Class and Librarianship: Essays at the Intersection of Information, Labor and Capital

Editors: Erik Estep and Nathaniel Enright Price: $28.00 Published: July 2016 ISBN: 978-1-936117-74-1 Printed on acid-free paper 186 pages The current crisis of capitalism has led to the renewed interest in Marxism and its core categories of analysis such as class and exploitation. In our own discipline — Library and Information Science — voices and … Read more Class and Librarianship: Essays at the Intersection of Information, Labor and Capital

New: Critical Information Literacy: Foundations, Inspiration, and Ideas

Author: Annie Downey Price: $28.00 Published: July 2016 ISBN: 978-1-63400-024-6 Printed on acid-free paper 204 pages Academic librarians are exploring critical information literacy (CIL) in ever increasing numbers. While a smattering of journal articles and a small number of books have been published on the topic, the conversation around CIL has mostly taken place online, … Read more New: Critical Information Literacy: Foundations, Inspiration, and Ideas

Beta Phi Mu Announces 2016 Scholarship Winners

Beta Phi Mu, the International Library and Information Studies Honor Society, announced the 2016 scholarship and award winners at their annual business meeting and member reception. This event was held on Saturday, June 24th, in conjunction with the American Libraries Association Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL. The Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships are $3,000 awards … Read more Beta Phi Mu Announces 2016 Scholarship Winners

CFP for a new journal: Libraries: Culture, History, and Society

From Bernadette Lear and Eric Novotny: **CFP** Libraries: Culture, History, and Society We are delighted to announce that Libraries: Culture, History, and Society is now accepting submissions for our premiere issue to be published in Spring 2017. A semiannual peer-reviewed publication from the Library History Round Table of the American Library Association and the Penn … Read more CFP for a new journal: Libraries: Culture, History, and Society

Robert Montoya wins the 2016 Litwin Books Award for Ongoing Dissertation Research in the Philosophy of Information

We are pleased to announce the winner of the 2016 Litwin Books Award for Ongoing Dissertation Research in the Philosophy of Information. We are granting this year’s award to Robert Montoya of the UCLA Department of Information Studies, based on his dissertation project, tentatively titled, “Articulating Composite Taxonomies: Epistemology and the Global Unification of Biodiversity … Read more Robert Montoya wins the 2016 Litwin Books Award for Ongoing Dissertation Research in the Philosophy of Information