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

Karen Nicholson Wins Seventh Annual Library Juice Paper Contest

PRESS RELEASE October 3, 2018 Sacramento, CA Library Juice Press is happy to announce the winner of the Seventh Annual Library Juice Paper Contest. Karen Nicholson’s paper, titled, “On the Space/Time of Information Literacy, Higher Education, and the Global Knowledge Economy,” published in the Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies, was judged by the … Read more Karen Nicholson Wins Seventh Annual Library Juice Paper Contest

Elliott Hauser wins 2019 Dissertation Research Award

Press release 8/12/2019 Media contact: Rory Litwin, rory@litwinbooks.com We are pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 Litwin Books Award for Ongoing Dissertation Research in the Philosophy of Information. We are granting this year’s award to Elliott Hauser of the University of North Carolina School of Information and Library Science, based on his dissertation … Read more Elliott Hauser wins 2019 Dissertation Research Award

Interview with Joacim Hansson about his book, Educating Librarians in the Contemporary University

I am excited to have just published a book about the state of library education by Joacim Hansson, titled, Educating Librarians in the Contemporary University: An Essay on iSchools and Emancipatory Resilience in Library and Information Science. I’m excited, personally, because it does such a fantastic job of saying things that I and others have … Read more Interview with Joacim Hansson about his book, Educating Librarians in the Contemporary University

The Aesthetics of Research Initiative at Columbia College Chicago Wins the 2019 Vattemare Award for Creativity in Libraries

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, July 15, 2019 Contact: Rory Litwin Phone: 916-905-0291 Email: rory@libraryjuicepress.com The Aesthetics of Research Initiative at Columbia College Chicago Awarded the 2nd Annual Vattemare Award for Creativity in Libraries SACRAMENTO – Kristy Bowen and Jennifer Sauzer of Columbia College Chicago have been selected as the winners of the 2019 Alexandre Vattermare … Read more The Aesthetics of Research Initiative at Columbia College Chicago Wins the 2019 Vattemare Award for Creativity in Libraries

CFP for Library History Seminar XIV

CFP for Library History Seminar XIV Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge August 11-13, 2020   Librarians Without Borders : Historical Perspectives on Library Outreach This conference seeks to explore the history of library outreach in all of its forms. “”Librarian,” “library,” and “outreach” are defined in the broadest possible terms that still retain meaning. “Librarians” … Read more CFP for Library History Seminar XIV

Reference Librarianship & Justice: Critical Interventions – Book Launch Celebration and Discussions

Reference Librarianship & Justice: Critical Interventions Book Launch Celebration and Discussions Friday, March 8 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. METRO Library Council 599 11th Avenue, 8th Floor New York, NY 10036 Register here. Join us for a half day event to celebrate the recent publication of Reference Librarianship & Justice: History, Practice and Praxis. METRO … Read more Reference Librarianship & Justice: Critical Interventions – Book Launch Celebration and Discussions

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

Call for Chapter Proposals: Borders & belonging: Critical examinations of LIS approaches toward immigrants

Call for Chapter Proposals: Borders & belonging: Critical examinations of LIS approaches toward immigrants Book Editor: Ana Ndumu Publisher: Library Juice Press Series: Critical Race Studies and Multiculturalism in LIS Series Editors: Annie Pho and Rose L. Chou Borders & belonging: Critical examinations of LIS approaches toward immigrants is a response to the need for … Read more Call for Chapter Proposals: Borders & belonging: Critical examinations of LIS approaches toward immigrants

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

New book: Reference Librarianship & Justice: History, Practice & Praxis

Reference Librarianship & Justice: History, Practice & Praxis Editors: Kate Adler, Ian Beilin, and Eamon Tewell Price: $35.00 Published: October 2018 ISBN: 978-1-63400-051-2 Printed on acid-free paper 322 pages Reference work often receives short shrift in the contemporary discourse and practice of librarianship. Reference Librarianship & Justice: History, Practice & Praxis highlights the unique position … Read more New book: Reference Librarianship & Justice: History, Practice & Praxis

Gracen Brilmyer Wins Sixth Annual Library Juice Paper Contest

PRESS RELEASE October 1, 2018 Sacramento, CA Library Juice Press is happy to announce the winner of the Sixth Annual Library Juice Paper Contest. Gracen Brilmyer’s paper, titled, “Archival assemblages: applying disability studies’ political/relational model to archival description,” published in Archival Science, was judged by the award jury to be the best paper out of … Read more Gracen Brilmyer Wins Sixth Annual Library Juice Paper Contest

New book: Toward a Critical-Inclusive Assessment Practice for Library Instruction

Toward a Critical-Inclusive Assessment Practice for Library Instruction Authors: Lyda Fontes McCartin and Rachel Dineen Price: $18.00 Published: September 2018 ISBN: 978-1-63400-035-2 5.5″ by 8.5″ 162 Pages Using a Critical Theory framework, Toward a Critical-Inclusive Assessment Practice for Library Instruction offers academic librarians practical, and actionable, strategies for critical assessment of teaching and student learning. … Read more New book: Toward a Critical-Inclusive Assessment Practice for Library Instruction

New book: Pushing the Margins: Women of Color and Intersectionality in LIS

Pushing the Margins: Women of Color and Intersectionality in LIS Editors: Rose L. Chou and Annie Pho Price: $35.00 Published: September 2018 ISBN: 978-1-63400-052-9 Printed on acid-free paper 6″ by 9″ 508 Pages This book is number three in the Litwin Books/Library Juice Press Series on Critical Race Studies and Multiculturalism in LIS, Rose L. … Read more New book: Pushing the Margins: Women of Color and Intersectionality in LIS

Chris Hubbles wins 2018 Litwin Books Award for Ongoing Dissertation Research in the Philosophy of Information

Press release 8/17/2018 Media contact: Rory Litwin, rory@litwinbooks.com We are pleased to announce the winner of the 2018 Litwin Books Award for Ongoing Dissertation Research in the Philosophy of Information. We are granting this year’s award to Chris Hubbles of the University of Washington, based on his dissertation project, “No Country for Old Media.” In … Read more Chris Hubbles wins 2018 Litwin Books Award for Ongoing Dissertation Research in the Philosophy of Information

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

New book: We Can Do I.T.: Women in Library Information Technology

We Can Do I.T.: Women in Library Information Technology Editors: Jenny Brandon, Sharon Ladenson, and Kelly Sattler Price: $22.00 Published: July 2018 ISBN: 978-1-63400-053-6 Number ten in the Litwin Books Series on Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies, Emily Drabinski, Series Editor Does gender play a role in library information technology (I.T.)? For the last … Read more New book: We Can Do I.T.: Women in Library Information Technology