Author Archives: Jennifer Gilley

Library Trends special issue on race in LIS

In case you missed it, the Library Trends Summer 2018 issue was entitled Race and Ethnicity in Library and Information Science: An Update, and was edited by Nicole A Cooke. You can find the issue in its entirety on Project … Continue reading

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2019 Research Posters Available Online

WGSS aims to promote research in women and gender studies librarianship, and as part of that effort we sponsor a Poster Session at ALA Annual. If you couldn’t make it, or just want to revisit some of your favorite posters, … Continue reading

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Scholarly Communication in LIS: A Feminist Analysis

As part of the project to revise the Research Agenda for Women and Gender Studies Librarianship, Jennifer Hootman, the Digital Humanities Librarian at the University of Kentucky, and Lizzy Walker, the Metadata and Digital Initiatives Librarian at Wichita State University, … Continue reading

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2019 Research Poster Session: Call for Proposals

The Women and Gender Studies Section (WGSS) invites proposals for the 2019 WGSS Research Poster Session, to be held as part of the ALA Annual Conference General Poster Session, located in the exhibits hall at the Washington, D.C. Convention Center. The … Continue reading

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2018 ALA Research Posters

Whether you were able to attend the WGSS poster session at ALA in New Orleans or not, you can enjoy these posters virtually: Envisioning the Embodied Librarian: Eliciting Implicit Gender Norms Through Digital Creativity by Laurie Borchard, Susanna Eng-Ziskin, Laura … Continue reading

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ACRL WGSS National Women’s Studies Association Liaison 2018-2021 Recruiting Call

The ACRL Women and Gender Studies Section (WGSS) is currently seeking applications to serve a three-year term (July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2021) as the ACRL Liaison to the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA). Liaisons are responsible for outreach … Continue reading

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ACRL WGSS 2018 Award winners announced

We’re thrilled to share the announcement of our 2018 ACRL WGSS Award winners: Deidre Conkling, director of the Lincoln County Library District, has been selected as the 2018 winner of the Career Achievement Award. Shirley Lew, dean of library, teaching, … Continue reading

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Core Journals page updated

The WGSS Collections committee has updated the Core Journals list.

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Read the Fall 2017 WGSS Newsletter

Our Fall 2017 WGSS Newsletter has been published. In it you’ll find: Chair and committee reports Photos from Annual 2017 Links to posters from the Annual Research Forum Publication and project announcements Calls for award nominations NWSA Update Article: Supporting … Continue reading

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Do You Know the Next WGSS Award Winners?

One of the best things we can do as librarians is recognize colleagues who make a difference in our profession. You have an opportunity to do this now by nominating someone for one of our two section awards. There are … Continue reading

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