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    The Build America’s Libraries Act was introduced in the House of Representatives this week by Reps. Andy Levin (D-MI) and Don Young (R-AK) and would provide $5 billion to address decades of needed repairs, updates, as well as the construction of modern library facilities in underserved and disadvantaged communities.

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    As we approach the one year anniversary of the first U.S. Covid-19 lockdowns, PW spoke with Columbia University epidemiologist Jeffrey Shaman, who offered a frank assessment of where we stand in our battle against Covid-19.

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    OverDrive CEO: Publishers, Librarians Still Searching for Fair E-book Lending Models

    In a post this week, OverDrive CEO Steve Potash said he was proud of some of the “incremental gains” made in the library e-book market in 2020 but insisted that the work of establishing “fair, flexible, and reasonable terms” for libraries and schools to acquire and lend digital content is far from over.

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    New Report Explores ‘Engagement’ with Books, Digital Media

    The report, 'Immersive Media & Books 2020,' is the most ambitious project yet from the Panorama Project, the cross-industry research initiative chartered in 2018 by leading digital library vendor OverDrive.

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    Amazon E-book Case Sprawls, Lawyers Propose Consolidation

    Lawyers for a potential class of e-book consumers have asked a federal judge to consolidate four cases alleging an e-book price-fixing conspiracy among Amazon and the Big Five publishers.

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    PW Webinar Series 'Live from the Library Lounge' Returns March 4

    The free webinar series for librarians will resume with a discussion exploring how Covid-19 has impacted public libraries, including the successes, failures, the hard lessons learned, and the challenges and opportunities yet to come as we approach year two of this global public health crisis.

  • Libraries

    Macmillan Learning Announces Winners of First Annual “Black History, Black Stories” Contest

    The contest was created by Macmillan Learning "to elevate Black voices in education and in recognition of the fight for social justice inspired by the #BlackLivesMatter movement."

  • Libraries

    James McBride, Rebecca Giggs Win ALA's 2021 Carnegie Medals

    The awards, which were established in 2012, have become a highly coveted literary honor, reflecting the expert judgment and insight of library professionals and booksellers who work closely with adult readers.

  • Libraries

    Why 2021 Is Setting Up to Be a Pivotal Year for Digital Content in Libraries

    In the wake of a historic pandemic, the library community must make progress in the ongoing quest for equitable access to digital content.

  • Publisher News

    Big Five Publishers Now Defendants in E-book Price-Fixing Suit

    The initial complaint, first filed on January 14 by Seattle-based firm Hagens Berman, had portrayed the Big Five publishers as "co-conspirators" in the alleged price-fixing scheme but had named only Amazon as the defendant. The amended complaint, filed on February 4, now draws the publishers into the suit.

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