Libraries Newswire (Page 12)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Libraries. (Page 12)

Results 221 - 240 of 154,246 in Libraries

  1. Target 3 Overlooked SAT, ACT Test Prep ResourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | US News & World Report

    Libraries offer a number of tools to promote studying, such as electronic versions of study materials and books chock full of vocabulary. a Although standardized exams claim to test a student's readiness for college, simply doing well in high school is rarely sufficient to guarantee success.

    Comment?

  2. Bury remembers the First World War with Heritage Lottery Fund supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | This Is Lancashire

    At the cheque presentation are : Mark Carriline, executive director of children's services; Elizabeth Binns, head of libraries; Sarah Howell, assistant librarian; Gina Warburton, visitor assistant; Gilli Paxton, borough archivist; Ian Chamber The Centre for Cultural Collections , formerly Bury Archives and Family History Service, has received A 60,800 from the Heritage Lottery Fund for the initiative. Led by CfCC staff and volunteers from the local community, the project focuses on the extensive historical content held within several local newspapers which were printed during the war.

    Comment?

  3. Harford County Public Library Named One of America's Star LibrariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Patch.com

    For the sixth time, Harford County Public Library was named one of America's Star Libraries, one of only three systems in Maryland to receive the honor in 2014. The recognition was announced in the seventh edition of the Library Journal Index of Public Library Service, sponsored by Baker & Taylor's Bibliostat.

    Comment?

  4. Five Irish novels long-listed for prestigious IMPAC Dublin Literary awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Independent.ie

    Five Irish novels have been long-listed for the prestigious IMPAC Dublin Literary award, announced today at a ceremony in the Dublin City Library. The Irish titles are The Herbalist by Niamh Boyce nominated by Galway County Library; , The Guts by Roddy Doyle, nominated by Liverpool City Libraries, UK; TransAtlantic by Colum McCann, nominated by Dublin and Water City Public Libraries as well a number of libraries in Canada, USA and the UK; The Rising of Bella Casey by Mary Morrissey nominated by Cork City Libraries and Dublin City Libraries and The Thing About December by Donal Ryan, nominated by Limerick City Library.

    Comment?

  5. Chris Bourg Named MIT Libraries DirectorRead the original story

    Monday | DigitalKoans

    Bourg comes to MIT from Stanford University, where she is currently associate university librarian for public services. At Stanford, Bourg oversees the largest division of the Stanford University Libraries, with six branches and a collection of more than 4 million volumes.

    Comment?

  6. Humanities Curator at New York Public LibraryRead the original story

    Monday | DigitalKoans

    Working closely with colleagues both internally and externally, collaborates on the development and production of digital publications, scholarly projects, and educational resources that showcase the Library's collections.

    Comment?

  7. Special Projects Librarian at University of Texas at San AntonioRead the original story

    Monday | DigitalKoans

    The University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries seeks a Special Projects Librarian to assist with the implementation and support of major library-wide digital initiatives.

    Comment?

  8. Mattapoisett library collects pajamas, booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | SouthCoastToday.com

    Everyone is encouraged to bring in new pajamas for babies and children along with a new book for the children to read. Each month, the pjs and books will be taken to the Women's Center for distribution by staff.

    Comment?

  9. Third Installment in the Award Winning Thumperino Superbunny Series is...Read the original story

    Monday | PRWeb

    ... the Pacific Book Award, and the National Indie Excellence Award. Ms. Spradlin regularly presents author visits at libraries around the country where she reads live action segments of her books. She is a partner with the New York based theatrical ...

    Comment?

  10. Libraries consider mixed-use development plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... psychiatric emergency room visits and readmission rates. Two Milwaukee library branches would be replaced with new libraries as part of mixed-use developments under proposals being reviewed by city officials. The proposals were submitted to replace ...

    Comment?

  11. No Evidence Of E-book Lending Leading To BuyingRead the original story

    Monday | Book trade news from Book2book

    The year-long pilot project, being run in partnership by the Society of Chief Librarians and The Publishers Association, into remote lending of ebooks by public libraries has reached its half way mark and some trends have begun to emerge. The pilot was set up following the Sieghart Review into E-Lending in Public Libraries to analyse the impact of ebook lending on publishers, authors and public libraries.

    Comment?

  12. Crieff author is ambassador for Book Week ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Daily Record

    It's hoped people of all ages and walks of life will come together in libraries, schools, community venues and workplaces to share and enjoy books and reading. They will be joined in this celebration by Scotland's authors, poets, playwrights, storytellers and illustrators to bring a packed programme of events and projects to life.

    Comment?

  13. Scottish Book Trust calls for every child to automatically be given a library cardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Nursery World

    Primary 1 pupils in Scotland are to receieve free picture books as part of Book Week Scotland, photo by Colin Hattersley Marc Lambert, director of the Scottish Book Trust, is urging nurseries and schools to introduce every child to their local library, and for local authorities to automatically grant them membership. Mr Lambert believes that the move would help save libraries, which he says are at the 'heart of every community', at a time when many of them are under threat.

    Comment?

  14. The evolution of Darwin's Origin: Cambridge releases 12,000 papers onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | University of Cambridge

    The origins of Darwin's theory of evolution - including the pages where he first coins and commits to paper the term 'natural selection' - are being made freely available online today in one of the most significant releases of Darwin material in history. The information Darwin received, and the discussions he conducted in these letters played a crucial role in the development of his thinking.

    Comment?

  15. State Library of Queensland selects Ex Libris RosettaRead the original story

    Monday | Library Technology Guides automation update

    ... advantage of every aspect of Rosetta to preserve cultural and digital heritage for Queenslanders." Installed in libraries and archives worldwide, Rosetta encompasses the entire digital preservation workflow, including the acquisition, validation, ...

    Comment?

  16. Previous winner McCann among five Irish novelists in running for DUBLIN Literary AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | BreakingNews.ie

    Five Irish novels have been nominated along with 137 other titles by libraries worldwide for the a 100,000 International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award. Nominations include 49 novels in translation with works by 37 American, 19 British, nine Canadian, nine Australian and seven Italian authors.

    Comment?

  17. Allison Piper Creates a Spiritual Guide Book, 'Lessons I Learned...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | PRWeb

    ... preparation and library education, with many titles adopted as college texts. These titles are also distributed to libraries, corporations and government agencies via ProQuest, EBSCO Publishing, Books24x7.com. The company founder, Bruce Moran, is a ...

    Comment?

  18. Commentary: Photo display illuminates Japan's beautyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Daily Record

    ... of Thanksgiving break, Nov. 25-Nov. 30, and winter break, Dec. 13-Jan. 11). GIVING TREE: The College of Wooster Libraries are again hosting The Giving Tree for the holidays. Library staff are collecting new and gently used children's books to give ...

    Comment?

  19. Super Kid: Ana Maria Beall has a future in scienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | HeraldNet

    ... was a really cool job, she's facilities manager with the King County library system ... she deals with designs of libraries.' A: 'Just college and eventually working my way into the health profession. Of course keeping up with golf too. It's a great ...

    Comment?

  20. Upon being interviewed by a college studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Examiner.com

    On November 22, your friendly neighborhood Detroit Paganism Examiner was teaching the first class in a series of a Year and a Day classes on Modern Neo Pagan Witchcraft. This is an experiential course, and will be very rigorous.

    Comment?