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Declaration for the Right to Libraries | Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

Declaration for the Right to Libraries | Advocacy, Legislation & Issues | Libraries, Books, and Writing | Scoop.it
Sign the Declaration for the Right to Libraries, from the American Library Association #ALA I signed! http://t.co/o6NSuZR3XH
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Have you signed?

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May we need one in Australia?

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A librarian and author's review of the field of the written word
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The 100 Best Websites for Writers in 2014

The 100 Best Websites for Writers in 2014 | Libraries, Books, and Writing | Scoop.it

Looking to add to your reading list? We've got you covered with our list of awesome writing websites. | See more about Writers, Website and Creativity.

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New Harry Potter book to be released in July

New Harry Potter book to be released in July | Libraries, Books, and Writing | Scoop.it

JK Rowling confirmed the script of the new London stage play, Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, will be published as a book on July 31 - nine years after the release of The Deathly Hallows.

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Good news for Potter fans.

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19 Jaw-Dropping Wedding Venues For Book Lovers

19 Jaw-Dropping Wedding Venues For Book Lovers | Libraries, Books, and Writing | Scoop.it

From literary landmarks and grand libraries to intimate bookstore cafes, this list is a bibliophile's dream come true. | See more about Book Lovers, Wedding Locations and Bookstores.

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Met my husband in a library but didn't marry in one.

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Why America's Old Libraries Are Becoming New

Why America's Old Libraries Are Becoming New | Libraries, Books, and Writing | Scoop.it

Most people associate libraries with fustiness, quiet, and a previous era in technology. But across the country, they’re embracing new technology to fill important new civic roles.

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Libraries could outlast the internet, head of British Library says

Libraries could outlast the internet, head of British Library says | Libraries, Books, and Writing | Scoop.it

Stop asking whether libraries will still exist in the digital age, Roly Keating says

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Student author has published seven books - The Breeze

Student author has published seven books - The Breeze | Libraries, Books, and Writing | Scoop.it
At only 20 years old, Schoen, a junior biology major, has published seven novels, with an eighth scheduled to be released Nov. 3.
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A fellow author from Limitless Publishing. Truly inspiring.

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Renewing the Library of Congress - Bloomberg View

Renewing the Library of Congress - Bloomberg View | Libraries, Books, and Writing | Scoop.it
Libraries are more important than ever, but the world's largest is at a crossroad.
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Iris Blobel: May I introduce: Debbie De Louise "A Stone's Throw"

Iris Blobel: May I introduce: Debbie De Louise "A Stone's Throw" | Libraries, Books, and Writing | Scoop.it
RT @AnnMarie_Oakes: May I introduce: Debbie De Louise "A Stone's Throw" https://t.co/DVeRoeobfg via @_Iris_B
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The blog post by Iris Blobel about my book made Scoop.it today. 

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Beneath New York Public Library, Shelving Its Past for High-Tech Research Stacks - New York Times

Beneath New York Public Library, Shelving Its Past for High-Tech Research Stacks - New York Times | Libraries, Books, and Writing | Scoop.it
After abandoning a much-criticized plan to move most of its research books to New Jersey, the library is creating a new storage and retrieval system under Bryant Park.
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Slow Libraries in a Fast-Paced World | Backtalk - Library Journal

Slow Libraries in a Fast-Paced World | Backtalk - Library Journal | Libraries, Books, and Writing | Scoop.it
In our turbo-charged world, we are expected to work at a fast pace, move in the fast lane, and not fall off the fast track. If life is speeding up, we need to go faster or, better yet, perform multiple activities simultaneously.
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What defines good writing? - OUPblog (blog)

What defines good writing? - OUPblog (blog) | Libraries, Books, and Writing | Scoop.it
What distinguishes good writing from bad writing? How can people transform their writing to make it more powerful and more effective? Are universities teaching students how to become better writers?
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Times changing, love of libraries remains - Tallahassee Democrat (blog)

Times changing, love of libraries remains - Tallahassee Democrat (blog) | Libraries, Books, and Writing | Scoop.it
In my memories of the old Leon County library on Monroe Street, it is always summer.
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Magical and Enchanting Libraries Filled with Volumes of Wonder

