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Annual List of Best Historical Materials Announced

January 22, 2017

The annual list of Best Historical Materials was announced during the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) Book and Media Awards Ceremony at the American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta on Sunday. The list recognizes the evaluation and…

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2017 Reading List Announced

January 22, 2017

The Reading List Council has announced the 2017 selections of the Reading List, an annual best-of list comprised of eight different fiction genres for adult readers. A shortlist of honor titles, up to 4 per genre was also announced…

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Mary Burkey Wins Louis Shores Award

January 22, 2017

The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), a division of the American Library Association, has selected Mary Burkey, independent library consultant, as the recipient of the 2017 Louis Shores Award which recognizes an individual who has demonstrated outstanding book and…

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2017 Listen List Winners Revealed

January 22, 2017

The Listen List Council of the Collection Development and Evaluation Section (CODES) of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) has announced the 2017 selections of the Listen List: Outstanding Audiobook Narration. The 2017 committee listened to 1,919 hours…

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2017 Notable Books List Announced

January 22, 2017

The Notable Books Council, first established in 1944, has announced the 2017 selections of the Notable Books List, an annual best-of list comprised of twenty-six titles written for adult readers and published in the U.S. including literary…

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“Moonglow” Wins 2017 Sophie Brody Medal

January 21, 2017

The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) has announced its selection for the 2017 Sophie Brody Medal, an annual honor bestowed by the Collection Development and Evaluation Section (CODES) of RUSA, a division of the American Library Association (ALA) at…

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#ShareTheStory Book Giveaway

January 11, 2017

All entries submitted before midnight on January 18, will be entered in a random drawing to receive a copy of Colson Whitehead’s “The Underground Railroad.” If you haven’t yet had the chance to read the book, you may…

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