Call for Papers: Deadline Extended for Inaugural Issue of JCLIS

Call for Papers: Deadline Extended for Inaugural Issue Theme: 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 … Read more Call for Papers: Deadline Extended for Inaugural Issue of JCLIS

A Decade of Critical Information Literacy: A Review of the Literature

A Decade of Critical Information Literacy: A Review of the Literature By Eamon Tewell From Communications in Information Literacy, Vol. 9, No. 1 (2015) ABSTRACT As information literacy continues in its centrality to many academic libraries’ missions, a line of inquiry has developed in response to ACRL’s charge to develop information literate citizens. The literature … Read more A Decade of Critical Information Literacy: A Review of the Literature

Interview with Catelynne Sahadath

Catelynne Sahadath is the Head of Metadata Development at the University of Calgary, where she manages the cataloging section, where she was responsible for leading their transition from AACR2 to RDA in 2013. Catelynne has previously worked on cataloging and digitization projects for the Government of Canada, and her research focuses on change management in … Read more Interview with Catelynne Sahadath

Project ARCC

From the website: Project ARCC is a task force of archivists striving to motivate the archival profession to affect climate change. We seek to achieve a four-fold mission: – Protect archival collections from the impact of climate change – Reduce our professional carbon and ecological footprint – Elevate climate change related archival collections to improve … Read more Project ARCC

CFP – Conceptual Crowbars and Classification at the Crossroads: The Impact and Future of Classification Research

Conceptual Crowbars and Classification at the Crossroads: The Impact and Future of Classification Research Workshop sponsored by ASIS&T SIG/Classification Research ASIS&T 2015 Annual Meeting Saturday, November 7, 2015, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch, USA This year’s Classification Research workshop consciously and critically engages the general conference theme, “Information … Read more CFP – Conceptual Crowbars and Classification at the Crossroads: The Impact and Future of Classification Research

CFP: The Feminists Among Us: Resistance and Advocacy in Library Leadership

The Feminists Among Us: Resistance and Advocacy in Library Leadership Call for Proposals Editors: Shirley Lew and Baharak Yousefi Publisher: Library Juice Press The Feminists Among Us: Resistance and Advocacy in Library Leadership aims to make explicit the ways in which a grounding in feminist theory and practice impacts the work of library administrators who … Read more CFP: The Feminists Among Us: Resistance and Advocacy in Library Leadership

2015 Litwin Books Award for Ongoing Dissertation Research in the Philosophy of Information

We are pleased to announce the winner of the 2015 Litwin Books Award for Ongoing Dissertation Research in the Philosophy of Information. We are granting this year’s award to Quinn DuPont of the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto, based on his dissertation project, tentatively titled, “Plaintext, Encryption, and Ciphertext: A History of … Read more 2015 Litwin Books Award for Ongoing Dissertation Research in the Philosophy of Information