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Public Libraries Aren’t Essential Services

The pandemic is showing the holes in social safety nets across the U.S., but public libraries aren't the answer to those problems. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-01-12 11:42:00 UTC ]
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OverDrive: Record Number of Libraries Hit Million Digital Lend Mark

Leading library service provider OverDrive this week reported that a total of 121 public libraries and consortia across seven countries and from 37 U.S. states surpassed one million digital lends in 2021, a significant jump from 2020, when 102 libraries hit the mark. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Join the #FReadom Letter Writing Campaign to Combat Censorship!

The #FReadom campaign is asking you to write your school board with provided templates to support school libraries and access to information. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-01-04 11:39:00 UTC ]
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New York's library e-book licensing bill vetoed as Maryland challenge looms

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) has welcomed the decision by New York Governor Kathy Hochul to veto a bill that would have forced publishers and authors to grant e-book licences to libraries under state-imposed terms. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-31 06:31:54 UTC ]
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8 of the Most Unique Little Free Libraries

Free Little Libraries are delightful to find but some creators take them to a new level. Here are eight unique free little libraries. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-12-30 11:31:00 UTC ]
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Hitting the Books: Amiga and the birth of 256-color gaming

With modern consoles offering gamers graphics so photorealistic that they blur the line between CGI and reality, it's easy forget just how cartoonishly blocky they were in the 8-bit era. In his new book, Creating Q*Bert and Other Classic Arcade Games, legendary game designer and programmer... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2021-12-25 16:30:11 UTC ]
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XPG's concept mouse has an SSD so you can store your games in it

Have you ever looked at your mouse and thought "it's fine, but kind of a big fat waste of space?" Gaming accessory company XPG apparently did, because it's just unveiled a concept mouse for CES 2022 with a built-in high-speed SSD drive stuffed inside, Digital Trends has reported. The XPG Vault... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2021-12-24 21:00:55 UTC ]
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The Most Popular Books in U.S. Libraries in 2021

Here are the titles most frequently checked out from U.S. libraries in 2021, including fiction, nonfiction, and children's books. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-12-22 14:45:40 UTC ]
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How cooperative gig economy companies managed to flourish during the pandemic

‘What is the hope for gig workers who are underpaid and exploited? Cities, in a way. Cities can have a chance to intervene and actually get things done.’ In the Italian city of Bologna, bicycle couriers delivery bread, freshly baked at local bakeries, to nearby businesses every morning. The same... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2021-12-12 05:00:34 UTC ]
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AAP Sues to Block Maryland, New York Library E-book Laws

The AAP filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking to stop Maryland's library e-book law for taking effect January 1 and also disclosed that it was one of more than 20 organizations to sign a letter to New York governor Kathy Hochul urging her to veto a similar bill. Both pieces of legislation require... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Malcolm X’s Prison Cell Is Transformed Into a Freedom Library

This is the first of 1,000 of Reginald Dwayne Betts's planned Freedom Libraries to be installed in prisons across the U.S. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-12-08 15:07:32 UTC ]
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Open Access: Germany’s Knowledge Unlatched Acquired by Wiley

Announcing its acquisition of Knowledge Unlatched, Wiley stresses the need to simplify open-access transactions for both libraries and publishers. The post Open Access: Germany’s Knowledge Unlatched Acquired by Wiley appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-12-03 04:15:48 UTC ]
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Why Police Shouldn’t Be in Libraries (And How to Help Change That)

Libraries should be a safe, accessible space for everyone. So why are there police in libraries, compromising this very safety? Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-12-02 11:35:00 UTC ]
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Arturia's V Collection instruments now have native M1 Mac support

It's now that much easier to use Arturia's softsynths on your brand new MacBook. Arturia has released a free V Collection 8.2 update that adds native support to the (currently discounted) suite for Macs with M1 processors. That should improve performance, as you might guess, but it could also... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2021-11-25 15:00:35 UTC ]
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On Buying Books in Airports

Going to bookstores and libraries as a bookworm offer important experiences, but what buying books in an airport can offer may surprise you. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-11-23 11:36:00 UTC ]
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‘America’s Librarian’ knows why people turn to libraries in times of need

Nancy Pearl, possibly America’s best-known librarian and recommender of books, shares her thoughts on choosing what to read, and when to stop reading. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-11-16 23:20:31 UTC ]
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My Workplace Joined the Fine-Free Library Movement (And Here’s What I Learned)

The realities -- the good, the challenging, and the great -- of going fine-free in libraries from a public librarian. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-11-15 11:30:00 UTC ]
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PS5 vs. Xbox Series X: How They Compare 1 Year Later

Sony and Microsoft have had a year to address supply shortages and improve game libraries for their new consoles. Here's how they stack up. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2021-11-12 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Cool, elected school district officials are calling for literal book burning now.

Those who have been paying attention to local education news and the critical race theory debate know that many school districts are battling over what materials can be kept in libraries and taught in classrooms. The battle is making its way to the courts: just this week a PEN America report... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-11-11 17:33:10 UTC ]
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NLT and PRH form alliance to address lack of primary school library investment

The National Literacy Trust (NLT) is partnering with Penguin Random House (PRH) to form a national alliance addressing "the chronic lack" of investment in primary school libraries in the UK. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-02 10:42:55 UTC ]
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