'PW' to Do Pre-ALA Supplement

For the first time, PW will publish a special supplement ahead of this year's American Library Association's annual conference set for June 23-28 in New Orleans. The pre-ALA issue will be published May 30 and will include features on library funding, the ebook loan controversy and an overview of some of the technology highlights of the meeting in addition to other pieces on the show. "Our subscribers have been telling us they want more coverage of the library market, and the ALA supplement is part of our commitment to act on the request," said PW publisher Cevin Bryerman, who will handle advertising inquiries at [email protected] Andrew Albanese will be overseeing the supplement's editorial content and can be reached at [email protected] Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-03-30 00:00:00 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 2017 Spotlight: PW Talks to Incoming ALA President Jim Neal

Neal talks with PW about leading the association in a period of change, internally and politically. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Talks with ALA Executive Director Tracie D. Hall

With a virtual ALA conference now set for June 24–26, PW caught up with Hall over two days in mid-May to talk about guiding the association’s necessary, complex transformation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW to Do Texas Book Festival Supplement

PW will publish a special supplement about the Texas Book Festival, set for November 4-5 in Austin, featuring all the information needed to navigate the show. The Texas Book Festival Spotlight will be published in PW and distributed, for free, at the show. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2016: Field Notes: PW talks with R. David Lankes

In a wide-ranging conversation, PW's Annie Coreno talks with R. David Lankes about community engagement, libraries as publishers, and his new book, The New Librarianship Field Guide. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2014: The Exit Interview: PW Talks with Scholastic’s John Mason

John Mason, the esteemed director of library and educational marketing at Scholastic, will officially hang up his tote bag on July 3. We caught up with Mason as he was preparing for the transition. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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PW's Teicher Heading to 'Paris Review'; Boretz, Burnett Up at PW

Craig Teicher is headed to the 'Paris Review' on May 28, when Adam Boretz will replace him as director of special editorial projects and content director at 'Publishers Weekly.' Matia Burnett succeeds Boretz as editor of BookLife. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-14 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

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ALA 2018 Spotlight: ALA Program Highlights

PW contributing editor Brian Kenney offers his picks from a strong 2018 ALA professional program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA 2018 Spotlight: Why is Turnout So Low in ALA Elections?

Even with a hot-button issue on this year's ballot, only about 20% of ALA members bothered to vote. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-15 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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ALA Executive Director: Let’s Work Together to “Modernize” ALA

The Week in Libraries, June 8, 2018: Among the headlines this week, ALA seeks member input on its future; NYPL honors a group of great young authors; and the San Francisco Public Library is the 2018 Gale/'Library Journal' Library of the Year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA 2017: This Debut Novel Is Sarah Jessica Parker’s First ALA Book Club Central Pick...

Parker called Stephanie Powell Watts’ debut novel 'No One Is Coming to Save Us' “deeply compelling and richly satisfying," and described it as a “brilliant examination of the American dream among African-Americans in a struggling community in the contemporary South.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA 2017: ALA, Google Announce $500,000 in Grants to Support Computer Skills

The American Library Association kicked off its 2017 annual conference on Thursday with a reception at Google’s Chicago office to celebrate a new $500,000 competitive grant program, sponsored by Google, to encourage computer skills in America’s libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA Midwinter 2017: Colson Whitehead, Matthew Desmond Win ALA Carnegie Medals

The selections were announced on Sunday, January 22, at the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta, with an official award ceremony to come this summer, at the ALA annual conference, set for Chicago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA Midwinter 2016 Preview: ALA Midwinter Program Picks

The American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting is where the association conducts its business—committees move forward (however glacially), and hardworking but fun-filled awards committees arrive at their hotly contested decisions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA 2015: ALA Awards Will Eisner Library Grants

Libraries in Arizona and New York were each picked to receive nearly $7,000 in books and vouchers to promote graphic novels and build comics collections. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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