LGBTQIA Scholarship Roundup for January 25, 2017

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By Emilia Marcyk Current scholarship and academic news addressing LGBTQ identities and concerns, of interest to librarians, educators, and information professionals. Publications Abate, Michelle Ann. “‘The Capitol Accent Is So Affected Almost Anything Sounds Funny in It’: The Hunger Games Trilogy, Queerness, and Paranoid Reading.” Journal of LGBT Youth 12.4 (2015): 397-418. URL: In […]


Current Scholarship Roundup: The Swedish Gay Press, Microagressions and more

By Emilia R. Marcyk Scholarship and academic news that addresses LGBTQ identities and concerns, of interest to librarians and information professionals Special Issue The most recent issue of Trans* Studies Quarterly contains a range of articles on archives and archiving. The issue is divided into three topical sections: 1) emerging archives, 2) established archives, and […]


School is In: LGBTQ representation in professional school library literature

By Elizabeth Gartley A few months ago, I came across the 2011 article “The Silent Message: Professional Journals’ Failure to Address LGBTQ Issues” by Elizabeth Koehler, in The Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults, the academic journal of YALSA. In her study, Koehler searched for LGBTQ-themed articles in nine professional journals commonly read […]