Posted on 03/26/2020 at 12:50 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The National Emergency Library is now officially open. The Internet Archive announced that it’s suspending waitlists for 1.4 million borrowable...

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Posted on 03/18/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Macmillan’s much-criticized changes to its ebook licensing policy has been canceled — temporarily. It wasn’t the massive librarian pushback that...

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Posted on 03/16/2020 at 11:07 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Cleanliness is top of mind for everyone right now. So it was fitting that The Digital Reader dug up a...

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Posted on 03/16/2020 at 09:16 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Last week, NPR shared how a Cambridge University librarian found part of an old cookie in a rare sixteenth-century book....

Posted on 03/11/2020 at 11:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Having a snack or your lunch right now? Please don’t leave any remnants of it in a library book. You...

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Posted on 02/25/2020 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Two Tennessee state lawmakers have introduced legislation that they say will improve oversight of what programs are offered in public...

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Posted on 02/15/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s easy to miss the occasional post or two online, so we’ve rounded up some of the highlights from our...

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Posted on 02/14/2020 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We shared the British Book Awards’ favorite thirty books from the three decades it has existed earlier. Well, the New...

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Posted on 02/11/2020 at 12:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

What did the earliest bookmobiles look like? Find out by checking out (ha!) the Archive Project’s collection of bookmobile photos...

Posted on 02/03/2020 at 01:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Don’t expect an end to the tension between Macmillan and public libraries anytime soon. Publishers Weekly reports that Macmillan CEO...

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