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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 […]



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 […]