CFP: Information Ethics Roundtable 2017

Call for Proposals Data & Ethics Information Ethics Roundtable 2017 April 21-22 Proposals Due: January 2, 2017 Notification of Acceptance: January 30, 2017 https://ier2017.wordpress.com In our knowledge society, our networked selves continually create and are created through data. In light of the ubiquity of data in the contemporary world, the ethical creation, dissemination, use, and … Read more CFP: Information Ethics Roundtable 2017

Seeking helper(s) for ALA Midwinter in Atlanta

Library Juice Press and Library Juice Academy are looking for someone, or maybe a couple of people, to help us out with our presence in the exhibits hall during ALA Midwinter in Atlanta, January 20th to 23rd. Compensation is $20/hr, with likely 20 hours of work over the four days (flexible). Transportation to Atlanta and … Read more Seeking helper(s) for ALA Midwinter in Atlanta

CFP: Urban Library Journal

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 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 access … Read more CFP: Urban Library Journal

Lisa Sloniowski wins Fourth Annual Library Juice Paper Contest

PRESS RELEASE October 1, 2016 Sacramento, CA Library Juice Press is happy to announce the winner of the Fourth Annual Library Juice Paper Contest. Lisa Sloniowski’s paper, titled, “Affective Labor, Resistance, and the Academic Librarian,” published in Library Trends, was judged by the award jury to be the best paper out of 19 submitted in … Read more Lisa Sloniowski wins Fourth Annual Library Juice Paper Contest

Travel grant opportunity – Deadline November 1st

Litwin Books provides financial support to scholars in LIS and related fields for travel to conferences they attend, domestically or internationally. Travel grants are limited to $500 for domestic conferences and $1000 for travel to a conference outside the recipient’s home country. No more than one grant is available per recipient per year, and grants … Read more Travel grant opportunity – Deadline November 1st

ODLOS launches Intersections, calls for contributors

CHICAGO – The ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services (ODLOS)is launching Intersections, a new blog that highlights the everyday work of library and information science workers as they advocate for equity and inclusion as they relate to diversity, literacy and access among membership, the field of librarianship and the communities they serve. The … Read more ODLOS launches Intersections, calls for contributors

Call for book reviewers for Progressive Librarian

Message from Michael Matthews, Progressive Librarian Book Review Editor: Dear Progressive Library Workers: Do you like balmy summer late afternoons, listening to the crickets chirp as you paddle a canoe along a mountain stream while watching a mother moose and her adorable calf drink clear, unpolluted water as an eagle swoops down, clutching a PCB-free … Read more Call for book reviewers for Progressive Librarian

The Mortenson Center Launches Libraries for Peace Initiative

From: Clara Chu to multiple lists Subject: The Mortenson Center Launches Libraries for Peace Initiative [please forward as appropriate] The Mortenson Center warmly invites libraries and librarians around the world to take part in our International Peace Day initiative. Visit our website (librariesforpeace.org) to learn about what libraries are doing to promote peace, how they … Read more The Mortenson Center Launches Libraries for Peace Initiative

CFP: Pushing the Margins: Women of Color and Intersectionality in LIS

CFP: Pushing the Margins: Women of Color and Intersectionality in LIS Editors: Rose L. Chou and Annie Pho Literature on diversity in librarianship has mainly focused on recruitment and increasing numbers of librarians of color. This book shifts the focus beyond numbers and instead on the lived experiences of those who are underrepresented in our … Read more CFP: Pushing the Margins: Women of Color and Intersectionality in LIS

Research Assistant Sought

This is a position for an independent contractor (so really a business relationship rather than a position), where the successful candidate would do straightforward research projects for Library Juice Press and Library Juice Academy on a contractual basis. A typical project might be a literature review on staff training and professional development for librarians, with … Read more Research Assistant Sought

ALA Task Force on the Context of Future Accreditation Webinars

From: Mary Ghikas Sent: Tuesday, August 09, 2016 3:14 PM To: ala-allstaff Subject: FW: ALA Task Force on the Context of Future Accreditation Webinars On behalf of Peter Hepburn, chair of the ALA Task Force on the Context of Future Accreditation, I am sending this out with a request to forward to the groups with … Read more ALA Task Force on the Context of Future Accreditation Webinars

Interview with Annie Downey about her new book, Critical Information Literacy

Annie Downey has agreed to do an interview with me about her new book with Library Juice Press. Dr. Downey is Associate College Librarian and Director of Research Services at Reed College in Portland, Oregon. Annie’s professional aspiration is to occupy a constant state of praxis in her daily work. Her research interests help her … Read more Interview with Annie Downey about her new book, Critical Information Literacy

World Libraries (CFP)

World Libraries — a peer-reviewed, open access LIS journal published by the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois — invites submissions on library and information topics of interest to an international audience. If libraries, museums and archives are windows to the world, it follows that those working … Read more World Libraries (CFP)

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