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April 29, 2016

Amid Changes, School Librarians Keep Student Learning Central

In recognition of School Library Month, BookMarks spoke to three school libraries to hear how they fare in today's digital world.

April 28, 2016

How Are School Libraries Adapting in a Digital Age?

According to a new report from the American Library Association, school libraries are even more important to student learning in a technological age.

May 02, 2014

Friday Reading Roundup: Diversity, Censorship, and Libraries

This week's Roundup looks at diversity in the publishing world, censored books, and the value of library visits.

April 18, 2014

Friday Reading Roundup: Library Challenges, Kid-Lit's Diversity Problem, and an Amazon Backlash

This week's Roundup looks at the National Library Week, the lack of diversity in children's literature, and some recent bad press for Amazon.

December 09, 2013

New Book Explores Cultural Competence

A new collection of short papers introduces public and school librarians to teaching and selecting books for cultural competence.

September 06, 2013

Library of Congress Revamping Technology, Reading Rooms

The Library of Congress is overhauling both its technological capacities and physical spaces, and not everyone agrees with the changes, according to a recent Washington Post report.

July 19, 2013

FCC to Overhaul E-Rate for Schools, Libraries

Following testimony from Maine state librarian Linda Lord, FCC commissioners voted to publicly release a plan for the federal E-rate program.

July 02, 2013

"There Are No Good Books Which Are Only for Children"

A new exhibit at the New York Public Library explores the history of children's literature through books, installations, and other artifacts.

July 01, 2013

Literary Mapping: Don't Reinvent the Wheel

A writer, scholar, and developer launch a new interactive app for mapping places in fiction - but they're not working in a vacuum.

May 07, 2013

New York Public Library Announces New Library Design

The New York Public Library announced a new design for the Donnell Library Center.

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