The 2018 PROSE Awards Are Led by Bloomsbury’s Arcadian Library Online

Stressing 'the centuries-old interface between the Christian West and the Arab and Islamic world,' this year's  PROSE / Hawkins winner is the Arcadian Library Online, an ongoing digitization project of Bloomsbury. The post The 2018 PROSE Awards Are Led by Bloomsbury’s Arcadian Library Online appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Bloomsbury’s Arcadian Library Online Takes Home Top Honor at 2018 PROSE Awards

Bloomsbury beat out more than 550 books, journals and digital products across 51 subject categories to take home this year's R.R. Hawkins Award. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA 2018: Penguin Random House Honors 'Library Awards for Innovation' Grant Recipients

The awards recognize the nation’s “most innovative public libraries and librarians for community-based library programs that engage citizens in reading and strengthen the social and cultural fabric of their community.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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AAP Opens 2019 PROSE Awards to Entries; National Book Awards Host Is Nick Offerman

The Association of American Publishers' PROSE Awards for scholarly and professional books will be named in February. The National Book Awards winners ceremony is on November 14. The post AAP Opens 2019 PROSE Awards to Entries; National Book Awards Host Is Nick Offerman appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The Bookseller's Library of the Year Award launches despite lockdown

The Bookseller's Library of the Year Award is returning for a third year, celebrating the vital contribution libraries make to their communities—despite the temporary closure forced on public library buildings during the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Libraries Connected launches online services round-up

Charity Libraries Connected has launched Libraries From Home, a page on its website rounding up remote services libraries across the country are delivering during the coronavirus crisis.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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An Online Library Is Venturing Into Uncharted Legal Waters

With public libraries closed, the Internet Archive announced an initiative to offer 1.4 million books for free online—reopening a heated copyright debate. Continue reading at Wired

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In Wake of Pandemic, the 2020 Texas Library Association Annual Conference Moves Online

Like many conferences, this year's TLA annual conference has been canceled due to concerns over the spread of Covid-19. But organizers say they will use the setback as an opportunity to up their virtual programming game, and vow to come back strong in San Antonio next year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bloomsbury’s Nigel Newton Receives London Book Fair’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Nigel Newton, founding CEO of Bloomsbury, is to receive a London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award for his 'huge contribution to the book industry.' The post Bloomsbury’s Nigel Newton Receives London Book Fair’s Lifetime Achievement Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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

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The Name “Dewey” Is Synonymous With Libraries. So Why Did Librarians Strike It From an Award?

The American Library Association is distancing itself from Melvil Dewey as the profession reflects upon his past. Continue reading at Slate

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The Bookseller's Library of the Year Award returns

The Bookseller's Library of the Year Award is back for a second year, following Liverpool Central Library's win of the inaugural prize in 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jessica Kingsley and Espoo City Library win International Excellence Awards

UK publisher Jessica Kingsley, Espoo City Library in Finland and the Fang Suo Commune bookshop in China were amongst the winners of this year’s International Excellence Awards at London Book Fair. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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AAP Announces 2019 PROSE Award Category Winners, Board Officers

The 48 subject category winners of the 2019 PROSE Award cycle from the Association of American Publishers will yield four top category titles and an overall winner. The post AAP Announces 2019 PROSE Award Category Winners, Board Officers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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American Library Association’s Youth Media Awards Include Daciūtė’s ‘Fox’ in Translation

The lengthy list of Youth Media Awards from the ALA includes the Mildred L. Batchelder Award for young readers' content translated into English. The post American Library Association’s Youth Media Awards Include Daciūtė’s ‘Fox’ in Translation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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'The Singularity of Sleep' – runner-up in the Sunday Star-Times Short Story Awards 2018

Haematologist Eileen Merriman describes herself as a doctor by day, and a writer by night – so she knows about the lack of sleep described in this story. Her young adult fiction novel Invisibly Breathing will be published in March this year. This story, The Singularity of Sleep was named... Continue reading at Stuff

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Heather Marks wins 2018 Quarto Translations Award

Writer Heather Marks has won this year’s Quarto Translations Diversity Award, run by the Golden Egg Academy, for her story set in both the 18th century and contemporary Bristol. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Week in Libraries: December 14, 2018

Librarians keep the heat on in the final days of the 115th Congress; Congress wastes a chance to get answers out of Google CEO Sundar Pichai; and more on the University of California's tough negotiation with publisher Elsevier. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Libraries Connected awarded £75k ACE funding for regional development

Libraries Connected, the charity formerly known as the Society of Chief Librarians, has been awarded £75,000 from the Arts Council to develop better regional support. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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