ALA 2017 Spotlight: Four Questions with Skip Prichard

The longtime publishing innovator talks about libraries, publishing in the digital age, and his forthcoming book with Center Street, 'The Book of Mistakes'. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2017 Spotlight: PW Talks to Incoming ALA President Jim Neal

Neal talks with PW about leading the association in a period of change, internally and politically. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2017 Spotlight: Hillary Clinton, Ron Chernow Among Author Highlights

Authors and books are the lifeblood of ALA annual conferences, and this year's event features a typically robust program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2017 Spotlight: The Next Chapter for Library E-books

The ALA Digital Content Working Group is ending, but the conversation about ebooks in libraries is not. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-16 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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ALA 2017 Spotlight: The Carnegie Medals Turn Six

Now in their sixth year, the Carnegie Medals have become a coveted literary honor, and the award ceremonies at ALA have created some memorable moments, including powerful speeches by winners. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2018 Spotlight: Why is Turnout So Low in ALA Elections?

Even with a hot-button issue on this year's ballot, only about 20% of ALA members bothered to vote. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2018 Spotlight: Michelle Obama, Doris Kearns Goodwin Headline 2018 ALA Annual Conference

A star-studded main speaker program awaits attendees, June 21-26, in New Orleans. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2018 Spotlight: ALA Program Highlights

PW contributing editor Brian Kenney offers his picks from a strong 2018 ALA professional program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2017: This Debut Novel Is Sarah Jessica Parker’s First ALA Book Club Central Pick...

Parker called Stephanie Powell Watts’ debut novel 'No One Is Coming to Save Us' “deeply compelling and richly satisfying," and described it as a “brilliant examination of the American dream among African-Americans in a struggling community in the contemporary South.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2017: ALA, Google Announce $500,000 in Grants to Support Computer Skills

The American Library Association kicked off its 2017 annual conference on Thursday with a reception at Google’s Chicago office to celebrate a new $500,000 competitive grant program, sponsored by Google, to encourage computer skills in America’s libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Midwinter 2017: Colson Whitehead, Matthew Desmond Win ALA Carnegie Medals

The selections were announced on Sunday, January 22, at the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta, with an official award ceremony to come this summer, at the ALA annual conference, set for Chicago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2018 Spotlight: Watch Your Language

To help you prepare for this year’s ALA professional program, here’s a handy list of buzzwords that may have lost their buzz. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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November 2017 Bestseller Lists from China: Literature and Current Affairs in the Spotlight

This month, Chinese bestseller lists from OpenBook and Trajectory show some literary fiction highlights, as well as interest in books on current affairs. The post November 2017 Bestseller Lists from China: Literature and Current Affairs in the Spotlight appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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School & Library Spotlight Winter 2017: All Our Coverage

Diverse books in schools, making libraries prettier, and more in our latest spotlight. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Midwinter 2018 Spotlight: Fear and Loathing in Libraryland

Librarians are used to coping with change, but today’s contentious political climate is presenting new challenges. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Midwinter 2018 Spotlight: How Do You 'Midwinter?'

How I've used the ALA Midwinter Meeting has changed over my career, but it's always been valuable. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Midwinter 2018 Spotlight: Dave Eggers, Junot Diaz Highlight Strong Author Program

Serious debate, discussion, and great books and authors await librarians at the upcoming 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Denver. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Honors Jonathan Band with 2017 L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award

Band, a copyright attorney and an adjunct professor at Georgetown Law School, is a longtime advisor and representative for the library community. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Graphic Novels Supply Diversity at ALA 2017

Graphic novels have a significant presence this year at ALA 2017 and are in demand by librarians looking to offer their patrons a wide variety of stories encompassing race, gender and sexual identity and nonwestern cultures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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