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State Library Victoria proves libraries aren't just about books: they're about community

In our digital age, libraries are spaces for community and connection. The new State Library Victoria proves libaries have an exciting future. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2019-12-08 18:49:50 UTC ]
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Want To Borrow A Library Ebook? Why It Might Become More Challenging (& How Libraries Are Fighting Back)

Macmillan's embargo on new ebooks impacts public libraries, now scrambling to make materials available to patrons. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-01 10:32:08 UTC ]
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For the Love of Libraries: Four Authors on What Makes Libraries Wonderful

Writer's Digest asked four authors about what libraries mean to them. Here’s what the greats have to say about what makes libraries so great. The post For the Love of Libraries: Four Authors on What Makes Libraries Wonderful by Ericka McIntyre appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-09-23 15:22:30 UTC ]
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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 ]
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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 ]
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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 ]
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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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New York Public Library’s most checked-out books say a lot about what we read and why

The recently unveiled list, compiled from more than a century of circulation data, is like a literary cardiogram of the nation’s beating heart. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-13 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Gaiman, Sparkes and Rowson sign letter against Hampshire library closures

Scores of authors including Neil Gaiman, Ali Sparkes, Pauline Rowson and Philip Hoare have signed an open letter to Hampshire County Council calling for it to ditch its "shameful" proposal to close 10 libraries. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-10 13:57:46 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: January 10, 2020

Among the week's headlines: the Senate quickly confirms Trump's IMLS appointee; the DPLA announces a new e-book initiative with BiblioLabs; and what a major open access deal in Europe means for the future of scholarly communication. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Ten libraries facing closure in Hampshire

Ten libraries could be closed across Hampshire with others having their opening hours reduced after the local authority announced plans to slash £1.76m from the service’s budget. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-10 01:00:51 UTC ]
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How Libraries Help People In Cold Weather

When libraries help people in cold weather, they become a critical service for teens, the elderly, and unsheltered people. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-07 11:35:59 UTC ]
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