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  • The Week in Libraries: September 24, 2018

    Among the week's headlines: A breakthrough on copyright reform; the editor of 'The Nation' links good libraries and democracy; and an EBSCO report predicts 5%-6% serials inflation for 2019.

  • Can You Believe It?: PW Talks with Donald Barclay

    PW talks to author and librarian Donald Barlcay about his new book, 'Fake News, Propaganda, and Plain Old Lies.'

  • Reclaiming Reference at the Library

    For librarians, reference work today is increasingly about community service.

  • The Week in Libraries: September 14, 2018

    Among the week's headlines: A controversial proposal to reform copyright advances in Europe; ICE wants to destroy records of detainee abuse; and the 2018 National Book Award longlists are out.

  • The Week in Libraries: September 7, 2018

    Among this week's headlines: Librarians react to another change in the library e-book market; Google pulls a no-show at a Senate hearing; And if you're looking for office space in Chicago, hit up the ALA.

  • Penguin Random House Changes Library E-book Lending Terms

    Beginning October 1, 2018, PRH is moving from a perpetual access model (where libraries pay a higher price but retain access to the e-book forever) to a metered model (with lower prices on e-books that expire after two years).

  • The Week in Libraries: August 24, 2018

    Among this week's headlines: A newly released study shows a dramatic slide in reading among teens; ALA rescinds controversial policy change on letting 'hate groups' use the library meeting rooms; And NYPL launches Insta Novels program on Instagram.

  • What I Read on My Summer Vacation...

    Teachers and librarians across the country weigh in on what they’ve been reading this summer for sheer entertainment, professional development, and also with an eye toward what they’d like to share with students.

  • Top Takeaways from the ISTE Annual Conference

    PW surveyed attendees of this year’s International Society for Technology in Education Conference in Chicago about what ideas and developments in EdTech had inspired them.

  • ISTE Summer Conference Catch-Up

    We take a look at new developments for Future Ready Librarians and the International Society for Technology in Education, following the 2018 ISTE Conference.

  • Finding Books for Teaching Social and Emotional Learning

    Children’s publishers tell us about some of their recent efforts to market and promote books that encompass SEL themes.

  • Social and Emotional Learning in the Field

    A number of teachers and librarians share some of their favorite and most effective ways of incorporating social and emotional learning into their lessons.

  • CASEL’S Core Competencies of Social and Emotional Learning

    The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning has devised a framework that highlights the five Core Competencies of social and emotional learning and includes some of the various methods for teaching them.

  • The Power of Social and Emotional Learning

    We spoke with educators and librarians from the Metro Nashville Public Schools district about how they’re helping students cope with crisis.

  • A Dystopian Twist for Library E-Books

    Why Tor’s decision to embargo new e-book releases in libraries is a wake-up call for librarians.

  • The Week in Libraries: August 10, 2018

    Nominate your local librarian for a 2018 'I Love My Librarian' award; How librarians find that elusive book you can't quite recall; And Facebook removes a purveyor of hate speech, but Twitter hedges.

  • The Week in Libraries: August 3, 2018

    Among this week’s headlines, Susan Orlean’s forthcoming ‘love letter’ to libraries; Tor officials brush off librarian concerns over e-book lending; And why it’s never too late to become a reader.

  • The Week in Libraries: July 27, 2018

    Why librarians should thank Forbes for its misguided (now retracted) anti-library editorial; The Library Publishing Coalition releases an “Ethical Framework for Library Publishing”; And, Facebook faces the music.

  • The Week in Libraries: July 20, 2018

    Making headlines this week: Library groups respond to Tor's decision to scale back e-book lending; Progress on net neutrality; And, is Amazon really so bad?

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