Librarians and Archivists to Palestine Are on the Move

Librarians and Archivists to Palestine is underway! The first of its kind, this delegation is 16 information workers from the West who are spending time in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories to meet with archivists and librarians at a wide range of organizations and institutions. We’re discussing issues (some of which we all face, … Read more Librarians and Archivists to Palestine Are on the Move

Interview with Susan Teague-Rector

Susan Teague-Rector works at the University of Colorado, specializing in information architecture (IA) and UX design for University Web Services. Previously Susan led the IA, design and implementation of a new website for NCSU Libraries in 2010; and led IA, design, web programming and usability testing as Web Applications Manager at VCU Libraries. She is … Read more Interview with Susan Teague-Rector

Interview with Samantha Hines

Samantha Schmehl Hines is the Social Science Librarian for the Mansfield Library at The University of Montana-Missoula. She writes and presents widely on issues of online library services, information literacy instruction, and library middle management, and is the author of Productivity for Librarians (2010, Chandos). She is the instructor for a class coming up with … Read more Interview with Samantha Hines

Timely in light of the Urbana scandal now unfolding: online course in weeding

Weeding the Academic Library With Confidence Instructor: Samantha Hines Dates: July 1-28, 2013 Credits: 1.5 CEUs Price: $175 All libraries need some regular weeding, but many of us don’t know where to start. An important but often overlooked part of collection development, deaccessioning materials is a vital way to keep your library’s collection useful for … Read more Timely in light of the Urbana scandal now unfolding: online course in weeding

Great Response to an Illegitimate Takedown Notice

This great response to an illegitimate takedown notice is going around on Facebook. It’s funny because of how it shows just how unjust these robo-generated takedown notices can be, but it also reveals a problem that deserves serious discussion. These kind of takedown notices go out by the thousands, and not many people who receive … Read more Great Response to an Illegitimate Takedown Notice

Find us at Booth 144 at ALA in Chicago

Library Juice Press, Litwin Books, Library Juice Academy, and Auslander & Fox will have a table in the exhibits hall at the American Library Association Annual Conference in Chicago. The exhibits open on Friday, June 28th at 5:30pm, and close on Monday, July 1st, at 2pm. We won’t be selling any books, but we will … Read more Find us at Booth 144 at ALA in Chicago

The Library Juice Press Annual Paper Contest

The intention of this contest is to encourage and reward good work in the field of library and information studies, humanistically understood, through a monetary award and public recognition. The contest is open to librarians, library students, academics, and others. Acceptable paper topics cover the full range of topics in the field of library and … Read more The Library Juice Press Annual Paper Contest

Library Juice Membership? What is that?

We have set up something called Library Juice membership, where you can pay a small annual fee to get benefits related to what we are doing here at Library Juice Academy and Library Juice Press, as well as networking and communication opportunities. Memberships are open to individuals and institutions. This is all set up and … Read more Library Juice Membership? What is that?