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- Saving Lives in the Stacks June 21, 2017“As this nation’s opioid crisis has exploded, the staff at the public library … have become first responders,” NPR’s Scott Simon told listeners. “And I gather the librarians there have been obliged to become involved in a way that—well, become involved in a way librarians aren’t usually asked to become involved.” What Simon didn’t say—but … Continue reading […]Anne Ford
- Standing Up for Our Communities June 21, 2017Underserved communities need libraries now more than ever, and among the most vulnerable communities are youth who identify as LGBTQ+. Unfortunately, library services to this group are, at the moment, “woefully inadequate,” despite the social and legal progress the community has made over the past several years. Yet libraries must take on and live up … Conti […]Phil Morehart
- A Conversation with Author Catherine Hakala-Ausperk June 13, 2017What made you want to write this book? Through my teaching and consulting work, I meet library staffers from all around the country, and quite frequently I end up talking to them about their careers. What I hear quite often is that, while they love working at libraries, they feel there’s something missing—something they really … Continue reading A Conversati […]Phil Morehart
- 2017 ALA Annual Conference Preview June 1, 2017Returning to McCormick Place—and ALA’s hometown—after four years, Annual will offer a host of professional development opportunities, new ideas to help shape the future of libraries, a full slate of author programs and fascinating speakers, and a variety of special events and other activities. This preview offers a small sample of what to expect. Click … Con […]Terra Dankowski
- Saving Lives in the Stacks June 21, 2017
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- How do women fall in love with killers like Ian Brady and Charles Manson?Pondering her own fascination with bad men of history, author Laura Elizabeth Woollett began to write stories about the women who were attached to them in real lifeEntombed in my turquoise and lilac bedroom as a teenager growing up in Australia, I listened over and over to Suffer Little Children by the Smiths, featuring Morrissey’s downbeat crooning about th […]Laura Elizabeth Woollett
- No Is Not Enough by Naomi Klein – Trump the master of disasterKlein’s new study in shock politics is a warning of the enormous toxic potential of the Trump presidency and a call to oppose it. Refusal needs to turn into resistanceLately the pace of news has felt so fast and its volume so overwhelming that the very idea of a political book seems quaint, a relic of the gentler and more carefree time before we were all pin […]Hari Kunzru
- Misery loves company: why Stephen King remains Hollywood's favorite authorIt’s a particularly fruitful year for the bestselling author, with big and small screen adaptations on the way – but what makes his work so consistently popular?To say that Stephen King is “back” would be absurd. The man never really goes anywhere, permanently inhabiting his sliver of the spotlight with a steady stream of novels, short story collections, loo […]Charles Bramesco
- How do women fall in love with killers like Ian Brady and Charles Manson?
- European Commission Puts Research Infrastructures Back on the MapThe European Commission (EC) is funding a project that will continue the development of the MERIL (Mapping of the European Research Infrastructure Landscape) portal and database.
- OCLC Plans App for Student Library WorkersIn August 2017, OCLC will launch Digby, a mobile app for student library workers that will be part of WorldShare Management Services (WMS). Initially, it will be available for WMS libraries in the U.S., with other countries to follow.
- Public Libraries Prioritize STEM EducationThe American Library Association (ALA) announced that 75 U.S. public libraries were selected to participate in the STEM education initiative NASA@ My Library. They will receive resources, training, and support to help them bring STEM learning opportunities to their patrons, which includes underserved areas.
- European Commission Puts Research Infrastructures Back on the Map
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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