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  1. “Innovative Booth for Libraries” at SXSW [Sponsored Content]

    KBANE's blog The Scoop Kim Massana, CEO – Innovative While I was in Indianapolis at PLA, Innovative’s Joe Murphy, Director, Library Futures, was in Austin, Texas at the well-known South by Southwest (SXSW) conference where emerging technology leaders ...

    KBANE - 04/16/2014 - 08:36 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Andrew Carnegie Medals Shortlist Revealed

    admin's blog The Scoop ALA today announced six books as finalists for the 2013 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, awarded for the previous year’s best fiction and nonfiction books written for adult readers and published ...

    admin - 05/23/2013 - 09:45 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. Predictions

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By James LaRue What do new enterprises such as Scribd, Oyster, and Kindle Unlimited tell us? First, they tell us that the subscription service model makes at least some sense both to aggregator and consumer. (Although I con ...

    bgoldberg - 07/22/2014 - 09:52 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Amazon Unlimited

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By James LaRue The disruption continues, and it’s hard not to see the announcement of the new Kindle Unlimited Service as a significant challenge to libraries. Let’s review how things stand with libraries right now. Most pu ...

    bgoldberg - 07/18/2014 - 16:22 - 1 comment - American Libraries Magazine

  5. A Passion for Coding

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By Christopher Harris Technology is eating the world. Like a hungry dragon seeking out new villages to pillage, the tech world continues to find new markets to disrupt. And, like some mythical beast of apocalyptic proportio ...

    bgoldberg - 07/11/2014 - 16:27 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Amazon Calls Baloney

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By James LaRue Maybe it’s because I’ve been rereading classic Daniel Pinkwater novels (namely, The Snarkout Boys and the Avocado of Death and The Snarkout Boys and the Baconburg Horror) but Amazon’s latest stunner of a resp ...

    bgoldberg - 07/10/2014 - 12:57 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. AL Live: Going Beyond Google

    MPERA's blog The Scoop By Mariam Pera The June 12 episode of American Libraries Live tackled the million-dollar question: Why do we need librarians if we have Google? Panelists for  “Going Beyond Google” were: Joanna Burkhardt, professor and head lib ...

    MPERA - 07/16/2014 - 11:04 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. DCL Ebook Report for July 2014

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By James LaRue Read the Douglas County (Colo.) Libraries Ebook Report as a PDF file. What interests me this month is that we have a book (Meredith Wild’s Hardline) that doesn’t seem to be available in any readily obtainable ...

    bgoldberg - 07/07/2014 - 11:08 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Resurrecting The Speaker

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Phil Morehart and George M. Eberhart In 1977, the American Library Association decided to get into the movie business. Produced by the Intellectual Freedom Committee (IFC), The Speaker follows the aftermath of a high sch ...

    bgoldberg - 07/07/2014 - 15:35 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Walter Dean Myers Dies

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop Acclaimed author of literature “for the troubled boy I once was” By Beverly Goldberg Prolific and award-winning author Walter Dean Myers, 76, winner of the first-ever Michael L. Printz Award for the novel Monster, died July ...

    bgoldberg - 07/03/2014 - 15:38 - American Libraries Magazine

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