Call for Papers for Topical Issue: Paleography nowadays: Achievements and challenges

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 15, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Library and Information Science

This topical issue is going to integrate the “longue durée” research with European and not European manuscripts and the promising results of research on digital paleography under the umbrella of “Digital Humanities”.

Call for Papers for Topical Issue: Health Literacy and Physical Literacy in Library Practice

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 1, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Library and Information Science

This special issue of Open Information Science seeks submissions related to the theme of "Health Literacy and Physical Literacy in Library Practice." We invite case studies focused on services and programs offered in particular libraries, as well as general analyses of how libraries support health and physical literacies. This special issue seeks to deepen our understanding of how libraries support health literacy and physical literacy through their programs, services, and spaces.

Gender issues in Library and Information Science: Focusing on Visual Aspects

Type: 
Call for Papers
Subject Fields: 
Library and Information Science

Gender issues are capturing people’s attentions these days. One aspect of such attention is visual. How does the visual aspect of gender impact LIS? Possible gendered subtopics include, among others:

CFP: 2018 issue of Openings: Studies in Book Art

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 15, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Communication, Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Library and Information Science

Openings: Studies in Book Art is an open-access, online journal published annually by the College Book Art Association (CBAA). As a double-blind peer-reviewed journal, Openings is dedicated to scholarship on the book as medium, construct, work of art, and, more generally, the arts of the book. 

Gale Launches New Digital Archive on Political Extremism & Radicalism in the Twentieth Century

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Date: 
April 25, 2018
Location: 
Michigan, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, Human Rights, Library and Information Science, Political History / Studies

Gale Launches New Digital Archive on Political Extremism & Radicalism in the Twentieth Century

The First Digital Archive on Far-Right and Left Political Groups in the U.S., Europe and Australia 

Pineapple Growers, Women Pioneers, and Imperial Adventurers (Two-Day Seminar): New Perspectives on Overseas Japanese in the History of Hawaii and the Pacific

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
September 4, 2018 to September 6, 2018
Location: 
Hawaii, United States
Subject Fields: 
Asian American History / Studies, Asian History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies, Library and Information Science, Local History

Title: Pineapple Growers, Women Pioneers, and Imperial Adventurers:  New Perspectives on Overseas Japanese in the History of Hawaii and the Pacific

Reminder: CFP: “The Past, Present, and Future of Libraries,” American Philosophical Society, September 27-29, 2018 [Deadline--May 15, 2018]

Pennsylvania,
Type: 
Call for Papers
Subject Fields: 
Library and Information Science, Archival Science, Intellectual History, Humanities

In commemoration of the American Philosophical Society’s 275th anniversary, the Society’s Library, along with the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation and the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), is hosting an interdisciplinary and international conference that explores the history of libraries, the present opportunities for libraries (especially independent research libraries and those with special collections), and the potential future for libraries as they continue to e

The Book as Cure: Bibliotherapy and Literary Caregiving from the First World War to the Present

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
September 14, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Literature, Library and Information Science, Military History, Cultural History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

This one-day conference, part of the annual programme of the History of Books and Reading (HOBAR) research collaboration at The Open University, will take place in the Gordon Room, Senate House, University of London, on 14 September 2018.

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