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October 16 2014 Richard Flanagan wins Man Booker prize with ‘timeless depiction of war’ Australian novelist picks up award for story of prisoners and captors on Burma railway in The Narrow Road to the Deep North October 10 2014 The Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 The Nobel Peace Prize, announced this morning in Oslo, is being shared by Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi. October 07 2014 The 2014 GG shortlist is here The Canada Council for the Arts today announced the 2014 shortlist for the Governor... October 06 2014 This Is The Apple Store Of Libraries Calgary's Snøhetta-designed public library will ditch reception desks for something a little more 21st century. October 06 2014 Little Free Library Project A charitable organisation that promotes reading, art and community engagement in the UK by building Little Free Libraries September 30 2014 E-books Still Outsold by Hardcover and Paperback E-book sales accounted for 23% of unit sales in the first six months of 2014, according to Nielsen Books & Consumer’s latest survey of the nation’s book-buying behavior. September 24 2014 Library Sales, Timely Metadata, and the Canadian Publisher BookNet Canada was recently in conversation with the Toronto Public Library about its use of CataList and online catalogues. One interesting point that came up was how the TPL needs online catalogue content earlier (especially from Canadian publishers) in order to facilitate their ordering process. Thanks to Valerie Casselman, Senior Collections Specialist, Adult Content, for contributing this guest post. September 23 2014 What is the future of the library in the age of Google CBC Radio One's Cross Country Checkup will be doing a live call-in show on Sunday, September 28th with special guest host Peter Mansbridge, that might be of interest. August 27 2014 Readers absorb less on Kindles than on paper, study finds Research suggests that recall of plot after using an e-reader is poorer than with traditional books. August 27 2014 The Breaking Bad Model for Libraries BiblioBoard founder (and event sponsor) Mitchell Davis explained the genesis of the title.
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