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On the intersection of libraries, politics, and culture



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New book: Poet-Librarians in the Library of Babel: Innovative Meditations on Librarianship

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 10:44:18 +0000

Poet-Librarians in the Library of Babel: Innovative Meditations on Librarianship Editors: Shannon Tharp and Sommer Browning Price: $22.00 Published: April 2018 ISBN: 978-1-63400-028-4 204 pages Poet-Librarians in the Library of Babel is a compendium of experimental essays, creative meditations, non-fiction accounts, and lyrical explorations that challenge, redefine, and/or widen perspectives on subjects related to libraries […]



CFP: Deconstructing Service in Libraries: intersections of identities and expectations

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 11:53:10 +0000

Call for Chapter Proposals Working Title: Deconstructing Service in Libraries: intersections of identities and expectations Editors: Veronica Arellano Douglas and Joanna Gadsby Submission Deadline: July 15, 2018 Publisher: Library Juice Press Note: We use the term librarian in this call, but we do not mean to limit submissions to those with an MLS degree. All […]



New book: Open Divide: Critical Studies on Open Access

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:16:30 +0000

Editors: Ulrich Herb and Joachim Schöpfel Price: $35.00 Published: April 2018 ISBN: 978-1-63400-029-1 Printed on acid-free paper Open access has transformed the traditional way of scientific communication. Open repositories and open access journals provide large and free access to articles, theses and dissertations, reports, working papers, proceedings and books but also to other unpublished items, […]



Webinar: Deborah Schmidle discusses the Certificate in Library Leadership and Management

Sat, 31 Mar 2018 12:51:32 +0000

Join us for a webinar on April 10th, in which Deborah Schmidle discusses her certificate program with Library Juice Academy, the Certificate in Library Leadership and Management. This six-course series provides a strong foundation in managerial skills, and is intended for new managers or those who would like to enhance their current knowledge base. Though […]



CFP: Special Collections as Sites of Contestation

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 20:48:15 +0000

CFP: Special Collections as Sites of Contestation Call for Proposals Editor: Mary Kandiuk Publisher: Library Juice Press Special collections are actively acquired by libraries or received by donation. Increasingly, special collections are emerging as sites of contestation. Funding and political choices often underpin acquisition, access and promotion of these collections resulting in unequal representation, biased […]



New Book: The Politics of Theory and the Practice of Critical Librarianship

Thu, 01 Mar 2018 14:38:34 +0000

The Politics of Theory and the Practice of Critical Librarianship Editors: Karen P. Nicholson and Maura Seale Price: $35.00 Published: March 2018 ISBN: 978-1-63400-030-7 Over the past fifteen years, librarians have increasingly looked to theory as a means to destabilize normative discourses and practices within LIS, to engage in inclusive and non-authoritarian pedagogies, and to […]



Illinois Academic Librarian of the Year Award – Our sponsorship

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 18:07:49 +0000

We are proud to announce our sponsorship of the Illinois Academic Librarian of the Year Award. Established in 1985, this award recognizes an Illinois librarian who is making an outstanding statewide contribution to academic or research librarianship and to library development.



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 […]