What happened in the world of libraries last month? The wider world recognized we still need public libraries, Wikipedia leans on librarians for content, and math kiddies get a literature boost. Read on for more …
General library news and events
2016 Mathical Youth Prize winners announced
Hiring Librarians blog goes dark after three busy years
EveryLibrary releases its 2015 Annual Report, detailing work on 10 library elections in 9 states, and the launch of its Political Librarian online journal
Librarian historian Wayne Wiegand discusses his new book, “Part of Our Lives: A People’s History of the American Public Library,” and why America’s public library system will survive
American Libraries magazine digs into efforts to archive digital ephemera
Register for the 2016 Urban Librarians Conference!
Post your inspiring library stories here, and maybe be famous in a book?
Apply to be a DPLA Community Rep (DUE FRIDAY FEB 19)
Join Wikipedia’s #1Lib1Ref campaign by adding a single authoritative citation to an article
Registration for the Long Island Libraries and Pop Culture Conference (LIPopCon) is open
In honor of Black History Month: 28 Black Picture Books That Aren’t About Boycotts, Buses or Basketball
Rad Librarian Reference #1 – A map of all the underwater cables that connect the internet
Rad Librarian Reference #2 – American Cancer Society launches Cancer Statistics Center website
Rad Librarian Reference #3 – The Museum of Endangered Sounds