Roger Tagholm visits the ‘jungle’ migrant camp in Calais, France and reports a new library has been established, but still needs many books.
After the UK government suggested all 8-year-olds get library cards, author Chris White countered with a letter lamenting the lack of library funds.
LitRes, Russia’s dominant ebookseller, is helping to develop the country’s National Digital Library, which is expected to host 1.5m + titles by 2018.
In the face of years of war and threats from ISIS, the Iraq National Library has begun to preserve its holdings through digitization.
Madrid-based library ebook and digital distribution platform Odilo is expanding globally with a catalog offering 300k titles in Spanish, English and more.
Edward Nawotka takes in the sights and smells of iconic coastal California bookstores on a summer drive from San Francisco to Los Angeles.
Canadian author Marie-Louise Gay expounds on what school librarians bring to their students and the importance of maintaining their funding.
Under the leadership of Olivier Chaudenson, Maison de la Poésie been revived as a central hub for literary life in the city of Paris.
Russian publishers are fighting a government mandate that requires them to offer ebook editions of all their titles for a new national digital library.
David Hirsch, UCLA’s librarian for Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies, is on a mission to collect the best printed material from the Arab world.