ALA 2014: Librarian by Day, Novelist by Night

Three librarians with novels published in 2014 gathered at ALA Vegas on Saturday afternoon to share their experiences as authors navigating the library world and vice versa. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Midwinter 2014: On E-books, Librarians Urged to Think Bigger (and Smaller)

At ALA Midwinter 2014, librarians were urged not to be satisfied by recent ebook developments, and to look more deeply at their digital future. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2014 Preview: The Librarian’s Guide to Paranoid Behavior

Librarians have always been a wee bit paranoid, but for years our distrust pretty much clustered around two obsessions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA 2014: ALA Sizzles in Las Vegas

Official attendance figures were not available at press time, but ALA officials said the early numbers were on pace to surpass expectations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2014: Hot Start For ALA in Las Vegas

More than 20,000 librarians, authors, publishers and vendors from 765 exhibitors are expected to attend the conference over the next four days, and at first glance, the show looks like it will be a strong one. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Midwinter 2020: On E-books, Librarians Must Hold the Line

As librarians gather in Philadelphia for the 2020 ALA Midwinter Meeting, the future of digital content in libraries remains uncertain. Librarians must stay engaged. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Wishing for Silent Days and Nights (shelftalker)

A review of our least favorite opening lines from customers during the holiday season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-20 13:00:26 UTC ]
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ALA 2019: Carla Hayden, The People's Librarian

PW talks with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden ahead of the upcoming ALA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Librarians to Rally as ALA Midwinter Kicks off in Seattle

Advocacy, technology, and the future of ALA will be prominent themes at the 2019 ALA Midwinter Meeting, which runs from January 25-29. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Late-Night TV Hosts Give Publicity-Starved Novelists the Star Treatment

TV coverage of literary fiction has dwindled, but Trevor Noah and Seth Meyers are exceptions. “Who would have guessed that a 700-page novel would be on national TV?” one publishing executive said. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2018-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2018: Librarian of Congress, National Archivist Trade Quips

Carla Hayden, the Librarian of Congress, and David S. Ferriero, U.S. Archivist, touched on the challenges of public outreach, preservation, and POTUS. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Appalled': As ALA Kicks Off in New Orleans, Librarians Blast Trump Border Policy

In a statement this week, ALA president Jim Neal said there was "no legitimate policy or moral basis" for the Trump administration's "unconscionable" policy of separating families at the border. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Librarians Set to Descend on Capitol Hill for National Library Legislative Day

The Week in Libraries, May 4, 2018: Among this week's headlines, librarians prepare to make their case to lawmakers in Washington D.C. as a rescission package looms; Congress could wade into the net neutrality battle. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hanya Yanagihara: influential magazine editor by day, best-selling author by night

It’s enough to make your head spin, but the New York Times journalist and novelist wouldn’t have it any other way. Emma Brockes meets her in New YorkWhen Hanya Yanagihara was 10 years old, her father let her visit a pathologist’s lab. He was a doctor and an artist, twin interests his young... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-04-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2017: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Urges Librarians to 'Stay Strong'

In a short address, Emanuel welcomed librarians to his city, offering words of support amidst the steep political challenges facing the profession. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2017 Spotlight: Librarians Gear Up for 'the Fight of a Lifetime'

Librarians will gather in Chicago for the 2017 ALA Annual Conference amid an organizational leadership transition, and challenges from the Trump Administration. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher to host EU celebration night on day of Article 50 trigger

Canbury Press is to host a gala evening to "celebrate the contribution of Europeans to the UK" as prime minister Theresa May prepares to trigger Article 50. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Midwinter 2017: Librarians Ponder the Future Under Trump

In his opening keynote at the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta, just hours after Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, W. Kamau Bell made a plea to librarians: don’t let Trump’s vision of America become the new normal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2016: Librarians Say Patrons Are Mostly Satisfied with E-Book Service

As librarians and publishers prepare for the 2016 ALA Annual Conference, an informal PW survey offers an interesting snapshot of public library purchasing trends. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA, PRH Team Up On Nat'l Readathon Day

The American Library Association is presenting National Readathon Day through its Libraries Transform campaign, with support from Penguin Random House's Library Awards for Innovation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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