Category: News

Webinar: Libraries & the Textbook Impasse

Join us for the next iteration of Library Juice Academy’s free webinar series.  Title: Libraries & the Textbook Impasse Speakers: Colleen Sanders and Quill West Date/Time: Thursday, February 29th, 2024 at 1pm PST It’s no secret that the current commercial textbook system (e.g. inclusive access, online courseware, and textbook purchasing/rental) in higher education does not … Read more Webinar: Libraries & the Textbook Impasse

Interview with the Instructors of Introduction to Global Librarianship

We are offering a new course this March, Introduction to Global Librarianship. We interviewed the instructors Loida Garcia-Febo, Ray Pun, and Robin Kear to hear about their work in libraries and their inspiration behind developing this new course. 1. Can you share a bit about your work in libraries? Robin: In my twenty year career, … Read more Interview with the Instructors of Introduction to Global Librarianship

Group Trainings

Does your institution wish to do “live” trainings for a group of staff members all at once? This can be the preferred modality where a whole department needs to be trained on a topic without going into as much depth as a four-week course. Finding the right trainer can be a challenge. We would like … Read more Group Trainings

Library Juice Makes its Discussion List Platform Available to the Library Community

Press release October 3, 2023 Media contact: Rory Litwin rory@libraryjuiceacademy.com Library Juice Academy is making its email discussion list platform available to the library community, for organizations or informal groups who lack access to a similar hosting arrangement. The LJA discussion list platform runs on a robust and widely-used server software package called Mailman. This … Read more Library Juice Makes its Discussion List Platform Available to the Library Community

Library Juice Academy Partners with Skilltype

Press release September 25, 2023 Media contact: Ariana Varela ariana@libraryjuiceacademy.com Library Juice Academy classes are now a part of Skilltype’s database of training opportunities. Library Juice Academy has partnered with Skilltype to include 200 of their courses in Skilltype’s curated index of trainings, enabling employers and their staff who use Skilltype to make them a … Read more Library Juice Academy Partners with Skilltype

Certificate in Disability Access and Inclusion

This new certificate program will develop your understanding of accessibility and disability, and provide you with practices to proactively include and equitably serve patrons and staff with a range of disabilities. Courses offer a range of approaches to disability and accessibility, giving you a firm grounding in these complex concepts. Practical skills cover areas of … Read more Certificate in Disability Access and Inclusion

2020 NDSA Innovation Award

The National Digital Stewardship Foundation‘s 2020 Innovation Awards were announced at Digital Preservation 2020. The winner in the Educators category is Library Juice Academy, for our Certificate in Digital Curation program. This program, launched in 2019, encompasses a six-course sequence for library, archives and museum practitioners wanting to learn more about and expand their skill sets for … Read more 2020 NDSA Innovation Award