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  • Former Librarian of Congress James Billington Dies at 89
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    Q&A with James Billington

    James Billington talked about his experiences during his 20 years as the head of the Library of Congress. Other topics included the library’s future, the explosion of digital material, and the role of…

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  • My Life in Libraries
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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 between readers and writers. He…

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  • Reformation of Islam
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    Reformation of Islam

    Irshad Manji spoke at the American Library Association Annual Conference about the liberal reformation of Islam. She also answered questions from the audience. Ms. Manji is the author of The Trouble…

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  • New Orleans Public Library
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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 were…

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  • AK 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
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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 world’s books and make them…

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  • 2007 Best of the Best from the University Presses
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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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  • Childrens Issues
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    Children's Issues

    Marian Wright Edelman spoke at the American Library Association Annual Conference. Topics included teaching children to love reading, the value of libraries, the quality of children’s literature,…

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  • CQ Press
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    CQ Press

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

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  • Capstone Press
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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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