We are proud to announce our sponsorship of the Illinois Academic Librarian of the Year Award. Established in 1985, this award recognizes an Illinois librarian who is making an outstanding statewide contribution to academic or research librarianship and to library development.
Given annually by Library Juice Press, the Vattemare Award recognizes contributions in the LIS field that are marked by originality, creative energy, and novel combinations of ideas. The primary consideration in selecting the awardee is their creation of new possibilities for libraries and library workers. The award is open to librarians, other library workers, and … Read more The Alexandre Vattemare Award for Creativity in Libraries
Contact us if you would like us to send you a free pass to the Exhibits Hall for ALA Midwinter in Denver, February 9th through 12th. We are going to be there, at booth 609, and we look forward to talking to you, answering your questions, and sharing ideas.
We organized the Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene Colloquium in May of last year. The videos of the presentations are finally up. Here is Roy Scranton’s keynote:
Call for Papers: Politics of Libraries Conference April 23, 2017 University of Alberta – School of Library and Information Studies The spring of 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the turbulent spring of 1968 where social and political movements resulted in protests and strikes across many Western democracies. In France in May of 1968, where … Read more Call for Papers: Politics of Libraries Conference
Deadline extended! “Comics and Critical Librarianship for Academic Libraries” proposals due December 29 Are you an academic librarian or library worker, comics scholar, or interested in critical librarianship? Consider submitting a proposal for the forthcoming publication “Comics and Critical Librarianship for Academic Libraries”! Our deadline is now extended through Friday, December 29. We are particularly … Read more Deadline Extended: CFP: Comics and Critical Librarianship for Academic Libraries
Our 2009 publication, Personal Archives: A New Archival Calling, by Richard J. Cox, has been translated into Portuguese and published by Editora UFMG: Arquivos Pessoais: Um Novo Campo Profissional – Leituras, reflexões e reconsiderações This is our second book translated into Portuguese, the first being John Miedema’s book, Slow Reading.
We are happy to announce our sponsorship of Beta Phi Mu’s Frank B. Sessa Scholarships. Sessa Scholarships are intended to support Beta Phi Mu members in pursuing continuing professional education in LIS, archival studies, or other approved information-related studies. Approved uses include attendance at professional preconference workshops or short courses; continuing education courses offered by … Read more Library Juice Academy to sponsor Beta Phi Mu’s Frank B. Sessa Scholarships
We are hiring a couple of temporary helpers for ALA in Denver, February 9th through 12th. The duties will be to help us set up and break down our booth in the exhibits and to help staff it during the open hours. The pay will be $20 per hour. The best candidates will be familiar … Read more Hiring helpers for ALA
CFP: Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies (JCLIS) — Special Issue on Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene Guest Editors: John Burgess, Robert D. Montoya, Eira Tansey As stewards of collective knowledge, librarians, archivists, and educators in the information fields are facing the realities of the Anthropocene, which has the potential for cataclysmic environmental … Read more CFP: Special Issue of JCLIS on Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene
Feminists Among Us: Resistance and Advocacy in Library Leadership Editors: Shirley Lew and Baharak Yousefi Price: $22.00 Published: October 2017 ISBN: 978-1-63400-027-7 Number nine in the Litwin Books Series on Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies, Emily Drabinski, Series Editor Feminists Among Us: Resistance and Advocacy in Library Leadership makes explicit the ways in which … Read more NEW: Feminists Among Us: Resistance and Advocacy in Library Leadership
The Feminist Reference Desk: Concepts, Critiques, and Conversations Editor: Maria T. Accardi Price: $35.00 Published: October 2017 ISBN: 978-1-63400-018-5 Number eight in the Litwin Books Series on Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies, Emily Drabinski, Series Editor Feminist pedagogy employs strategies such as collaborative learning, valuing experiential knowledge, employing consciousness-raising about sexism and other forms … Read more NEW: The Feminist Reference Desk: Concepts, Critiques, and Conversations
Here are the newest classes that we have added to the Library Juice Academy lineup: Introduction to Collection Development Instructor: Robert Holley Dates: January 8th to February 2nd, 2018 Dewey Decimal Classification Instructor: Catelynne Sahadath Dates: February 5th through March 2nd, 2018 Library of Congress Classification Instructor: Catelynne Sahadath Dates: April 2nd to 27th, 2018 … Read more Newest classes at Library Juice Academy
Call for chapter proposals Note: This CFP has been updated, with a new deadline. Working Title: Comics and Critical Librarianship for Academic Libraries Editors: Olivia Miller & Stephanie Grimm Submission Deadline: December 15, 2017 Publisher: Library Juice Press Book description This book will be a collection of chapters on ways comics have been used … Read more CFP: Comics and Critical Librarianship for Academic Libraries
David Hudson Wins Fifth Annual Library Juice Paper Contest PRESS RELEASE October 1, 2017 Sacramento, CA Library Juice Press is happy to announce the winner of the Fifth Annual Library Juice Paper Contest. David James Hudson’s paper, titled, “On ‘Diversity’ as Anti-Racism in Library and Information Studies: A Critique,” published in the Journal of Critical … Read more David Hudson Wins Fifth Annual Library Juice Paper Contest
Message from Jen Hoyer of the Interference Archive in NYC: Hi all, I thought some on this list might be interested in recent updates from Interference Archive — a project near and dear to my heart. Located in Brooklyn, NY, since 2011 Interference Archive (http://interferencearchive.org/) has collected and provided open stacks access to material produced … Read more Call for Assistance — Interference Archive
JCLIS Call for Papers: Evidences, Implications, and Critical Interrogations of Neoliberalism in Information Studies
Call for Papers: Evidences, Implications, and Critical Interrogations of Neoliberalism in Information Studies Download a PDF version of the Call for Papers for the issue on Evidences, Implications, and Critical Interrogations of Neoliberalism in Information Studies Guest Editors: Marika Cifor and Jamie A. Lee Neoliberalism, as economic doctrine, as political practice, and even as a … Read more JCLIS Call for Papers: Evidences, Implications, and Critical Interrogations of Neoliberalism in Information Studies
Call for Papers Urban Library Journal (ULJ) is an open access, double-blind peer-reviewed journal of research that addresses all aspects of urban libraries and urban librarianship. Urban Library Journal invites submissions in broad areas such as public higher education, urban studies, multiculturalism, library and educational services to immigrants, preservation of public higher education, and universal … Read more CFP: Urban Library Journal
Topographies of Whiteness: Mapping Whiteness in Library and Information Science Editor: Gina Schlesselman-Tarango Price: $35.00 Published: September 2017 ISBN: 978-1-63400-022-2 350 Pages Exploring the diverse terrain that makes up library and information science (LIS), this collection features the work of scholars, practitioners, and others who draw from a variety of theoretical approaches to name, problematize, … Read more New book: Topographies of Whiteness: Mapping Whiteness in Library and Information Science
WORK: GSISC 18 #gsisc18 How do gender and sexuality WORK in library and information studies? Gender and sexuality play various roles in the production, organization, dissemination, and consumption of information of all kinds. As categories of social identity, they do not act alone but in interaction and intersection with race, class, nation, language, ability and … Read more CFP: GSISC18: Work