December 2017 M T W T F S S « May 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
- 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for Librarians and Book Lovers December 8, 2017Gifts Under $20 “Cool Story, Poe” Mug ($16) This 15-oz. ceramic mug features the star of Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Black Cat” giving a twist on the deadpan “cool story, bro” rejoinder. Perfect for the sarcastic coffee-drinker. Novel Teas ($12.50) In addition to providing a great pun, these Sri Lankan black teas are perfect for … Continue reading 2017 Holiday […]Amy Carlton
- A Conversation with Authors Candice Benjes-Small and Rebecca Kate Miller November 15, 2017What made you want to write this book? Candice Benjes-Small: One of my new librarians, Katelyn Tucker Burton, suggested we present at some regional conferences about our library’s training program for instruction. The response was overwhelming. Our presentations were packed, and attendees shared over and over how they had been thrown head first into the … Co […]Phil Morehart
- The Badass Librarians of Jeopardy! November 1, 2017“We use a lot of librarians on the show,” says longtime Jeopardy! staffer Maggie Speak. “One of the coolest things about being a librarian, from what we hear from our contestants, is that on any given day they’re facing a whole new set of questions or problems, and that keeps them very sharp. Plus, for … Continue reading The Badass Librarians of Jeopardy! → […]Sanhita SinhaRoy
- Making the Most of Midwinter 2018 November 1, 2017Looking forward ALA’s Center for the Future of Libraries presents the second annual Symposium on the Future of Libraries, included with full registration for Midwinter. On Saturday, Sunday, and Monday (February 10–12), attendees can explore near-term trends inspiring innovation in academic, public, school, and special libraries and longer-term trends that wi […]Terra Dankowski
- 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for Librarians and Book Lovers December 8, 2017
- An error has occurred; the feed is probably down. Try again later.
- Cat Person is 'mundane', Austen is 'dross': why do so many men hate female writing?Giles Coren hates Jane Austen so much he’s made a TV show about it, and men are tweeting their disdain for Kristen Roupenian’s New Yorker short story. It’s all part of a modern literary witch-huntAlthough you might expect to see “short story” in a sentence topped and tailed with “is the” and “dead?”, in the past few days a New Yorker short story written by t […]Kaite Welsh
- Attrib. this: Eley Williams's experimental stories are a microblastThis thought-stoppingly daring debut (and other stories) offers the winterval reader a bounteous sharing platter of thinking experiments. And a whole lot of funGenerally, the trick in storytelling is to make the reader forget about the building blocks of language, and concentrate on the larger structure. As a reader, you might subconsciously pick up on rhyth […]Sam Jordison
- 1947: When Now Begins and the best books of 2017 – books podcastOn this week’s show, Sian sits down with Swedish journalist and writer Elisabeth Åsbrink to discuss her book 1947: When Now Begins, examining the complicated and interesting ways the events of that year affect the world we know today.That year, the world witnessed an unprecedented movement of refugees after the second world war. The UN partitioned Palestine […]Presented by Claire Armitstead, Sian Cain and Richard Lea. Produced by Susannah Tresilian
- Cat Person is 'mundane', Austen is 'dross': why do so many men hate female writing?
- Retro Gaming Gives Libraries a BoostOn Sept. 29, 2017, Nintendo released the Super Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Edition (Super NES Classic Edition). It is the company's second console release in less than a year that nods back to its illustrious past. In November 2016, it released the Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Edition (NES Classic Edition) to much excitement and rave […]
- ProQuest Shares Concerns About Non-English-Language Content in Academic LibrariesProQuest released survey results showing that "[a]cademic libraries are struggling to meet a rising demand for non-English language content." ...
- EBSCO and ATLA Update Religion and Theology ResourcesEBSCO Information Services and the American Theological Library Association (ATLA) launched ATLA Serials (ATLAS) PLUS and updated their ATLA Religion Database (RDB), which are both available on EBSCOhost.
- Retro Gaming Gives Libraries a Boost
Tag Archives: information
Chaque mois, l’émission raconte une histoire d’hyper concurrence, combat d’un nouveau genre dans lequel les acteurs, entreprises ou Etats, s’affrontent sans merci. Débat avec un invité en plateau. Intelligence économique, hyper concurrence, enjeux stratégiques, guerre économique… Une enquête présentée par … Continue reading
Extrait du texte de la présentation du Forum ESI-Entreprises « L’information est le sang de l’entreprise…sa mauvaise gestion génère de nombreuses maladies (anémies, troubles circulatoires.) »H. LESCA cité par Eric Sutter in «Documentation, information, connaissance: la gestion de la … Continue reading
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