Category: Calls for Papers

CFP: National Diversity in Libraries Conference

National Diversity in Libraries Conference August 10-13, 2016 v UCLA CALL FOR PROPOSALS Deadline: November 30, 2015 The National Diversity in Libraries Conference (NDLC ’16), co-sponsored by the UCLA Library and the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), will take place on the UCLA campus on August 10-13, 2016. The NDLC ’16 Program Committee invites you … Read more CFP: National Diversity in Libraries Conference

CFP: Unintended Consequences: the Paradox of Technological Potential (IEEE Potentials)

IEEE Potentials is seeking contributions to a special issue guest edited by Ramona Pringle, Katina Michael and MG Michael. The theme of the issue is: “Unintended Consequences: the Paradox of Technological Potential”. We are looking for critical reviews and analyses, case examples, commentaries, interviews, opinion pieces, stories, projections and science fiction narratives from researchers, futurists, … Read more CFP: Unintended Consequences: the Paradox of Technological Potential (IEEE Potentials)

2015 Conference on Inclusion and Diversity in Library and Information Science (CIDLIS)

2015 Conference on Inclusion and Diversity in Library and Information Science (CIDLIS) Registration and Paper Submissions Now Open The 2015 Conference on Inclusion and Diversity in Library and Information Science (CIDLIS) is now accepting registrations and submissions. The conference (known in past years as the Symposium on Diversity in LIS Education) focuses on issues of … Read more 2015 Conference on Inclusion and Diversity in Library and Information Science (CIDLIS)

Call for Papers: Deadline Extended for Inaugural Issue of JCLIS

Call for Papers: Deadline Extended for Inaugural Issue Theme: Why is the Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies needed today? The Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies is a peer-reviewed open access journal which addresses the need for critical discourse in library and information science and associated domains such as communication and media … Read more Call for Papers: Deadline Extended for Inaugural Issue of JCLIS

CFP – Conceptual Crowbars and Classification at the Crossroads: The Impact and Future of Classification Research

Conceptual Crowbars and Classification at the Crossroads: The Impact and Future of Classification Research Workshop sponsored by ASIS&T SIG/Classification Research ASIS&T 2015 Annual Meeting Saturday, November 7, 2015, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch, USA This year’s Classification Research workshop consciously and critically engages the general conference theme, “Information … Read more CFP – Conceptual Crowbars and Classification at the Crossroads: The Impact and Future of Classification Research

CFP: The Feminists Among Us: Resistance and Advocacy in Library Leadership

The Feminists Among Us: Resistance and Advocacy in Library Leadership Call for Proposals Editors: Shirley Lew and Baharak Yousefi Publisher: Library Juice Press The Feminists Among Us: Resistance and Advocacy in Library Leadership aims to make explicit the ways in which a grounding in feminist theory and practice impacts the work of library administrators who … Read more CFP: The Feminists Among Us: Resistance and Advocacy in Library Leadership

CFP: Librarians as Helping Professionals

REFLECTIONS: Narratives of Professional Helping www.rnoph.org Published by Cleveland State University School of Social Work Call for Narratives: Special Issue on Librarians as Helping Professionals Deadline: September 30, 2015 Laura Habat, Guest Editor Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping is a double-blind peer reviewed interdisciplinary journal that has been published since 1995. All of the journal’s … Read more CFP: Librarians as Helping Professionals

Open Access Conference 2015: Learning from Experience

OPEN ACCESS CONFERENCE 2015: LEARNING FROM EXPERIENCE San Jose State University Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library October 23, 2015 Call For Proposals In celebration of Open Access Week, San Jose State University will be hosting its biennial one-day conference on October 23, 2015, on all things Open: Open Access, Open Educational Resources, Open Education. … Read more Open Access Conference 2015: Learning from Experience

Call for Proposals: Topographies of Whiteness: Mapping Whiteness in Library and Information Science

Call for Proposals: Topographies of Whiteness: Mapping Whiteness in Library and Information Science Editor: Gina Schlesselman-Tarango Publisher: Library Juice Press Projected publication date: April 2017 From the materials libraries and archives collect to the spaces they design and inhabit, whiteness can be mapped and traced in library and information science (LIS). Exploring the diverse terrain … Read more Call for Proposals: Topographies of Whiteness: Mapping Whiteness in Library and Information Science

