Publisher’s Pledge to the Library Community

From Litwin Books, LLC As an academic publisher, we understand our role in the information ecology, and respect the roles of academics and librarians in the same ecological system. To clarify our understanding of our place in that system, we offer the following pledge to the library community: 1. We recognize the free speech rights … Read more Publisher’s Pledge to the Library Community

Interview with the Organizer of the UX Certificate Program from Library Juice Academy

Rebecca Blakiston is an Instructional Services Librarian and the Website Product Manager at the University of Arizona Libraries in Tucson, Arizona. She is the organizer of our 6-course certificate program in user centered design for library websites. She agreed to do this interview to give people a better sense of what is involved in this … Read more Interview with the Organizer of the UX Certificate Program from Library Juice Academy

New Book: Import of the Archive

Import of the Archive: U.S. Colonial Rule of the Philippines and the Making of American Archival History Author: Cheryl Beredo Price: $25.00 Published: June 2013 ISBN: 978-1-936117-72-7 Printed on acid-free paper Published by Litwin Books This book a part of the Series on Archives, Archivists, and Society, Richard J. Cox, editor. Import of the Archive … Read more New Book: Import of the Archive

Interview with Martin Wallace

Martin Wallace is a Science & Engineering Librarian at the University of Maine, Orono, and serves as Maine’s only representative to the Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC), a program administered by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He is serving his third term as secretary of the Patent and Trademark Resource Center Association … Read more Interview with Martin Wallace

Interview with Cody Hennesy

Cody Hennesy is the E-Learning Librarian at the University of California, Berkeley. He has coded a variety of academic library sites and tools and recently developed the front-end for the online resource maintained by Library Juice Press, Alternatives in Print: A Directory of Alternative Publishers and Critical Periodicals. He is going to be teaching a … Read more Interview with Cody Hennesy

New book: Jesse Shera, Librarianship, and Information Science

Jesse Shera, Librarianship, and Information Science Jesse Hauk Shera did perhaps more than any other figure in defining library and information science in the mid 20th century. He pioneered the application of information technology in libraries and in the field of documentation, as head of the American Documentation Institute (now ASIST), as a professor at … Read more New book: Jesse Shera, Librarianship, and Information Science

Interview with Maria Accardi

Here is an interview that Emily Drabinski did with Maria Accardi. Maria has a book coming out this summer with Library Juice Press, in the series that Emily edits…. Maria T. Accardi is Associate Librarian and Coordinator of Instruction at the Indiana University Southeast Library in New Albany, Indiana, a regional campus of Indiana University … Read more Interview with Maria Accardi

The Mexican Suitcase

Recommended to anyone interested in archives and the cultural record: the documentary now streaming on Netflix called The Mexican Suitcase. It’s about the recovery of a cache of photographic negatives made by important photographers who went to fight the fascists with their cameras during the Spanish Civil War. (It’s called The Mexican Suitcase because it … Read more The Mexican Suitcase

Litwin Books and Library Juice Press ending direct retail sales

We are announcing that Litwin Books, Library Juice Press, and Auslander & Fox will no longer sell books directly off our website or at conferences. Direct retail sales have always been a small part of our business. Most people buy our books from Amazon, other online retailers, or through vendors to libraries such as YBP. … Read more Litwin Books and Library Juice Press ending direct retail sales

Greening Libraries Wins Award in the 2013 Green Books Festival

The 2013 Green Book Festival awarded its top honor in the category of Best Business Book to Greening Libraries, edited by Monika Antonelli and Mark McCullough and published by Library Juice Press. Greening Libraries provides library professionals with a collection of articles and papers that serve as a portal to understanding a wide range of … Read more Greening Libraries Wins Award in the 2013 Green Books Festival

Monday night at ALA in Chicago – Library Juice Press Reception/Party

If you’ve started your planning for ALA Annual, here’s something to consider for Monday night, July 1st. Library Juice Press is having a reception/party kind of thing at 7pm. There will be drinks and some things to nosh. We created a Facebook event with details. This will also be for Litwin Books, Library Juice Academy, … Read more Monday night at ALA in Chicago – Library Juice Press Reception/Party

Interview with Emily Drabinski, editor of the Litwin Books Series on Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies

Emily Drabinski is the editor of a book series with Litwin Books and Library Juice Press, titled, “Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies.” Originally it was “Gender and Sexuality in Librarianship,” but pretty quickly it was clear from the titles that she was lining up that the emphasis was going to be on theoretical topics … Read more Interview with Emily Drabinski, editor of the Litwin Books Series on Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies

The Stories I Read to the Children: The Life and Writing of Pura Belpré

I want to make people aware of an important new book: The Stories I Read to the Children: The Life and Writing of Pura Belpré, the Legendary Storyteller, Children’s Author, and New York Public Librarian. Selected, Edited, and Biographical Introduction by Lisa Sánchez González. This is not a Library Juice Press or Litwin Books publication, … Read more The Stories I Read to the Children: The Life and Writing of Pura Belpré