Coming soon – online workshops through Library Juice Academy

We are planning to start offering online workshops for professional development soon, as “Library Juice Academy.” The workshops will be about four weeks in length, with some shorter ones available, too. Pricing will be competitive with comparable programs, but some of the topics will be a little different, as you might expect from us. We … Read more Coming soon – online workshops through Library Juice Academy

Preface to Libraries and the Enlightenment

We have posted the Preface to Wayne Bivens-Tatum’s Libraries and the Enlightenment, to give readers a better idea of what the book is about. It gives a chapter-by-chapter summary of the book, and is a quick read. Comments are welcome. Wayne will be doing an author appearance/book signing at our booth at ALA in Anaheim … Read more Preface to Libraries and the Enlightenment

Censorship through travel restriction (two links)

Two links to share about what may be a growing trend – travel restrictions as a way to stifle political speech. A column in Salon by Glen Greenwald a few days ago talks about the Department of Homeland Security’s detention of filmmaker and journalist Laura Poitras at the U.S. border. They detained her and took … Read more Censorship through travel restriction (two links)

The Interference Archive Documents Radical History

(I’m usually pretty lackluster when it comes to generating blog post titles, but at least for this one I ignored my brain when it repeatedly suggested “A Radical Archive Grows in Brooklyn.”) A few weeks ago, a group of librarians was invited to an evening at the new Interference Archive in Brooklyn, NY, not far … Read more The Interference Archive Documents Radical History