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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Steinem talked about her how her nomadic childhood and read from her upcoming memoir Diary of a Nomad: My Life on the Road. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA 2015: Pelosi Honors Baltimore Librarians for 'Heroic' Work During Unrest

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ALA 2015: On a Historic Day, Roberta Kaplan Delivers a Powerful Keynote

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Tips for Librarians at The Guadalajara Fair: Spanish-Language Publishing 2014

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Religion Update 2014: What Turns Librarians On—and Off

We don’t deal directly with publishers at all,” says Jarad Millet, who works in collection management at Birmingham Public Library in Alabama. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA 2014: All Our Coverage

Our complete coverage of 2014 ALA Annual Conference, including a survey of the main events; the speakers; the readings, discussions, and presentations; the panels, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA Awards 2014 Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants for Libraries

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ALA 2014: Tartt, Goodwin Take Home Carnegie Medals

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ALA 2014: And the Winner Is...

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ALA 2014: Hands On

Librarians know a thing or two about getting their hands dirty. Sometimes it’s in ways they’d rather not discuss (cleaning messes, ahem), but more often it’s in the name of learning. And these days, learning at the library is very much about making things. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA 2014: The Exit Interview: PW Talks with Scholastic’s John Mason

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ALA 2014: Raising the Stakes

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ALA 2014: What Happens In Vegas

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ALA 2014: Showtime!

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ALA Unveils Shortlist for 2014 Andrew Carnegie Medals

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Tips for Librarians: Spanish Books Spring 2014

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ALA Midwinter 2014: Abrams Gets in the E-book Game

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