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'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

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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: 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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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: 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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: February 8, 2019

The AAP weighs in on the latest skirmish over library book scanning; how libraries often struggle to rebound from budget cuts; and the Library of Congress wins a Mellon grant to study the condition of academic library book collections. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: March 29, 2024

Among the week's headlines: PLA 2024 is on deck for next week in Columbus and with a new opening speaker; Washington passes a bill to protect libraries; and federal library funding will remain stable for 2024, but next year's budget battle is already heating up. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: March 22, 2024

Among the week's headlines: ALA is honored by the National Book Critics Circle; the political attacks on libraries in Alabama continue to escalate; and a report on how libraries are bridging the mental health divide in Texas. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: March 15, 2024

Among the week's headlines: ALA reports that book bans are still surging; the end has come for ALA's LibLearnX; a shocking escalation in a battle over the freedom to read at an Alabama library; and a handy roundup of state legislation designed to protect libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: March 1, 2024

Among the week's headlines: Georgia moves a step closer to banning the ALA; a library e-book bill is back in Connecticut; and librarian TikTok star Mychal Threets, who went viral for sharing 'library joy,' has left his job. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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: 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: March 24, 2023

Among the week's headlines: Congress passes a 'parental rights' bill; Illinois advances its bill to prohibit book banning; Missouri lawmakers seek to pull funding from public libraries in the state; and Julie Stivers has been named School Library Journal's 2023 School Librarian of the Year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: March 17, 2023

Among the week's headlines: Federal library funding hangs in the balance as the 2024 budget process ramps up; Arkansas passes a controversial bill aimed at restricting libraries; a Michigan prosecutor threatens to charge a local library director for refusing to pull Maia Kobabe's 'Gender Queer'... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: March 10, 2023

Among the week's headlines: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis claims book banning is a media hoax; Illinois goes on the offense to protect the freedom to read; and a new poll suggests that the Right's 'war on woke' might not be an effective political strategy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: March 3, 2023

Among the headlines this week: a look at libraries some three years after the Covid-19 pandemic began; how the right wing culture war playing out in many communities has led to some librarians living in fear; the St. Paul Public Library's 'Read Brave' program enters its 10th year; and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, March 8, 2021

The books we love coming out this week include new titles from J.T. Ellison, A.G. Slatter, and Jessica Zucker. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: March 8, 2021

Charlie Mackesy’s 2019 fable, ‘The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse,’ is the #1 book in the country, and ‘Believe It’ by It Cosmetics founder Jamie Kern Lima is #3. Plus a pair of buzzword-heavy diet books debut this week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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