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Library Juice Press Annual Paper Contest

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 15:55:40 +0000

The intention of this contest is to encourage and reward good work in the field of library and information studies, humanistically understood, through a monetary award and public recognition. The contest is open to librarians, library students, academics, and others. Acceptable paper topics cover the full range of topics in the field of library and […]



Librarians, Archivists, Scholars, Educators, Artists, and Activists Tackle Climate Change

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 19:39:42 +0000

Media contact: Rory Litwin, (916) 905-0291 rory@litwinbooks.com P.O. Box 188784 Sacramento, CA 95818 Release date: Friday June 2, 2017 Sacramento, CA Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene: Colloquium 2017 (LAAC 2017) was held on May 13-14, 2017 at the Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Program at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. About […]



ALISE Historical Perspectives Special Interest Group (SIG) Call for Papers

Wed, 31 May 2017 17:52:36 +0000

ALISE 2018, Denver, CO, February 6-9, 2018 Historical Perspectives Special Interest Group (SIG) Call for Papers DEADLINE: July 15, 2017 The ALISE Historical Perspectives SIG invites the submission of abstracts for a panel at the 2018 conference in Denver: Over the years, library historian Wayne Weigand has called our attention to three core professional values: […]



ALA Annual Conference in Chicago

Sat, 27 May 2017 16:59:40 +0000

We are looking forward to the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, where we will be exhibiting as usual. The full catalog of books from Library Juice Press will be there, as well as materials related to Library Juice Academy. We look forward to meeting our customers and potential customers, answering questions, and talking about ideas. […]



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: https://goo.gl/forms/dEX38aB3WrdhgYq92 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 […]