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Subject: Library Juice Press announces appointment of Alison M.
Lewis, Ph.D. as Chief Acquisitions Editor.

Duluth, MN -- July 15, 2011.

Library Juice Press, publisher of "books for librarians with a
critical edge," is proud to announce the recruitment of Alison M.
Lewis, a library science professor and academic librarian, as Chief
Acquisitions Editor for the imprint.

Dr. Lewis has her doctorate in English Literature from Temple
University, and M.L.S. and M.A. degrees from Florida State University.
She has been teaching courses in Drexel University's Library and
Information Science program since 2004. She worked as a professional
librarian in academic and specialized/research settings from 1984
until 2007, when she was hired as a full-time faculty member in the
iSchool at Drexel. Further qualifying her for her new role at Library
Juice Press is her professional service to the library community,
which has included leadership roles on the Progressive Librarians
Guild's Coordinating Committee, the Social Responsibilities Round
Table's Action Council, and various local and regional library and
archival groups. In the background of these contributions has been her
long experience in the Quaker community and the application of its
ideals. Dr. Lewis is the editor of the 2008 book from Library Juice
Press, Questioning Library Neutrality: Essays from Progressive

Library Juice Press is an imprint of Litwin Books, LLC specializing
in theoretical and practical issues in librarianship from a critical
perspective, for an audience of professional librarians and students
of library science. Among the topics covered by our publications are
library philosophy, information policy, library activism, biography,
and critical approaches to LIS topics covered elsewhere.

Litwin Books is an independent academic publisher of books about
media, communication and the cultural record. We are interdisciplinary
in scope and gather together works from a range of disciplines,
including media studies, communication studies, information studies,
philosophy of technology, philosophy of information, archival studies,
communications history, history of archives and libraries, and related

Press contact:
Rory Litwin
Litwin Books
PO Box 3320
Duluth, MN 55803
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