The Week in Libraries: April 26, 2019

Among the week's headlines: Why the DOJ's edition of 'The Mueller Report' gets bad reviews; Melville House, NYPL convene Climate Change Reading Group; and, has Elsevier broken the ice with an open access deal in Norway? Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: February 15, 2019

Why a controversial copyright reform bill in Europe just might sway the EU parliamentary elections this spring; drag queen story hours continue to draw cowardly threats, and enormous support; and Kevin Kelly offers a mindblowing take on our AR-driven future. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: February 8, 2019

The AAP weighs in on the latest skirmish over library book scanning; how libraries often struggle to rebound from budget cuts; and the Library of Congress wins a Mellon grant to study the condition of academic library book collections. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: February 1, 2019

For librarians, art (pretty accurately) imitates life in Emilio Estevez’s new film ‘The Public’; ALA Midwinter wraps up in Seattle; and a key legal battle over net neutrality is heard before the Washington D.C. Court of Appeals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Midwinter 2019: Melinda Gates to Chair National Library Week

“We couldn’t imagine a more ideal person to serve as National Library Week honorary chair,” said American Library Association President (ALA) Loida Garcia-Febo, in a statement. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: January 18, 2019

Among the week's headlines: Librarians prepare to gather in Seattle for the 2019 ALA Midwinter Meeting; The U.K. Society of Authors threatens to sue the Internet Archive; And, some Kansas residents want to remove LGBT-themed books from the children's section of the library. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: October 26, 2018

Among the week's headlines: Why it's time to end the long-running GSU e-reserves case; uncertainty grows for library ebooks; and a lawsuit over 'Drag Queen Story Time.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: January 26, 2018

Among the headlines this week: ALA names an executive director; Facebook's flawed plan to fix the fake news problem; and check out some of the best pics from the annual library "shelfie" day. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, September 26, 2021

The books we love coming out this week include new titles by Kate Bowler, Kristin Henning, and Thor Hanson. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, July 26, 2021

The books we love coming out this week include new titles by K.B. Wagers, Saranna DeWylde, and J.R. Ward. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of July 26, 2021

Emily St. John Mandel's 'Sea of Tranquility' goes to Knopf's Jenny Jackson, Prince Harry sold a currently untitled memoir to Random House, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: July 26, 2021

Fox News host Mark R. Levin has the #1 book in the country with 'American Marxism,' Artist Amber Share debuts at #8 on our hardcover nonfiction list with 'Subpar Parks,' and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, April 19, 2021

The books we love coming out this week include new titles by Louis Menand, Jon Dunn, and Kristy Woodson Harvey. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of April 19, 2021

Pamela Dorman buys a debut novel by a longtime Knopf editor, Holt signs a memoir by Ronnie Spector, Hanya Yanagihara re-ups with Doubleday, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: April 19, 2021

Manga makes its mark: 'My Hero Academia, Vol. 27' by Kohei Horikoshi is the #6 book in the country. Plus chef Erin French's memoir finds its way onto our hardcover nonfiction list, and we spy Flynn Berry in hardcover fiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, April 12, 2021

The books we love coming out this week include new titles by Kaoru Takamura, Charles Saumarez Smith, and Patry Francis. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, April 5, 2021

The books we love coming out this week include new titles by Abby Jimenez, Jeff VanderMeer, and Paul Herron. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of April 5, 2021

William Morrow preempts a debut novel by Liz Stein, Michelle Tea sells a memoir about the reproductive industrial complex to Dey Street, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of October 26, 2020

Bestselling author Steve Berry finds a new home at Grand Central, Grove Buys a Norwegian debut, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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