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Germany’s Knowledge Unlatched Starts Its 2021 Open Access Funding Round

Knowledge Unlatched seeks cooperation from a widening array of libraries in converting more agreements and titles to open access. The post Germany’s Knowledge Unlatched Starts Its 2021 Open Access Funding Round appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-04 15:14:44 UTC ]
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Fund These Classroom Libraries to Show Teachers Some Appreciation!

For Teacher Appreciation Week, help fund these classroom library and literacy projects in deserving classrooms! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-05-03 10:42:00 UTC ]
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Bookish Exteriors: Libraries That Look Like Books

Love books? How about libraries? These libraries that look like books combine two of every readers' favorite things in bookish architecture. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-04-29 10:32:00 UTC ]
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Parker to Retire, Childs Promoted in 'Major' Restructuring of PRH Library Team

Penguin Random House senior v-p Skip Dye said the move to unify the publisher's library sales and library marketing groups will foster "even more mutually advantageous and enjoyable relationships with our libraries and librarians nationwide." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Be more Welsh

When Book Trust asked Firefly to support the UK Children’s Laureate campaign to increase funding for primary school libraries, I was delighted. Not just because I went to a school with a library, and sneaking off there on a rainy break-time was one of the treats of my school day! I also hoped... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-19 21:31:38 UTC ]
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L.A. County and city libraries will reopen soon. Here's what to expect

Face masks and social distancing will be enforced. Signs will direct foot traffic, and furniture and bookshelves have been reorganized. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-04-16 15:00:47 UTC ]
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PRH Extends Temporary E-book, Digital Audio Terms for Libraries

Under the terms of its program, which PRH began more than a year ago, libraries have the option to license e-books and digital audio for one-year terms at a 50% prorated price as an alternative to the existing two-year term (for e-books) or perpetual access (for digital audio). Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The ‘GLLI’ Translated YA Book Prize Announces 2021 Brazilian Co-Winners

The Global Literature in Libraries Initiative names two winners for 2021, both translated from Brazilian Portuguese by Larissa Helena. The post The ‘GLLI’ Translated YA Book Prize Announces 2021 Brazilian Co-Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-07 07:20:38 UTC ]
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International Students, Scholars Have Access to NYU’s Pilot With ProQuest

The ProQuest-NYU Libraries project is available to thousands of international students and scholars during its pilot until August 31. The post International Students, Scholars Have Access to NYU’s Pilot With ProQuest appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-07 04:12:31 UTC ]
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ALA to Biden Administration: Don't Overlook Libraries in Infrastructure Plan

ALA President Julius C. Jefferson Jr. said that not including libraries in the administration’s plan would be a “missed opportunity” and urged librarians to contact the White House. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Get 'Machine Learning for Cybersecurity Cookbook' ($31.99 value) FREE for a limited time

Organizations today face a major threat in terms of cybersecurity, from malicious URLs to credential reuse, and having robust security systems can make all the difference. With Machine Learning for Cybersecurity Cookbook you'll learn how to use Python libraries such as TensorFlow and... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2021-04-01 11:33:09 UTC ]
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Chrome can now caption almost any video or audio

A lot of the web revolves around video content (subscribe to our YouTube channel!) and podcasts these days, but that brings some accessibility challenges you won’t find with the written word. Hundreds of millions of people are deaf or hard of hearing. Other folks have trouble processing... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2021-03-25 21:01:00 UTC ]
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The Tibetan Resistance Movement and Windhorse: In Conversation with Kaushik Barua, by Koushik Goswami

Interviews Born and brought up in Assam, Kaushik Barua is an emerging Indian English author. He completed his degree in economics from St. Stephen’s College, New Delhi, and then studied political economy at the London School of Economics. In his day... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-03-15 20:37:05 UTC ]
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Congress Allocates Billions of Dollars to Libraries in COVID Relief Package

You may know about the stimulus checks, but the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 also includes billions of dollars to support libraries. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-03-11 12:33:15 UTC ]
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Maryland Legislature Passes Law Supporting Library Access to Digital Content

The Maryland legislature this week became the first to pass legislation that would ensure libraries can license digital content that is available to consumers. Similar legislation is pending in New York and Rhode Island. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Most Popular In-Demand Books In U.S. Libraries: October–December 2020

From antiracism books to Reese's YA book club picks, here are the most uniquely popular books in US libraries from Quarter 4, 2020. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-03-08 11:33:00 UTC ]
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A History of Racism in American Public Libraries

A deep dive into the history of racism in American public libraries, including the effects of Jim Crow laws and racism in libraries today. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-03-08 11:30:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Has a Responsibility to Stop Anti-Trans Misinformation

I’ll be the first to acknowledge Amazon and I make rather strange bedfellows. Raised on local libraries and used bookstores, I’ve long been a loyal customer to many of the indie bookshops cornered by the world’s largest online retailer, prizing them as community centers and places to find a... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-03-08 09:49:14 UTC ]
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House Introduces Bill Seeking $5 Billion for Library Facilities

The Build America’s Libraries Act was introduced in the House of Representatives this week by Reps. Andy Levin (D-MI) and Don Young (R-AK) and would provide $5 billion to address decades of needed repairs, updates, as well as the construction of modern library facilities in underserved and... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Libraries Offering Services to Seniors During COVID-19 Pandemic

Taking a look at libraries offering services to seniors during the pandemic, with programs for memory care, vaccine roll-out, and more. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-03-03 11:33:00 UTC ]
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