The Week in Libraries: August 10, 2018

Nominate your local librarian for a 2018 'I Love My Librarian' award; How librarians find that elusive book you can't quite recall; And Facebook removes a purveyor of hate speech, but Twitter hedges. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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The Week in Libraries: August 24, 2018

Among this week's headlines: A newly released study shows a dramatic slide in reading among teens; ALA rescinds controversial policy change on letting 'hate groups' use the library meeting rooms; And NYPL launches Insta Novels program on Instagram. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: August 3, 2018

Among this week’s headlines, Susan Orlean’s forthcoming ‘love letter’ to libraries; Tor officials brush off librarian concerns over ebook lending; And why it’s never too late to become a reader. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: August 10, 2020

Historian Timothy Snyder’s 2017 work ‘On Tyranny’ is the #2 book in the country. Plus Zadie Smith’s pandemic-era essay collection ‘Intimations’ lands at #3 in trade paper, and ‘Memorial Drive,’ poet Natasha Trethewey’s memoir, debuts at #17 in hardcover nonfiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of August 10, 2020

Among the big books sold this week are a nonfiction book from former National Security Council member Fiona Hill, a nonfiction book on skyscrapers, and a book about how sports is helping the country to transform its understanding of sex and gender. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: January 10, 2020

Among the week's headlines: the Senate quickly confirms Trump's IMLS appointee; the DPLA announces a new e-book initiative with BiblioLabs; and what a major open access deal in Europe means for the future of scholarly communication. 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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The Week in Libraries: May 10, 2019

Among the week's headlines: IMLS announces the winners of the 2019 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor given to libraries and museums; NYPL taps a new leader; And, Congress is poised to boost federal library funding. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Top 10 Library Stories of 2018

PW takes a look back at some of the library stories that captivated the publishing world in 2018, and what they portend for 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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The Week in Libraries: December 7, 2018

Among the week's headlines: The 2018 'I Love my Librarian' award winners are honored at a reception in New York; ALA offers a legislative update as the 115th Congress enters its final weeks; and what does Tumblr's decision to police its platform for pornography say about the future of the internet? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: December 10, 2018

The Scottish Granny creates another viral hit with ‘I Need a New Butt!’ Plus QVC host David Venable’s latest cookbook is the second bestselling title in the country, and ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ heads to the big screen. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of December 10, 2018

NBA finalist Téa Obreht sells a novel to Random House, Beach Lane buys an Amy Cherrix picture book for six figures, Avery picks up a title on gut health for a rumored high-six-figure sum, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, December 10, 2018

This week: the winner of the 2018 Man Booker Prize, plus Yan Lianke's satiric, chilling take on China’s policy of forced cremation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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International Hot Book Properties, Week of December 10, 2018

This week's hot books include an Italian novel about the downfall of Lehman Brothers that has won the Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: November 16, 2018

Among the week's headlines: Oxford Dictionaries picks a fitting Word of the Year; privacy concerns grow as a shocking new report accuses Facebook of allowing user data to be compromised; and the library world says goodbye to Stan Lee. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: November 9, 2018

Among the headlines this week: Mixed results for libraries at the polls; the battle over Europe's bold open access plan heats up, as AAP and other stakeholders weigh in; and Tim Berners-Lee pushes his plan to save the Internet. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: November 2, 2018

Among the week's headlines: Libraries hope to win at the ballot box; NYPL sends a 'powerful' message via its library card design; and a look at how the battle over privacy is shaping up in Congress. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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