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ALA Announces 'I Love My Librarian' Award Winners

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ALA officials said they received more than 1,300 nominations from library users for this year’s award, with hundreds of nominations focused on librarians’ swift and effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic, from "hosting virtual programs to distributing books and technology safely to those in need."

'Heavy Metal' Gets Its Mojo Back

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In a scenario worthy of the influential magazine’s dystopian science fiction, 'Heavy Metal' announced a big relaunch just in time for a global pandemic that paralyzed retail and distribution. But it's ready to rock again.

From the Archive: January 18, 1872

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In the first installment of our yearlong weekly series presenting articles from the 'PW' archive, we have the first page of the first story in the first issue of 'Publishers Weekly,' from Jan. 18, 1872.

This Week's Bestsellers: January 17, 2022

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'My Little Golden Book About Betty White,' #3 in the country, honors the last of the Golden Girls, who died December 31. Plus the month's book club picks include a pair of debut novels, and Alice Oseman's fourth Heartstopper graphic novel sends pulses racing.

‘PW’ Turns 150

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On Jan. 18, 1872, the first issue of 'The Weekly Trade Circular' was published. One year later the magazine was renamed 'The Publishers’ Weekly' (the article and the apostrophe were later dropped). Here's how we're celebrating 150 years.

David Ferriero to Retire from National Archives

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A highly respected and celebrated library leader, Ferriero was appointed by President Barack Obama and has served as Archivist since November 6, 2009, presiding over one of the most successful and consequential periods in the institution's history.

Winter Institute Morphs Into Snow Days

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After cancelling its in-person Winter Institute over Covid-19 concerns, the American Booksellers Association has announced that it will expand its virtual Snow Days event from two days to three. Originally set for March 8-9, the event will now run March 8-10.