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2014-07-23 23:11:25

Library Journal recently gave Changing the Way We Die: Compassionate End-of-Life Care and the Hospice Movement (Viva Editions), by Sheila Himmel and Fran Smith, a starred review. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Once viewed with suspicion as a New Age indulgence or fringe religious practice, hospice has become a $14 billion-a-year business and arguably the most successful segment of health care in America. In Changing the Way We Die, award-winning journalists Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel investigate...

2014-06-25 23:16:46

In advance of the 2014 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference, Library Journal (LJ) and BiblioBoard are pleased to announce the launch of beta versions of the LJ SELF-e platform and curation service at the following library systems: Los Angeles Public Library, San Diego County Public Library, Cuyahoga County Public Library, Arizona State Library through Reading Arizona; and statewide in Massachusetts through the Massachusetts eBook Project. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB)...

2014-06-24 23:15:54

In advance of the 2014 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference, BiblioBoard® announces SELF-e, in partnership with Library Journal, and Self-Published Rock Stars—two programs focused on connecting self-published authors to library patrons. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 In advance of the 2014 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference, BiblioBoard® announces SELF-e, in partnership with Library Journal, and Self-Published Rock...

2014-06-11 12:26:38

First Canadian Library to Receive Award; Recognized for Innovative Approach to Service FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. and EDMONTON, Alberta, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edmonton Public Library (EPL) of Alberta, Canada has been named the 2014 Library of the Year by Library Journal magazine and Gale, part of Cengage Learning. Each year, this prestigious recognition goes to a public library that most profoundly demonstrates service to community, creativity, leadership and innovation in...

2014-05-22 23:06:50

SELF-e™ will allow self-published authors to connect with public libraries and their patrons. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 In advance of the 2014 Book Expo America (BEA), BiblioBoard® and Library Journal have partnered to launch SELF-e™, an innovative eBook discovery service connecting self-published authors with public libraries and their patrons. Using SELF-e’s submission portal, authors can submit their self-published eBook(s) directly, and Library Journal...

2014-03-27 23:23:05

Award Recognizes Library’s Engagement in Community and Ability to Make Community Aware of What the Library Offers Ipswich, Mass. (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Wichita Public Library in Kansas was named the recipient of the 2014 LibraryAware Community Award. Atlantic County Public Library in New Jersey was awarded second place and Kitsap Regional Library in Washington came in third. The annual LibraryAware Community Award is given by Library Journal and underwritten by LibraryAware™ , a...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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