ALA 2015: Summer of Love

If you’re going to San Francisco for the 2015 American Library Association Annual Conference, June 25–30 at the Moscone Center (MC), you may want to wear some flowers in your hair—it should be quite a party. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]

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ALA 2015: ALA Awards Will Eisner Library Grants

Libraries in Arizona and New York were each picked to receive nearly $7,000 in books and vouchers to promote graphic novels and build comics collections. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Midwinter 2015: Amid Winter Storms, ALA Attendance Dips

In all, 10,637attended, the lowest attendance since 2012, when 9,929 gathered in Dallas. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Midwinter 2015: BISG and ALA Announce Library Survey

The jointly developed survey will seek to understand library patrons’ use of digital resources and other services offered by public libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A summer reading list for fans of ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’

The latest YA rom-coms include and affirm a broader range of experiences than ever before. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Winners and losers: publishers pick the 2015 books they loved, missed and envied

Which books did well, which were left on the shelves, and which made editors green with envy?Visit bookshop.theguardian.com to browse all these books or call 0330 333 6846. 20p from every book you buy until Christmas will be donated to our Charity Appeal.The book that made my year: In a year... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2015 in Photos

Librarians and other book enthusiasts gathered in San Francisco June 25–30; see our photos of some of the authors in attendance. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2015: Graphic Novels Mark Diversity, Push Boundaries

Graphic novels had their biggest presence ever at ALA 2015, with panels showcasing diversity in comics, appearances by acclaimed artists, and programming that addressed the rising threat of censorship. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2015: All Our Coverage

All of PW's coverage of the American Library Association 2015 Annual Conference in San Francisco. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2015: Gloria Steinem Says 'Librarians Saved My Life'

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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2015: On E-books, Libraries Pushing For Options

Digital Content Working Group co-chair Carolyn Anthony told members that ALA officials were "continuing to dialogue" with the Big Five publishers over ebook prices. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2015: Pelosi Honors Baltimore Librarians for 'Heroic' Work During Unrest

Librarians from the Enoch Pratt Free Library's Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, at the epicenter of the protests in Baltimore this spring, were honored for their work. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2015: Doerr, Stevenson Win Carnegie Medals

Doerr won for his book All The Light We Cannot See (which also received the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction), while Bryan Stevenson won for Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2015: On a Historic Day, Roberta Kaplan Delivers a Powerful Keynote

Roberta Kaplan, who argued the historic defeat of the Defense of Marriage Act in 2013, offered a powerful opening keynote speech at the 2015 ALA annual conference in San Francisco, just hours after a historic Supreme Court decision legalized same-sex marriage. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2015: Sloan, Knight Foundation Grants For Digital Public Library of America

The two new awards, coupled with significant earlier support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the National Endowment for the Humanities, will help to establish the growth of DPLA’s "service hubs." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2015: Pride and Programming

PW columnist Brian Kenney offers his annual “highly subjective” list of ALA program highlights Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2015: The Battle to Save the New York Public Library

At the end of 2014, after a groundswell of media attention and public protests, New York Public Library officials abandoned a controversial renovation dubbed the Central Library Plan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2015: What’s Next for Scholarly Publishing?

If you are looking for an authoritative take on the history of the scholarly publishing business, there are few with more authority than John J. Regazzi. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2015: Hacking Libraries

In their modern public form, libraries continue to fill an essential role: to inform, engage, and delight people by making knowledge freely accessible. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2015: Comics: Not Just for Kids

At libraries across the U.S., comics and graphic novel collections have shown strong, well-documented growth among children and teens over the last decade. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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