CFP extended: Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene Colloquium

The Planning Committee for Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene: A Colloquium is seeking an additional four lightning talk proposals (5 minutes each) and two paper presentations (20 minutes each), which will take place on May 13-14, 2017 at New York University. Please submit proposals here: https://goo.gl/forms/dEX38aB3WrdhgYq92 Deadline: April 3, 2017 (presenters informed by April … Read more CFP extended: Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene Colloquium

Librarians’ knowledge and attitudes about print-on-demand: an informal study

Print-on-demand printing, or POD, is a technology that allows publishers and individuals to have books printed one-at-a-time, instead of doing a whole print run of hundreds or thousands of copies at a time. The per-unit cost is higher, but there can be a savings in not having to deal with warehousing a large inventory or … Read more Librarians’ knowledge and attitudes about print-on-demand: an informal study

Izzy Award Winners

In a banner year for journalism by non-conglomerate news outlets, the Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM) has announced the ninth annual Izzy Award will be shared by Mother Jones senior reporter SHANE BAUER and Nation Institute Investigative Fund reporter SETH FREED WESSLER who, working independently, revealed major abuses at for-profit U.S. prisons; and by … Read more Izzy Award Winners

CFP: Allied Media Conference 2017

Call for Proposals Radical Libraries, Archives, and Museums Allied Media Conference 2017 Conference Dates: June 15-18, 2017 Location: Detroit, MI Submission Deadline: March 12, 2017 Libraries, archives, and museums (LAM) are more than places for collecting and storing books and exhibiting artifacts. LAMs can be living, transformative spaces where artists, educators, technologists, and activists convene … Read more CFP: Allied Media Conference 2017

The Change We Seek: Understanding EveryLibrary’s Work for Libraries (webinar)

The Change We Seek: Understanding EveryLibrary’s Work for Libraries Presenter: John Chrastka, Executive Director, EveryLibrary EveryLibrary, the first national political action committee for libraries, is advancing a policy agenda to work in local communities and with new coalitions to extend funding for libraries. In this webinar, you will learn more about EveryLibrary and the work … Read more The Change We Seek: Understanding EveryLibrary’s Work for Libraries (webinar)

Personal Donor Challenge for EveryLibrary

We are very happy to renew our “Personal Donor Challenge” for EveryLibrary. EveryLibrary, if you don’t know them already, is a Political Action Committee that helps public, school, and college libraries win bonding, tax, and advisory referenda, ensuring stable funding and access to libraries. Last year, we helped them reach dozens of new monthly personal … Read more Personal Donor Challenge for EveryLibrary