CFParticipation: Human Operators: A Critical Oral History of Technology in Libraries

Library Juice Press has issued a call for participation for Human Operators: A Critical Oral History of Technology in Libraries, edited by Melissa Morrone (Brooklyn Public Library).

Morrone is seeking participants willing to be interviewed for the book, which intends to “bring out specific critiques of technology as well as more inspiring aspects of what’s going on in the instructional, open source, free culture, and maker worlds in the field.”

From the call:

Email by July 31, 2016, if you’re interested in setting up an online interview to discuss your work around one or more of the following topics:

  • open source ILSs and other FOSS software
  • library cataloging and automation
  • ebooks, DRM, and related issues
  • makerspaces and digital media labs
  • privacy, security, and surveillance
  • technology instruction and digital literacy
  • digital humanities
  • digital archives
  • digital reader’s advisory
  • continuing education, conference codes of conduct, and other professional activities

Bring your stories, your critical librarianship, and your sociopolitical analysis to technology in libraries, and let’s talk.

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