The Week in Libraries: December 8, 2023

Among the week's headlines: Montana strikes the MLIS requirement for library directors; Florida's revealing argument about the freedom to read in public schools; and a new report from ALA explores the "digital public library ecosystem." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: December 8, 2023

Among the week's headlines: Montana strikes the MLIS requirement for library directors; Florida's revealing argument about the freedom to read in public schools; and a new report from ALA explores the "digital public library ecosystem." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: December 1, 2023

Among the week's headlines: Iowa becomes the next book banning legal battleground; a survey finds that parents still overwhelmingly trust libraries and library workers; and ALA announces Meg Medina as honorary chair of National Library Week 2024. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: September 8, 2023

Among the week's headlines: Alabama Governor Kay Ivey questions the work of public libraries in her state; the political attacks on the ALA continue; the Senate finally confirms a fifth FCC commissioner, breaking a years-long partisan deadlock; and paying tribute to the first Black librarian in... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: December 8, 2017

This week: why you need to be at next year's ALA National Library Legislative Day; The battle over net neutrality shifts to Congress; and comic book fans can now access Marvel comics via hoopla digital. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: March 8, 2024

Among the week's headlines: librarians head to Washington D.C. to push for library funding; a Llano County librarian is suing for wrongful termination after being fired for refusing to ban books; and EveryLibrary issues a paper exploring the political threats facing academic libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: December 18, 2023

Liz Cheney has the #1 book in the country with the memoir 'Oath and Honor.' Plus popular romantasy author Carissa Broadbent makes her traditionally published debut with the PW-starred 'The Serpent & the Wings of Night,' and we look at some of the hit books of the holiday season so far. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of December 18, 2023

Alexander Chee sells a novel to Mariner, Diversion takes on a collection of essays by Tiffany Haddish, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lit Hub Daily: December 8, 2023

Monty Python, blasphemers: When the culture wars came for a little film called Life of Brian. | Lit Hub Film & TV “Moderation did not win the public’s favor.” How hot beverages became all the rage in 18th-century Britain. | Lit Hub History Debbie Urbanski urges novelists to think about AI... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Book Deals: Week of December 11, 2023

Jeffery Deaver and Isabella Maldonado sell the first in a new series to Thomas & Mercer, Europa takes on International Booker finalist Robert Seethaler, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: December 11, 2023

Dav Pilkey's fifth Cat Kid Comic Club volume, 'Influencers,' is the #1 book in the country. Plus Nicole "the Holistic Psychologist" LePera returns with 'How to Be the Love You Seek,' and Lynn Painter, who writes rom-coms for teens and adults, has her best first week yet with 'Betting on You.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of December 4, 2023

Bestselling YA author Brigid Kemmerer sells a romantasy trilogy to Avon, Lyons buys a book on the rise of Major League Soccer, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: December 4, 2023

'Taylor Swift: A Little Golden Book Biography,' now in its 7th month on sale, is the #7 book in the country. Plus Snoop Dogg and Earl “E-40” Stevens serve up a new cookbook, 'Goon with the Spoon,' and Skyward series author Brandon Sanderson remains 'Defiant.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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8 New Graphic Novels and Comics Out in December 2023

From manga to superhero comics to graphic novels and more, here are 8 of the best new comics and graphic novels out December 2023! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-11-30 11:35:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: November 17, 2023

ALA names an interim executive director; New York City libraries curb services after a mid-year budget cut; Moms for Liberty goes after Scholastic Book Fairs; and the Pew Research Center finds people are increasingly turning to such social media sites as TikTok for news. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: November 10, 2023

Among the week's headlines: a good election night for libraries meant a bad one for book banners; a national teachers group met with Scholastic leaders over the company's abandoned program to segregate diverse books; and librarians fired for defending the freedom to read headed to the U.S. Equal... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: November 3, 2023

Among the week's headlines: the Alabama Public Library Service suggests moving on from the ALA's Library Bill of Rights; an Arkansas librarian recently fired for defending the freedom to read has no regrets (and a lawyer); lawmakers in Massachusetts consider a new library e-book bill; and Barack... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: October 27, 2023

Among the week's headlines: school librarians gather for AASL in Tampa, an Arkansas state senator threatens the Arkansas Library Association, and net neutrality begins its long awaited comeback. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: October 20, 2023

Among the week's headlines: a congressional hearing in support of book bans; more librarian blowback for Scholastic Book Fairs over its optional collection of diverse books; and the Urban Library Council issues a report on AI in libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: October 13, 2023

Among the week's headlines: Montana looks to remove a state requirement that directors at larger library systems have an MLIS degree; Brewster Kahle defends libraries; the DNC passes a resolution supporting the right to read in libraries; and an Arkansas library director is fired for defending... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: October 6, 2023

Among the week's headlines: ALA executive director Tracie D. Hall resigns; how a new 'harmful to minors' rule is playing out in Missouri; and 'USA Today' reports on the website fueling book bans across the nation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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