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Baker & Taylor reveals 'diversity analysis' tool for libraries

US-based book distribution service Baker & Taylor has announced it will be offering libraries a "diversity analysis tool" to help them discover, manage and report on diversity-related topics. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-08 00:26:16 UTC ]
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B&T to Offer ‘Diversity Analysis’ Tool for Library Collections

Powered by the wholesaler's collectionHQ technology, Baker & Taylor’s “Diversity Analysis” tool will help identify opportunities for libraries to evaluate their collections against industry-accepted diversity subjects. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Most Bookish Cities in the World

Here are some of the most bookish cities in the world, from the city with the most libraries to the best city for writers to live. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-07-02 10:38:00 UTC ]
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On Memory and Literature

Now we're all possessors of personal super computers that can instantly connect us to whole libraries — there can seem little sense to make iambs and trochees part of one's soul. The post On Memory and Literature appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2021-06-30 09:59:22 UTC ]
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ALA 2021: Barack Obama Tells Librarians Their Work Is 'More Important Than Ever'

In a powerful close to the 2021 ALA Annual Conference, the 44th president of the United States praised libraries as "citadels of knowledge and empathy" and said the work of librarians is more vital than ever as we seek to rebuild "the unifying story of America." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are Little Free Libraries Better in Wealthy Neighborhoods?

Are Little Free Libraries better in wealthier parts of town? I visited 25 of them in different areas of my city to compare and find out. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-06-24 10:38:00 UTC ]
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Cowell and Duchess of Cornwall launch flagship school libraries project

Waterstones Children's Laureate Cresside Cowell and the Duchess of Cornwall have visited a school in Wandsworth, south London, to open a "life-changing" library. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-21 16:23:10 UTC ]
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Anthony Doerr’s Libraries of Wonder

“The library was practically a babysitter. You could leave yourself and enter worlds. It’s such a rich life when you get to be a reader. Books can give you multiple lives.” The post Anthony Doerr’s Libraries of Wonder appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2021-06-21 10:00:30 UTC ]
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A precious African-studies collection burns in Cape Town

For scholars, the loss recalled those of the libraries of Alexandria, Timbuktu and Rio Continue reading at 'The Economist'

[ The Economist | 2021-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A precious African-studies collection burns in Cape Town

For scholars, the loss recalled those of the libraries of Alexandria, Timbuktu and Rio Continue reading at 'The Economist'

[ The Economist | 2021-06-17 14:58:23 UTC ]
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Library Community Mourns John Eldred, Pioneering Founder of Midwest Tape

John Eldred, president and owner of Midwest Tape, died on May 27. In a thoughtful remembrance shared with PW, Jeff Jankowski, Eldred's partner for over 30 years at Midwest Tape, recalled Eldred as a beloved friend who combined his passion for libraries with his love for history, movies,... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Where Is Our Spotify for Books?

Libraries traditionally played a Spotify-esque role for physical books, but legal barriers have made it largely impossible to do with e-books. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2021-06-07 09:40:00 UTC ]
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Bodour Al Qasimi Launches Her Book at Sharjah Children’s Book Fair

The new release is 'World Book Capital' and proceeds from is sales go to damaged bookshops and libraries in Gaza. The post Bodour Al Qasimi Launches Her Book at Sharjah Children’s Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-26 19:57:39 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Why America Needs Libraries Now More than Ever

In his May 25 keynote at the U.S. Book Show's Libraries Are Essential program, author and sociologist Eric Klinenberg called libraries "the best exemplars of our collective life," arguing that strong libraries will be key to the nation's recovery after a historically challenging year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ACE announces details of £42m fund to boost libraries and creative projects

Arts Council England has announced the details of a £42m fund to boost local libraries, creative projects and museums across the country. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-24 06:43:36 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing, DPLA Ink Deal to Lend E-books in Libraries

The deal represents a major step forward for the digital library market. Not only is Amazon Publishing finally making its digital content available to libraries, the deal also gives libraries a range of models through which it can license the content. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Libraries Are Essential

The U.S. Book Show’s opening seminar will offer attendees a look at challenges and opportunities for libraries in 2021. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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YLG to host first Great Northern Meet-Up conference

The Youth Libraries Group (YLG) is partnering with Children’s Books North (CBN) for the first Great Northern Meet-up virtual conference this week.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-10 17:33:22 UTC ]
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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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