The digital library JSTOR has implemented several noteworthy initiatives, including a program called Register and Read. Today's post takes a look at that program and another called Books at JSTOR.
I wasn't able to post Saturday or Sunday; here are the posts I…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on November 5, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments
When readers and historians go back in time to discover the monumental secrets that were stored inside the greatest hiding places of all time, they will be amazed to learn that the most ‘treasured secrets’ were stored in the depths of a library.
For a very long time, libraries have been at the center of some of the most unexplainable ‘finds’ ever uncovered. Discoveries made…Continue
I have experienced lots of proud moments these past ten months since Guardian Spirit was released. So many people have told me how they fell in love with the Madison family and all my animal characters. I know I’ve been neglecting my literary work while tending my sick aunt, but now I’m back on task and typing away. Last week my publisher at Lucky Press, LLC sent me a message that Guardian Spirit had been added to the
UNC-University Library. Only this morning have I had…Continue
Added by Sarah Martin Byrd on July 18, 2011 at 12:47pm — No Comments
I'm posting this today after reading the announcement about the NYTimes/Amazon best-seller by author Adam Mansbach -- "a picture book for adults" -- lauded as an anthem for all road-weary parents. Depending on your own sense of humor, you may find this book funny as all get-out or a travesty in publishing.
Although written in PB style (I'm an aspiring PB author), this book is aimed at grownups, with the provocative title "Go The F*** To Sleep" (Mansbach got the idea after…Continue
The British Library wants your voice. . . the sound of your voice. Today's post tells you why, and how you may lend it.
Today's arts- and science-and-arts-oriented edition makes the rounds of The Art Story, the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, the Human Library, The Dialogue: Iconostasis for World Peace, the Wellcome Collection, and Atlanta Celebrates Photography.
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At 7:05 am that Saturday in early March, I caught the NYC-bound train from Baltimore with two friends, Shara and Clare. We were completely silly, taking pictures out the window, taking pictures of each other taking pictures out the window, taking pictures of the train. We all are terribly in love with train rides. I think that, if the plans for our day had just been to ride the train the whole time, we would have been almost as… Continue
Added by Christine Stewart on March 19, 2010 at 7:30pm — No Comments