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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   Working Title: Comics and Critical Librarianship for Academic Libraries Editors: Olivia Miller & Stephanie Grimm Submission Deadline: December 15, 2017 Publisher: Library Juice Press (This CFP as a PDF file)   Book description This book will be a collection of chapters on ways comics have been used in the practice […]



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 […]



JCLIS Call for Papers: Evidences, Implications, and Critical Interrogations of Neoliberalism in Information Studies

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:28:32 +0000

Call for Papers: Evidences, Implications, and Critical Interrogations of Neoliberalism in Information Studies Download a PDF version of the Call for Papers for the issue on Evidences, Implications, and Critical Interrogations of Neoliberalism in Information Studies Guest Editors: Marika Cifor and Jamie A. Lee Neoliberalism, as economic doctrine, as political practice, and even as a […]



CFP: Urban Library Journal

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:29:19 +0000

Call for Papers Urban Library Journal (ULJ) is an open access, double-blind peer-reviewed journal of research that addresses all aspects of urban libraries and urban librarianship. Urban Library Journal invites submissions in broad areas such as public higher education, urban studies, multiculturalism, library and educational services to immigrants, preservation of public higher education, and universal […]



New book: Topographies of Whiteness: Mapping Whiteness in Library and Information Science

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:34:10 +0000

Topographies of Whiteness: Mapping Whiteness in Library and Information Science Editor: Gina Schlesselman-Tarango Price: $35.00 Published: September 2017 ISBN: 978-1-63400-022-2 350 Pages Exploring the diverse terrain that makes up library and information science (LIS), this collection features the work of scholars, practitioners, and others who draw from a variety of theoretical approaches to name, problematize, […]



CFP: GSISC18: Work

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 17:25:03 +0000

WORK: GSISC 18 #gsisc18 How do gender and sexuality WORK in library and information studies? Gender and sexuality play various roles in the production, organization, dissemination, and consumption of information of all kinds. As categories of social identity, they do not act alone but in interaction and intersection with race, class, nation, language, ability and […]



Recording of webinar on working with LJP

Sat, 26 Aug 2017 13:51:04 +0000

We ran a webinar yesterday titled “Working with Library Juice Press: An Orientation.” It was recorded, and the recording is available here. Here’s the description of the webinar: This free webinar will provide an overview of the processes involved in having a book published with Library Juice Press or Litwin Books. Topics covered will include […]



New additions to the Library Juice Academy lineup

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:52:10 +0000

Here are some classes that we have added recently to the Library Juice Academy lineup: Controlled Vocabulary and Taxonomy Design Instructor: Jillian Wallis Dates: September 5th to 30th, 2017 Introducing BIBFRAME: Moving Bibliographic Data into the Future Instructor: Rebecca Guenther Dates: October 2nd to 27th, 2017 Humanities Librarianship in a Digital Age Instructor: John Russell […]