CAPAL 16 Preliminary Program

The preliminary program for CAPAL 16 is out and it’s very exciting. Here is Colleen Burgess’ announcement: Dear Colleagues, On behalf of the conference organizing committee, I am pleased to present the preliminary program for CAPAL16: Beyond the Library: Agency, Practice, and Society, the third annual conference of the Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians … Read more CAPAL 16 Preliminary Program

Library Juice Email Updates

You can get news from Library Juice Academy and Library Juice Press (and Litwin Books) via email. Here are the links to sign up: Library Juice Academy email updates Library Juice Press (and Litwin Books) email updates We sometimes get requests to be put on our mailing list. Library Juice Academy hasn’t had one until … Read more Library Juice Email Updates

Award for Ongoing Doctoral Dissertation Research in the Philosophy of Information

Award for Ongoing Doctoral Dissertation Research in the Philosophy of Information 1. Nature of the Award 1.1 The award shall consist of $1,000, given annually to a graduate student who is working on a dissertation on the philosophy of information (broadly construed). As we see it, the range of philosophical questions relating to information is … Read more Award for Ongoing Doctoral Dissertation Research in the Philosophy of Information

Library Juice Press Handbook of Intellectual Freedom wins the Eli M. Oboler Award

“The Library Juice Press Handbook of Intellectual Freedom” named 2016 Eli M. Oboler Award winner Tue, 03/08/2016 Contact: Shumeca Pickett Administrative Assistant Office for Intellectual Freedom spickett@ala.org The Intellectual Freedom Round Table has announced the winner of the 2016 Eli M. Oboler Memorial Award, which recognizes the best published work in the area of intellectual … Read more Library Juice Press Handbook of Intellectual Freedom wins the Eli M. Oboler Award

CFP: Reference Librarianship & Justice: History, Practice & Praxis

Call for Proposals: Reference Librarianship & Justice: History, Practice & Praxis Editors: Kate Adler, Ian Beilin, and Eamon Tewell Publisher: Library Juice Press Reference work often receives short shrift in the contemporary discourse and practice of librarianship. Conversations that concern critical pedagogy, social justice, and theory tend to revolve around instruction or cataloging practice. Moreover, … Read more CFP: Reference Librarianship & Justice: History, Practice & Praxis

CFP: Language, Modes of Communication, and the Contemporary Academic Library

CALL FOR PROPOSALS for an edited book with the working title: Language, Modes of Communication, and the Contemporary Academic Library EDITORS Melanie Boyd, University of Calgary Natasha Gerolami, Huntington University Courtney Waugh, University of Western Ontario We are inviting proposals for an edited collection of papers to investigate and challenge how language is used in … Read more CFP: Language, Modes of Communication, and the Contemporary Academic Library