Magical and Enchanting Libraries Filled with Volumes of Wonder | Libraries, Books, and Writing | Scoop.it
There are some libraries that are so majestic and surreal that they are out of this world. Maybe reading books in these libraries can make it so much easier to imagine!
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Culture Convener | Best Small Library in America 2016

Culture Convener | Best Small Library in America 2016 | Libraries, Books, and Writing | Scoop.it

Once quaint, the Albert Wisner Public Library galvanized support for a new library that narrows the digital divide and powers a roster of nonstop programs

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Librarians in the Digital Age | American Libraries Magazine

Librarians in the Digital Age | American Libraries Magazine | Libraries, Books, and Writing | Scoop.it

ALA President Sari Feldman and President-Elect Julie Todaro respond to a recent Wall Street Journal editorial about librarians in the age of Google.

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★★ Blog ★★: LINES WE FORGET by J.E. Warren - COVER REVEAL | @je_warrenwrites

★★ Blog ★★: LINES WE FORGET by J.E. Warren - COVER REVEAL | @je_warrenwrites | Libraries, Books, and Writing | Scoop.it

Limitless Publishing PR - ★★ Blog ★★: LINES WE FORGET by J.E. Warren - COVER REVEAL | @je_warrenwrites

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Check out this lovely cover for a forthcoming book from Limitless Publishing.

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Ruff Drafts

Ruff Drafts | Libraries, Books, and Writing | Scoop.it

Site of Debbie De Louise author of page turning romantic suspense Novels (by Debbie)

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Subscribe to my blog for info and updates on my mystery, A STONE'S THROW, great author spotlights, and much more. 

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Foxylutely Books!: Book Spotlight: A Stone's Throw by Debbie De Louise | #Suspense #Thriller #Mystery

Foxylutely Books!: Book Spotlight: A Stone's Throw by Debbie De Louise | #Suspense #Thriller #Mystery | Libraries, Books, and Writing | Scoop.it
Book Spotlight: A Stone's Throw by Debbie De Louise | #Suspense #Thriller #Mystery https://t.co/hOHwZSXWfx via @FoxyBookLover
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Featured again. Thanks so much @FoxyBookLover :)

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A Stone's Throw by Debbie De Louise

A Stone's Throw by Debbie De Louise | Libraries, Books, and Writing | Scoop.it
Widowed librarian Alicia Fairmont needs answers… After her husband is killed in a hit and run accident, Alicia travels upstate to his hometown of Cobble Cove, New York, hoping to locate his estranged family and shed...
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Woo Hoo, my book is on Scoop.it again. Makes a great holiday read and gift idea for romantic suspense and mystery readers.

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How One Man And His Horse Created A Mobile Library In Indonesia

How One Man And His Horse Created A Mobile Library In Indonesia | Libraries, Books, and Writing | Scoop.it
In Indonesia, one man and his horse have created a walking, braying mobile library to bring books to the remote villages on Java island.

Ridwan Sururi, 42, travels between schools and villages with
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Is the Online Digital Library Our Future?

Is the Online Digital Library Our Future? | Libraries, Books, and Writing | Scoop.it
Are online digital libraries and archives in our future? Find out in this blog!
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Will Libraries Outlive Books?: A Future Tense Event Recap - Slate Magazine (blog)

Will Libraries Outlive Books?: A Future Tense Event Recap - Slate Magazine (blog) | Libraries, Books, and Writing | Scoop.it
A prophecy: By the year 2100, libraries will be both highly distributed and deeply connected, sharing a single collection as they work to meet the emerging
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9 ways to trick yourself into writing a novel - Mashable

9 ways to trick yourself into writing a novel - Mashable | Libraries, Books, and Writing | Scoop.it
Don't make it too difficult to complete your masterpiece.
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​Amazon Will Never, Ever, Replace Libraries - Motherboard

​Amazon Will Never, Ever, Replace Libraries - Motherboard | Libraries, Books, and Writing | Scoop.it
Let’s not pretend otherwise.
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No reason why the two can't coexist.

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Did Amazon Just Replace the Public Library? - The Atlantic

Did Amazon Just Replace the Public Library? - The Atlantic | Libraries, Books, and Writing | Scoop.it
The corporate behemoth just opened a brick-and-mortar store in Seattle—a retail space that aims to be not just a bookseller, but a place for community.
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I think not, but it is an interesting concept.

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