New: The Book Collecting Practices of Black Magazine Editors

The Book Collecting Practices of Black Magazine Editors Author: Thomas Weissinger Price: $16.00 Published: May 2014 ISBN: 978-1-936117-63-5 Printed on acid-free paper Published by Litwin Books The Book Collecting Practices of Black Magazine Editors focuses on the collecting habits and personal libraries of three black magazine editors. Ben Burns and Era Bell Thompson were editors … Read more New: The Book Collecting Practices of Black Magazine Editors

Excerpt from Svetlana Mintcheva’s chapter on art censorship

Here is an excerpt from Svetlana Mintcheva’s chapter in The Library Juice Press Handbook of Intellectual Freedom, which is titled, “Art Censorship and Intellectual Freedom.” It’s just an excerpt, but it’s very interesting nonetheless. Svetlana Mintcheva is the Director of Programs at the National Coalition Against Censorship.

Radical Archives and Index of the Disappeared

Chitra Ganesh and Mariam Ghani are artists, archivists, and activists. Both have been involved in immigration rights activism, especially after 9/11, and they created the shifting exhibition Index of the Disappeared, now in its 10th year, to address the insidious surveillance, false narratives, and criminalization of dissent perpetrated by the U.S. government. I saw the “Secrets … Read more Radical Archives and Index of the Disappeared

The Library Juice Press Handbook of Intellectual Freedom: Concepts, Cases, and Theories

The Library Juice Press Handbook of Intellectual Freedom: Concepts, Cases, and Theories Editors: Mark Alfino and Laura Koltutsky Price: $50.00 Published: April 2014 ISBN: 978-1-936117-57-4 Available from Amazon.com The existing reference literature on intellectual freedom tends to focus on topics such as government censorship of books, the internet, and political speech. This has also been … Read more The Library Juice Press Handbook of Intellectual Freedom: Concepts, Cases, and Theories

New book: Identity Palimpsests: Archiving Ethnicity in the U.S. and Canada

Identity Palimpsests: Archiving Ethnicity in the U.S. and Canada Editors: Dominique Daniel and Amalia Levi Price: $45.00 Published: April 2014 ISBN: 978-1-936117-85-7 Printed on acid-free paper This book is a part of the Litwin Books Series on Archives, Archivists, and Society, Richard J. Cox, editor. Identity Palimpsests assesses the ways ethnic identities and other forms … Read more New book: Identity Palimpsests: Archiving Ethnicity in the U.S. and Canada

New book: Ephemeral Material: Queering the Archive

Ephemeral Material: Queering the Archive Author: Alana Kumbier Price: $35.00 Published: April 2014 ISBN: 978-1-936117-51-2 Number five in the Litwin Books Series on Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies, Emily Drabinski, Series Editor Ephemeral Material: Queering the Archive articulates a queer approach to archival studies and archival practice, and establishes the relevance of this approach … Read more New book: Ephemeral Material: Queering the Archive