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Smart Poodle Publishing Announces the Winners of
the 2008 Youngest Travel Writers Contest
All Winning Entries and Photos of the Winners Can be Viewed at
Smart Poodle Publishing is proud to announce the winners of the 2008 Youngest Travel Writers Contest.
Seeking Submissions from Practicing Librarians (U.S. and Canada) for The Published Librarian: Successful Professional and Personal Writing (publisher: American Library Association)
Foreword: Bob Blanchard, Adult Services Librarian, Des Plaines Public
Library. Contributor to Illinois Library Association Reporter; Thinking
Outside the Book: Essays for Innovative Librarians (McFarland, 2008)
Introductory Note: Wayne Jones, Head of Central Technical Services,
Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Ed., Ontario Library
Association, Access; Ed., E-Journals Access and Management (Routledge,
Contributors need publication experience in order to write practical,
concise, how-to articles to guide the reader. No previously published,
Seeking Submissions from Practicing Librarians (U.S. and Canada) for Librarians as Community Partners: An Outreach Handbook (publisher: American Library Association)
Foreword: Kathy Barco, READiscover New Mexico: A Tri-Lingual Adventure in
Literacy (Sunstone Press, 2007); children's librarian,
Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Public Library
Afterword: Edith Campbell, Media Director, Arlington High School,
Indianapolis. Indiana Libraries, Viewpoints;
Articles by practicing academic, public, school, special librarians
sharing their experiences on how U.S. librarians are not tied to computers
inside libraries: how librarians partner, outreach, and market libraries in
The Editors of Urban Library Journal (ULJ) announce a Call for Proposals for the Winter 2008-2009 issue.
Revelation-Insight Publishing Co. is determined to resurrect many of the old masterpieces from the “Public Domain” graveyard.
Aug 01, 2008 Orlando, Fla. This new and up and coming company has mapped out and begun to excavate various genres within this massive public burial site. Their objective is to segment the various masterpiece work into a “reader leveled” format, which is consistent with the current educational model. This approach will ensure a smooth a transition within the various levels and among the plethora of written bodies material.
"News for Parents," available online at www.parentingpress/ezine.html or by e-mail subscription, is a free monthly newsletter that librarians can print out and post or compile in a notebook for their parenting/self help sections. Many of the activities can also be used for children's programs in libraries.
"Understanding Autism" is one of the lead stories in the August 2008 issue. Based on a new W.W. Norton book, "How to Talk to Parents about Autism," by Roy Q. Sanders, it describes typical symptoms for five types of autism.
For Immediate Release
Announcing the Smart Poodle Publishing
"What I Wish Everyone Knew About Librarians"
A peer-reviewed, international quarterly, the Journal is published by Haworth Press, now part of the Taylor & Francis Group, with offices in
Philadelphia, London, and other countries. A complimentary sample copy may be
obtained by sending an e-mail to .
Papers are welcomed in the areas of:
* library website design
* usability testing of library or library-related sites
* cataloging or classification of web-based information
* international issues in web librarianship
* scholars' use of the web
* information architecture
Edges O Israel O Palestine
Written by Leora Skolkin-Smith
Read by Tovah Feldshuh, accomplished actress of stage and screen
Originally published in 2005 by Glad Day Books
Edges O Israel O Palestine, by Leora Skolkin-Smith, was first published in 2005, by Glad Day Books, a new publishing house, founded by Grace Paley and her husband Robert Nichols.
Edges is a coming of age story about an adolescent girl visiting her maternal relatives in the Jerusalem of 1963.
ATLANTA, Ga. – Here’s good news for librarians looking to make their book purchase dollars go further in a time when the national economy is contracting and budgets are shrinking.
When the Great American Bargain Book Show (GABBS) comes to Atlanta’s Cobb Galleria Centre on August 1-2, librarians from around the country are invited to attend free. Normal admission is $50.
The offer extends to librarians of all types - acquisition librarians, reference librarians, school media specialists, college and university librarians, special collections librarians and their supervisors.