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School & Library Spotlight Fall 2019: School Library Advocacy Close-up

Suzanna Panter, library program manager at Tacoma Public Schools, has developed a series of videos that highlight her school library and how it benefits students. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan’s New Library Ebook Lending Model and its Effect on Libraries

Macmillan Publishers recently announced a two month embargo on all newly published e-book titles. This will greatly effect libraries. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-12 10:34:07 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: New Reader Survey Urges Publishers, Libraries to Bridge Their Data Gap

Among the stories making news this week: veteran bookseller and library advocate Tim Coates releases a reader-focused survey; more drama over Drag Queen Storytimes; and what to expect from all the talk of antitrust action in the tech sector. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #libraries #bookseller #tech sector #antitrust action #data gap


Comics in Libraries and Schools at the New York Public Library

NYPL and New York Comic Con are partnering to offer a day of professional programming on graphic novels for librarians and teachers on October 5, at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue. Here is a preview of the schedule, which will be finalized closer to NYCC. Admittance requires... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Library to investigate 'single digital presence’ for public libraries

The British Library is leading an 18-month project to determine the possibility of a single digital presence for UK public libraries, backed by more than £260,000 worth of funding. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Zombies Ate My Library: a love letter to libraries

On Saturday teenagers take over libraries in the West Midlands for A Place Free of Judgement with artists Blast Theory. Author Tony White talks about working on this love song to libraries. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shakespeare 'digital library wallpaper' from British Library and Vodafone

Vodafone and the British Library have partnered to make some of the earliest and rarest editions of Shakespeare’s plays available to download from specially-designed wallpaper featuring virtual library bookshelves. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #british library


School & Library Spotlight: How to Make Libraries Indispensible

School library expert Suzanna L. Panter shares the latest trends and issues affecting librarians in the field, ahead of the Texas Library Association annual conference. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Library Cards Without Libraries? How About Unicorns Too?

After the UK government suggested all 8-year-olds get library cards, author Chris White countered with a letter lamenting the lack of library funds. The post Library Cards Without Libraries? How About Unicorns Too? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SURVEY: Is a Library Without Print Books a Library at All?

Is an all-digital library just the 21st-century update of the traditional library? Or a free database and ebook service with better branding? Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #ebook service #print books #traditional library


Do libraries matter? 94 percent of Americans say libraries make life better

In a recent survey by the Pew Research Center, 54 percent of respondents said libraries aren't as necessary as they once were when it comes to finding information. However, 94 percent said a library improves a community's quality of life. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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School libraries aim for world record on National Libraries Day

School libraries will be celebrating National Libraries Day with a Guinness World Record attempt... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Essex library campaigners urge community groups to withdraw help

Essex library campaigners are warning community groups could face an “unsustainable burden” of nearly £50,000 a year if they choose to run a local library service - and are calling on more to withdraw their offers to run local libraries. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-19 21:57:18 UTC ]
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London Book Chain To Provide Libraries For Retirement Homes : Critical Linking, August 19, 2019

Awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-19 10:30:38 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #libraries #critical linking #retirement homes #provide libraries


The Week in Libraries: August 16, 2019

Among the week's headlines: a library receipt kicks off a debate about the value of libraries; more media coverage of the library e-book market; and the University of California holds firm in its negotiations with Elsevier. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #e-book #media coverage


School & Library Spotlight Fall 2019: School Librarians Build Up the Advocacy Pressure

As reductions in education funding still loom nationwide, school librarians seek out ways to showcase and defend the benefits of the work they do. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #loom nationwide #education funding #advocacy pressure


School & Library Spotlight Fall 2019: Advocacy in the Field

Teachers and librarians share their best ideas for boosting awareness and support of their programming. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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School & Library Spotlight Fall 2019: Bringing Gatekeepers Together

Across the country, educator nights are deepening ties for booksellers and teachers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Do Publishers Suddenly Hate Libraries?

Why the tension between libraries and publishers is ramping up in the e-book market—and why we must tamp it down. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #libraries #e-book #e-book market—


School & Library Spotlight Fall 2019: Indies Support Title 1 Schools

Literacy efforts flourish in the partnership between independent bookstores and schools serving low-income students. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #independent bookstores