Month: November 2019

“Let’s Be Thankful for Libraries” – PW

Using a hypothetical Thanksgiving dinner in which the invitees include Macmillan CEO John Sargent, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, and Eric Klinenberg, retired librarian Sari Feldman shares details such as the following to help explain the value of libraries: At my former library, the Cuyahoga County Public Library, in Ohio, we recently calculated the value of …

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UPDATE: Libraries & Elected Officials Responding to Macmillan’s Embargo

Columbus Metropolitan Library, in partnership with 18 other libraries in the Digital Downloads Collaboration, was the first in Ohio to join the boycott.  Here’s a list of libraries/systems boycotting Macmillan eBooks. Publisher’s Weekly released an update on the situation in the most recent edition of The Week in Libraries: November 8, 2019: It’s now been …

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