CFP – CAPAL 2016: Beyond the Library: Agency, Practice, and Society

Invitation to submit to the Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL) conference, Congress, Calgary Alberta May 28 – May 31, 2016: Call for Proposals CAPAL16: BEYOND THE LIBRARY: AGENCY, PRACTICE, AND SOCIETY CAPAL/ACBAP Annual Conference – May 28–June 3, 2016 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences 2016 University of Calgary Calgary, Alberta The … Read more CFP – CAPAL 2016: Beyond the Library: Agency, Practice, and Society

Seeking Assistant for ALA Midwinter in Boston

Library Juice Academy/Library Juice Press is seeking one or more assistants to help us with our presence with our exhibit at the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Boston, January 8th through 12th, 2016. This will involve helping us set up and break down the booth and assisting us in staffing it. Compensation will be free admission … Read more Seeking Assistant for ALA Midwinter in Boston

Leslie Sult talks about the ACRL/ULS Outstanding Professional Development Award

ACRL’s University Library Section has a new award, the Outstanding Professional Development Award, which is going to be sponsored annually by Library Juice Academy. Leslie Sult was one of the people involved in creating the award, and I’m honored to have the opportunity to interview her about it for this blog. Leslie, thanks for agreeing … Read more Leslie Sult talks about the ACRL/ULS Outstanding Professional Development Award

Snippet from Learning to Die in the Anthropocene

A couple of paragraphs from Roy Scranton’s Learning to Die in the Anthropocene, from City Lights Books, 2015. Pages 108 and 109: Wars begin and end. Empires rise and fall. Buildings collapse, books burn, servers break down, cities sink into the sea. Humanity can survive the demise of fossil-fuel civilization and it can survive whatever … Read more Snippet from Learning to Die in the Anthropocene

ULS Outstanding Professional Development Award

Established in 2015, this award is intended to recognize librarians, archivists or curators whose contributions to providing professional development opportunities for librarians have been especially noteworthy or influential. The effect of these contributions may be the result of continuous or distinguished service to the profession, but may also be the result of extraordinarily active, innovative … Read more ULS Outstanding Professional Development Award

What about the iceberg?

by Emily Drabinski I spend a lot of time in critical librarian spaces. I am an active tweeter in the #critlib community. I’m organizing a colloquium on critical perspectives on gender and sexuality in the field (abstracts due Monday!) and edit a related book series. I’m working on a talk this spring about critical pedagogy … Read more What about the iceberg?

CFP: National Diversity in Libraries Conference

National Diversity in Libraries Conference August 10-13, 2016 v UCLA CALL FOR PROPOSALS Deadline: November 30, 2015 The National Diversity in Libraries Conference (NDLC ’16), co-sponsored by the UCLA Library and the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), will take place on the UCLA campus on August 10-13, 2016. The NDLC ’16 Program Committee invites you … Read more CFP: National Diversity in Libraries Conference

CFP: Unintended Consequences: the Paradox of Technological Potential (IEEE Potentials)

IEEE Potentials is seeking contributions to a special issue guest edited by Ramona Pringle, Katina Michael and MG Michael. The theme of the issue is: “Unintended Consequences: the Paradox of Technological Potential”. We are looking for critical reviews and analyses, case examples, commentaries, interviews, opinion pieces, stories, projections and science fiction narratives from researchers, futurists, … Read more CFP: Unintended Consequences: the Paradox of Technological Potential (IEEE Potentials)