IRIE Call for Papers on Global Citizenship

IRIE Call for Papers on Global Citizenship Guest Editor: Jared Bielby, Univ. of Alberta, Canada: bielby@ualberta.ca Globalization via the digital age is upon us, demanding a new ethics and an intercultural awareness while the dialectics of globalism and cyberspace mandate a committed reflection on what the synthesis between the digital realm and global citizenship entails. … Read more IRIE Call for Papers on Global Citizenship

Library Juice Academy courses offered in November, December, and January

Most of these classes are four weeks in length, with a price of $175. We accept registrations through the first week of class. Details on these courses are at http://libraryjuiceacademy.com/schedule.php Share as appropriate, and apologies for cross-posting. Thanks! November Metadata Implementation Instructor: Grace Agnew Introduction to RDA Instructor: Melissa Adler Assessing and Improving Your Library’s … Read more Library Juice Academy courses offered in November, December, and January

CFP – Deadline Extended: Library History Seminar XIII

*CALL FOR PAPERS* Library History Seminar XIII: Libraries: Traditions and Innovations July 31 – August 2, 2015 Pre-Conference Tours, July 30-31, 2015 Graduate School of Library & Information Science Simmons College Boston, MA 02115 ** Boston, Massachusetts, the site of the Library History Seminar XIII, provides an apt setting to explore traditions and innovations in … Read more CFP – Deadline Extended: Library History Seminar XIII

Librarians and Archivists with Palestine launches “One Book, Many Communities: Mornings in Jenin”

Here’s the press release for the latest project from Librarians and Archivists with Palestine, and we are looking for librarians and their friends to get involved! —- This winter, Librarians and Archivists with Palestine (LAP) is coordinating an exciting international reading campaign: “One Book, Many Communities: Mornings in Jenin.” The project draws inspiration from the … Read more Librarians and Archivists with Palestine launches “One Book, Many Communities: Mornings in Jenin”

In Solidarity: Academic Librarian Labour Activism and Union Participation in Canada

In Solidarity: Academic Librarian Labour Activism and Union Participation in Canada Editors: Jennifer Dekker and Mary Kandiuk Price: $40.00 Published: October 2014 ISBN: 978-1-936117-62-8 With a focus on Canada, this collection provides a historical and current perspective regarding the unionization of academic librarians, an exploration of some of the major labour issues affecting academic librarians … Read more In Solidarity: Academic Librarian Labour Activism and Union Participation in Canada