Call for Chapter Proposals – LIS Interrupted: intersections of mental illness and library work

Call for Chapter Proposals Working Title: LIS Interrupted: intersections of mental illness and library work Editors: Miranda Dube and Carrie Wade Submission Deadline: March 31st, 2019 Publisher: Library Juice Press Book Description LIS Interrupted addresses the experiences of library workers with mental illnesses. Too often conversations about mental illness are pushed to the sidelines, whispered … Read more Call for Chapter Proposals – LIS Interrupted: intersections of mental illness and library work

Call for Chapter Proposals: Borders & belonging: Critical examinations of LIS approaches toward immigrants

Call for Chapter Proposals: Borders & belonging: Critical examinations of LIS approaches toward immigrants Book Editor: Ana Ndumu Publisher: Library Juice Press Series: Critical Race Studies and Multiculturalism in LIS Series Editors: Annie Pho and Rose L. Chou Borders & belonging: Critical examinations of LIS approaches toward immigrants is a response to the need for … Read more Call for Chapter Proposals: Borders & belonging: Critical examinations of LIS approaches toward immigrants

CFP: Rethinking The Collector and the Collected: Perspectives on Decolonizing Area Studies Librarianship

We are inviting chapter proposals for the upcoming Library Juice Press publication tentatively titled Rethinking The Collector and the Collected: Perspectives on Decolonizing Area Studies Librarianship. This volume will explore the paradigm of “area studies” — a way of supporting regionally-focused collecting, processing, and liaison work — in the academic library through an explicitly anti-colonial … Read more CFP: Rethinking The Collector and the Collected: Perspectives on Decolonizing Area Studies Librarianship

New book: Reference Librarianship & Justice: History, Practice & Praxis

Reference Librarianship & Justice: History, Practice & Praxis Editors: Kate Adler, Ian Beilin, and Eamon Tewell Price: $35.00 Published: October 2018 ISBN: 978-1-63400-051-2 Printed on acid-free paper 322 pages Reference work often receives short shrift in the contemporary discourse and practice of librarianship. Reference Librarianship & Justice: History, Practice & Praxis highlights the unique position … Read more New book: Reference Librarianship & Justice: History, Practice & Praxis

Gracen Brilmyer Wins Sixth Annual Library Juice Paper Contest

PRESS RELEASE October 1, 2018 Sacramento, CA Library Juice Press is happy to announce the winner of the Sixth Annual Library Juice Paper Contest. Gracen Brilmyer’s paper, titled, “Archival assemblages: applying disability studies’ political/relational model to archival description,” published in Archival Science, was judged by the award jury to be the best paper out of … Read more Gracen Brilmyer Wins Sixth Annual Library Juice Paper Contest

New book: Toward a Critical-Inclusive Assessment Practice for Library Instruction

Toward a Critical-Inclusive Assessment Practice for Library Instruction Authors: Lyda Fontes McCartin and Rachel Dineen Price: $18.00 Published: September 2018 ISBN: 978-1-63400-035-2 5.5″ by 8.5″ 162 Pages Using a Critical Theory framework, Toward a Critical-Inclusive Assessment Practice for Library Instruction offers academic librarians practical, and actionable, strategies for critical assessment of teaching and student learning. … Read more New book: Toward a Critical-Inclusive Assessment Practice for Library Instruction

New book: Pushing the Margins: Women of Color and Intersectionality in LIS

Pushing the Margins: Women of Color and Intersectionality in LIS Editors: Rose L. Chou and Annie Pho Price: $35.00 Published: September 2018 ISBN: 978-1-63400-052-9 Printed on acid-free paper 6″ by 9″ 508 Pages This book is number three in the Litwin Books/Library Juice Press Series on Critical Race Studies and Multiculturalism in LIS, Rose L. … Read more New book: Pushing the Margins: Women of Color and Intersectionality in LIS

Chris Hubbles wins 2018 Litwin Books Award for Ongoing Dissertation Research in the Philosophy of Information

