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Call for Chapter Proposals: Borders & belonging: Critical examinations of LIS approaches toward immigrants

Call for Chapter Proposals: Borders & belonging: Critical examinations of LIS approaches toward immigrants Book Editor: Ana Ndumu Publisher: Library Juice Press Series: Critical Race Studies and Multiculturalism in LIS Series Editors: Annie Pho and Rose L. Chou Borders & belonging: Critical examinations of LIS approaches toward immigrants is a response to the need for … Read more Call for Chapter Proposals: Borders & belonging: Critical examinations of LIS approaches toward immigrants

New book: Toward a Critical-Inclusive Assessment Practice for Library Instruction

Toward a Critical-Inclusive Assessment Practice for Library Instruction Authors: Lyda Fontes McCartin and Rachel Dineen Price: $18.00 Published: September 2018 ISBN: 978-1-63400-035-2 5.5″ by 8.5″ 162 Pages Using a Critical Theory framework, Toward a Critical-Inclusive Assessment Practice for Library Instruction offers academic librarians practical, and actionable, strategies for critical assessment of teaching and student learning. … Read more New book: Toward a Critical-Inclusive Assessment Practice for Library Instruction

New book: Pushing the Margins: Women of Color and Intersectionality in LIS

Pushing the Margins: Women of Color and Intersectionality in LIS Editors: Rose L. Chou and Annie Pho Price: $35.00 Published: September 2018 ISBN: 978-1-63400-052-9 Printed on acid-free paper 6″ by 9″ 508 Pages This book is number three in the Litwin Books/Library Juice Press Series on Critical Race Studies and Multiculturalism in LIS, Rose L. … Read more New book: Pushing the Margins: Women of Color and Intersectionality in LIS

New book: We Can Do I.T.: Women in Library Information Technology

We Can Do I.T.: Women in Library Information Technology Editors: Jenny Brandon, Sharon Ladenson, and Kelly Sattler Price: $22.00 Published: July 2018 ISBN: 978-1-63400-053-6 Number ten in the Litwin Books Series on Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies, Emily Drabinski, Series Editor Does gender play a role in library information technology (I.T.)? For the last … Read more New book: We Can Do I.T.: Women in Library Information Technology

New book: Poet-Librarians in the Library of Babel: Innovative Meditations on Librarianship

Poet-Librarians in the Library of Babel: Innovative Meditations on Librarianship Editors: Shannon Tharp and Sommer Browning Price: $22.00 Published: April 2018 ISBN: 978-1-63400-028-4 204 pages Poet-Librarians in the Library of Babel is a compendium of experimental essays, creative meditations, non-fiction accounts, and lyrical explorations that challenge, redefine, and/or widen perspectives on subjects related to libraries … Read more New book: Poet-Librarians in the Library of Babel: Innovative Meditations on Librarianship

CFP: Deconstructing Service in Libraries: intersections of identities and expectations

Call for Chapter Proposals Working Title: Deconstructing Service in Libraries: intersections of identities and expectations Editors: Veronica Arellano Douglas and Joanna Gadsby Submission Deadline: July 15, 2018 Publisher: Library Juice Press Note: We use the term librarian in this call, but we do not mean to limit submissions to those with an MLS degree. All … Read more CFP: Deconstructing Service in Libraries: intersections of identities and expectations

New book: Open Divide: Critical Studies on Open Access

Editors: Ulrich Herb and Joachim Schöpfel Price: $35.00 Published: April 2018 ISBN: 978-1-63400-029-1 Printed on acid-free paper Open access has transformed the traditional way of scientific communication. Open repositories and open access journals provide large and free access to articles, theses and dissertations, reports, working papers, proceedings and books but also to other unpublished items, … Read more New book: Open Divide: Critical Studies on Open Access

The Alexandre Vattemare Award for Creativity in Libraries

Given annually by Library Juice Press, the Vattemare Award recognizes contributions in the LIS field that are marked by originality, creative energy, and novel combinations of ideas. The primary consideration in selecting the awardee is their creation of new possibilities for libraries and library workers. The award is open to librarians, other library workers, and … Read more The Alexandre Vattemare Award for Creativity in Libraries

Deadline Extended: CFP: Comics and Critical Librarianship for Academic Libraries

Deadline extended! “Comics and Critical Librarianship for Academic Libraries” proposals due December 29 Are you an academic librarian or library worker, comics scholar, or interested in critical librarianship? Consider submitting a proposal for the forthcoming publication “Comics and Critical Librarianship for Academic Libraries”! Our deadline is now extended through Friday, December 29. We are particularly … Read more Deadline Extended: CFP: Comics and Critical Librarianship for Academic Libraries

Portuguese translation of RJ Cox’s Personal Archives: A New Archival Calling

Our 2009 publication, Personal Archives: A New Archival Calling, by Richard J. Cox, has been translated into Portuguese and published by Editora UFMG: Arquivos Pessoais: Um Novo Campo Profissional – Leituras, reflexões e reconsiderações This is our second book translated into Portuguese, the first being John Miedema’s book, Slow Reading.

Library Juice Academy to sponsor Beta Phi Mu’s Frank B. Sessa Scholarships

We are happy to announce our sponsorship of Beta Phi Mu’s Frank B. Sessa Scholarships. Sessa Scholarships are intended to support Beta Phi Mu members in pursuing continuing professional education in LIS, archival studies, or other approved information-related studies. Approved uses include attendance at professional preconference workshops or short courses; continuing education courses offered by … Read more Library Juice Academy to sponsor Beta Phi Mu’s Frank B. Sessa Scholarships

NEW: Feminists Among Us: Resistance and Advocacy in Library Leadership

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 … Read more NEW: Feminists Among Us: Resistance and Advocacy in Library Leadership

NEW: The Feminist Reference Desk: Concepts, Critiques, and Conversations

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 … Read more NEW: The Feminist Reference Desk: Concepts, Critiques, and Conversations

CFP: Comics and Critical Librarianship for Academic Libraries

Call for chapter proposals Note: This CFP has been updated, with a new deadline.   Working Title: Comics and Critical Librarianship for Academic Libraries Editors: Olivia Miller & Stephanie Grimm Submission Deadline: December 15, 2017 Publisher: Library Juice Press Book description This book will be a collection of chapters on ways comics have been used … Read more CFP: Comics and Critical Librarianship for Academic Libraries

New book: Topographies of Whiteness: Mapping Whiteness in Library and Information Science

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, … Read more New book: Topographies of Whiteness: Mapping Whiteness in Library and Information Science

CFP: GSISC18: Work

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 … Read more CFP: GSISC18: Work