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Follow the new Ohio Literary Trail for the state’s best writerly spots.

This is cool: The Ohioana Library Association has released a map and list tracing a new “literary trail” through the state, featuring historical landmarks, museums, unique libraries, and other hidden destinations. The list isn’t limited to the state capital of Columbus, either. The selections... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-12 19:09:38 UTC ]
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The ALA’s 2019 list of most frequently challenged books is as disheartening as ever.

The American Library Association has released its annual list of the most frequently challenged books, and while Harry Potter (and the Order of the Godless Friends) and The Handmaid’s Tale (hold on now, you’re saying this is a dys-topia?) managed to squeak into the top ten, the other eight on... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-20 13:59:19 UTC ]
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The Enduring Relevance and Wisdom of Mildred D. Taylor’s Circle Unbroken, by Dianne Johnson-Feelings

Book Reviews Dianne Johnson-Feelings Mildred D. Taylor at the University of Oklahoma, October 24, 2003 / Photo by Robert Taylor Generations of American schoolchildren have grown up with Cassie Logan and her brothers, Stacey, Christopher-John, and... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-04-09 13:31:33 UTC ]
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American Library Association Cancels 2020 Annual Conference

In a stark sign that the U.S. is still in the early stages of the battle to contain the Covid-19 outbreak, the 2020 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition, scheduled for June 25-30 in Chicago, has been canceled for the first time since the end of World War II. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Libraries that close due to coronavirus should keep the Wi-Fi on, says ALA.

More and more public libraries are temporarily closing shop across the country to limit the spread of coronavirus, but their Wi-Fi can still be a valuable resource for communities, the American Library Association said Monday. Libraries that close should leave their Wi-Fi open to the public... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-23 18:01:46 UTC ]
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Four Questions for Texas Library Association Executive Director Shirley Robinson

As professional membership organizations of all kinds face challenges, PW caught up with the TLA's new executive director to talk about what's next for nation's largest state library association. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In Wake of Pandemic, the 2020 Texas Library Association Annual Conference Moves Online

Like many conferences, this year's TLA annual conference has been canceled due to concerns over the spread of Covid-19. But organizers say they will use the setback as an opportunity to up their virtual programming game, and vow to come back strong in San Antonio next year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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2020 Texas Library Association Annual Conference Is Canceled

The news comes after publishers and other TLA exhibitors began pulling out in large numbers earlier this week, and as the host city of Houston moved to pull the plug on other scheduled events, including the popular Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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CILIP says libraries need £250m in demand to Johnson government

Library association CILIP says the library service needs up to £250m investment and has called for action from Boris Johnson’s government to secure its own future. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-18 08:39:06 UTC ]
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CILIP criticises Boris Johnson library claims on Marr show

Library association CILIP has criticised Boris Johnson following his comments on library services, following an Andrew Marr interview where the Tory leader suggested library closures were solely down to councils’ financial mismanagement. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-01 19:40:00 UTC ]
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Congress Looking into Anticompetitive Behavior in the Digital Library Market

In written testimony made public this week, American Library Association officials told lawmakers that “unfair behavior by digital market actors—and the outdated public policies that have enabled them—is doing concrete harm to libraries.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Name “Dewey” Is Synonymous With Libraries. So Why Did Librarians Strike It From an Award?

The American Library Association is distancing itself from Melvil Dewey as the profession reflects upon his past. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2019-09-27 15:40:06 UTC ]
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A petition protests the ALA’s support for Drag Queen Story Hour events.

The American Library Association has received a petition signed by 100,000 people protesting its support for Drag Queen Story Hour, a movement of queer-affirming storytelling events at libraries, bookstores, schools, and other venues around the country. LifeSiteNews, a right-wing website owned... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-07 17:00:08 UTC ]
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Ros Harding wins School Librarian of the Year Award

The School Library Association (SLA) has awarded the School Librarian of the Year Award to Ros Harding from The King’s School Chester.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-01 07:49:08 UTC ]
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