The Week in Libraries: March 22, 2019

Among the week's headlines: ALA officials urge library supporters to contact their local reps to save federal library funding; CCPL's Sari Feldman announces her retirement; and a federal court boldly finds fair use where Star Trek meets Dr. Seuss. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 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

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The Week in Libraries: March 29, 2019

Among the week's headlines: Copyright reform passes in Europe; a bill to restore net neutrality advances in the U.S.; and librarians in South Carolina want answers after two library managers mysteriously found themselves unemployed following a controversy over a Drag Queen Story Time. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: March 8, 2019

Among the week's headlines: OCLC releases an impressive list of the library world's most widely held novels; Texas school librarians score a major victory in the legislature; and more on the University of California's decision to walk away from Elsevier. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: March 1, 2019

Among the week's headlines: a new bill in California aims to strengthen consumer privacy protections; in Texas, school librarians have been cut out of a bill providing educators with a long overdue pay raise; and in a major development, the University of California has terminated its Elsevier... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, March 22, 2021

The books we love coming out this week include new titles by Timothy Brennan, Libby Hubscher, and Sergio Olguín. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: March 22, 2021

Walter Isaacson's 'The Code Breaker,' about Nobel Prize–winning CRISPR chemist Jennifer Doudna, is the #5 book in the country. Plus the heroine of Kate Quinn's latest historical cracks 'The Rose Code,' and Floret Farm's Erin Benzakein says it with dahlias. 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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PW Picks: Books of the Week, July 22, 2019

This week: the latest from Laura Lippman, plus understanding the new rules of language. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of July 22, 2019

Random House buys a children’s book from Jimmy Kimmel, Sourcebooks lands a buzzy thriller by an indie bestseller, Atria spends six figures on a literary debut, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of July 22, 2019

Random House buys a children’s book from Jimmy Kimmel, Sourcebooks lands a buzzy thriller by an indie bestseller, Atria spends six figures on a literary debut, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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