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: 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

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

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

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

New: Little Gardens of Words: Bookseed’s Stories of Travel and Service

Author: Tim Deppe Price: $28.00 Published: June 2018 ISBN: 978-1-63400-019-2 Printed on acid-free paper 436 pages Since 1994, Tim Deppe has been working through his small 501(c)(3) non-profit, Bookseed, to bring children’s books and seeds to hundreds of marginalized communities in Latin America and around the world. Bookseed helps establish children’s libraries in neglected primary … Read more New: Little Gardens of Words: Bookseed’s Stories of Travel and Service

New book: Human Operators: A Critical Oral History on Technology in Libraries and Archives

Human Operators: A Critical Oral History on Technology in Libraries and Archives Editor: Melissa Morrone Price: $35.00 Published: May 2018 ISBN: 978-1-63400-032-1 394 pages Human Operators: A Critical Oral History of Technology in Libraries is a collective oral history covering many of the issues in technology in librarianship in the early 21st century. Via edited … Read more New book: Human Operators: A Critical Oral History on Technology in Libraries and Archives

New book: Poet-Librarians in the Library of Babel: Innovative Meditations on Librarianship

Poet-Librarians in the Library of Babel: Innovative Meditations on Librarianship Editors: Shannon Tharp and Sommer Browning Price: $22.00 Published: April 2018 ISBN: 978-1-63400-028-4 204 pages Poet-Librarians in the Library of Babel is a compendium of experimental essays, creative meditations, non-fiction accounts, and lyrical explorations that challenge, redefine, and/or widen perspectives on subjects related to libraries … Read more New book: Poet-Librarians in the Library of Babel: Innovative Meditations on Librarianship

New book: Open Divide: Critical Studies on Open Access

Editors: Ulrich Herb and Joachim Schöpfel Price: $35.00 Published: April 2018 ISBN: 978-1-63400-029-1 Printed on acid-free paper Open access has transformed the traditional way of scientific communication. Open repositories and open access journals provide large and free access to articles, theses and dissertations, reports, working papers, proceedings and books but also to other unpublished items, … Read more New book: Open Divide: Critical Studies on Open Access

New Book: The Politics of Theory and the Practice of Critical Librarianship

The Politics of Theory and the Practice of Critical Librarianship Editors: Karen P. Nicholson and Maura Seale Price: $35.00 Published: March 2018 ISBN: 978-1-63400-030-7 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 New Book: The Politics of Theory and the Practice of Critical Librarianship

NEW: Feminists Among Us: Resistance and Advocacy in Library Leadership

Feminists Among Us: Resistance and Advocacy in Library Leadership Editors: Shirley Lew and Baharak Yousefi Price: $22.00 Published: October 2017 ISBN: 978-1-63400-027-7 Number nine in the Litwin Books Series on Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies, Emily Drabinski, Series Editor Feminists Among Us: Resistance and Advocacy in Library Leadership makes explicit the ways in which … Read more NEW: Feminists Among Us: Resistance and Advocacy in Library Leadership

NEW: The Feminist Reference Desk: Concepts, Critiques, and Conversations

The Feminist Reference Desk: Concepts, Critiques, and Conversations Editor: Maria T. Accardi Price: $35.00 Published: October 2017 ISBN: 978-1-63400-018-5 Number eight in the Litwin Books Series on Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies, Emily Drabinski, Series Editor Feminist pedagogy employs strategies such as collaborative learning, valuing experiential knowledge, employing consciousness-raising about sexism and other forms … Read more NEW: The Feminist Reference Desk: Concepts, Critiques, and Conversations

New book: Topographies of Whiteness: Mapping Whiteness in Library and Information Science

Topographies of Whiteness: Mapping Whiteness in Library and Information Science Editor: Gina Schlesselman-Tarango Price: $35.00 Published: September 2017 ISBN: 978-1-63400-022-2 350 Pages Exploring the diverse terrain that makes up library and information science (LIS), this collection features the work of scholars, practitioners, and others who draw from a variety of theoretical approaches to name, problematize, … Read more New book: Topographies of Whiteness: Mapping Whiteness in Library and Information Science

New book: Queer Library Alliance: Global Reflections and Imaginings

Queer Library Alliance: Global Reflections and Imaginings Editors: Rae-Anne Montague and Lucas McKeever Price: $35.00 Published: July 2017 ISBN: 978-1-63400-031-4 282 pages Available on Amazon. Queer identities are complex. They are embedded in a web of intersectionality and often challenging to fully define. Sometimes queerness shines like a beacon and this radiance is captured in … Read more New book: Queer Library Alliance: Global Reflections and Imaginings

Teaching for Justice: Implementing Social Justice in the LIS Classroom (new book)

Teaching for JusticeImplementing Social Justice in the LIS Classroom Editors: Nicole A. Cooke and Miriam E. Sweeney Price: $35.00 Published: February 2017 ISBN: 978-1-63400-017-8 Printed on acid-free paper This book is number one in the Litwin Books/Library Juice Press Series on Critical Race Studies and Multiculturalism in LIS, Rose L. Chou and Annie Pho, series … Read more Teaching for Justice: Implementing Social Justice in the LIS Classroom (new book)

New Book: Information Literacy and Writing Studies in Conversation

Information Literacy and Writing Studies in Conversation: Reenvisioning Library-Writing Program Connections Author: Andrea Baer Price: $28.00 Published: December 2016 ISBN: 978-1-63400-021-5 Printed on acid-free paper 202 pages Available from Amazon Since library instruction’s very beginnings librarians and writing instructors have been natural partners. Library-writing program connections illustrate that both writing and information seeking and use … Read more New Book: Information Literacy and Writing Studies in Conversation

Call for book reviewers for Progressive Librarian

Message from Michael Matthews, Progressive Librarian Book Review Editor: Dear Progressive Library Workers: Do you like balmy summer late afternoons, listening to the crickets chirp as you paddle a canoe along a mountain stream while watching a mother moose and her adorable calf drink clear, unpolluted water as an eagle swoops down, clutching a PCB-free … Read more Call for book reviewers for Progressive Librarian