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 2018: A Headline Grabbing ALA Annual Conference Wraps Up in New Orleans

A star-studded slate of authors and speakers energized and inspired librarians from the show’s main stages. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-29 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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2019 Writer’s Digest Annual Conference Pitch Slam Agents

Literary agents are gatekeepers of the publishing industry, and more than 50 literary agents and editors will be listening to pitches at the 2019 Writer's Digest Annual Conference as part of its popular Pitch Slam program. Here are a few Pitch Slam agents who have been featured on Publishing... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-08-14 13:31:11 UTC ]
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ALA Annual Conference Kicks Off In San Francisco

The 2015 American Library Association Annual Conference kicks off today in San Francisco with more than 25,000 librarians, publishers and vendors expected to descend on the Bay Area. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-13 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

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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-07 04:00:00 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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American Library Association Cancels 2020 Annual Conference

In a stark sign that the U.S. is still in the early stages of the battle to contain the Covid-19 outbreak, the 2020 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition, scheduled for June 25-30 in Chicago, has been canceled for the first time since the end of World War II. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH increases revenues and profits 6.2% for 2019, with 'strong' performance in UK

Penguin Random House increased both its revenues and profits in 2019, according to parent company Bertelsmann, which said it would continue to expand the publisher’s businesses including through acquisition. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 21:48:47 UTC ]
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In Wake of Pandemic, the 2020 Texas Library Association Annual Conference Moves Online

Like many conferences, this year's TLA annual conference has been canceled due to concerns over the spread of Covid-19. But organizers say they will use the setback as an opportunity to up their virtual programming game, and vow to come back strong in San Antonio next year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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2020 Texas Library Association Annual Conference Is Canceled

The news comes after publishers and other TLA exhibitors began pulling out in large numbers earlier this week, and as the host city of Houston moved to pull the plug on other scheduled events, including the popular Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Blackwell's reports 'strong' Christmas sales

Blackwell's has reported "strong" Christmas sales with the chain's online business enjoying a "buoyant" trading period.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-13 17:46:29 UTC ]
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France’s Bookstore Report: A ‘Positive Assessment’ for 2019

Highlighting gains made by the 'human sciences' amid social unrest in France, booksellers also cite a strong showing in comics. The post France’s Bookstore Report: A ‘Positive Assessment’ for 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-01-13 13:30:45 UTC ]
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RWA President, Executive Director Resign as Publishers Drop Its Annual Conference

As of this morning, new RWA president Damon Suede has tendered his resignation, effective immediately. Executive director Carol Ritter has also offered her resignation. A number of publishers, including imprints from each of the Big Five, have all pulled support from the RWA's national... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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OverDrive Reports Record Digital Borrowing in 2019

Public Libraries around the world generated a record level of digital content circulation in 2019, providing patrons access to more than 326 million e-books, audiobooks and digital magazines, according to a report by Rakuten OverDrive, a digital distribution vendor for libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Photo Essay: Christy Awards 2019 and The Art of Writing Conference

The Christy Awards, which are presented by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association to recognize Christian works of the year that have had an impact on contemporary culture, took place on Nov. 6 in Nashville, Tenn. The event was preceded by the annual Art of Writing conference, which is... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharjah 2019: The ALA Heads to the U.A.E.

This year's Sharjah Library International Conference will put education and innovation at its center. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PNBA 2019: Strong Sales Make for Upbeat Show

With a good summer and the beginnings of a strong fall, booksellers at this year's Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association annual trade show, were decidedly upbeat. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt’s 2019 Opening News Conference Features WIPO Chief Francis Gurry

In his keynote address at Frankfurter Buchmesse, WIPO director general Francis Gurry will contextualize IP issues for the world book publishing industry. The post Frankfurt’s 2019 Opening News Conference Features WIPO Chief Francis Gurry appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-08 14:53:20 UTC ]
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