As I was wandering around a sizeable bookstore tonight, not finding what I was looking for or anything really related to it, I analyzed my thought process trying to figure out why I couldn’t find it. . . .
Archive for January 12th, 2004
Applications are now being accepted for the Special Libraries Association News Division’s Vormelker-Thomas Student Award, the stipend given to a graduate student or December 2003 graduate interested in news librarianship to help defray the cost of attending his/her first Special Libraries Association Annual Conference. Applying may sound like a lot of work, but the pool [...]
National Public Radio’s Morning Edition talked about a book binder a man invented that’s about the size of a desktop printer. The show focused on its utility for out-of-print books and on-demand printing, complete with the scenario of someone going to a local bookstore and paying for the clerk to print a specific title right [...]
The 2004 winner of the John Newbery medal is Kate DiCamillo, author of “The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread.” Mordicai Gerstein, illustrator and author of “The Man Who Walked Between the Towers,” won the Randolph Caldecott Medal for illustration. Several honor books [...]