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The finalists for the National Book Awards 2014 have been announced on NPR.
The National Book awards are for fiction, non-fiction, poetry and young adult literature. Among the titles are: Lila by Marilynne Robinson, All the Light we cannot see by Anthony Doerr, The Meaning of Human Existence by
Edward O. Wilson.
See the full list.
2014 Finalists announced by Mitchell Kaplan on NPR’s Morning Edition.
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Find many of these titles to download.
This recent article from boston.com discusses eBooks and Libraries.
Why It’s Difficult for Your Library to lend Ebooks.
Check out the new Cape & Islands featured list on the CLAMS Digital Downloads website. It’s a mix of eBooks and eAudios, fiction and non-fiction.
“Louis Zamperini, an Olympic distance runner and World War II veteran who survived 47 days on a raft in the Pacific after his bomber crashed, then endured two years in Japanese prison camps, has died. He was 97.”
Read more here.
Find Unbroken : a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption by Laura Hillenbrand. in the CLAMS catalog.
CLAMS also has the eBook and eAudio.
What kind of library user are you?
“Are you a “Library Lover”? An “Information Omnivore”? Or completely “Off the Grid”?
The Pew Research Internet Project has created a library engagement quiz so users can learn how their library habits and attitudes stack up against the general population.
“The Library User Quiz is a condensed version of the questions asked in the Pew Research Internet Project’s nationally representative survey of 6,224 Americans ages 16 and older in September 2013.
You can learn more about the findings from that survey in the full library engagement typology report.” –Pew Research Internet Project
Take the Library User Quiz!