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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 […]



CFP: 2017 OK-ACRL Conference: “Critical Librarianship” theme

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 19:58:37 +0000

Dear colleagues- Information is not neutral. The concept of “authority” includes innate bias toward people with privilege. The cultural, socioeconomic, and racial backgrounds of students have an effect on the way they seek information. Access to information is a human rights issue. These are all examples of ideas that fall under the umbrella of “Critical […]



CFP: Ethical Questions in Name Authority Control

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 23:13:30 +0000

Call for chapter proposals Working Title: Ethical Questions in Name Authority Control Editor: Jane Sandberg Submission Deadline: October 20, 2017 Publisher: Library Juice Press Book description Catalogers hold very specific types of power when they describe people, families, and corporate bodies. When creating a personal name authority record, for example, catalogers determine the authorized name […]



Webinar: Working with Library Juice Press: An Orientation

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 18:51:51 +0000

Working with Library Juice Press: An Orientation Presenter: Alison M. Lewis, Library Juice Press 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 types of books we publish, submitting a proposal, working with your editor, creating a […]



JCLIS Vol 1, No 2 (2017): Critical Archival Studies

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 22:26:28 +0000

Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies Vol 1, No 2 (2017): Critical Archival Studies Guest Editors: Michelle Caswell, Ricardo Punzalan, and T-Kay Sangwand Table of Contents Editors’ Note Critical Archival Studies: An Introduction Michelle Caswell, Ricardo Punzalan, T-Kay Sangwand Articles A Matter of Life or Death: A Critical Examination of the Role of Records […]



New book: Queer Library Alliance: Global Reflections and Imaginings

Sun, 09 Jul 2017 12:24:16 +0000

Queer Library Alliance: Global Reflections and Imaginings Editors: Rae-Anne Montague and Lucas McKeever Price: $35.00 Published: July 2017 ISBN: 978-1-63400-031-4 282 pages Available on Amazon. Queer identities are complex. They are embedded in a web of intersectionality and often challenging to fully define. Sometimes queerness shines like a beacon and this radiance is captured in […]



Timothy Gorichanaz wins the 2017 Litwin Books Award for Ongoing Dissertation Research

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 02:40:48 +0000

Press release 7/5/2017 Media contact: Rory Litwin, rory@litwinbooks.com We are pleased to announce the winner of the 2017 Litwin Books Award for Ongoing Dissertation Research in the Philosophy of Information. We are granting this year’s award to Timothy John Gorichanaz of Drexel University, based on his dissertation project, “Understanding Self-Documentation.” In this work, Gorichanaz seeks […]



Library Juice Grants and Awards

Sun, 02 Jul 2017 14:33:32 +0000

The Library Juice Press Annual Paper Contest Rewarding good work in the field of library and information studies, humanistically understood, through a monetary award and public recognition. Criteria for judgment are clarity of writing; originality of thought; sincerity of effort at reaching something true; soundness of argumentation (where applicable); and relevance to our time and […]



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: […]