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A Conversation with the 2014 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Finalists By SLJ on January 3, 2014 Leave a Comment Wednesday, January 15th, 2014, 1:00PM – 2:00 PM ET We are very excited to invite you to join us for a live webcast as we talk with the finalists for the 2014 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award; hear a bit about the research, writing, and design of these marvelous books; and learn about what goes into making the best nonfiction titles accessible and engaging to today’s teens. Don’t miss out on this exclusive event!
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At Leisure with Joyce Saricks: Landing a Whale By Joyce Saricks The time has come to account for the two RA goals I set last January. I said I would listen to Moby-Dick and write about each book I read or listened to in 2013 on Goodreads. I’m declaring victory, but it’s been hard-won. I discovered that writing about every book is a daunting task. I’ve long kept an author-title list of every book I read, and I have fairly extensive notes on most books.
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Genrefluent Even though I haven't been posting I've been reading. Since the last post I've finished Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson, The Silent Wife by A. Harrison, Wisp of a Thing by Alex Bledsoe, Brilliance by Marcus Sakey, The Grand Sophy by Georgette Heyer, The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert, The Chance by Robyn Carr, With Autumn's Return by Amanda Cabot, The Sentinels of Andersonville, by Tracy Groot, Runner by Patrick Lee, Reality Boy by A.S.
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National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMC), Celebrating Fifty Years, 1959-2009, Library of Congress Jay Hyland, an archivist at the Jewish Museum Milwaukee says, "the NUCMC project has enabled us to display catalog records of many of our archival collections worldwide at a faster rate than if we had tried posting catalog records on our own. Also, the association with the Library of Congress helps give further credence to the Museum and shows that we are serious about collecting materials." >> learn more Robert Roblee collection of William N.
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CHOICE Current Issue January 2014 Editorial: Let's Talk: Editor and Publisher Mark Cummings invites readers to join the conversation, begun at the Charleston Conference, concerning new Choice products and services for libraries. Outstanding Academic Titles, 2013.