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Rome’s Colosseum Hosts Ancient Library Exhibition

'Infinite Library' exhibition entrance (1)

In the place where gladiators once fought, the city of Rome is hosting a summer exhibition of the public and private libraries of the Ancient World.

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Naay: Manuvo’s Library Ebook Platform for Kids

The Naay Box Environment is offered to libraries and other institutions as a place where children can fully immerse themselves in the digital world.

Mexico’s Manuvo has launched a new digitization and library subscription platform for small Spanish-language children’s publishers called Naay.

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Why Does Singapore Hate Gay Penguins?

And Tango Makes Three

The National Library Board in Singapore is removing and destroying three children’s books featuring plots with gay or nontraditional families.

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What Brazilian STM Publishers Learned in Germany

Eduardo Blücher

When Brazilian STM publishers visited their German counterparts last month they found common ground in questions surrounding Amazon, Open Access and more.

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Self-Publishers Go to the Library: SELF-e at BEA’s Author Hub

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At BookExpo America’s Author Hub, a new program for self-publishers and libraries – plus Hugh Howey’s latest AuthorEarnings.com report.

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Is Norway Paradise for Publishers?

Norway Flag

Norway’s oil wealth and commitment to education offers unparalleled opportunities for publishers and writers alike, argues The New Republic.

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Don’t Ask The Librarian at the NYPL: Use Bookish Recommends!

The New York Public Library has teamed with Zola Books for Bookish Recommends

The New York Public Library has launched a new online book recommendation engine powered by Bookish Recommends from New York digital startup Zola Books.

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Activists, Soldiers Move to Protect Libraries in Ukraine

Soldiers protecting the National Library in the Ukraine during protests earlier this month.

Amid violent political protests and the threat of occupation by Russian troops, Ukrainians are moving to protect their most precious literary treasures.

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TV and Film Boost Sales of Library of America Classics

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The Library of America reports the movie remake of ‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ tripled sales of the LOA’s James Thurber, among other examples.

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Lemony Snicket Funds “Noble Librarians Faced With Adversity Prize”

Daniel Handler, aka Lemony Snicket

At this year’s annual meeting, the American Library Association (ALA) will confer the first annual Lemony Snicket Prize for Noble Librarians Faced with Adversity.

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