Weekly Spotlight!

Each week, we reflect on the top articles, blog posts, tweets, news, thoughts, and other tidbits we’ve found interesting or useful. Check out what our writers have spotted this week in library news. Enjoy!


If you are interested in academic librarianship, particularly with a focus on history, digital humanities and pedagogy, you should check out this panel discussion from H-Digital-History.


Spotlight on: Drag Queen Story Hour. A recent article from BBC, “Drag Queen Story Hour in America’s Bible Belt,” draws attention to the role of public libraries in the increasing popularity of the event as it has spread from urban liberal centers such as San Francisco and NYC to more rural areas, sparking protest and controversy in traditionally more conservative communities.

Cover photo from Alan Wu on Flickr Commons. Changes were made in adapting this image.  Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.

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