Category: Calls for Papers

CFP: 2017 OK-ACRL Conference: “Critical Librarianship” theme

Dear colleagues- Information is not neutral. The concept of “authority” includes innate bias toward people with privilege. The cultural, socioeconomic, and racial backgrounds of students have an effect on the way they seek information. Access to information is a human rights issue. These are all examples of ideas that fall under the umbrella of “Critical … Read more CFP: 2017 OK-ACRL Conference: “Critical Librarianship” theme

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

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

Library Juice Press Annual Paper Contest

The intention of this contest is to encourage and reward good work in the field of library and information studies, humanistically understood, through a monetary award and public recognition. The contest is open to librarians, library students, academics, and others. Acceptable paper topics cover the full range of topics in the field of library and … Read more Library Juice Press Annual Paper Contest

ALISE Historical Perspectives Special Interest Group (SIG) Call for Papers

ALISE 2018, Denver, CO, February 6-9, 2018 Historical Perspectives Special Interest Group (SIG) Call for Papers DEADLINE: July 15, 2017 The ALISE Historical Perspectives SIG invites the submission of abstracts for a panel at the 2018 conference in Denver: Over the years, library historian Wayne Weigand has called our attention to three core professional values: … Read more ALISE Historical Perspectives Special Interest Group (SIG) Call for Papers

CFP extended: Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene Colloquium

The Planning Committee for Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene: A Colloquium is seeking an additional four lightning talk proposals (5 minutes each) and two paper presentations (20 minutes each), which will take place on May 13-14, 2017 at New York University. Please submit proposals here: https://goo.gl/forms/dEX38aB3WrdhgYq92 Deadline: April 3, 2017 (presenters informed by April … Read more CFP extended: Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene Colloquium

Call for Essays: We Can Do I.T. : Women in Library Information Technology

Call for Essays Working Title: We Can Do I.T. : Women in Library Information Technology Editors: Jenny Brandon, Sharon Ladenson, Kelly Sattler Submission Deadline: March 27, 2017 (extended) Publisher: Library Juice Press Description of book: What roles are women playing in information technology (I.T.) in libraries? What are rewards that women experience, as well as … Read more Call for Essays: We Can Do I.T. : Women in Library Information Technology

CFP: Libraries and Nonprofits: Collaboration for the Public Good

About the Book Libraries and Nonprofits: Collaboration for the Public Good (Library Juice Press) will consider the range of partnerships entered into by all types of libraries and nonprofits and will provide resources and best practices for nurturing these collaborations. We are seeking domestic and international case studies which highlight successful (or problematic) collaborations between … Read more CFP: Libraries and Nonprofits: Collaboration for the Public Good

CFP: Libraries: Culture, History, and Society

Libraries: Culture, History, and Society is now accepting submissions for our second issue, to be published in Fall 2017. A semiannual peer-reviewed publication from the Library History Round Table of the American Library Association and the Penn State University Press, LCHS will be available in print and online via JSTOR and Project Muse. The only … Read more CFP: Libraries: Culture, History, and Society

Extended deadline for CFP: CAPAL17: Foundations & Futures: Critical Reflections on the Pasts, Presents, and Possibilities of Academic Librarianship

CFP: Call for Proposals CAPAL17: Foundations & Futures: Critical Reflections on the Pasts, Presents, and Possibilities of Academic Librarianship CAPAL/ACBAP Annual Meeting – May 30 – June 1, 2017 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences 2017 Ryerson University Toronto, Ontario The Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL) invites you to participate in its … Read more Extended deadline for CFP: CAPAL17: Foundations & Futures: Critical Reflections on the Pasts, Presents, and Possibilities of Academic Librarianship

CFP: CAPAL17: Foundations & Futures: Critical Reflections on the Pasts, Presents, and Possibilities of Academic Librarianship

