​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'

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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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Data the key for new, three-year school libraries campaign

The Great School Libraries Campaign is to embark on a comprehensive survey of UK schools’ library provision in the hope of forcing Ofsted to include it in its assessment criteria. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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School libraries facing budget squeeze, says SLA survey

School libraries are being forced to scrape by on ever-decreasing budgets, according to a new... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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School & Library Spotlight Fall 2019: School Library Advocacy Close-up

Suzanna Panter, library program manager at Tacoma Public Schools, has developed a series of videos that highlight her school library and how it benefits students. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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School & Library Spotlight Fall 2019: School Librarians Build Up the Advocacy Pressure

As reductions in education funding still loom nationwide, school librarians seek out ways to showcase and defend the benefits of the work they do. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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School & Library Spotlight Fall 2019: Indies Support Title 1 Schools

Literacy efforts flourish in the partnership between independent bookstores and schools serving low-income students. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: New Reader Survey Urges Publishers, Libraries to Bridge Their Data Gap

Among the stories making news this week: veteran bookseller and library advocate Tim Coates releases a reader-focused survey; more drama over Drag Queen Storytimes; and what to expect from all the talk of antitrust action in the tech sector. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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School pupils bring the fight for school libraries to Theresa May

A group of school pupils are to petition the prime minister to save school libraries arguing that "knowledge is not a privilege". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Comics in Libraries and Schools at the New York Public Library

NYPL and New York Comic Con are partnering to offer a day of professional programming on graphic novels for librarians and teachers on October 5, at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue. Here is a preview of the schedule, which will be finalized closer to NYCC. Admittance requires... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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School & Library Spotlight: How to Make Libraries Indispensible

School library expert Suzanna L. Panter shares the latest trends and issues affecting librarians in the field, ahead of the Texas Library Association annual conference. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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School & Library Spotlight: Two School Librarians Write a Publishing Wishlist

In the first in a series of library roundups, two school librarians interview each other about what titles their collections could use the most. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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School and Library Spotlight: How Schools Buy and Use E-Books

A snapshot of today’s educational ebook market, and where influencers think it is heading. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Data Scientist Explains Some Approaches to “Big Data”

Context is everything when it comes to analyzing data, says Hilary Mason. Are you selling a million copies of a book, or one copy of a million books? The post A Data Scientist Explains Some Approaches to “Big Data” appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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School libraries aim for world record on National Libraries Day

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As Digital Comics Surge, Comics Plus Takes Off in Schools and Libraries

The digital comics service has been reborn under "mission-driven" upstart LibraryPass. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Tennessee Bill Gives State Veto Power Over School Library Collections

The bill, if signed, would vest members of the state’s textbook commission with the final decision on whether a challenged book can remain available in public school libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Roku opens up more advertising data for marketing mix modeling to better compete with traditional TV

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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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Congress to Hold Hearing on Book Bannings in Schools and Libraries

Maryland Congressman Jamie Raskin, chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, plans to hold a hearing April 7 to examine the wave of attempted book bannings in schools and libraries across the country. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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