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- 2020 Voting and Census Timeline December 2, 2019Voter registration: Many states have deadlines to register to vote or update a voter registration (for example, if a previously registered voter has moved, changed their name, or regained eligibility to vote). To vote in a state’s primary or caucus, these deadlines are generally one month before. To vote in the 2020 general elections, these … Continue readin […]Amy Carlton
- 2019 Holiday Gift Guide for Librarians and Book Lovers December 2, 2019Gifts under $20 Great Writers Page Flags ($6.50) Lost? Let world-renowned authors help you find your place. This set of 240 page flags from Girl of All Work features illustrations of Jane Austen, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allan Poe, and Oscar Wilde. Star Wars Princess Leia READ pouch ($12) Princess Leia—or General … Continue reading 2019 Holiday Gift Gu […]Amy Carlton
- Newsmaker: Debbie Harry November 21, 2019American Libraries spoke with her about music, art, libraries, and how climate activism is the new punk. Your life and image have been heavily documented already. Was it difficult to separate your memory of things from the photograph or the edited version of events? Oh, yes. Especially between me and Chris [Stein, Blondie cofounder and … Continue reading New […]Amy Carlton
- Referenda Roundup 2019: Final Report November 12, 2019In terms of the number of referenda approved, Ohio and New York were the front-runners; each boasted 20 or more victories. Colorado, too, had a big year, with at least eight measures passed. Update: This article was revised on November 13 and December 5. ALABAMA In Leeds, voters rejected a proposed property tax increase of … Continue reading Referenda Roundu […]George Eberhart
- 2020 Voting and Census Timeline December 2, 2019
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- Thomas Keneally: ‘Does anyone write a good book at 83? Well, I think I have’’The Australian novelist on crying over a Dickens biography, laughing at Kathy Lette and the classic he is ashamed not to have readThe book I am currently readingThe Barbara Kingsolver novel Unsheltered. Not quite up there with The Poisonwood Bible and Flight Behaviour, but still a magnificent novel.The book that changed my lifeNobel prize-winning Australian […]Thomas Keneally
- Impeach by Neal Katyal review – the case against Donald TrumpA US supreme court lawyer, writing with Sam Koppelman, makes a highly persuasive case for Trump’s impeachmentOne of the most contentious issues during the 1787 debates about the US constitution was the subject of presidential impeachment. A Virginian named George Mason ultimately swayed the room: “No point is of more importance than that the right of impeach […]Sarah Churchwell
- Britain has closed almost 800 libraries since 2010, figures showAnnual survey shows sharp cuts to local authority funding have led to the loss of 17% of branches, alongside sharp staff and funding shortfalls Almost 800 libraries have closed since the Conservative government implemented austerity in 2010, new figures reveal.The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy’s (Cipfa) annual survey of the UK’s libra […]Alison Flood
- Thomas Keneally: ‘Does anyone write a good book at 83? Well, I think I have’’
- W3C and UNESCO IITE Launch an Intro to Web Accessibility MOOCThe World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) joined forces with the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (UNESCO IITE) to create a MOOC "built on the W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) open curricula with international expert trainers from W3C Member organizations."
- The New York State Library Studies School LibrariansSchool Library Journal reports the following: "The New York State Library has released Roles of the School Librarian: Empowering Student Learning and Success (2019), an informational brief that is a compilation of research studies on the roles and value of school librarians."
- Humble Bundle Offers Data Science Titles From No Starch Press
- W3C and UNESCO IITE Launch an Intro to Web Accessibility MOOC
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Quand j’étais toute petite, je rêvais de faire 360 000 métiers… Médecin cardiologue, hôtesse de l’air, business woman,… la liste est longue !!! Mais c’est au fils des années, et plus exactement après l’obtention de mon baccalauréat en littérature moderne, que ma … Continue reading