New Scottish library strategy aims to put them at heart of pandemic recovery

A new public library strategy for Scotland has been published, developed with the help of countries all over the world, including Denmark, Australia and the US, and seeking to make libraries key to helping people and their communities recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-24 05:25:24 UTC ]
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School libraries aim for world record on National Libraries Day

School libraries will be celebrating National Libraries Day with a Guinness World Record attempt... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The pandemic showed us that we still need libraries, even with Google

A pandemic might close a library, but it can’t stop librarians. They were still finding new ways to remind us that libraries are about connections and experiences, writes Heidi LM Jacobs. Continue reading at CBC

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​SLA data demonstrates a mixed approach to school libraries through the pandemic

The School Library Association says many of its members were furloughed and some have been made redundant but librarians have been more essential than ever Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-03 09:36:20 UTC ]
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Almost three-quarters of schools cut library provision through pandemic

A new survey from charity Read for Good, which has donated bundles of books to 50 schools nationwide, has found school library funding has been hit by the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Against the odds: Scottish publishers on overcoming the challenges of a pandemic

Most Scottish publishers and bookish bodies adapted their offer in 2020 to defy the lockdown restrictions, with many reporting record years—these are their learnings. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Looking back on a year of the pandemic, and WPP’s recovery of sorts: Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters.  One year later Good morning! We have now been living with the threat of... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Libraries Offering Services to Seniors During COVID-19 Pandemic

Taking a look at libraries offering services to seniors during the pandemic, with programs for memory care, vaccine roll-out, and more. Continue reading at Book Riot

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8 Wonderful Libraries to Visit Post-Pandemic

If you're planning some bookish trips for the future, don't miss adding these gorgeous libraries to visit post-pandemic to the list. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Vandalization at Major Libraries Aims At Voter Intimidation

Three libraries, including two major metropolitan downtown facilities, have seen vandalism related to voter intimidation in the last two weeks. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Beyond the Pandemic, Libraries Look Toward a New Era

With a shift to online resources well underway, “the most trusted civic institutions” are in a good position to deal with the changing future. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Controversial Guildhall Library plans put on hold

Plans to move Guildhall Library's vast collections to the London Metropolitan Archive as part of a consolidation of services have been put on hold pending a consultation and more detailed plans. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pandemic pen pals: How Colombian libraries lift spirits

Libraries in Medellín, Colombia, help overcome pandemic-induced isolation with “Love in the Time of Coronavirus,” an anonymous letter-writing program. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Pandemic pen pals: How Colombian libraries lift spirits

Libraries in Medellín, Colombia, help overcome pandemic-induced isolation with “Love in the Time of Coronavirus,” an anonymous letter-writing program. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Pandemic pen pals: How Colombian libraries lift spirits

Libraries in Medellín, Colombia, help overcome pandemic-induced isolation with “Love in the Time of Coronavirus,” an anonymous letter-writing program. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Pandemic Success Highlights Rockridge Press’s Data-Driven Strategy

The primary imprint of 10-year-old Callisto Media began to dip its toes into the children’s sector just two years ago—and is now seeing big results. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Vijay Karnataka puts a Spotlight on Distribution Channel During Pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, print media saw multiple obstacles, one of which was the physical nature of its daily distribution. Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Putting a Value on Author Events at the Library

No question, librarians are expert book marketers in their communities. But where too many librarians come up short is in communicating the impact and value of their efforts back to publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Libraries Offer Access to Graphic Novels in Pandemic

Facing closures and budget shortfalls, libraries look for new ways to support graphic novels amid the ongoing pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2020: Public Libraries and the Pandemic

As states begin lifting stay-at-home restrictions, public libraries face a wide range of short- and long-term issues. How do we keep library workers safe, and employed? How will buildings be redesigned to support physical distancing? Amid the economic damage wrought by the pandemic, how will... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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