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  Graphic Novels That Will Have you Excited for Fall(ish) Scholastic Tweeted this recently about graphic novels and I think it bears repeating: *taps mic* GRAPHIC NOVELS ARE REAL BOOKS — Scholastic (@Scholastic) June 24, 2019 I’m uncertain as to why this is difficult for so many folks to accept, but here we are, yet again, … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-07-11By S.W. Sondheimer If Crime Novels Were Food I recently read a crime novel that had been out for … Read More

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  A Reckoning With the Wars He Has Known In his memoir, “Places and Names,” the Marine veteran Elliot Ackerman travels to Syria and sees a refracted image of the forever wars of Iraq and Afghanistan. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-07-10 “[T]hose librarians failed students”: Book Ban at Irving Independent School District It’s easy to believe that book bans don’t happen and that books aren’t pulled from library or classroom shelves. It’s far easier and … Read More

LIS News – Library Technology

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  Lucidworks: How To Tell Real Digital Transformation From the Posers Frequently, companies claim (and often believe) that they have successfully executed digital transformation. But if you looked at their bottom line and their actual integration and implementation of new technology compared to other companies, it quickly becomes clear that they The post How To Tell Real Digital Transformation From the … Source: Code4libPublished on 2019-07-10By Dan Woods Eric Hellman: RA21 doesn’t address the yet-another-WAYF problem. Radical inclusiveness would. The … Read More

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  Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for July 10th, 2019 Sponsored by All We Ever Wanted by Emily Giffin These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas for $1.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-07-10By S. Zainab Williams 5 DC Characters Who Might as Well Get a Show Too … Read More

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  A Guide to User Research Analysis When designers perform user interviews, field observations, or usability tests, they gather tons of notes and data to help inform design decisions and recommendations. But how do they make sense of so much qualitative data? Talking to customers is great, but most people walk away feeling overwhelmed by the sense … Source: UX BoothPublished on 2019-07-09By Zack Naylor 20 Best New Portfolios, July 2019 And now it’s July. I’d just like to tell … Read More

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