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U.K. Waterstones Buys Blackwell’s – Plus More ATG News & Announcements for 3/2/22

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Publishers Weekly reports thatWaterstones, the U.K. bookstore chain owned and overseen by the same team—Elliott Advisors and James Daunt—that runs Barnes & Noble has acquired Blackwell’s that operates 18 U.K. bookstores.
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Waterstones acquires Blackwell’s, the UK’s biggest independent bookseller.)


Citing Jewish Boston, infoDOCKET notes that “In the aftermath of World War II, a courageous rabbi compiled lists of Holocaust survivors in Europe in hopes of connecting them with loved ones. Now, thanks to a unique partnership based in Western Massachusetts, these lists are online for anyone to search for free.
Ken Schoen of South Deerfield-based
Schoen Books has digitized the lists through a collaboration with the Robert S. Cox Special Collections and University Archives Research Center at UMass-Amherst.


MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES


CONFERENCES, MEETINGS, AND WEBINARS

The role of the library in enabling blended learning (A UKSG Further Education webinar) In this session Scott Hayden will share how a team of students turned Learning Technologists and Facilitators helped develop an under-used LRC and adjoining spaces into a space that helps all Full Time learners engage in registered and timetabled Flipped and Blended Learning sessions every week throughout the year.
Date: Friday 11 March 2022
Time: 13.00 GMT (Greenwich Mean Time)
Duration: 60-75 minutes including Q&A

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