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Horse-Riding Librarians Were the Great Depression’s Bookmobiles
Mobile libraries | Public libraries | Great Depression By Eliza McGraw June 21, 2017 2:35PM A Pack Horse librarian returning over the mountain side for a new supply of books (Part of Goodman-Paxton Photographic Collection, Kentucky Digital L...

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Saving Lives in the Stacks: How libraries are handling the opioid crisis
Public libraries | Safety | Health By Anne Ford | June 21, 2017 On June 1, the Philadelphia Inquirer broke the news that the Free Library of Philadelphia’s McPherson Square
Branch had a serious problem with opioid use among patrons. By June 3,
everybody f...

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Brooklyn Academy of Music Puts 70,000 Archive Materials Online
Arts | Archives | Digital Humanities By JOSHUA BARONE JUNE 20, 2017   The musician and performance
artist Laurie Anderson in another archival image, from the production
“Empty Places” during the Next Wave Festival in 1989. Credit Linda Alaniz/Martha Swope...

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Five laws of media and information literacy [MIL] | UN
Information literacy | Media literacy | Manifesto United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

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The Hidden Treasures in Italian Libraries
Libraries | Italy | Librariana In Florence, Rome and beyond, these
buildings are a feast not only for book lovers, but for art and
architecture enthusiasts as well. By DAVID LASKIN June 13, 2017   An early edition of Dante’s “Divine Comedy,” in the Angeli...

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Ways to Shelve Your Books on Goodreads
Books | Cataloguing | Social media  Ashley Holstrom 06-12-17 The beauty of Goodreads is the shelves, am I right or am I right?
They’re lists of books, but called shelves, because books. Their
existence is the main reason I’ve stayed with the site for a de...

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The Power of the Russian State vs. a Librarian |
Advocacy | Human rights | Libraries Editorial Observer By SERGE SCHMEMANN JUNE 10, 2017 Natalia Sharina at a hearing in Moscow in May. Credit Kirill Kudryavtsev/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images      There is something particularly Orwellian about accusin...

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365 Books by Women Authors to Celebrate International Women’s Day All Year
Women authors | Book lists | International Women's Day by Gwen Glazer . Librarian, Readers Services March 8, 2017   For over a century, International Women's Day has been observed on March 8 — and this year, we've compiled 365 books
by women authors from a...

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8 Reasons to Catalog Your Books (and How to Do It) | LibraryThing
Books | Cataloguing | Inventory | Book collecting Emma Nichols 01-14-16 There’s something about being a bookselling book nerd that makes you
want to bring your work home with you. Which is why, about a week after
doing our store’s inventory, I decided I w...

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How to Raise a Reader | The New York Times | Books
Children's literature | Reading | Parenting By Pamela Paul and Maria Russo   From
the moment you’re expecting your first child, you are bombarded with
messages about the importance of reading. For good reason: The benefits
of reading at every stage of a ...
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