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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Carla Hayden Sworn In as Librarian of Congress

Carla Hayden was officially sworn in yesterday as the 14th Librarian of Congress, making her the first woman, and the first African American, to hold the post. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Carla Hayden Confirmed as 14th Librarian of Congress

In a dramatic turn of events, Carla Hayden has become the first African-American Librarian of Congress in history, and is the first professional librarian to hold the office in over 60 years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obama Nominates Carla Hayden for Librarian of Congress

President Obama has announced Carla Hayden, CEO of the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore, as his nominee to become the 14th Librarian of Congress. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2019: ALA Professional Program Highlights

PW contributing editor Brian Kenney offers a look at the 2019 ALA Annual Conference's professional program, which this year features a strong emphasis on equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) issues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA 2019: PW Talks to ALA Washington Office Director Kathi Kromer

With librarians preparing to gather in Washington for the 2019 Annual Conference, PW recently caught up with ALA's Kathi Kromer to talk about navigating today's unusual political climate, and why 'year-round advocacy' is the office's defining strategy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obama hails Girl, Woman, Other and Normal People as favourite books of 2019

Former US president Barack Obama has revealed Booker Prize-winning Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) and Normal People (Faber) were among his favourite books in 2019.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-30 06:49:34 UTC ]
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The Best Books for Print People, 2019

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[ Folio Magazine | 2019-12-18 21:53:27 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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2019 National Book Awards for Young People's Literature in Photos

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Sharjah 2019: The ALA Heads to the U.A.E.

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Here's the National Book Awards' 2019 longlist for young people's literature

The National Book Foundation has unveiled the 2019 National Book Award longlist for young people's literature. Contenders tackle major sociopolitical issues. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-09-16 18:19:57 UTC ]
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Here is the Young People’s Literature Longlist for the 2019 National Book Awards.

The National Book Foundation has announced the ten books longlisted for this year’s National Book Award in Young People’s Literature, chosen from a total of 325 books submitted to the foundation by publishers. The judges for YPL are An Na, Elana K. Arnold, Kristen Gilligan, Varian Johnson, and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-16 14:45:12 UTC ]
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School & Library Spotlight Fall 2019: School Librarians Build Up the Advocacy Pressure

As reductions in education funding still loom nationwide, school librarians seek out ways to showcase and defend the benefits of the work they do. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Reports Strong Attendance at 2019 Annual Conference

Librarians gathered in Washington D.C. were treated to a slate of great author talks—and wrestled with a host of thorny issues in the professional program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2019: In Opening Keynote, Jason Reynolds Celebrates the Libraries Within Us All

Reynolds earned a standing ovation for an intensely personal keynote that touched on family, religion, his closest friends and relationships, the power of narrative, and the central, “sacred” role libraries play in people’s lives. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Susan Orlean on the crazy things people ask a librarian, from 'The Library Book'

The Los Angeles Times Book Club is reading "The Library Book" by Susan Orlean. Here's an excerpt. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-19 10:00:08 UTC ]
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Susan Orlean on the crazy things people ask a librarian, from ‘The Library Book’

The Los Angeles Times Book Club is reading "The Library Book" by Susan Orlean. Here’s an excerpt. The opposite of a sensory-deprivation tank might be to spend a Monday morning in the library’s InfoNow Department. The phone rings with that weird blooping electronic tone all day long, and the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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ALA 2019: Thank You, Archivists

Why librarians should find time in their busy schedules at the ALA Annual Conference in Washington to see some of our nation’s most treasured documents. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2019: Sari Feldman: So Long, Not Goodbye

Ahead of her upcoming retirement, the veteran library leader looks back on her work with ALA, and forward to her next chapter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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