"Hello, this is Donna Seaman welcoming you to Open Books, a show about outstanding books, remarkable writers, and the fine art of reading.” So begins each edition of Open Books, an hour-long, Chicago-based radio program on which I speak with writers whose work I find enlightening and affecting, perhaps beautiful, funny, urgent, profound, or all of the above. Open Books is rooted in my work as a reviewer and editor for Booklist, and my lifelong love for books. A passion shared by many. Literature is a grand, vital, and necessary conversation, and I’ve found that talking with writers deepens my appreciation for writing, reading, and books. Open Books Radio
“It was in the month of January, the hills were clad in snow” sings Roger McGuinn at the Folkden. And for much of the US that’s true at the moment. As we enter a new year at ibiblio, I want to note a few accomplishments and changes.
Booklist Online - Book Reviews - Home Carnegie Medal Read-Alikes, 2014: The Fiction Shortlist By Donna Seaman The finalists for this year’s Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction tell richly imagined, acutely observed, and profoundly involving stories of loss and dreams, immigration and alienation, in Nigeria, New York, Las Vegas, Europe, and a small Haitian fishing village. There’s a lot to work with there for those after read-alikes, and the following list should keep literary-fiction devotees going long after the Carnegie winners have been announced.
IST - User-friendly information society - European Commission Find the most recent information on EU Funding activities in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) by visiting our ICT in FP7 website, which covers ICT in the 7th Framework Programme (FP7) 2007 - 2013. The IST priority in FP6 has been succeeded by the ICT element of the Cooperation programme in the Seventh Framework Programme which runs from 2007 - 2013. The IST site is now updated less frequently so we advise you to visit the FP7 ICT web site for the most up-to-date information on: the FP7 ICT research programme and its objectives; participating in ICT research under FP7 - including calls for proposals; the latest news on programme, projects and participation in the ICT Newsroom. The Sixth Framework Programme (FP6) - including the Information Society Technologies (IST) priority - funded European research activities for the period 2002-2006. Visit the FP7 ICT web site for information on the Seventh Framework Programme which runs from 2007 - 2013.
Find the most recent information on EU Funding activities in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) by visiting our ICT in FP7 website, which covers ICT in the 7th Framework Programme (FP7) 2007 - 2013. European research activities are structured around consecutive programmes, or so-called Framework Programmes. The Sixth Framework Programme (FP6) set out the priorities - including the IST Priority - for the EU's research, technological development and demonstration (RTD) activities for the period 2002-2006. These priorities were identified on the basis of a set of common criteria reflecting the major concerns of increasing industrial competitiveness and the quality of life for European citizens in a global information society. For more detailed information about specific IST activities, visit the IST Activities page on this site. ISTweb - About IST
TEL-ME-MOR was a project funded by the European Commission under the Sixth Framework Programme of the Information Society Technologies (IST) Programme . The project lasted from 1 February 2005 to 31 January 2007 and had two main objectives: • to support the 10 national libraries from the New Member States, which are partners in the project, in becoming full members of The European Library ; TEL-ME-MOR - Welcome
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Heritage Preservation: Ensuring the preservation of America's cultural heritage MayDay 2014 Every year Heritage Preservation encourages libraries, museums, archives, historical societies, and preservation organizations to set aside May 1 to participate in MayDay by undertaking simple disaster preparedness measures. Any cultural institution submitting a brief description of its 2014 MayDay plans or accomplishments by May 31, 2014, will be entered in a drawing for disaster supplies donated by Gaylord Brothers. Heritage Preservation is also offering its award-winning emergency resources at special MayDay prices from April 1 through May 31. And each week in May, Heritage Preservation is posting disaster preparedness tips on its Facebook page. Visit Heritage Preservation’s MayDay site for project ideas, information on prizes, and the book sale.
Features Library Superheroes, Assemble! The American Library Association will be presenting and exhibiting at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2), April 26-28, 2013, with Professional Day held April 26th. The ALA booth will feature fun and ongoing activities all weekend long! Shelf to Shelf I Love Libraries - News, Issues, Legislation, Careers & Advocacy for America's Libraries
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