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Look through this archive of all the random things people have lost in library books.

In the back of my favorite bookstore in Brooklyn, there’s a wall covered in all the random things the employees have found in the used books they sell: photos, newspaper clippings, notes, receipts, pressed flowers, etc. It’s a fascinating little archive, both meaningless and somehow magical,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-07-11 14:16:40 UTC ]
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Attention: Please stop microwaving your library books.

As libraries begin to reopen around the country, patrons are excited to get back to borrowing books—but they’re also still nervous about COVID-19, which is understandable. At least some of them have been “getting creative” in their attempts to protect themselves, prompting at least one public... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-23 18:08:53 UTC ]
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In L.A. Unified elementary schools, library books could be off-limits to many students

Here we go again, tumbling down the shaft and into a bizarro world in which school libraries lock out students who need them most. L.A. Unified elementary school libraries are on the chopping block once again, and library aides, many of whom could lose their jobs, are screaming for justice. Some... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Win Expands Fair Use

After eight years of litigation—three of which had all parties stumping together for an ill-fated, controversial settlement—Judge Denny Chin last week dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Authors Guild over Google’s mass scanning of library books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes: dismantling libraries is "self-mutilation"

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 26/09/2011 - 15:00 Author Julian Barnes, shortlisted for this year's Man Booker prize for his novel The Sense of an Ending, has said it is "national self-mutilation" to damage the public library service. Barnes said: "Like most writers of my... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Check it Out: Amazon Will Add 11,000 U.S. Libraries to the Kindle [eMoney]

Amazon just eliminated one of the biggest differences between the Kindle and competing e-readers. It said today it will be rolling out the Kindle Library Lending feature later this year, allowing customers to borrow books for free from more than 11,000 libraries in the U.S. Other e-readers and... Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2011-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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