Category: July 2017

CFP: Ethical Questions in Name Authority Control

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 … Read more CFP: Ethical Questions in Name Authority Control

Webinar: Working with Library Juice Press: An Orientation

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 … Read more Webinar: Working with Library Juice Press: An Orientation

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

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

New book: Queer Library Alliance: Global Reflections and Imaginings

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 … Read more New book: Queer Library Alliance: Global Reflections and Imaginings

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

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

Library Juice Grants and Awards

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 … Read more Library Juice Grants and Awards