Category: Calls for Papers

CFP: Critical Management Studies and Librarianship: Critical Perspectives on Library Management Education and Practice

Call for Book Chapters: Critical Management Studies and Librarianship: Critical Perspectives on Library Management Education and Practice Editor: Silvia Vong, University of St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto Deadlines Proposals due: December 30, 2021 Notifications of Acceptance: March 25, 2022 Full chapters due: June 24, 2022 Background In 1992, Alvesson and Willmott edited and produced a … Read more CFP: Critical Management Studies and Librarianship: Critical Perspectives on Library Management Education and Practice

Call for Papers — Crop and Bleed DEADLINE EXTENDED!

DEADLINE EXTENDED! Interested contributors should send their 300-500 word abstracts to Rob Montoya (montoya@gseis.ucla.edu) and Sean Pessin (sean.pessin@csun.edu) by September 20, 2021.    Call for Papers   Crop and Bleed: An Information Studies Reader on New Boundaries in Critical Print and Visual Culture   Editors: Robert D. Montoya (UCLA; California Rare Book School), Sean E. … Read more Call for Papers — Crop and Bleed DEADLINE EXTENDED!

CFP: Supporting Your Hispanic Students in Academic Libraries

Colleagues:  You are invited to submit a proposal for possible inclusion in a necessary and exciting book focused on the best academic library practices, programs, and services that support Hispanic students. “Supporting Your Hispanic Students in Academic Libraries” (working title). Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) are federally designated colleges and universities with over 25% of their … Read more CFP: Supporting Your Hispanic Students in Academic Libraries

CFP: Independent & Alternative Publishing in Latin America

Book Project: Independent & Alternative Publishing in Latin America Versión en castellano a continuación. We are inviting chapter contributions from scholars, publishers, and writers to the upcoming Litwin Books collection tentatively titled “Independent & Alternative Publishing in Latin America.” The concept of bibliodiversity is frequently applied to Latin America, reflecting the breadth of publishing in … Read more CFP: Independent & Alternative Publishing in Latin America

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

DEADLINE EXTENDED AND EXPANDED SCOPE: 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: August 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 Laureate of the United States, An American … Read more DEADLINE EXTENDED AND EXPANDED SCOPE: 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 two volume set will be a sampling of conversations of theory and practice as it pertains to LGBTQIA librarianship and archival work and community engagement in a post-Stonewall era. It will situate readers in conversations that invitie our community to join us for the tea: a concept relating to kinship, internal community gossip, gabbing, … 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)