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'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of August 3, 2020

Scribner buy a book about American’s first female astronauts, Matthew McConaughey sells a memoir to Crown, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: August 3, 2020

As America says goodbye to U.S. Representative John Lewis, readers flock to his memoirs. Plus film critic and YouTuber Lindsay Ellis debuts with a work of alternative history, and conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro has the #2 book in the country with ‘How to Destroy America in Three... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, August 3, 2020

This week, we highlight new books from Elsa Hart, Hank Phillippi Ryan, and Karen Dionne. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: January 3, 2020

The year 2019 ends with excellent budget news for IMLS; meet the winners of the 'I Love My Librarian Awards'; and the headlines keep coming in the library e-book market. 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 3, 2019

Among the week's headlines: Macmillan Learning commits to 'born accessible' ebooks; Project Panorama is surveying Readers' Advisory practices; and, is a voluntary 'small claims court' for copyright feasible? 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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of December 3, 2018

Harper nabs a just-found Sylvia Plath short story, Margaret Atwood announces a Handmaid’s Tale sequel, 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 3, 2018

This week: around the world in 20 languages, plus the love-hate relationship between L.A. and its inhabitants. 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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The Week in Libraries: October 19, 2018

Among the week's headlines: On library ebooks, the world is watching; how some university presses are taking control of their ebook sales; and RIP Todd Bol, founder of the Little Free Library movement. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: October 5, 2018

Among the week's headlines: Libraries get good news on funding; a controversial copyright bill resurfaces; and why the net neutrality battle is about to get much bigger. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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