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On the intersection of libraries, politics, and culture

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New: Library Juice Events Calendar

Sun, 07 May 2017 18:20:59 +0000

You can add this to your Google Calendar by clicking the plus-sign at the bottom. The calendar includes all events we are sponsoring or participating in: our colloquia, conferences we attend, webinars we put on, and the start of each month’s classes.

Alanna Aiko Moore wins the 2017 ULS Outstanding Professional Development Award

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 12:43:45 +0000

From ACRL’s press release: “The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), is pleased to announce that Alanna Aiko Moore, academic liaison coordinator and librarian for sociology, ethnic studies, and gender studies at the University of California-San Diego (UCSD), has been chosen to receive the 2017 University Libraries Sections (ULS) Outstanding Professional Development Award. “The […]

The Change We Seek Understanding EveryLibrary’s Work for Libraries

Sun, 09 Apr 2017 19:30:38 +0000

This is a recording of the webinar we recently did with EveryLibrary: “The Change We Seek Understanding EveryLibrary’s Work for Libraries”

CFP extended: Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene Colloquium

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:28:15 +0000

The Planning Committee for Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene: A Colloquium is seeking an additional four lightning talk proposals (5 minutes each) and two paper presentations (20 minutes each), which will take place on May 13-14, 2017 at New York University. Please submit proposals here: Deadline: April 3, 2017 (presenters informed by April […]

Librarians’ knowledge and attitudes about print-on-demand: an informal study

Sat, 11 Mar 2017 17:11:42 +0000

Print-on-demand printing, or POD, is a technology that allows publishers and individuals to have books printed one-at-a-time, instead of doing a whole print run of hundreds or thousands of copies at a time. The per-unit cost is higher, but there can be a savings in not having to deal with warehousing a large inventory or […]

Izzy Award Winners

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 18:59:21 +0000

In a banner year for journalism by non-conglomerate news outlets, the Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM) has announced the ninth annual Izzy Award will be shared by Mother Jones senior reporter SHANE BAUER and Nation Institute Investigative Fund reporter SETH FREED WESSLER who, working independently, revealed major abuses at for-profit U.S. prisons; and by […]

CFP: Allied Media Conference 2017

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 13:03:16 +0000

Call for Proposals Radical Libraries, Archives, and Museums Allied Media Conference 2017 Conference Dates: June 15-18, 2017 Location: Detroit, MI Submission Deadline: March 12, 2017 Libraries, archives, and museums (LAM) are more than places for collecting and storing books and exhibiting artifacts. LAMs can be living, transformative spaces where artists, educators, technologists, and activists convene […]

The Change We Seek: Understanding EveryLibrary’s Work for Libraries (webinar)

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 14:14:40 +0000

The Change We Seek: Understanding EveryLibrary’s Work for Libraries Presenter: John Chrastka, Executive Director, EveryLibrary EveryLibrary, the first national political action committee for libraries, is advancing a policy agenda to work in local communities and with new coalitions to extend funding for libraries. In this webinar, you will learn more about EveryLibrary and the work […]

Personal Donor Challenge for EveryLibrary

Mon, 06 Mar 2017 21:56:58 +0000

We are very happy to renew our “Personal Donor Challenge” for EveryLibrary. EveryLibrary, if you don’t know them already, is a Political Action Committee that helps public, school, and college libraries win bonding, tax, and advisory referenda, ensuring stable funding and access to libraries. Last year, we helped them reach dozens of new monthly personal […]

Inaugural issue: Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 04:42:20 +0000

Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies Vol 1 (2017) Inaugural Issue Guest Editors: Ronald E. Day, Andrew J Lau, Alycia Sellie Table of Contents Editors’ Note Why is the Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies Needed Today? Andrew J Lau, Alicia Sellie, Ronald E. Day Articles On “Diversity” as Anti-Racism in Library and […]

Teaching for Justice: Implementing Social Justice in the LIS Classroom (new book)

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 15:33:20 +0000

Teaching for JusticeImplementing Social Justice in the LIS Classroom Editors: Nicole A. Cooke and Miriam E. Sweeney Price: $35.00 Published: February 2017 ISBN: 978-1-63400-017-8 Printed on acid-free paper This book is number one in the Litwin Books/Library Juice Press Series on Critical Race Studies and Multiculturalism in LIS, Rose L. Chou and Annie Pho, series […]

Working with Library Juice Press: Webinar Slides

Wed, 01 Feb 2017 18:12:23 +0000

A little bit ago we presented our first webinar, Working with Library Juice Press: An Orientation. If you attended, thank you, and I hope you enjoyed it. I promised to share the slides and a recording after the event. I must regretfully apologize that I screwed up the recording, and we will not be sharing […]

Call for Essays: We Can Do I.T. : Women in Library Information Technology

Fri, 27 Jan 2017 18:12:30 +0000

Call for Essays Working Title: We Can Do I.T. : Women in Library Information Technology Editors: Jenny Brandon, Sharon Ladenson, Kelly Sattler Submission Deadline: March 27, 2017 (extended) Publisher: Library Juice Press Description of book: What roles are women playing in information technology (I.T.) in libraries? What are rewards that women experience, as well as […]

CFP: Libraries and Nonprofits: Collaboration for the Public Good

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 21:48:08 +0000

About the Book Libraries and Nonprofits: Collaboration for the Public Good (Library Juice Press) will consider the range of partnerships entered into by all types of libraries and nonprofits and will provide resources and best practices for nurturing these collaborations. We are seeking domestic and international case studies which highlight successful (or problematic) collaborations between […]

CFP: Libraries: Culture, History, and Society

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 14:53:00 +0000

Libraries: Culture, History, and Society is now accepting submissions for our second issue, to be published in Fall 2017. A semiannual peer-reviewed publication from the Library History Round Table of the American Library Association and the Penn State University Press, LCHS will be available in print and online via JSTOR and Project Muse. The only […]