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Barbarians at the Gates of the Public Library

How Postmodern Consumer Capitalism Threatens Democracy, Civil Education and the Public Good

Author: Ed D'Angelo

Price: $18.00

Published: November 2006

ISBN: 978-0-9778617-1-2

139 pages

Speaking of Information

The Library Juice Quotation Book

Compiler: Rory Litwin

Editor: Martin Wallace

Price: $15.00

Published: May 2009

ISBN: 978-0-9802004-1-6

172 pages

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Litwin Books is an independent academic publisher of books about media, communication and the cultural record. We are interdisciplinary in scope and intention, and gather together works from a range of disciplines, often with a focus on archival studies. Through our Library Juice Press imprint, we publish books that examine theoretical and practical issues in … Read more Home

The Old Library Juice

Library Juice was originally on online zine, published beginning in January 1998 by Rory Litwin. In 2005 it became a blog, but in its early days, before blogs had been invented, it had a more prominent place in progressive library world. It published news items and opinion pieces about libraries, copyright, intellectual freedom, activism, and the … Read more The Old Library Juice

Rebel Literacy: Cuba’s National Literacy Campaign and Critical Global Citizenship

Introduction As our world changes rapidly in what has been called globalization, the concept of global citizenship has emerged. United States citizens, if we come to realize that our nation has unprecedented power among the world’s nations, have different interpretations of global citizenship. We can be paternalistic or even chauvinistic in our views of global … Read more Rebel Literacy: Cuba’s National Literacy Campaign and Critical Global Citizenship

Series on Critical Race Studies and Multiculturalism in LIS

Rose L. Chou and Annie Pho, Series Editors Litwin Books and Library Juice Press seek book proposals and manuscripts for an ongoing series, Critical Race Studies and Multiculturalism in Library and Information Studies. This series aims to collect and publish works from theoretical, practical and personal perspectives that critically engage issues of race, ethnicity, cultural … Read more Series on Critical Race Studies and Multiculturalism in LIS

Library Juice Concentrate

Preface By Kathleen de la Peña McCook, Distinguished Professor, University of South Florida, School of Library and Information Science in Tampa Library Juice Concentrate [A Book for die Jahrtausendwende] Library Juice Concentrate is a millennial touchstone for librarianship. The essays, interviews, and discussions in Library Juice Concentrate were published in Rory Litwin’s webzine, Library Juice, between 1998-2005. The topics … Read more Library Juice Concentrate

Al Kagan’s report to SRRT on ALA Council, Midwinter Meeting, Seattle ’07

ALA Council Report to SRRT, Midwinter 2007 Greetings once again to SRRT members, old and new. Following up on our previous successes, in Seattle we introduced a resolution aimed at lobbying the Congress to defund the Iraq War. The resolution referenced our past successful resolutions since 2003, which addressed securing Iraqi cultural resources and rebuilding … Read more Al Kagan’s report to SRRT on ALA Council, Midwinter Meeting, Seattle ’07

Interview with Toni Samek

The BCLA IFC blog has an interview with Toni Samek, who is a very progressive LIS professor at the University Alberta. Toni writes and teaches on topics in critical librarianship, and had a book published earlier this year from Chandos Press: Librarianship and Human Rights: A Twenty-First Century Guide. The interview at the BCLA IFC … Read more Interview with Toni Samek

Celeste West passes on

Celeste West was a pioneering radical librarian whose works still inspire alternative minded librarians, especially anarchist librarians, today. She was one of the founders of the Bay Area Reference Center, Booklegger Press, Booklegger Magazine, Synergy Magazine, and one of the editors of Revolting Librarians. She died on January 3rd in San Francisco. The San Francisco … Read more Celeste West passes on

David Bade on technology and librarianship

The UIUC PLG chapter event I linked to yesterday was a part of a series. This past Monday the group hosted David Bade in a discussion event titled Technology Waits For No One: Thinking About Technology, Progress and Responsibility in Academic Librarianship. David has given me permission to post the transcript of his presentation here. … Read more David Bade on technology and librarianship

LJP Series on Critical Multiculturalism and Librarianship

Series on Critical Multiculturalism and Librarianship Isabel Espinal, Series Editor Library Juice Press seeks book proposals and manuscripts for a new series, Critical Multiculturalism and Librarianship, edited by Isabel Espinal. This series aims to publish works from practical, theoretical and personal perspectives that critically engage issues of cultural and racial diversity, and cultural and racial … Read more LJP Series on Critical Multiculturalism and Librarianship