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: 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 22, 2018

Brené Brown has the #1 book in the country with 'Dare to Lead.’ Plus Tana French, author of the Dublin Murder Squad series, writes her first standalone thriller, and ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ heads from stage to page. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, October 22, 2018

This week: inside the golden age of science fiction, plus the epic drama of our atmosphere. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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