Virtual Library Tour: Newnham College, University of Cambridge

Take a tour of one of the biggest libraries in Cambridge without leaving your home. Head on down to Newnham College with us. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-09 11:30:00 UTC ]
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The Rise of Virtual Foreign Author Tours

The shift to virtual author events during the pandemic has prompted booksellers and publishers to put together events for overseas authors who would not traditionally tour the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Virtual library 'a wake up call' for sector over promised national website

The free provision of e-books for children by Oak National Academy has been branded a "wake up call" for a sector still awaiting its long-discussed shared website for all public libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-21 04:54:52 UTC ]
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Oak National Academy launches virtual library with NLT

Online classroom platform Oak National Academy is launching a new virtual library in partnership with the National Literacy Trust.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-17 12:35:54 UTC ]
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If you miss visiting the library, try the Internet Archive’s new virtual browsing tool.

It’s been a bad year for libraries and those who love them. Despite some interesting tech innovations (we could have been cleaning our books with UV rays this whole time!), many temporarily reopened libraries are closing again due to surging COVID numbers and COVID exposures, and many other... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-11 18:26:49 UTC ]
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Take a Tour of Octavia Butler’s Favorite Libraries

The interactive map features photographs of the Kindred author's book call slips, writing notebooks, personal journals and more. The post Take a Tour of Octavia Butler’s Favorite Libraries appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2020-11-25 21:30:44 UTC ]
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'Ready Player Two' author is going on a virtual book tour in 'Roblox'

Real book tours aren’t practical during a pandemic, but the virtual kind might suit at least one author very nicely. Ernest Cline is showcasing his new novel Ready Player Two in a Roblox event, and it will appropriately include a treasure hunt. While... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-11-23 18:00:53 UTC ]
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The Skillset Podcast #4: Academic Libraries in the Wake of Covid-19 with Clemson University’s Christopher Cox

Host David Lankes catches up with Christopher Cox, Dean of Libraries at Clemson University, to talk about the lessons Clemson—and academic libraries more broadly—are learning in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Zoom Into A Good Read: 4 Ways Libraries Hype Books Virtually

This librarian has seen some truly creative ideas for how libraries hype books virtually, and she's here to share the wealth. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-05 10:30:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Worry as Ebooks Fly off Libraries' Virtual Shelves

Checkouts of digital books from a popular service are up 52 percent since March. Publishers say their easy availability hurts sales. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2020-10-01 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Margaret Atwood on her virtual 'Testaments' tour wardrobe, totalitarianism and Trump

Ahead of a Chevalier's bookstore talk with Bradley Whitford, the "Handmaid's Tale" author talks about Ann Dowd, Zoom-worthy tops, dystopia and elections. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-09-14 14:00:45 UTC ]
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‘Race and Power’: The UK’s Cambridge University Press Opens Free Access

Hoping to 'not just voice outrage,' but also to 'provide research and data,' the oldest publisher offers expert writings in 'Race and Power.' The post ‘Race and Power’: The UK’s Cambridge University Press Opens Free Access appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-27 16:09:01 UTC ]
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BookExpo Declares Its Virtual ‘Library Day’ a Success

BookExpo officials told PW there have been more than 20,000 views of BookExpo Online's library programming alone, and that the engagement in the comments section "has been overwhelmingly positive.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac virtual author tour to support bookshops

Pan Mac authors will embark on a 10-day virtual tour of high street bookshops this month with writers including Kate Mosse, Ann Cleeves and Prue Leith focusing on stores that mean something to them personally. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 12:59:10 UTC ]
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Cambridge University Press partners with Perlego on online textbooks

Cambridge University Press has partnered with online library Perlego to offer students access to digital textbooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-23 23:04:36 UTC ]
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Here's what Tampa Bay universities and colleges are doing to help fight coronavirus

University of South Florida The region's biggest research institution is tackling coronavirus on many fronts. USF Libraries has created a map that updates in real-time with the number of coronavirus cases and deaths, breaking down those statistics further into residential status, sex and age.... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-04-09 16:01:39 UTC ]
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Ten year library tour for Poet Laureate Simon Armitage

Poet Laureate Simon Armitage will embark on a ten-year tour of libraries across the UK, starting in 2020.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 08:57:35 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Bologna Tours Rodari Show; Denmark’s UNSILO Signs UK’s Cambridge

The Bologna Children's Book Fair is mounting a new touring exhibition of illustrations, and Danish AI specialists at UNSILO sign Cambridge University Press. The post Industry Notes: Bologna Tours Rodari Show; Denmark’s UNSILO Signs UK’s Cambridge appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-23 06:30:06 UTC ]
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The ‘Harry Potter’ tour near London expands its universe

There is always something magical to uncover in the world of Harry Potter, which is the ultimate premise behind “The Making of Harry Potter” on the Warner Bros. studio tour near London, an experience that continues to reveal new secrets from the film franchise. The tour’s latest — and largest —... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why university libraries are tossing millions of books

Struggling to keep up with the increasing digitization of academia, libraries are purging older volumes to make way for study spaces and coffee shops. The act is a radical shift from when the value of a library was measured by the scope of its books.  Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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