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: April 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 … Read more Call for Chapter Proposals – Land in Libraries: Toward a Materialist Conception of Education

Jeanie Austin & Melissa Villa-Nicholas Win Eighth Annual Library Juice Paper Contest

PRESS RELEASE October 9, 2020 Sacramento, CA Library Juice Press is happy to announce the winners of the Eighth Annual Library Juice Paper Contest. Jeanie Austin & Melissa Villa-Nicholas’ paper, titled, “Information Provision and the Carceral State: Race and Reference beyond the Idea of the ‘Underserved,’” published in the journal The Reference Librarian, was judged … Read more Jeanie Austin & Melissa Villa-Nicholas Win Eighth Annual Library Juice Paper Contest

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

Jesse Carliner and Kyla Everall Selected for the Alexandre Vattemare Award for Creativity in Libraries

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 1, 2020 Contact: Rory Litwin Phone: 916-905-0291 Email: rory@libraryjuicepress.com SACRAMENTO – Jesse Carliner and Kyla Everall have been selected as the winner of the 2020 Alexandre Vattemare Award for Creativity in Libraries, in recognition of their Family Study Space project at the University of Toronto Library. While offering designated spaces … Read more Jesse Carliner and Kyla Everall Selected for the Alexandre Vattemare Award for Creativity in Libraries

Promotion to benefit INCITE!

Purchase of Select Library Juice Press Titles to Benefit INCITE! ​20% of the sales of titles in the Series on Critical Race Studies and Multiculturalism in LIS from Parlew Distribution, our bookselling partner, will go to support INCITE! — a network of radical feminists of color organizing to end state violence and violence in our homes and communities — … Read more Promotion to benefit INCITE!

Just published: Archives and Special Collections as Sites of Contestation

Editor: Mary Kandiuk Price: $35.00 Published: May 2020 ISBN: 978-1-63400-062-8 520 pages SERIES ON ARCHIVES, ARCHIVISTS AND SOCIETY   Archives and special collections play a critical role in promoting social justice. This collection of essays interrogates library practices relating to archives and special collections. Funding and political choices often underpin acquisition, access and promotion of … Read more Just published: Archives and Special Collections as Sites of Contestation

CFP: Grabbing Tea: Queer Conversations in Librarianship

This book project will be a sampling of conversations of theory and practice as it pertains to LGBTQIA librarianship and community engagement in a post-Stonewall era. It will situate readers in conversations that build on a queer past and identify a current state of queer librarianship and community engagement. We seek LGBTQIA-identified librarians and community … 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

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