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2014-08-28 12:25:13

NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award. The award invites library users nationwide to recognize the accomplishments of the exceptional public, school, college, community or university librarians. Nominations will run through September 12 and are being accepted online at http://atyourlibrary.org/ilovemylibrarian. Up to...

2014-06-29 00:20:53

LAS VEGAS, June 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Library Association (ALA) is pleased to announce this year's recipients of the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, funded through a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York. "The Goldfinch," by Donna Tartt received the medal for fiction, and "The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism," byDoris Kearns Goodwin received the medal for...

2013-09-04 23:03:40

Stevens and the Federation of American Scientists to Collaborate on the Development of a Virtual Nuclear Issues Education Center Hoboken, N.J. (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Stevens Institute of Technology, a premier, private technological research university, and the Federation of American Scientists (FAS), a Washington, D.C.-based think tank focused on reducing nuclear threats to national and international security, have been awarded a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York to host...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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