LGBTQIA Scholarship Roundup for February 22nd, 2017

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By Emilia Marcyk Current scholarship and academic news addressing LGBTQIA identities and concerns, of interest to librarians, educators, and information professionals. Publications Alessi, Edward J., et al. “The First-Year University Experience for Sexual Minority Students: A Grounded Theory Exploration.” Journal of LGBT Youth, vol 14, iss. 1, 2017, pp. 71-92. URL: The authors conducted […]


Call for Participation: Radical Libraries, Archives, and Museums

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The 19th annual Allied Media Conference will host a “Radical Libraries, Archives, and Museums Track” at its June conference, and is looking for session submissions. From the conference website: We are especially interested in sessions that: Challenge traditional gallery, library, archive, and museum structures, institutions, and organizations Discuss best practices for community-based organizations that provide […]


SUNYLA 2017 Annual Conference

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The State University of New York Library Association (SUNYLA) has extended the deadline for submissions to its 2017 Annual Conference. Proposals are now due February 14, 2017 (link to the proposal submission form). This year’s SUNYLA Annual Conference will “celebrate libraries as institutions supporting inquiry and access to information while exploring opportunities for inclusivity in […]