Category: Calls for Papers

CFP: Justin Winsor Library History Essay Award

Justin Winsor Library History Essay Award: Call for Papers The Justin Winsor Library History Essay Award is presented by the Library History Round Table of the American Library Association annually to recognize the best essay written in English on library history. The award is named in honor of the distinguished nineteenth-century librarian, historian, and bibliographer … Read more CFP: Justin Winsor Library History Essay Award

CFP: Radical Archives (Archive Journal)

Archive Journal Special issue: Radical Archives Deadline: April 15, 2015 “Radical archives” and “radical archiving” are concepts that continue to gain currency among archivists, artists and cultural theorists alike, but to date, discussions of “radical archives” and “radical archiving” often appear to rest on an assumed rather than articulated understanding of what these concepts mean. … Read more CFP: Radical Archives (Archive Journal)

CFP: IFLA Call for Papers Reference and Information Services Section: Reference as Service and Place

Call for Papers IFLA Reference and Information Services Section Theme: Reference as Service and Place 11-13 August 2015 University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana Reference and Information Services Section IFLA’s theme for the 2015 congress in Cape Town is “Dynamic Libraries: Access, Development and Transformation” and the Reference and Information Services Section is pleased to announce … Read more CFP: IFLA Call for Papers Reference and Information Services Section: Reference as Service and Place

CFP: NASKO 2015

NASKO 2015: Producing Knowledge Organization Call for Participation Conference Venue: University of California, Los Angeles Conference Dates: June 18 – 19, 2015 “Producing Knowledge Organization” offers a provocation to examine the assumptions we – as scholars and practitioners – encounter, produce, and communicate through the theories and practice of knowledge organization. As a field with … Read more CFP: NASKO 2015

CFP: The Big Deal: 3rd Milwaukee Conference on Ethics in Knowledge Organization

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 in … Read more CFP: The Big Deal: 3rd Milwaukee Conference on Ethics in Knowledge Organization

IRIE Call for Papers on Global Citizenship

IRIE Call for Papers on Global Citizenship Guest Editor: Jared Bielby, Univ. of Alberta, Canada: bielby@ualberta.ca Globalization via the digital age is upon us, demanding a new ethics and an intercultural awareness while the dialectics of globalism and cyberspace mandate a committed reflection on what the synthesis between the digital realm and global citizenship entails. … Read more IRIE Call for Papers on Global Citizenship

CFP – Deadline Extended: Library History Seminar XIII

*CALL FOR PAPERS* Library History Seminar XIII: Libraries: Traditions and Innovations July 31 – August 2, 2015 Pre-Conference Tours, July 30-31, 2015 Graduate School of Library & Information Science Simmons College Boston, MA 02115 ** Boston, Massachusetts, the site of the Library History Seminar XIII, provides an apt setting to explore traditions and innovations in … Read more CFP – Deadline Extended: Library History Seminar XIII

CAPAL15: Academic Librarianship and Critical Practice – CFP

Call for Proposals CAPAL15: ACADEMIC LIBRARIANSHIP AND CRITICAL PRACTICE CAPAL/ACBAP Annual Conference – May 31-June 2, 2015 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences 2015 University of Ottawa Ottawa, Ontario The Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL) invites you to participate in its annual conference, to be held as part of Congress of the … Read more CAPAL15: Academic Librarianship and Critical Practice – CFP

Call for Submissions: Series on Critical Race Studies and Multiculturalism in LIS

Series on Critical Race Studies and Multiculturalism in LIS Sujei Lugo, Series Editor Litwin Books and Library Juice Press seek book proposals and manuscripts for a new series, Critical Race Studies and Multiculturalism in Library and Information Studies, edited by Sujei Lugo. This series aims to collect and publish works from theoretical, practical and personal … Read more Call for Submissions: Series on Critical Race Studies and Multiculturalism in LIS

Library Juice Press Annual Paper Contest

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 … Read more Library Juice Press Annual Paper Contest

CFP: Organize and Assemble IV

PLG Edmonton invites submissions for our fourth annual symposium, Organize and Assemble IV, taking place on October 18, 2014. Practitioners, scholars, activists, students, and other members of the general public interested in library, archival and allied information services are asked to speak on topics pertaining to this year’s theme: the commodification of information goods and … Read more CFP: Organize and Assemble IV

CFP: Miriam Braverman Memorial Prize

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Calling all Activist-Librarians-to-be!! The MIRIAM BRAVERMAN MEMORIAL PRIZE, a presentation of the Progressive Librarians Guild (PLG), is awarded each year for the best paper about some aspect of the social responsibilities of librarians, libraries, or librarianship. Papers related to archivists, archives, and archival work are also eligible. The winning paper will be … Read more CFP: Miriam Braverman Memorial Prize

Call for Chapter Abstracts: Critical Theory and Social Justice in Library and Information Science

Call for chapter abstracts for the forthcoming monograph: Mehra, B., & Rioux, K. (Eds.). (2015). Progressive community action: Critical theory and social justice in library and information science. Sacramento, CA: Library Juice Press. Editors Bharat Mehra and Kevin Rioux invite you to submit a 500-word abstract proposing a chapter for this edited volume by July … Read more Call for Chapter Abstracts: Critical Theory and Social Justice in Library and Information Science

CFP: Core Values in Theory and Practice: A Special Issue of Library Trends

Valuing Librarianship: Core Values in Theory and Practice: A Special Issue of Library Trends (February 2016) Editors: Selinda A. Berg and Heidi LM Jacobs Leddy Library, University of Windsor ValuingLibrarianship@gmail.com In 2004, the American Library Association (ALA)’s Core Values of Librarianship statement identified eleven core values: Access Confidentiality and privacy Democracy Diversity Education and lifelong … Read more CFP: Core Values in Theory and Practice: A Special Issue of Library Trends

Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies Colloquium

Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies Colloquium The University of Toronto, October 18, 2014 Gender and sexuality are two of the critical organizing axes of contemporary life. Alongside and intersecting with race, class, nation, and others, they constitute the ways through which we make ourselves known to ourselves and to one another: as men, women, … Read more Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies Colloquium

The 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 The Library Juice Press Annual Paper Contest

Call for Submissions – Miriam Braverman Memorial Prize

Call for Submissions – Miriam Braverman Memorial Prize The submission period for the 2013 Braverman Award is now open. Submitted papers should be about some aspect of the social responsibilities of librarians, libraries, or librarianship. Papers related to archivists, archives, and archival work are also eligible. The winning paper will be published in the Summer … Read more Call for Submissions – Miriam Braverman Memorial Prize

NASIG’s 28th Annual Conference

NASIG’s 28th Annual Conference: June 6th to June 9th 2013 in Buffalo, NY “The Art of Information/The Architecture of Knowledge” http://www.nasig.org/conference_registration.cfm NASIG 2013 continues the organization’s tradition of offering conferences that have strong, engaging programs and numerous opportunities to discuss issues and network in a relaxed environment with colleagues—publishers, vendors, print and e-resources providers, and … Read more NASIG’s 28th Annual Conference

CfP: Call for Participation (NASKO 2013)

Please note that the deadline has been extended to midnight Friday, February 15th *Call for Participation (NASKO 2013) * *Transition Cultures, Transition KO: Evolving Exploration, Critical Reflection, and Practical Work * ISKO C/US invites submissions of abstracts for its Fourth North American Symposium on Knowledge Organization (NASKO 2013) to be held June 13-14, 2013, in … Read more CfP: Call for Participation (NASKO 2013)