Publishers Weekly reports that “Waterstones, 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.
(See Also: 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
- University of Electro-Communications Adopts Ex Libris Alma Library Services and Primo Discovery Service to Enhance Access to Academic Resources
- Special Report : Toward an Equitable Digital Future (American Libraries)
- Springer Nature and the University of Tokyo to host SDGs Symposium 2022 on energy systems for a sustainable future
- University of Electro-Communications adopts Ex Libris Alma Library Services and Primo Discovery Service to enhance access to academic resources
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