CFP – Radical Change: Inclusion and Innovation (ALISE Historical Perspectives SIG)

ALISE 2016, Boston, MA, January 5-8, 2016 Historical Perspectives Special Interest Group Call for Papers DEADLINE: June 30, 2015 In keeping with the 2016 ALISE Conference Theme, “Radical Change: Inclusion and Innovation,” the Historical Perspectives SIG invites submissions for individual papers, or for a 3+ person panel program that examines the history of radical change, … Read more CFP – Radical Change: Inclusion and Innovation (ALISE Historical Perspectives SIG)

Announcing “The Political Librarian”, a New Journal from EveryLibrary

Post on April 2, 2015 by John Chrastka The Political Librarian For too long, there has been a dearth of research, discussion, and published content related to locally focused advocacy, policy, and funding issues for libraries. Today, EveryLibrary is proud to announce the launch of “The Political Librarian”, a new journal which will address these … Read more Announcing “The Political Librarian”, a New Journal from EveryLibrary

Call for Papers: Why is the Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies needed today?

Call for Papers: Why is the Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies needed today? The Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies is a peer-reviewed open access journal which addresses the need for critical discourse in library and information science and associated domains such as communication and media studies. It critically engages the cultural … Read more Call for Papers: Why is the Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies needed today?

CFP – Interactions, Special Issue on Gender in Education and Information Studies: Interrogating Knowledge Production, Social Structures and Equitable Access

Interactions Journal Call For Papers 2015-2016 Special Issue on Gender in Education and Information Studies: Interrogating Knowledge Production, Social Structures and Equitable Access Submission must be received by September 1, 2015 Please feel free to email the editors with abstracts or questions about your project: interactions@gseis.ucla.edu This special issue is a direct outgrowth of a … Read more CFP – Interactions, Special Issue on Gender in Education and Information Studies: Interrogating Knowledge Production, Social Structures and Equitable Access

CFP in celebration of Miriam Braveman’s “Mississippi Summer”

Dear Colleagues, The *Progressive Librarian* editors’ cooperative is planning an issue to commemorate the Freedom Libraries of Freedom Summer 1964 which is being done in conjunction with reprinting Miriam Braverman’s 50 year old *SLJ* work “Mississippi Summer” November 1965 *School Library Journal*, pages 31 – 33. In a message from one of the editors, (Elaine … Read more CFP in celebration of Miriam Braveman’s “Mississippi Summer”

(Extended) Call for Papers: The Big Deal: 3rd Milwaukee Conference on Ethics in Knowledge Organization

(Extended) Call for Papers The Big Deal: 3rd Milwaukee Conference on Ethics in Knowledge Organization May 28-29, 2015 Milwaukee, WI The role of ethics in knowledge organization has moved from the background to the foreground. Objectivity and literary warrant alone have been shown to be insufficient for ethical knowledge organization. Ethical concerns have been demonstrated … Read more (Extended) Call for Papers: The Big Deal: 3rd Milwaukee Conference on Ethics in Knowledge Organization

Call for Papers: Affect and the Archive

Special Issue of Archival Science Call for Papers: Affect and the Archive Guest editors: Anne J. Gilliland (Gilliland@gseis.ucla.edu) and Marika Cifor (mcifor@ucla.edu), UCLA Department of Information Studies. Building upon the momentum generated by the Symposium on Affect and the Archive held at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) in November 2014 and the enthusiastic … Read more Call for Papers: Affect and the Archive

CFP: 9th National Conference of African American Librarians

*Call for Poster Session Proposals* 9th National Conference of African American Librarians St. Louis, Missouri August 4-8, 2015 Please submit a poster proposal for the 9th NCAAL Conference, “Meet at the Gateway: Reimagining Communities, Technologies, and Libraries.” The poster session committee is particularly interested in proposals related to: Advocacy/Marketing Assessment Emerging Technologies Health Information Information … Read more CFP: 9th National Conference of African American Librarians