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 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 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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The Week in Libraries: January 19, 2018

Among this week's headlines: Why publishers should speak up on net neutrality; the budget battle continues for libraries; and what's holding up the search for the next ALA executive director? 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: 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

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The Week in Libraries: April 19, 2019

DPLA, partners, announce their next move in pursuit of a "library-controlled" ebook lending platform; Ontario proposes to cut library funding in half; and remembering Susan K. Nutter, one the greats in academic librarianship. 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

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Book Deals: Week of November 19, 2018

Nina Simone’s daughter, Lisa Simone, sells her story; HC invests in a Dutch novel; Susan Wiggs re-ups for seven figures at William Morrow; and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, November 19, 2018

This week: Amparo Dávila's creepy story collection, plus the lies women tell about sex—and the truths they reveal. 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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This Week's Bestsellers: November 19, 2018

The #1 book in the country is 'Whose Boat Is This Boat?,' a parody picture book by the staff of 'The Late Show' with Stephen Colbert. 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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International Hot Book Properties, Week of October 29, 2018

This week's hot books include an Italian novel that sold in over 10 territories during the Frankfurt season, and a Finnish title on the meaning of life that sold to Harper in the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of October 29, 2018

The creator of the “Shitty Media Men” list sells a primer on dealing with sexual assault, Atria buys a new novel by the author of Schindler’s List, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: October 29, 2018

Cooking titles by Yotam Ottolenghi and René Redzepi debut on our hardcover nonfiction list. Plus Lin-Manuel Miranda puts his popular tweets on paper, and Kristina McMorris’s ‘Sold on a Monday’ has its best sales to date two months after release. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, October 29, 2018

This week: new books from Stephen King, Charlaine Harris, Michael Connelly, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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