Category: Calls for Papers

Call for Proposals – Building Our Own: Critiques, Narratives, and Practices from BIPOC Community College Workers in LIS 

Book Title Building Our Own: Critiques, Narratives, and Practices from BIPOC Community College Workers in LIS Book Description  Where and who are all the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) community college librarians? BIPOC community college librarians provide unequaled and increasingly necessary support to their institutions. The BIPOC community college librarian is often disembodied … Read more Call for Proposals – Building Our Own: Critiques, Narratives, and Practices from BIPOC Community College Workers in LIS 

Call for Chapter Proposals: Ethics in Linked Data

Working Title: Ethics in Linked Data Editors: Kathleen Burlingame, Alexandra Provo, B. M. Watson and the Ethics in Linked Data Affinity Group Submission Deadline: March 31, 2021 Publisher: Litwin Books Book Description This edited collection brings together contributions that explore the consideration (or lack thereof) of ethics in linked data initiatives. Discussions about linked data … Read more Call for Chapter Proposals: Ethics in Linked Data

Call for Chapter Proposals – Land in Libraries: Toward a Materialist Conception of Education

Book Title: Land in Libraries: Toward a Materialist Conception of Education Editors: Lydia Zvyagintseva and Mary Greenshields Publisher: Library Juice Press Estimated Publication Date: April 2022   “Bless us, these lands, said the rememberer. These lands aren’t our          lands. These lands aren’t your lands. We are this land.” -Joy Harjo, Poet … Read more Call for Chapter Proposals – Land in Libraries: Toward a Materialist Conception of Education

CFP for Trans and Gender Diverse Voices in LIS

Call for chapter proposals Working title: Trans and Gender Diverse Voices in LIS Editors: Kalani Adolpho, Stephen G. Krueger, Krista McCracken Submission deadline: December 18, 2020 Publisher: Library Juice Press, Series on Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies   Overview Currently there are very few books that contain any content on trans and gender diverse* … Read more CFP for Trans and Gender Diverse Voices in LIS

CFP: Grabbing Tea: Queer Conversations in Librarianship

This book project will be a sampling of conversations of theory and practice as it pertains to LGBTQIA librarianship and community engagement in a post-Stonewall era. It will situate readers in conversations that build on a queer past and identify a current state of queer librarianship and community engagement. We seek LGBTQIA-identified librarians and community … Read more CFP: Grabbing Tea: Queer Conversations in Librarianship

CFP Deadline Extended: Reorganization of the Library: Investigating the Consequences

Call for Proposals – Deadline Extended Reorganization of the Library: Investigating the Consequences Edited by: Tim Ribaric Deadline for proposals extended to February 1, 2020 Library services are steeped in tradition and are built upon decades of past practice that have shaped the way patrons envision the library. These services also reinforce the mission of … Read more CFP Deadline Extended: Reorganization of the Library: Investigating the Consequences

CFP: Reorganization of the Library: Investigating the Consequences

Call for Proposals Reorganization of the Library: Investigating the Consequences Edited by: Tim Ribaric Library services are steeped in tradition and are built upon decades of past practice that have shaped the way patrons envision the library. These services also reinforce the mission of the library as a stalwart to the academic mission of the … Read more CFP: Reorganization of the Library: Investigating the Consequences

Call for Chapter Proposals – LIS Interrupted: intersections of mental illness and library work

Call for Chapter Proposals Working Title: LIS Interrupted: intersections of mental illness and library work Editors: Miranda Dube and Carrie Wade Submission Deadline: March 31st, 2019 Publisher: Library Juice Press Book Description LIS Interrupted addresses the experiences of library workers with mental illnesses. Too often conversations about mental illness are pushed to the sidelines, whispered … Read more Call for Chapter Proposals – LIS Interrupted: intersections of mental illness and library work

CFP: Rethinking The Collector and the Collected: Perspectives on Decolonizing Area Studies Librarianship

We are inviting chapter proposals for the upcoming Library Juice Press publication tentatively titled Rethinking The Collector and the Collected: Perspectives on Decolonizing Area Studies Librarianship. This volume will explore the paradigm of “area studies” — a way of supporting regionally-focused collecting, processing, and liaison work — in the academic library through an explicitly anti-colonial … Read more CFP: Rethinking The Collector and the Collected: Perspectives on Decolonizing Area Studies Librarianship

Call for zine submissions: Never Neutral

Never Neutral: a zine resisting hate groups in libraries is seeking submissions of non-fiction, poetry, photography, and art. Digital copies will be emailed in early August for printing and distribution. Queer and or PoC are encouraged to submit. Email submissions to resistzines@gmail.com. Deadline is July 31st. Please share the attached graphic far and wide. Best, … Read more Call for zine submissions: Never Neutral

Deadline Extended for Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene – JCLIS special issue

Download a PDF version of the Call for Papers for the issue on Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene Guest Editors: John Burgess, Robert D. Montoya, Eira Tansey As stewards of collective knowledge, librarians, archivists, and educators in the information fields are facing the realities of the Anthropocene, which has the potential for cataclysmic environmental … Read more Deadline Extended for Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene – JCLIS special issue

CFP: Critical Librarianship and Library Management

Call for proposals Advances in Library Administration and Organization Critical Librarianship and Library Management Publication due 2020 Series Editor: Samantha Hines, Peninsula College Volume Editor: David Ketchum, University of Oregon The critical librarianship movement has shone light on many aspects of our profession and encouraged us to question why we do things the way we … Read more CFP: Critical Librarianship and Library Management

CFP: Sexuality in Libraries

Working Title: Sexuality in Libraries Editors: Brian Flaherty and Alana Kumbier Publisher: Library Juice Press Deadline for proposals, extended: November 1st, 2018 Access to information about sex, and platforms for sex education, have changed radically in the digital era. As curators and providers of information about sexuality, librarians have a responsibility to keep up with … Read more CFP: Sexuality in Libraries

Radical Empathy in Archival Practice (JCLIS special issue)

Radical Empathy in Archival Practice Download a PDF version of the Call for Papers for the issue on Radical Empathy in Archival Practice In their 2016 article From Human Rights to Feminist Ethics: Radical Empathy in the Archives, Michelle Caswell and Marika Cifor define radical empathy as “a willingness to be affected, to be shaped … Read more Radical Empathy in Archival Practice (JCLIS special issue)

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

Call for Papers: Politics of Libraries Conference

Call for Papers: Politics of Libraries Conference April 23, 2017 University of Alberta – School of Library and Information Studies The spring of 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the turbulent spring of 1968 where social and political movements resulted in protests and strikes across many Western democracies. In France in May of 1968, where … Read more Call for Papers: Politics of Libraries Conference

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

CFP: Special Issue of JCLIS on Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene

CFP: Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies (JCLIS) — Special Issue on Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene Guest Editors: John Burgess, Robert D. Montoya, Eira Tansey As stewards of collective knowledge, librarians, archivists, and educators in the information fields are facing the realities of the Anthropocene, which has the potential for cataclysmic environmental … Read more CFP: Special Issue of JCLIS on Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene