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.
Australian librarian Gavin Jones’s website offers age-specific book recommendations for people aged 10 to 16. It’s recipe for success? Simplicity.
Armed with an $1,100 subsidy from the National Committee for Popular Libraries, some 2,000 librarians spent $2.2 million in books at the Buenos Aires Book Fair.
As more publishers decide not to lend e-books through libraries, one librarian calls for patrons to speak up.
A report on the year in Iberoamerican book fairs written from the perspective of a member of the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials
At Madrid’s LIBER, 60 US librarians were invited guests of America Reads Spanish and the ALA, with goal of exposing them to a diversity of materials for their patrons.
By Hannah Johnson If you have ever wondered what Lady Gaga would be like if she were a librarian, be sure to watch this video below. It was made by students and faculty at the University of Washington’s Information School. My favorite part is when they sing “can use my / can use my / can use my catalog”. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_uzUh1VT98
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