CFP: Deconstructing Service in Libraries: intersections of identities and expectations

Call for Chapter Proposals Working Title: Deconstructing Service in Libraries: intersections of identities and expectations Editors: Veronica Arellano Douglas and Joanna Gadsby Submission Deadline: July 15, 2018 Publisher: Library Juice Press Note: We use the term librarian in this call, but we do not mean to limit submissions to those with an MLS degree. All … Read more CFP: Deconstructing Service in Libraries: intersections of identities and expectations

New book: Open Divide: Critical Studies on Open Access

Editors: Ulrich Herb and Joachim Schöpfel Price: $35.00 Published: April 2018 ISBN: 978-1-63400-029-1 Printed on acid-free paper Open access has transformed the traditional way of scientific communication. Open repositories and open access journals provide large and free access to articles, theses and dissertations, reports, working papers, proceedings and books but also to other unpublished items, … Read more New book: Open Divide: Critical Studies on Open Access

Webinar: Deborah Schmidle discusses the Certificate in Library Leadership and Management

Join us for a webinar on April 10th, in which Deborah Schmidle discusses her certificate program with Library Juice Academy, the Certificate in Library Leadership and Management. This six-course series provides a strong foundation in managerial skills, and is intended for new managers or those who would like to enhance their current knowledge base. Though … Read more Webinar: Deborah Schmidle discusses the Certificate in Library Leadership and Management

CFP: Special Collections as Sites of Contestation

CFP: Special Collections as Sites of Contestation Call for Proposals Editor: Mary Kandiuk Publisher: Library Juice Press Special collections are actively acquired by libraries or received by donation. Increasingly, special collections are emerging as sites of contestation. Funding and political choices often underpin acquisition, access and promotion of these collections resulting in unequal representation, biased … Read more CFP: Special Collections as Sites of Contestation

New Book: The Politics of Theory and the Practice of Critical Librarianship

The Politics of Theory and the Practice of Critical Librarianship Editors: Karen P. Nicholson and Maura Seale Price: $35.00 Published: March 2018 ISBN: 978-1-63400-030-7 Over the past fifteen years, librarians have increasingly looked to theory as a means to destabilize normative discourses and practices within LIS, to engage in inclusive and non-authoritarian pedagogies, and to … Read more New Book: The Politics of Theory and the Practice of Critical Librarianship

The Alexandre Vattemare Award for Creativity in Libraries

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

Call for Papers: Politics of Libraries Conference

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: CFP: Comics and Critical Librarianship for Academic Libraries

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

Portuguese translation of RJ Cox’s Personal Archives: A New Archival Calling

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.

Library Juice Academy to sponsor Beta Phi Mu’s Frank B. Sessa Scholarships

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

CFP: Special Issue of JCLIS on Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene

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

NEW: Feminists Among Us: Resistance and Advocacy in Library Leadership

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

NEW: The Feminist Reference Desk: Concepts, Critiques, and Conversations

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

Newest classes at Library Juice Academy

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

CFP: Comics and Critical Librarianship for Academic Libraries

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

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