The US is investigating the terms ebook distributors charge libraries – Plus More ATG News & Announcements for 11/19/21

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Good e-Reader reports that “Two US representatives have written letters to aggregators that distribute and sell digital content to libraries. They want to know all about the standard ebook licensing agreements for every major publisher they work with, including Hachette, HarperCollins, Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster
Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon and Rep. Anna Eshoo of California are the two spearheading this initiative…”

 


The National Book Foundation reports that publishers submitted a total 1,892 books for this year’s awards, in this breakdown of categories: Fiction: 415 submissions; Nonfiction: 679 submissions; Poetry: 290 submissions; Translated Literature: 164 submissions; Young People’s Literature: 344 submission.

In each category here, we’ll list the winner at the top, followed by her or his  and repeat the other finalists


According to ACRL Insider “The ACRL Board of Directors approved a new Companion Document to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education: Research Competencies in Writing and Literature (PDF) at its November 2021 virtual meeting


MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES

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