The Digital Future of Education – New Issue of the International Review of Information Ethics

International Review of Information Ethics Vol. 21 – July 2014 The Digital Future of Education edited by Johannes Britz, Michael Zimmer Contents: The Digital Future of Education: An Introduction by Johannes Britz, Michael Zimmer The Ethics of Big Data in Higher Education by Jeffrey Alan Johnson Student Privacy: Harm and Context by Mark MacCarthy The … Read more The Digital Future of Education – New Issue of the International Review of Information Ethics

Call for Submissions: Series on Critical Race Studies and Multiculturalism in LIS

Series on Critical Race Studies and Multiculturalism in LIS Sujei Lugo, Series Editor Litwin Books and Library Juice Press seek book proposals and manuscripts for a new series, Critical Race Studies and Multiculturalism in Library and Information Studies, edited by Sujei Lugo. This series aims to collect and publish works from theoretical, practical and personal … Read more Call for Submissions: Series on Critical Race Studies and Multiculturalism in LIS

U.S. sought to edit the historical record of a court proceeding

This news from the Electronic Freedom Foundation: UNSEALED: The US Sought Permission To Change The Historical Record Of A Public Court Proceeding A few weeks ago we fought a battle for transparency in our flagship NSA spying case, Jewel v. NSA. But, ironically, we weren’t able to tell you anything about it until now. On … Read more U.S. sought to edit the historical record of a court proceeding

Library Juice Press Annual Paper Contest

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 … Read more Library Juice Press Annual Paper Contest

Letter from Don Lash to NYPL on one-sided “controversial” labeling of Israel/Palestine studies

Letter from Don Lash to New York Public Library President, on one-sided “controversial” labeling of books on Israel/Palestine: Dear President Marx, I previously communicated with your office in an e-mail on August 5, during which I expressed concern that access to important work by the prominent academic historian Ilan Pappe was restricted to a non-circulating … Read more Letter from Don Lash to NYPL on one-sided “controversial” labeling of Israel/Palestine studies

Conference Agenda – Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies

Litwin Books has organized a colloquium to take place this October at the University of Toronto, based on our book, Feminist and Queer Information Studies Reader. The colloquium is called Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies (named after Emily Drabinski’s series with Litwin Books). We have recently posted the schedule of presentations, so you can … Read more Conference Agenda – Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies