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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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- Nefertiti’s Face by Joyce Tyldesley review – the creation of an Ancient Egyptian iconWhy did the bust of a queen carved more than 3,000 years ago achieve such fame when it was exhibited in 1924?Even with her blinded left eye, Nefertiti has come to epitomise female perfection. Uncannily symmetrical, and with the second most famous half-smile after the Mona Lisa, her image has been pressed into service to sell everything from cruise holidays t […]Kathryn Hughes
- What's the difference between a troll and a sockpuppet?Word of the week: Moscow’s Internet Research Agency paid ‘trolls’ to express pro-Putin and pro-Trump views – but why do we call them that?The latest in the story of Russian meddling in last year’s US election is that the Russians ran a “troll factory”, which is not a manufacturing centre gearing up to produce heartwarmingly ugly dolls for children’s Christma […]Steven Poole
- Lionel Shriver says 'politically correct censorship' is damaging fictionThe We Need to Talk About Kevin author says novelists today are contending with ‘a torrent of dos and don’ts’ that puts the genre at riskLionel Shriver, the author of We Need To Talk About Kevin, has warned that “politically correct censorship” risks turning the world of fiction into a “timid, homogeneous, and dreary” place, and called on her fellow novelist […]Alison Flood
- Nefertiti’s Face by Joyce Tyldesley review – the creation of an Ancient Egyptian icon
- 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