CFP: Information Literacy and Social Justice: Radical Professional Praxis (An Edited Collection) Editors: Shana Higgins and Lua Gregory are instruction and reference librarians at University of Redlands. They recently co-taught a first-year seminar titled, “Bleep! Censorship and Free Speech in the U.S.” Outline: In her award winning essay “Information Literacy and Reflective Pedagogical Praxis,” Heidi … Read more CFP: Information Literacy and Social Justice: Radical Professional Praxis (An Edited Collection)
Category: July 2011
After doing Library Juice as a solo project for twelve and a half years, I have decided it should be a team blog, and I have recruited a group of co-bloggers. There are now six people behind the Library Juice blog: me (Rory Litwin), Alison Lewis, Erik Estep, Terry Epperson, Alan Mattlage, and Melissa Morrone. … Read more Meet the Library Juice bloggers
As a friend pointed out to me that The Daily Show has noted, the debate about the debt ceiling is ongoing because of a bullshit problem. I realized this while listening to President Obama’s speech about the debt ceiling last night. People are so accustomed to bullshit, especially in politics, that the default response to … Read more The bullshit problem #debtceiling
At my university, there is a group of student tour guides who give tours of the campus to prospective students and their families. The library is included in their tour, and it is often amusing to listen to the misinformation about the library that they sometimes include. We periodically provide updated information, and the tour … Read more Overheard
Litwin Books PO Box 3320 Duluth, MN 55803 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Subject: Library Juice Press announces appointment of Alison M. Lewis, Ph.D. as Chief Acquisitions Editor. Duluth, MN — July 15, 2011. Library Juice Press, publisher of “books for librarians with a critical edge,” is proud to announce the recruitment of Alison M. Lewis, a … Read more Alison M. Lewis new Chief Acquisitions Editor for Library Juice Press
Call for Manuscripts for Special issue of Multicultural Review Libraries as a public good in 21st century multicultural societies: Policy and the politics of literacy, libraries and librarianship Guest Editors: Curtis Brewer, Anne McMahan Grant (Clemson University) When it comes to recent national budget discussions, funding for library services has come up short. For example, … Read more Call for Manuscripts for Special issue of Multicultural Review
We finished our 2011 catalog in time to bring it to the American Library Association Annual Conference in New Orleans last weekend. We now have it available for download on our website, or you can request to have a copy mailed to you.