The Week in Libraries: April 5, 2019

Among the week's headlines: Why "one louder" might best describe the ALA's upcoming list of most challenged books; a conservative group is vowing to continue its legal battle against libraries and information providers; and, more movement on the open access front. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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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

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The Week in Libraries: April 19, 2019

DPLA, partners, announce their next move in pursuit of a "library-controlled" ebook lending platform; Ontario proposes to cut library funding in half; and remembering Susan K. Nutter, one the greats in academic librarianship. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: April 12, 2019

Among the week's headlines: Carla Hayden's 'audacious' plan to offer online public access to Library of Congress collections; NYPL announces the finalists for the 2019 Young Lions Fiction Award; and, LGBTQ-themed books were most challenged in 2018. 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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The Week in Libraries: November 22, 2019

Among the week's headlines: The National Book Awards are awarded in New York; in Florida, a group of county commissioners double down on their refusal to allow their library to buy a 'New York Times' digital subscription; and Elsevier announces a breakthrough open-access deal with Carnegie... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: November 15, 2019

Among the headlines this week: ALA applauds Trump's choice to lead IMLS; the simple reason why some librarians believe Macmillan's e-book embargo is destined to flop; and administrators finally come clean about why a YA author's library visit was canceled. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: November 8, 2019

Among the week's headlines: the pressure keeps mounting on Macmillan following its library e-book embargo; a backlash follows after a group of Florida elected officials politicizes the library's New York Times subcription; and an update on the Library of Congress modernization efforts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: November 1, 2019

Among the week's headlines: Macmillan CEO John Sargent writes to librarians; more libraries announce boycotts of Macmillan e-books as the publisher's embargo begins; and why being a whistleblower doesn't pay. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: October 11, 2019

Among the week's headlines: a new ALA e-book club launches; pushback on Macmillan's library e-book embargo keeps rolling in; and are library workers under siege? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: October 4, 2019

A federal court delivers a mixed decision on net neutrality; OCLC hosts its annual Library Futures Conference; and library supporters continue to hammer Macmillan over its e-book embargo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: September 20, 2019

Among the week's headlines: As Banned Books Week kicks off, the DoJ sues Edward Snowden over his just-published memoir; NPR reports on how a Colorado library is seeking to help its local town's news operation; and rave reviews for a new Queens Public Library building, which opens next week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: September 13, 2019

Among the week's headlines, ALA seeks to raise public awareness about e-books; a look at Temple University's new library; and how a New Jersey library will benefit from a hidden treasure that had been hanging in plain sight for 60 years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: September 6, 2019

Among the week's headlines, sticker shock over S&S's new library e-book prices; ALA organizes a national campaign against Macmillan's e-book embargo; and what's the the future of school librarians? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: August 23, 2019

Among the week's headlines: why most authors are trying to get their e-books in libraries; the backlash continues over Macmillan's library e-book embargo; and publishers sue Audible over its Captions program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: August 16, 2019

Among the week's headlines: a library receipt kicks off a debate about the value of libraries; more media coverage of the library e-book market; and the University of California holds firm in its negotiations with Elsevier. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: August 5, 2019

The 2018 back-to-school picture book ‘We Don’t Eat Our Classmates’ is the #8 book in the country, thanks to some timely promotion. Plus Laura Lippman’s latest Baltimore crime novel, ‘Lady in the Lake,’ stirs up local interest, and ‘Ask Again, Yes’ is the summer reading pick of ‘The Tonight Show.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of August 5, 2019

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt lands a new Lois Lowry book, Julia Alvarez reemerges at Algonquin, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: July 19, 2019

Ahead of Robert Mueller's testimony next week, the DPLA issues an upgraded free e-book edition of the Mueller Report; for a seventh straight year, digital audio sales show robust sales growth; and, the Little Free Library project hires a new executive director. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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