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    Best of the Best of the University Presses

    Librarians from throughout the U.S. talked about their choices for the best upcoming titles from university publishers in 2013. The event was part of the annual American Library Association…

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    2012 Best of the Best from the University Presses

    The Association of American University Presses presented librarians who talked about recent titles they had selected while showing slides of the books. The panelists were members of…

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    2010 Best of the Best from the University Presses

    The Association of American University Presses presented librarians who talked about recent titles they had selected while showing slides of the books. The panelists were members of…

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    Book Discussion on Scout, Atticus & Boo

    Mary McDonagh Murphy talked about the impact of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, published 50 years ago that month (July 1960). In her book, Scout, Atticus & Boo, Ms. Murphy…

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    Island Press Interview

    Angela Osborn talked about books from Island Press, which focuses on environmental issues.  She was interviewed at the 2010 American Library Association Annual Conference, held June…

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    Harvard University Press Interview

    Briana Ross talked about a recent best-selling book from Harvard University Press and some forthcoming titles.  She was interviewed at the 2010 American Library Association Annual…

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    Institute of Museum & Library Services Interview

    Donald Delauter talked about the work of the Institute of Museum & Library Services in offering grants. He was interviewed at the 2010 American Library Association Annual Conference, held…

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    Oxford University Press Interview

    Rebecca Seger talked Oxford Bibliographies Online, the first totally digital project at Oxford University Press. She also talked about the shift toward digital media by reference…

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    Library Technological Services

    Larra Clark talked about the technological services provided by libraries to their communities as reported by the Public Library Funding and Technology Access study. She reported an…

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    Wiley Books Interview

    Trudy Lindsey talked about some of the recent best selling books from John Wiley & Sons. She also talked about the company and its history. She was interviewed at the 2010 American…

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    2009 Best of the Best from the University Presses

    The Association of American University Presses presented librarians who talked about recent titles they had selected while showing slides of the books. The panelists were from the…

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    2008 Best of the Best from the University Presses

    Five librarians from college, school, and community libraries across the country discussed their favorite recent books published by university presses. They include books about…

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    Book Discussion on Make it Plain: A Life of Speaking

    Vernon Jordan spoke at the American Library Association annual meeting about his book Make It Plain: A Life of Speaking (PublicAffairs; November 3, 2008). He explained how he and other…

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    CQ Press

    Mr. Krasney was interviewed about reference books published by CQ Press.

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    AK Press

    Craig O’Hara was interviewed about the mission and publications of AK Press, a self-described “anarchist” press.

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    Google Book Search

    Mr. Bunnell described how researchers can use Google Book Search to search the content of books on the Internet. One of Google’s missions is to digitize all the…

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    2007 Best of the Best from the University Presses

    As part of the American Library Association annual conference, five librarians discussed their twenty-eight top picks among the books published recently by university presses.

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    Capstone Press

    Ms. Klemz was interviewed about Capstone’s line of children’s books for emergent or reluctant readers.

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    New Orleans Public Library

    Librarians showed photographs of the Martin Luther King, Jr. branch of the New Orleans Public Library. It is located in the Lower Ninth Ward and was one of eight branches that…

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    My Life in Libraries

    In a speech titled, “His Life in Libraries,” Garrison Keillor talked about the importance of public libraries. Topics included a book he is writing, poetry, and the bond…

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