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- Researching Sex February 14, 2018Today, sexuality and sexual issues remain at the forefront of news, from the rise of the #MeToo movement to the acceptance of gay marriage. Kinsey began the open discussion of sex with a marriage course he taught to seniors and married students 80 years ago in 1938 at IU. With the support of IU President … Continue reading Researching Sex → The post Research […]Laurie Borman
- A Conversation with Author Katie Scherrer February 5, 2018What made you want to write this book? Being both a yoga teacher and a former children’s librarian, I have a unique understanding of how naturally yoga and storytime can fit together to provide children with opportunities for embodied play. I wrote this book to share how fun and simple it can be to use … Continue reading A Conversation with Author Katie Sc […]Phil Morehart
- Rebuilding Puerto Rican Libraries February 1, 2018I knew visiting immediately after the hurricane made landfall on September 20 was not the best strategy—the libraries were still closed, and library workers were grappling with conditions in both their homes and their workplaces. But as soon as I heard that some libraries were opening, I told my colleagues at the American Library Association … Continue readi […]Amy Carlton
- Newsmaker: Misty Copeland February 1, 2018Copeland is author of Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina (Simon and Schuster, 2014); Firebird (Putnam, 2014), with illustrator Christopher Myers, which won the 2015 Coretta Scott King Book Illustrator Award; and Ballerina Body: Dancing and Eating Your Way to a Leaner, Stronger, and More Grateful You (Grand Central Life and Style, 2017). She spoke with … C […]Phil Morehart
- Researching Sex February 14, 2018
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- Sex, jealousy and gender: Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca 80 years onDu Maurier’s bestselling novel reveals much about the author’s fluid sexuality – her ‘Venetian tendencies’ – and about being a boy stuck in the wrong body, writes Olivia LaingIn 1937, a young army wife sat at her typewriter in a rented house in Alexandria, Egypt. She wasn’t happy. Despite coming from an ebullient theatrical family, she was reclusive and agon […]Olivia Laing
- Jonathan Coe: ‘The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin is a modern classic’The author on double entendres in Morecambe & Wise, Nikesh Shukla, and the book that overturned his assumptions about relationshipsThe book I am currently readingI’m about to start reading The One Who Wrote Destiny by Nikesh Shukla, which comes out in April. Both as a writer and campaigner he is one of the most important literary figures in Britain today […]Jonathan Coe
- Inside the OED: can the world’s biggest dictionary survive the internet?For centuries, lexicographers have attempted to capture the entire English language. Technology might soon turn this dream into reality – but will it spell the end for dictionaries? By Andrew DicksonIn February 2009, a Twitter user called @popelizbet issued an apparently historic challenge to someone called Colin: she asked if he could “mansplain” a concept […]Andrew Dickson
- Sex, jealousy and gender: Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca 80 years on
- CILIP Poll Shows That Librarians Are One of the Most Trustworthy Professional GroupsCILIP commissioned a January 2018 YouGov poll of 2,000 adults in Great Britain to discover which professional groups are considered to provide the most trustworthy information. Medical staffers were number one on the list (74% of respondents said they were trustworthy).
- Credo Gives Context to the News With Bloomberg's QuickTakesCredo partnered with Bloomberg Media Distribution to make Bloomberg's QuickTake news explainers available via the Credo Online Reference Service's Real-time Reference category.
- OCLC's CEO Writes Book on Leadership and SuccessOCLC's president and CEO, Skip Prichard, became a bestselling author with the release of his first book, The Book of Mistakes: 9 Secrets to Creating a Successful Future. It is number 19 on Publishers Weekly's National Hardcover Non-Fiction Bestsellers List.
- CILIP Poll Shows That Librarians Are One of the Most Trustworthy Professional Groups