CILIP launches new BAME network for library professionals

CILIP is launching a network for BAME professionals within the library sector, led by CILIP trustee Shirley Yearwood-Jackson. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-26 11:02:53 UTC ]
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The London Library launches new podcast series

The London Library has launched a new podcast series in which a leading writer or cultural figure will discuss the books that have shaped them with its director Philip Marshall. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 23:02:29 UTC ]
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CILIP pushes for library support in election campaign

CILIP, the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, is leading a campaign calling for politicians to make local libraries a big election issue. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-05 17:51:40 UTC ]
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Libraries Connected launches programme for BBC Novels That Shaped Our World festival

Libraries Connected has launched a programme of activities and partnerships as part of the BBC’s The Novels That Shaped Our World festival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-10 15:45:24 UTC ]
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S&S UK Children's launches Love Your Library campaign with Peters

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK is partnering with specialist book suppliers Peters to launch the ‘Love Your Library’ campaign, supported by the Great School Libraries campaign, the School Library Association, CILIP and CILIP’s School Libraries Group. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-11 18:20:15 UTC ]
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Librarians Launch National Campaign to Oppose Macmillan’s Library E-book Embargo

“ALA’s goal is to send a clear message to Macmillan CEO John Sargent,” said ALA executive director Mary Ghikas, announcing the launch of a national e-book advocacy campaign. "Libraries have millions of allies out there, and we’re inviting them to take action.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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CILIP Carnegie Medal revises criteria and launches Inclusive Minds project

Judging criteria for the CILIP Carnegie Medal have been revised to create a “more inclusive, child-focused” awards and a new partnership launched with Inclusive Minds. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-03 05:59:02 UTC ]
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Libraries Connected launches training scheme to tackle lack of diversity

Libraries Connected has secured £342,000 in funding from Arts Council England to develop a new training programme supporting potential female and BAME leaders. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-28 11:24:48 UTC ]
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Foyles to launch libraries in retirement homes

Foyles is entering the housing sector by partnering with property developer Elysian Residences for specially curated libraries in their retirement homes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-11 13:23:15 UTC ]
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Movie ad seller National CineMedia launching high-end theater network LuxeNet

In a push to lure high-end brands to the cinema advertising circuit, National CineMedia announced today the launch of LuxeNet, a portfolio of 130 of its premium movie theaters in high-income areas of key U.S. cities. According to Nielsen data, NCM is the country’s most prominent cinema... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-07-24 14:06:00 UTC ]
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Jisc launches 'next generation' academic library tools

Not-for-profit firm Jisc has launched three "next generation" library services for the higher education sector, including one that makes academic collections visible through web searches. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-22 04:09:36 UTC ]
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Nielsen Book to sponsor Libraries Week in two-year CILIP partnership

Nielsen Book has joined forces with library and information association CILIP to sponsor its reading campaign alongside National Libraries Week in a new two-year partnership. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-16 17:15:51 UTC ]
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Susan Orlean and readers share library stories at L.A. Times Book Club launch

In her research for "The Library Book," Susan Orlean was surprised to learn how many people call the Los Angeles Library on a daily basis with outlandish questions. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-26 21:09:36 UTC ]
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Susan Orlean and readers share library stories at L.A. Times Book Club launch

In her research for “The Library Book,” Susan Orlean was surprised to learn how many people call the Los Angeles Library on a daily basis with outlandish questions. Some people want help cheating on crossword puzzles. Others have more personal queries. “There is a guy who calls the library... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-26 20:35:00 UTC ]
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Ckbk launches digital book subscription service for professionals

Ckbk, a new digital subscription service billed as “Spotify for cookbooks”, is launching for the professional market with licences in place with publishers and big name UK chefs including Gary Rhodes and Ken Hom. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-24 05:59:01 UTC ]
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HarperCollins launches BAME traineeship using blind recruitment for first time

HarperCollins’ BAME traineeship, set up to help address underrepresentation in the company and in the wider trade, is open for applications for the fourth year running. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CILIP launches magazine to promote diversity in children’s publishing

CILIP, the library and information association, is going to promote diverse and inclusive children’s literature via a new magazine, Pen&inc. The first edition of Pen&inc launches today (2nd May) with information about 450 titles, submitted by publishers ranging from Egmont and Hachette... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time to Read launches 'Book Bingo' in north west libraries

People in the north west are being encouraged to use their libraries with a “Book Bingo” contest worth up to £200. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Modern Library Launches Series of Classics Penned by Women

The Modern Library Torchbearers series is an ongoing collection of trade paperbacks meant to "honor a more inclusive vision of classic books" beginning this May. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NLT and Uber to launch mobile library scheme in London and Manchester

To help parents make more time for family bedtime stories, the National Literacy Trust has partnered with transport network Uber to launch a “mobile library” scheme starting next month in London and Manchester. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The London Library launches Emerging Writers Programme

The London Library has launched the Emerging Writers Programme to support unpublished writers, with literary agency A M Heath one of the scheme's supporters.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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