CFP: Call for Proposals CAPAL17: Foundations & Futures: Critical Reflections on the Pasts, Presents, and Possibilities of Academic Librarianship CAPAL/ACBAP Annual Meeting – May 30 – June 1, 2017 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences 2017 Ryerson University Toronto, Ontario The Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL) invites you to participate in its … Read more CFP: CAPAL17: Foundations & Futures: Critical Reflections on the Pasts, Presents, and Possibilities of Academic Librarianship

CFP: Information Ethics Roundtable 2017

Call for Proposals Data & Ethics Information Ethics Roundtable 2017 April 21-22 Proposals Due: January 2, 2017 Notification of Acceptance: January 30, 2017 https://ier2017.wordpress.com In our knowledge society, our networked selves continually create and are created through data. In light of the ubiquity of data in the contemporary world, the ethical creation, dissemination, use, and … Read more CFP: Information Ethics Roundtable 2017

CFP: Urban Library Journal

Call for Papers Urban Library Journal (ULJ) is an open access, double-blind peer-reviewed journal of research that addresses all aspects of urban libraries and librarianship. Urban Library Journal invites submissions in broad areas such as public higher education, urban studies, multiculturalism, library and educational services to immigrants, preservation of public higher education, and universal access … Read more CFP: Urban Library Journal

CFP: Pushing the Margins: Women of Color and Intersectionality in LIS

CFP: Pushing the Margins: Women of Color and Intersectionality in LIS Editors: Rose L. Chou and Annie Pho Literature on diversity in librarianship has mainly focused on recruitment and increasing numbers of librarians of color. This book shifts the focus beyond numbers and instead on the lived experiences of those who are underrepresented in our … Read more CFP: Pushing the Margins: Women of Color and Intersectionality in LIS

CFP: Human Operators: A Critical Oral History of Technology in Libraries

About the book Human Operators: A Critical Oral History of Technology in Libraries will be a collective oral history covering many of the issues in technology in librarianship in the early 21st century. Via edited and compiled interview transcripts, readers will get to “hear” the voices of librarians and archivists discussing tech topics from perspectives … Read more CFP: Human Operators: A Critical Oral History of Technology in Libraries

CFP: The Politics of Theory and the Practice of Critical Librarianship

The Politics of Theory and the Practice of Critical Librarianship Call for Papers Editors: Karen P. Nicholson and Maura Seale Publisher: Library Juice Press Over the past fifteen years, librarians have increasingly looked to theory as a means to destabilize normative discourses and practices within LIS, to engage in inclusive and non-authoritarian pedagogies, and to … Read more CFP: The Politics of Theory and the Practice of Critical Librarianship

CFP: Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene

Call for Proposals Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene: A Colloquium May 13-14, 2017 New York University As stewards of a culture’s collective knowledge, libraries and archives are facing the realities of cataclysmic environmental change with a dawning awareness of its unique implications for their missions and activities. Some professionals in these fields are focusing … Read more CFP: Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene

CFP: Reference Librarianship & Justice: History, Practice & Praxis

Call for Proposals: Reference Librarianship & Justice: History, Practice & Praxis Editors: Kate Adler, Ian Beilin, and Eamon Tewell Publisher: Library Juice Press Reference work often receives short shrift in the contemporary discourse and practice of librarianship. Conversations that concern critical pedagogy, social justice, and theory tend to revolve around instruction or cataloging practice. Moreover, … Read more CFP: Reference Librarianship & Justice: History, Practice & Praxis

CFP: Language, Modes of Communication, and the Contemporary Academic Library

CALL FOR PROPOSALS for an edited book with the working title: Language, Modes of Communication, and the Contemporary Academic Library EDITORS Melanie Boyd, University of Calgary Natasha Gerolami, Huntington University Courtney Waugh, University of Western Ontario We are inviting proposals for an edited collection of papers to investigate and challenge how language is used in … Read more CFP: Language, Modes of Communication, and the Contemporary Academic Library