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Sweden’s librarians have created a new list for the new Nobel. Hope Never Dies: An Obama Biden Mystery by Andrew Shaffer continues to get attention. Two book adaptations debut today and the Emmy nominations make history.
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The Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum Foundation has abandoned a two-site proposal that would have split the project’s components—museum and library—between Theodore Roosevelt National Park, near Medora, ND, and Dickinson State University (DSU), some 36 miles to the east.
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Social media platforms serve as a virtual complaint window for angry consumers. Higher ed is no different when community members share concerns and voice anger in online public spaces. Academic librarians need to know how to handle these situations.
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Spymasterby Brad Thor and The Last Time I Lied by Riley Sager are new to the best seller lists today. There is a bit of a buzz around several political books. PBS reports on a new study finding poetry is getting more readers. The Emmy nominations are out today, with several book adaptations in the running.
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The original map of Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood sets a world record at auction. What might be the earliest record of Homer's Odyssey has been found. Several new books are announced and My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh continues to get attention. A trailer is out for Castle Rock, based on the work of Stephen King.
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Are hate groups the same as sports, religious, social, civic, partisan political organizations? When it comes to using a public library's meeting room, the ALA says, "Yes."
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These three narrative present firsthand or historical accounts of what it means to reconsider the place one calls home. For more resources on immigration, see Books on Borders. Markham, Lauren. The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life. Crown. Sept. 2017. 320p. notes. index. ISBN 9781101906187. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781101906194. SOC […]
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The migrant situation at the United States-Mexico border is complicated, fluctuating, and has its origins in many areas including history, politics, and economics. This list aims to provide guidance to librarians and general readers with resources to contextualize current events. History Chacón, Justin Akers & Davis, Mike. No One Is Illegal: Fighting Racism and State […]
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The State Library of Ohio has launched Libraries by the Numbers (LBTN), a web-based data visualization tool that enables users to create custom infographics about individual library systems using data drawn from their Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Public Library Surveys.
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Racial literacy requires critical thinking to assess situations or texts for inequalities, which is part of comprehensive information literacy skills. As society is making more of an effort to value underrepresented groups’ experiences, we need to make that same type of progress in libraries.
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