LIS News – Public Access

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  CC Search: A New Vision, Strategy & Roadmap for 2019 At the Grand Re-Opening of the Public Domain at the Internet Archive, I teased a new product vision for CC Search that gets more specific than our ultimate goal of providing access to all 1.4 billion CC licensed and public domain works on the web. I’m pleased to present that refined … Source: Creative CommonsPublished on 2019-03-19By Jane Park What does copyright infringement sound like?; The Washington Post, March 4, … Read More

LIS News – Books / Reading

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  Rachel Ingalls, Rediscovered Author of ‘Mrs. Caliban,’ Dies at 78 Her 1982 tale of a lonely woman who falls in love with a sea creature had a revival, dovetailing with the release of the 2017 film “The Shape of Water.” … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-03-19 A Writer Gets Candid About Marriage and Humiliation in ‘The Trouble With Men’ David Shields describes his new book as “a short, intensive immersion into the perils, limits and … Read More

LIS News – Books / Reading

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  Florida Bill Would Make Banning Books Easier Florida State Representative Mark Hill filed HB 855 back in February that would make the censorship and banning of books in schools easier and put the careers and lives of those who make those books readily available for children in jeopardy. The bill, which Hill says is necessary to “remove … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-03-19By Kelly Jensen Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for March 19th, 2019 Sponsored by The Fifth Doctrine, … Read More

LIS News – New Mexico Libraries

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  Capitan Library at Mountain Living Home & Garden Show This past weekend at Mountain Living Home and Garden Show, CPL & N2SS had a very successful exhibit booth to spread the word about our CPL garden sale in May, our summer reading program, in addition to telling people about all the programs & services CPL and N2SS offers for all our communities.We were also able … Source: Capitan LibraryPublished on 2019-03-18By Sharon @ the library March is Women’s History Month – commemorating and encouraging the … Read More

LIS News – Books / Reading

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  ‘Lot’ Offers a Fictional Look at a Vibrant, Polyglot American City Bryan Washington’s first collection of stories revolve around characters in Houston, particularly one teenage boy discovering his sexuality. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-03-18 A Road-Paving Job Takes On a Sinister Allure in Dave Eggers’s New Novel The author’s eighth novel, “The Parade,” is a parable-like story featuring two unnamed men on assignment in an unnamed country in the wake of a civil war. … Read More

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