among Us: Resistance and Advocacy in Library Leadership Editors: Shirley Lew and Baharak Yousefi Price: $22.00 Published: October 2017 ISBN: 978-1-63400-027-7 Number nine in the Litwin Books Series on Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies, Emily Drabinski, Series Editor Feminists Among Us: Resistance and Advocacy in Library Leadership makes explicit the ways in which […]



NEW: The Feminist Reference Desk: Concepts, Critiques, and Conversations

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 20:39:14 +0000

The Feminist Reference Desk: Concepts, Critiques, and Conversations Editor: Maria T. Accardi Price: $35.00 Published: October 2017 ISBN: 978-1-63400-018-5 Number eight in the Litwin Books Series on Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies, Emily Drabinski, Series Editor Feminist pedagogy employs strategies such as collaborative learning, valuing experiential knowledge, employing consciousness-raising about sexism and other forms […]



Newest classes at Library Juice Academy

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 17:00:53 +0000

Here are the newest classes that we have added to the Library Juice Academy lineup: Introduction to Collection Development Instructor: Robert Holley Dates: January 8th to February 2nd, 2018 Dewey Decimal Classification Instructor: Catelynne Sahadath Dates: February 5th through March 2nd, 2018 Library of Congress Classification Instructor: Catelynne Sahadath Dates: April 2nd to 27th, 2018 […]



CFP: Comics and Critical Librarianship for Academic Libraries

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 12:31:07 +0000

Call for chapter proposals Note: This CFP has been updated, with a new deadline.   Working Title: Comics and Critical Librarianship for Academic Libraries Editors: Olivia Miller & Stephanie Grimm Submission Deadline: December 15, 2017 Publisher: Library Juice Press Book description This book will be a collection of chapters on ways comics have been used […]



David Hudson Wins Fifth Annual Library Juice Paper Contest

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 11:35:44 +0000

David Hudson Wins Fifth Annual Library Juice Paper Contest PRESS RELEASE October 1, 2017 Sacramento, CA Library Juice Press is happy to announce the winner of the Fifth Annual Library Juice Paper Contest. David James Hudson’s paper, titled, “On ‘Diversity’ as Anti-Racism in Library and Information Studies: A Critique,” published in the Journal of Critical […]



Call for Assistance — Interference Archive

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 14:25:19 +0000

Message from Jen Hoyer of the Interference Archive in NYC: Hi all, I thought some on this list might be interested in recent updates from Interference Archive — a project near and dear to my heart. Located in Brooklyn, NY, since 2011 Interference Archive (http://interferencearchive.org/) has collected and provided open stacks access to material produced […]