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  1. Laura Lippman

    "Does anyone here read?" Author LAURA LIPPMAN 's joking query to an audience of librarians at the PLA President's Program at Annual, after a series of audience questions went to her husband and co-speaker David Simon about his televisi ...

    admin - 12/12/2012 - 11:04 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Isaac Asimov

    "Congratulations on the new library, because it isn't just a library. It is a space ship that will take you to the farthest reaches of the Universe, a time machine that will take you to the far past and the far future, a teacher that knows more ...

    admin - 12/12/2012 - 10:59 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. Dan Savage

    "Books are magic: you never know where they're going to end up. A book brings the project inside school buildings. When a gay kid goes to his school library and this book is there, it's a message to him that he's accepted." It Get ...

    admin - 12/12/2012 - 10:55 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Leo Benedictus

    "It's a shame some libraries are closing, but this is not the end of civilisation. Quite the opposite." LEO BENEDICTUS, " The joy of e-reading," Prospect, March 23, 2011. ...

    admin - 12/12/2012 - 10:52 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. Sam Grobart

    BOOKS. Keep them. Yes, e-readers are amazing, and yes, they will probably become a more dominant reading platform over time, but consider this about a book: It has a terrific, high-resolution display. It is pretty durable; you could get it a little wet an ...

    admin - 12/12/2012 - 10:50 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. David Warlick

    I often ask people, especially noneducators, “How much of what you do in your job or profession did you learn in high school? In college? In the last five years? In the last month?” How much of living and working today is significantly dependent on our ab ...

    admin - 12/12/2012 - 10:47 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Eric Zorn

    At the same time, the HarperCollins model now further calls into question just what it is that libraries do for what class of people and why so much of what they offer is free.  This question only used to come up when libraries purchased significant colle ...

    admin - 12/12/2012 - 10:44 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Tim Armstrong

    "The next phase of the internet is about content." AOL CEO Tim Armstrong,  PBS NewsHour, February 7, 2011. His company had just acquired The Huffington Post.  ...

    admin - 12/12/2012 - 09:56 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Caroline Campaigne

    “ They’d probably be glad we’re still reading in this busy world.” Zetema President Caroline Campaigne, asked by the Chicago Tribune what founding members of the 100-year-old book club would think of e-books, February 26, 2011. ...

    admin - 12/12/2012 - 09:59 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Danny Sullivan

    “ There is no doubt that Google’s relevancy has come under attack in an unprecedented way in recent months and it has been snowballing. This is an effort to slow down that snowballing.” Search Engine Land blogger Danny Sullivan on Google’s efforts to give ...

    admin - 12/12/2012 - 10:02 - American Libraries Magazine