Our independence from larger institutions gives us the freedom to offer critical perspectives that cut against the grain, as well as occasionally to give a scholar free rein with a work that is outside their usual publishing stream.
Meeting you at conferences
We regularly attend conferences like ALA, ACRL, and others, so look for us in the exhibits hall and bring your questions and ideas. We’ll be at ALA Midwinter in Seattle this month.
Contributors to our edited collections maintain full rights to their work – to upload to institutional repositories with no embargo period; to share with colleagues; to use in teaching or presentations; to republish in any form; and anything else covered under their original copyright.
This volume is a complete collection of June Jordan’s columns for The Progressive, published between 1989 and 2001. Jordan (1936-2002) was a poet and UC Berkeley professor who is celebrated as a great human rights activist and social critic.
We want to make environmental issues an increasing focus. If you have any ideas for us along these lines, send them our way…
Eli M. Oboler Award
Mark Alfino and Laura Koltutsky won the 2016 Eli M. Oboler Award for their book, The Library Juice Press Handbook of Intellectual Freedom.
Teaching for Justice highlights the commitment and efforts of LIS faculty and instructors who feature social justice theory and strategies in their courses and classroom practices.
Litwin Books is an independent academic publisher of books about media, communication and the cultural record. We are interdisciplinary in scope and intention, and gather together works from a range of disciplines, often with a focus on archival studies. Through our Library Juice Press imprint, we publish books that examine theoretical and practical issues in librarianship from a critical perspective, for an audience of professional librarians and students of library science.
Founded in 2006, Library Juice Press is now an imprint of Litwin Books, LLC specializing in theoretical and practical issues in librarianship from a critical perspective, for an audience of professional librarians and students of library science. We publish investigations into topics like library philosophy, information policy, library activism, and in general anything that can be placed under the rubric of “critical studies in librarianship.”