The Week in Libraries: May 10, 2019

Among the week's headlines: IMLS announces the winners of the 2019 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor given to libraries and museums; NYPL taps a new leader; And, Congress is poised to boost federal library funding. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: January 10, 2020

Among the week's headlines: the Senate quickly confirms Trump's IMLS appointee; the DPLA announces a new e-book initiative with BiblioLabs; and what a major open access deal in Europe means for the future of scholarly communication. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Top 10 Library Stories of 2019

PW takes a look back at some of the library stories that captivated the publishing world in 2019, and examines what they portend for 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-13 05:00:00 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

[ 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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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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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

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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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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The Week in Libraries: June 21, 2019

Among the week's headlines: the 2019 ALA Annual Conference kicks off in Washington DC; Librarians cry foul over Hachette's new digital terms for libraries; and the DPLA wins a major grant. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, June 10, 2019

This week: new books from Clive Cussler and Jennifer Weiner, plus a very creepy novel about a creative writing M.F.A. program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: June 10, 2019

Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark have the #1 book in the country with ‘Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered.’ Plus South Carolina favorite Dorothea Benton Frank returns with ‘Queen Bee,’ and journalist Tony Horwitz’s ‘Spying on the South’ makes its list debut. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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