Google partners with Bloomsbury Public Library Online

Google is partnering with Bloomsbury's Public Library Online, sponsoring two of the digital... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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N.Y. Public Library Selects 10 Best Books for Children en Español

The list includes a mix of books written originally in Spanish and in translation. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-11-26 10:00:03 UTC ]
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Florida men deny smalltown library access to the New York Times online, citing “fake news.”

The bullpen of the 1993 San Diego Padres Citrus County Commission (pictured above) has denied funding to county libraries for digital subscriptions to the New York Times. Led by left-handed middle-reliever area man Scott Carnahan, the commission (comprised of Scott, Jeff, Ron, Jimmie, and Brian)... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-05 16:08:55 UTC ]
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Major Public Library System Will Boycott Macmillan E-books

The King County (WA) Library System, the nation's top digital-circulating library, has said it will stop buying new release Macmillan e-books once a two-month embargo begins next month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Google pledges $10M to support businesses in underserved communities via libraries

Google has long been a philanthropic powerhouse, with STEM education, economic security and inclusion as top priorities. Through its charitable arm, the company also is tackling housing and homelessness, along with criminal justice reform. Next up — libraries. On Thursday, Google.org announced... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-10-03 21:51:27 UTC ]
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Santa Monica Public Library Reads THE HATE U GIVE

A reader attended the Santa Monica Public Library's book club discussion about THE HATE U GIVE and shares the library's list of further reading. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-16 10:33:34 UTC ]
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City to invest $1.4M in public libraries for census outreach

An investment from the city will help public libraries perform census outreach and provide internet access throughout the city to ensure all New Yorkers are counted in the 2020 Census, the de Blasio... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-08-01 19:48:34 UTC ]
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I Found My American Dream at the Public Library

In his op-ed for Forbes last year, Panos Mourdoukoutas, a professor of economics at LIU Post in New York, suggested that Amazon stores should replace libraries to save taxpayers money. Following the backlash this preposterous suggestion created, Forbes took the article down. But the outpouring... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-12 08:48:09 UTC ]
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New York City’s Public Libraries to End Film Streaming Through Kanopy

The libraries cited unsustainable costs in ending the service. Cinephiles took to social media with their reactions. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-06-24 23:21:19 UTC ]
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Why Susan Orlean sees a bright future for public libraries

If you want to get Susan Orlean riled up, just ask her about the economist who suggested the government could eliminate public libraries and "save taxpayers lots of money" now that we have Amazon for books and Starbucks as a gathering place. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-20 10:00:09 UTC ]
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Why Susan Orlean sees a bright future for public libraries

If you want to get Susan Orlean riled up, just ask her about the economist who suggested the government could eliminate public libraries and “save taxpayers lots of money” now that we have Amazon for books and Starbucks as a gathering place. This modest proposal was published on Forbes.com... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-20 10:00:00 UTC ]
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How the New York Public Library Brought Novels to Instagram With Unexpectedly Huge Results

The idea makes practically no sense at all. Full works of long-form literary fiction uploaded to ... Instagram? And specifically to Instagram Stories, a format known for its fast and fleeting posts about nights on the town and outfits of the day? But the New York Public Library pulled it off,... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-06-14 20:20:07 UTC ]
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120,000 American libraries just got even cooler thanks to Grow with Google

Google is giving you one more reason to love libraries. As everyone knows, libraries are cool. They are open to all (even ghosts, according to Ghostbusters), and can beat any Black Friday sale by offering free books on every subject every day (see the Instagram below). And way before WeWork was... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Public Library Lending Chart: Child nears finishing Line with Reacher

In a LibScan chart dominated by crime fiction series and Jeff Kinney, Lee Child’s Jack Reacher remains UK library-goers’ detective of choice. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Public's library support 'needs to shift to activism'

The public should be "weaponised" into supporting libraries as part of a shift towards activism, attendees at the annual conference for the library and information association were told. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&T, Penn Foster Team to Provide Education, Training Via Public Libraries

The partnership will make Penn Foster’s extensive library of courses, degree, and certificate programs available to public library patrons nationwide through Baker & Taylor’s Axis 360 platform. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Library links up with Bloomsbury Institute

The London Library, the 175-year-old members' library in St James Square, London, is working with Bloomsbury's public events series The Bloomsbury Institute to co-curate a number of events. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury partners with Spotify

Bloomsbury has agreed an "important" content partnership with Spotify, which will see the music streaming service exclusively offer titles from the publisher's 33 1/3 series to listeners. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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It’s surprisingly easy to make government records public on Google Books

While working on a recent story about hate speech spread by telephone in the ’60s and ’70s, I came across an interesting book that had been digitized by Google Books. Unfortunately, while it was a transcript of a Congressional hearing, and therefore should be in the public domain and not subject... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury partners with the BFI

Bloomsbury has been appointed as the publishing partner of the British Film Institute, tasked with developing and managing its publishing programme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Bookwire Partners With HarperCollins Ibérica; US Libraries Seek Non-English Content

Bookwire expands its ebook distribution business in Spain. And a new survey finds that American libraries see rising demand for non-English language content. The post Industry Notes: Bookwire Partners With HarperCollins Ibérica; US Libraries Seek Non-English Content appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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