Press release 8/17/2018 Media contact: Rory Litwin, rory@litwinbooks.com We are pleased to announce the winner of the 2018 Litwin Books Award for Ongoing Dissertation Research in the Philosophy of Information. We are granting this year’s award to Chris Hubbles of the University of Washington, based on his dissertation project, “No Country for Old Media.” In … Read more Chris Hubbles wins 2018 Litwin Books Award for Ongoing Dissertation Research in the Philosophy of Information

Call for zine submissions: Never Neutral

Never Neutral: a zine resisting hate groups in libraries is seeking submissions of non-fiction, poetry, photography, and art. Digital copies will be emailed in early August for printing and distribution. Queer and or PoC are encouraged to submit. Email submissions to resistzines@gmail.com. Deadline is July 31st. Please share the attached graphic far and wide. Best, … Read more Call for zine submissions: Never Neutral

New book: We Can Do I.T.: Women in Library Information Technology

We Can Do I.T.: Women in Library Information Technology Editors: Jenny Brandon, Sharon Ladenson, and Kelly Sattler Price: $22.00 Published: July 2018 ISBN: 978-1-63400-053-6 Number ten in the Litwin Books Series on Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies, Emily Drabinski, Series Editor Does gender play a role in library information technology (I.T.)? For the last … Read more New book: We Can Do I.T.: Women in Library Information Technology

Deadline Extended for Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene – JCLIS special issue

Download a PDF version of the Call for Papers for the 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 Deadline Extended for Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene – JCLIS special issue

Stories, Songs, and Stretches! Online Certification Launching Spring 2019

Press Release from Connected Communities and Library Juice Academy Stories, Songs, and Stretches! Online Certification Launching Spring 2019 June 21, 2018 Lexington KY Media contact: Katie Scherrer, www.katiescherreryoga.com Katie Scherrer of Connected Communities and Library Juice Academy are teaming up to release Stories, Songs, and Stretches! This online version of Katie’s certification of the same … Read more Stories, Songs, and Stretches! Online Certification Launching Spring 2019

CFP: Critical Librarianship and Library Management

Call for proposals Advances in Library Administration and Organization Critical Librarianship and Library Management Publication due 2020 Series Editor: Samantha Hines, Peninsula College Volume Editor: David Ketchum, University of Oregon The critical librarianship movement has shone light on many aspects of our profession and encouraged us to question why we do things the way we … Read more CFP: Critical Librarianship and Library Management

Progressive Library Organizations Update, 2013-2017

Al Kagan ALA Social Responsibilities Round Table Abstract This article is a five-year update to the author’s book, Progressive Library Organizations: A Worldwide History, published by McFarland in 2015. It includes information on all the organizations covered in the book except the Library and Information Workers Organisation of South Africa which folded in 2000. These … Read more Progressive Library Organizations Update, 2013-2017

New: Little Gardens of Words: Bookseed’s Stories of Travel and Service

Author: Tim Deppe Price: $28.00 Published: June 2018 ISBN: 978-1-63400-019-2 Printed on acid-free paper 436 pages Since 1994, Tim Deppe has been working through his small 501(c)(3) non-profit, Bookseed, to bring children’s books and seeds to hundreds of marginalized communities in Latin America and around the world. Bookseed helps establish children’s libraries in neglected primary … Read more New: Little Gardens of Words: Bookseed’s Stories of Travel and Service

CFP: Sexuality in Libraries

Working Title: Sexuality in Libraries Editors: Brian Flaherty and Alana Kumbier Publisher: Library Juice Press Deadline for proposals, extended: November 1st, 2018 Access to information about sex, and platforms for sex education, have changed radically in the digital era. As curators and providers of information about sexuality, librarians have a responsibility to keep up with … Read more CFP: Sexuality in Libraries

Betsy Diamant-Cohen Awarded the Vattemare Award for Creativity in Libraries

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thurs., May 10, 2018 Contact: Rory Litwin Phone: 916-905-0291 Email: rory@libraryjuicepress.com Betsy Diamant-Cohen Awarded the Vattemare Award for Creativity in Libraries SACRAMENTO – Betsy Diamant-Cohen has been selected as the winner of the 2018 Alexandre Vattermare Award for Creativity in Libraries, in recognition of her work as the creator and Executive Director … Read more Betsy Diamant-Cohen Awarded the Vattemare Award for Creativity in Libraries