We’re going to be at ALA Annual in Washington DC, from June 20th through 25th. You can find us at Booth 3217 in the Exhibits Hall. We look forward to talking to you about our classes and publishing projects.
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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 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
We are looking forward to the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, where we will be exhibiting as usual. The full catalog of books from Library Juice Press will be there, as well as materials related to Library Juice Academy. We look forward to meeting our customers and potential customers, answering questions, and talking about ideas. … Read more ALA Annual Conference in Chicago
For American Library Association members, this past weekend was a firestorm of controversy around a series of press releases, retractions, and apologies having to do with the association’s posture toward the incoming Trump administration and the unshackled radically conservative 115th Congress. I want to avoid chronicling these events, but will refer you to two centerpieces … Read more The ALA Washington Office press releases and Todaro’s Monday morning misdirection (#NotMyALA)
And this is the press release that was taken down, retrieved from a Google cache: For Immediate Release Thu, 11/17/2016 Contact: Shawnda Hines Press Officer ALA Washington Office Shawnda Hines 2026288410 email@example.com WASHINGTON, DC — Today the American Library Association (ALA) released three briefs highlighting how libraries can advance specific policy priorities of the incoming … Read more The ALA Press release that was taken down on 11/19
ALA’s Washington Office press release from yesterday has already been removed from the web – That’s the one that sane people found horribly craven for its eagerness in declaring ALA wants to collaborate with Trump’s government. An earlier press release that says essentially the same thing, also from the ALA Washington Office, is still on … Read more ALA’s controversial press release for posterity
Message from Al Kagan to the SRRTAC-L list: We are excited to announce that Bill McKibben will be a featured speaker at ALA Annual 2017! Bill McKibben is an author, environmentalist, and activist. His books have been published worldwide in over 20 languages. In 2014, he was awarded the Right Livelihood Prize, which is sometimes … Read more Bill McKibben to speak at ALA
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
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
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
Message from Diedre Conkling… Believe it or not it is now time to start thinking about whether or not you would like to run for a position on SRRT Action Council. The terms are 3 year terms so would be from summer 2017 through summer 2020. For information about SRRT Action Council just go to … Read more Positions open on SRRT Action Council
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
ALA’s OIF has begun publication of a new journal, the Journal of Intellectual Freedom and Privacy (JIFP). It replaces and expands the Newsletter on Intellectual Freedom (NIF). The table of contents is here. You will notice an article by yours truly, which is about SRRT’s Alternatives in Print Task Force, the attention to media monopoly … Read more New from ALA: Journal of Intellectual Freedom and Privacy
“The Library Juice Press Handbook of Intellectual Freedom” named 2016 Eli M. Oboler Award winner Tue, 03/08/2016 Contact: Shumeca Pickett Administrative Assistant Office for Intellectual Freedom firstname.lastname@example.org The Intellectual Freedom Round Table has announced the winner of the 2016 Eli M. Oboler Memorial Award, which recognizes the best published work in the area of intellectual … Read more Library Juice Press Handbook of Intellectual Freedom wins the Eli M. Oboler Award
Catch us at table number 2225 in the exhibits hall at ALA in Boston, January 8th through the 11th. We will have books published by Library Juice Press, as well as brochures and other goodies to give away. It is a good opportunity to ask us any questions about our books or our classes. Hope … Read more Catch us at Midwinter in Boston
Library Juice Academy/Library Juice Press is seeking one or more assistants to help us with our presence with our exhibit at the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Boston, January 8th through 12th, 2016. This will involve helping us set up and break down the booth and assisting us in staffing it. Compensation will be free admission … Read more Seeking Assistant for ALA Midwinter in Boston
ACRL’s University Library Section has a new award, the Outstanding Professional Development Award, which is going to be sponsored annually by Library Juice Academy. Leslie Sult was one of the people involved in creating the award, and I’m honored to have the opportunity to interview her about it for this blog. Leslie, thanks for agreeing … Read more Leslie Sult talks about the ACRL/ULS Outstanding Professional Development Award
Established in 2015, this award is intended to recognize librarians, archivists or curators whose contributions to providing professional development opportunities for librarians have been especially noteworthy or influential. The effect of these contributions may be the result of continuous or distinguished service to the profession, but may also be the result of extraordinarily active, innovative … Read more ULS Outstanding Professional Development Award
Catch us in the Exhibits Hall at ALA in SF. We’ll be at booth number 3538.