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'

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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Weekly: August 12 – 16, 2019

“I annoy everyone around me by observing out loud what everyone already knows.” Sarah M. Broom on coming of age—and learning to see—in New Orleans. | Lit Hub Memoir Maggie Paxson on the French village that saved hundreds fleeing Nazi persecution. | Lit Hub History From Alexander Jessup to Anna... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-17 10:30:06 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: September 16, 2019

‘Dr. Seuss’s Horse Museum’ is the #9 book in country, and one of three new titles at the top of our picture book list. Plus ‘This Tender Land’ sells well in the Land of Ten Thousand Lakes, and debut novel ‘The Secrets We Kept’ gets the nod from Reese’s Book Club. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of September 16, 2019

Amy Einhorn spends big for a new novel by the author of 'American Dirt,' S&S nabs the debut by an up-and-coming PRH editor, Sourcebooks touts its own debut, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Chain To Provide Libraries For Retirement Homes : Critical Linking, August 19, 2019

Awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-19 10:30:38 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: July 12, 2019

The digital content market for libraries is about to get even more unsettled; Elsevier cuts off researchers at the University of California; and librarians gear up for the 2020 census. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: June 28, 2019

Among the week's headlines: strong attendance at the 2019 ALA Annual Conference; ALA applauds the Supreme Court for keeping a citizenship question off the 2020 Census; and, publishers want Congress to look at Amazon's dominance. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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