- 2013 May 15
Library's Future Not an Open Book
How libraries are recasting themselves.
- 2013 May 09
5 Great Books About Libraries
Josh Hanagarne, author of PW Pick The World's Strongest Librarian, picks his five favorite books about libraries.
- 2013 Apr 22
Librarians Navigating the Digital Rev.
"Libraries are in the midst of a digital revolution that we will be navigating for years to come."
- 2013 Apr 09
Library in a Shipping Container
Welcome to The Amin Library in Batu, Indonesia, a new eight-room public library and clinic designed by dpavilion architects and made entirely out of recycled shipping containers
- 2013 Apr 08
Spell decades of labor for libraries.
- 2013 Apr 05
The Most Beautiful Libraries Ever Built
- 2013 Mar 29
Libraries Become Publishing Portals?
Mark Coker: "Libraries are developing community publishing initiatives in partnership with self-published e-book authors."
- 2013 Mar 27
Mass Launches State-Wide Digital Library
Last week the Massachusetts Library System put out an RFP for a new statewide library e-book program.
- 2013 Mar 05
Publisher Drops Librarian Lawsuit
A U.S.-based publishing company says it is dropping at least one of its lawsuits against a McMaster librarian after scholars across North America came to his defense.
- 2013 Mar 04
Rem Koolhass Goes Back to the Library
The team behind the Seattle Central Library will design the National Library in Qatar.
- 2013 Feb 05
D.P. Library Bookstore To Reopen
The Friends of the Dana Point Library and the Orange County public library system have reached agreement on a licensing contract that allows the nonprofit group to reopen its bookstore at the library, which had been shuttered since Nov. 1.
- 2013 Jan 31
Bring Back Shushing Librarians
Salon: Library users plead for quiet places to read, write and study — but is anybody listening?
- 2013 Jan 23
Nova Scotia Libraries Test E Sharing
A consortium of Nova Scotian universities is testing a pilot inter-library e-book lending service that is being touted as a "breakthrough for academic libraries in North America."
- 2013 Jan 14
The First Bookless Library
The library hopes to secure at least $250,000 to acquire the first 10,000 titles. There will also be 100 e-readers available for checkout.
- 2013 Jan 02
Do We Still Need Libraries?
The NYT Debate.
- 2012 Nov 13
Kansas Library Targets E-book Policies
The Kansas State Library has launched a social-media campaign against what it says are unfair practices to keep bestselling electronic books out of the hands of libraries and their patrons.
- 2012 Oct 19
RH Repeats: Libraries Own Their E-books
Library Journal gets Random House on record, again, stating that libraries own their e-books.
- 2012 Aug 07
Chicago Library Plans Amnesty
All will be forgiven for three weeks beginning August 20.
- 2012 Jun 29
Louisiana Eliminates Library Funding
The Louisiana budget signed by Governor Bobby Jindal on June 15 eliminates almost $1 million in state aid to libraries, according to The Advocate. Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne said Jindal excluded the $896,000 when he presented his proposed spending plan, and legislators failed to find funding for libraries during the regular session.
- 2012 May 22
To Stock 'Fifty Shades,' Or Not?
The Times looks at the quandary libraries are in, as they debate whether or not to stock E.L. James's oft-requested erotic novel.
- 2011 Oct 14
Library Closure Resistance
Closures of libraries the UK have been met with protests.