Occasional work available for a publishing assistant

Duties are to include document scanning, bibliographic research, possible social media marketing, research into addresses for review copies and offers of desk copies, possible tasks for Library Juice Academy (e.g. processing enrollments, sending certificates of completion), and help at conferences. We are also looking for someone to do book layout, and these jobs could be … Read more Occasional work available for a publishing assistant

Interview with Andromeda Yelton

You may already be familiar with Andromeda Yelton; if not, she is a librarian and software developer who is known for her passion about promoting coding, collaboration, and diversity in library technology. Recently, she was doing library outreach, software, and communications at the ebook startup Unglue.it. She is a member of the LITA Board of … Read more Interview with Andromeda Yelton

Interview with Andrea Baer

Andrea Baer holds a Ph.D. in comparative literature from the University of Washington and a Masters in Information Sciences from the University of Tennessee. She is teaching a class for Library Juice Academy next month, titled, Information Literacy, Composition Studies, and Higher Order Thinking. She has graciously agreed to do an interview for the Library … Read more Interview with Andrea Baer

LJA Certificate in Library Management

Certificate in Library Management This series of classes, developed and taught by Deborah Schmidle, provides a strong foundation in managerial skills, and is intended for new managers or those who would like to enhance their current knowledge base. Though these courses touch on organizational theory, the primary focus is on practical skills that can be … Read more LJA Certificate in Library Management

New NYC Library Curated by and for the Homeless

A few weeks ago, I attended the opening dedication of the Jean Rice Homeless Liberation Reference Library in the Fordham area of the Bronx. (I’ve written before about Picture the Homeless [PTH], a grassroots organization of currently and formerly homeless people and allies that does advocacy and data collection, among other campaigns.) By the time … Read more New NYC Library Curated by and for the Homeless

Comment’s on Eric Hellman’s note on eBook Copyright Pages

Eric Hellman, founder of Unglue.it, has a note in the current issue of the New York Law School Review titled, “The eBook Copyright Page is Broken.” It is a quick read, and what I have to say is in response to it, so please read it in order to understand what I am commenting on. … Read more Comment’s on Eric Hellman’s note on eBook Copyright Pages

New Book: Feminist and Queer Information Studies Reader

Feminist and Queer Information Studies Reader Editors: Patrick Keilty and Rebecca Dean Price: $60.00 Published: October 2013 ISBN: 978-1-936117-16-1 Number 4 in the Litwin Books Series on Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies, Emily Drabinski, series editor In Feminist and Queer Information Studies Reader, Keilty and Dean put the field of Information Studies into critical … Read more New Book: Feminist and Queer Information Studies Reader