Call for Papers: Why is the Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies needed today?

Call for Papers: Why is the Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies needed today? The Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies is a peer-reviewed open access journal which addresses the need for critical discourse in library and information science and associated domains such as communication and media studies. It critically engages the cultural … Read more Call for Papers: Why is the Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies needed today?

Library Juice Academy “Challenge” Successful

March 24, 2015 John Chrastka, EveryLibrary EveryLibrary thanks Library Juice Press today on the successful completion of a $1,000 “Challenge” last week. Library Juice Academy pledged a $1,000 donation and issued a challenge to individuals to become regular monthly contributors to EveryLibrary. We are happy to report that 15 people joined EveryLibrary as recurring donors, … Read more Library Juice Academy “Challenge” Successful

In Defense of Libraries and Culture in the Middle East

In Defense of Libraries and Culture in the Middle East Statement from the Progressive Librarians Guild: Media coverage of the destruction of libraries and antiquities in northern Iraq during March 2015 has aroused the indignation of people around the world. The Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL, has initiated this destruction and used … Read more In Defense of Libraries and Culture in the Middle East

CFP – Interactions, Special Issue on Gender in Education and Information Studies: Interrogating Knowledge Production, Social Structures and Equitable Access

Interactions Journal Call For Papers 2015-2016 Special Issue on Gender in Education and Information Studies: Interrogating Knowledge Production, Social Structures and Equitable Access Submission must be received by September 1, 2015 Please feel free to email the editors with abstracts or questions about your project: interactions@gseis.ucla.edu This special issue is a direct outgrowth of a … Read more CFP – Interactions, Special Issue on Gender in Education and Information Studies: Interrogating Knowledge Production, Social Structures and Equitable Access

Library Juice Academy Makes $1,000 EveryLibrary Fundraising Challenge

Post on March 5, 2015 by John Chrastka EveryLibrary today announces a new “Monthly Donor Challenge” from Library Juice Academy, a noted provider of professional development workshops and training for librarians. Library Juice Academy is pledging a $1,000 donation to EveryLibrary when 25 personal donors contribute at least $10 each month as reoccurring donors before … Read more Library Juice Academy Makes $1,000 EveryLibrary Fundraising Challenge

New book: Queers Online: LGBT Digital Practices in Libraries, Archives, and Museums

Queers Online: LGBT Digital Practices in Libraries, Archives, and Museums Editor: Rachel Wexelbaum Price: $35.00 Published: March 2015 ISBN: 978-1-936117-79-6 Printed on acid-free paper Number six in the Litwin Books Series on Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies, Emily Drabinski, Series Editor In the 21st century, there are more LGBT information resources than ever before. … Read more New book: Queers Online: LGBT Digital Practices in Libraries, Archives, and Museums

Drabinski receives 2015 ACRL Instruction Section Ilene F. Rockman Publication of the Year Award

For Immediate Release Thu, 03/05/2015 Contact: Chase Ollis Program Coordinator ACRL collis@ala.org CHICAGO — Emily Drabinski, coordinator of instruction at Long Island University-Brooklyn, has been chosen as the winner of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Instruction Section (IS) Ilene F. Rockman Publication of the Year Award for her article “Toward a Kairos … Read more Drabinski receives 2015 ACRL Instruction Section Ilene F. Rockman Publication of the Year Award

Interview with Andrea Baer

Andrea Baer is the Undergraduate Education Librarian at Indiana University-Bloomington. She holds a Ph.D. in comparative literature from the University of Washington and a Masters in Information Sciences from the University of Tennessee. Andrea’s work in libraries and education is deeply informed by her teaching background in writing and literature and by her interests in … Read more Interview with Andrea Baer

Hedgehog Review – Spring issue focuses on information overload…

Focusing on the theme of “Too Much Information,” the spring issue of The Hedgehog Review devotes five essays to a close examination of the unprecedented and ever-increasing availability, use, and abuse of information relating to our public and private lives. Some of this information we disclose intentionally, some we do not, but all of it … Read more Hedgehog Review – Spring issue focuses on information overload…