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

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

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

Deadline Extended for Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene – JCLIS special issue

Download a PDF version of the Call for Papers for the issue on Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene Guest Editors: John Burgess, Robert D. Montoya, Eira Tansey As stewards of collective knowledge, librarians, archivists, and educators in the information fields are facing the realities of the Anthropocene, which has the potential for cataclysmic environmental … Read more Deadline Extended for Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene – JCLIS special issue

CFP: Critical Librarianship and Library Management

Call for proposals Advances in Library Administration and Organization Critical Librarianship and Library Management Publication due 2020 Series Editor: Samantha Hines, Peninsula College Volume Editor: David Ketchum, University of Oregon The critical librarianship movement has shone light on many aspects of our profession and encouraged us to question why we do things the way we … Read more CFP: Critical Librarianship and Library Management

CFP: Sexuality in Libraries

Working Title: Sexuality in Libraries Editors: Brian Flaherty and Alana Kumbier Publisher: Library Juice Press Deadline for proposals, extended: November 1st, 2018 Access to information about sex, and platforms for sex education, have changed radically in the digital era. As curators and providers of information about sexuality, librarians have a responsibility to keep up with … Read more CFP: Sexuality in Libraries

Radical Empathy in Archival Practice (JCLIS special issue)

Radical Empathy in Archival Practice Download a PDF version of the Call for Papers for the issue on Radical Empathy in Archival Practice In their 2016 article From Human Rights to Feminist Ethics: Radical Empathy in the Archives, Michelle Caswell and Marika Cifor define radical empathy as “a willingness to be affected, to be shaped … Read more Radical Empathy in Archival Practice (JCLIS special issue)

CFP: Deconstructing Service in Libraries: intersections of identities and expectations

Call for Chapter Proposals Working Title: Deconstructing Service in Libraries: intersections of identities and expectations Editors: Veronica Arellano Douglas and Joanna Gadsby Submission Deadline: July 15, 2018 Publisher: Library Juice Press Note: We use the term librarian in this call, but we do not mean to limit submissions to those with an MLS degree. All … Read more CFP: Deconstructing Service in Libraries: intersections of identities and expectations

Call for Papers: Politics of Libraries Conference

Call for Papers: Politics of Libraries Conference April 23, 2017 University of Alberta – School of Library and Information Studies The spring of 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the turbulent spring of 1968 where social and political movements resulted in protests and strikes across many Western democracies. In France in May of 1968, where … Read more Call for Papers: Politics of Libraries Conference

Deadline Extended: CFP: Comics and Critical Librarianship for Academic Libraries

Deadline extended! “Comics and Critical Librarianship for Academic Libraries” proposals due December 29 Are you an academic librarian or library worker, comics scholar, or interested in critical librarianship? Consider submitting a proposal for the forthcoming publication “Comics and Critical Librarianship for Academic Libraries”! Our deadline is now extended through Friday, December 29. We are particularly … Read more Deadline Extended: CFP: Comics and Critical Librarianship for Academic Libraries

CFP: Special Issue of JCLIS on Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene

CFP: Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies (JCLIS) — Special Issue on Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene Guest Editors: John Burgess, Robert D. Montoya, Eira Tansey As stewards of collective knowledge, librarians, archivists, and educators in the information fields are facing the realities of the Anthropocene, which has the potential for cataclysmic environmental … Read more CFP: Special Issue of JCLIS on Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene

CFP: Comics and Critical Librarianship for Academic Libraries

Call for chapter proposals Note: This CFP has been updated, with a new deadline.   Working Title: Comics and Critical Librarianship for Academic Libraries Editors: Olivia Miller & Stephanie Grimm Submission Deadline: December 15, 2017 Publisher: Library Juice Press Book description This book will be a collection of chapters on ways comics have been used … Read more CFP: Comics and Critical Librarianship for Academic Libraries

JCLIS Call for Papers: Evidences, Implications, and Critical Interrogations of Neoliberalism in Information Studies

Call for Papers: Evidences, Implications, and Critical Interrogations of Neoliberalism in Information Studies Download a PDF version of the Call for Papers for the issue on Evidences, Implications, and Critical Interrogations of Neoliberalism in Information Studies Guest Editors: Marika Cifor and Jamie A. Lee Neoliberalism, as economic doctrine, as political practice, and even as a … Read more JCLIS Call for Papers: Evidences, Implications, and Critical Interrogations of Neoliberalism in Information Studies

CFP: Urban Library Journal

Call for Papers Urban Library Journal (ULJ) is an open access, double-blind peer-reviewed journal of research that addresses all aspects of urban libraries and urban librarianship. Urban Library Journal invites submissions in broad areas such as public higher education, urban studies, multiculturalism, library and educational services to immigrants, preservation of public higher education, and universal … Read more CFP: Urban Library Journal

CFP: GSISC18: Work

WORK: GSISC 18 #gsisc18 How do gender and sexuality WORK in library and information studies? Gender and sexuality play various roles in the production, organization, dissemination, and consumption of information of all kinds. As categories of social identity, they do not act alone but in interaction and intersection with race, class, nation, language, ability and … Read more CFP: GSISC18: Work

CFP: 2017 OK-ACRL Conference: “Critical Librarianship” theme

Dear colleagues- Information is not neutral. The concept of “authority” includes innate bias toward people with privilege. The cultural, socioeconomic, and racial backgrounds of students have an effect on the way they seek information. Access to information is a human rights issue. These are all examples of ideas that fall under the umbrella of “Critical … Read more CFP: 2017 OK-ACRL Conference: “Critical Librarianship” theme

CFP: Ethical Questions in Name Authority Control

Call for chapter proposals Working Title: Ethical Questions in Name Authority Control Editor: Jane Sandberg Submission Deadline: October 20, 2017 Publisher: Library Juice Press Book description Catalogers hold very specific types of power when they describe people, families, and corporate bodies. When creating a personal name authority record, for example, catalogers determine the authorized name … Read more CFP: Ethical Questions in Name Authority Control

Library Juice Grants and Awards

The Library Juice Press Annual Paper Contest Rewarding good work in the field of library and information studies, humanistically understood, through a monetary award and public recognition. Criteria for judgment are clarity of writing; originality of thought; sincerity of effort at reaching something true; soundness of argumentation (where applicable); and relevance to our time and … Read more Library Juice Grants and Awards