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The British Library
The British Library (BL) is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is based in London and is one of the world's largest research libraries, holding over 150 million items in all known languages and formats: books, journals...
Fame & Fortune
Fame & Fortune, published by Sources, features awards, fellowships and scholarships available to Canadian journalists. For each award, information is provided about the eligibility requirements, the deadline for application...
Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is an art museum located in New York City. It has a permanent collection containing more than two million works of art, divided into nineteen curatorial departments. The main building, often referred...
MoMA Museum of Modern Art
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is an art museum located in New York City. It has been singularly important in developing and collecting modernist art, and is often identified as the most influential museum of modern art in the wo...
National Print Museum
The National Print Museum collects, documents, preserves, exhibits, interprets and makes accessible the material evidence of printing craft and fosters associated skills of the craft in Ireland.
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
The ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives honours the past, celebrates the present, and enriches the future of all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. We foster acceptance of sexual and gender diversity by supporting educ...
Project Gutenberg
Founded in 1971 by Michael Hart with the aim of putting most of the world's great literature online, Project Gutenberg now has thousands of books available electronically.
Sources Select Resources
SOURCES SELECT Resources, published by Sources, features articles about and reviews of information resources, research techniques, and other issues of interest to journalists and researchers. SOURCES SELECT Resources app...
UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded on 16 November 1945. For this specialized United Nations agency, it is not enough to build classrooms in devastated countries or to publish ...
The Victoria and Albert Museum
The Victoria and Albert Museum (often abbreviated as the V&A) in London is the world's largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing a permanent collection of over 4.5 million objects. Named after Prince Albert and Queen V...
World Digital Library
The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world. The principal objectives of the WDL are to: ...

News Releases

"A book is not a bomb" says fact-finding mission
2011-06-16
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders urged the Turkish government today to prove it supports the media freedom it proclaimed during the recent election campaign.
Connexions Archive seeks a new home
2009-11-18
Connexions Information Sharing Services
The Connexions Archive, a Toronto-based library dedicated to preserving the history of grassroots movements for social change, needs a new home.
Grassroots Archives: Preservation as subversion?
2012-10-08
Ulli Diemer of Connexions, a social justice library and archive - www.connexions.org - discusses problems facing grassroots archives at a talk sponsored by the Humanist Association of Toronto (HAT).
IFJ Calls on Writers to Demand Their Rights from Google
2009-10-30
International Federation of Journalists
the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has called on all journalists who have had their books scanned by Google through its Google Book Search to claim their rights to payment.
Leftwords Festival of Books and Ideas
2012-05-05
Leftwords
LeftWords is a free public event that celebrates and promotes the work of progressive Canadian and international writers and thinkers whose works appear in books and magazines by Canadian independent ...
Memory as Resistance: Grassroots Archives and the Battle of Memory
2012-11-02
Connexions Archive
CONNEXIONS and Beit Zatoun are spotlighting grassroots archives this November with an open house and networking event November 24, a talk and discussion November 27, and an exhibit (November 16-27).

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Banning of Books Alarms Freedom Advocates
Kuppusamy, Baradan
Article
2010
IPS
The confiscation and banning of books by Malaysian authorities is sending alarm bells ringing among activists, who want the repeal of laws that the government is using to suppress freedom of expressio...
The Book-of-the-Millennium Club
Macdonald, Dwight
Article
1952
For $249.50, which is (for all practical purposes) $250, one could buy, in 1952, a hundred pounds of Great Books: four hundred and forty-three works by seventy-six authors, ranging chronologically and...
Books banned by governments, list of
Connexipedia Article
Article
This article intends to list works, such as novels, nonfiction books, short stories, and essays that have banned by governments over time.
Bookworms Rejoice
Digital deal paves the way for online access
Johnson, Bobbie
Article
2008
Guardian Weekly
Google and the US book industry struck a deal to sell digitized books online and distribute royalties to their authors and publishers through a third party.
Bringing Books and Seeking Peace in Colombia
Bringing Peace to a Beleaguered Country
Chelala, Cesar
Unclassified
2014
CounterPunch
A teacher, two donkeys, and a big pile of books are working to enrich the lives of the children in a small community in Colombia.
Capital on CD-Rom, Cat Optional - CD-Rom Review
Finkel, Joel R.
Article
1999
Against the Current
Karl Marx's Multimedia Capital, v.1. Cominsane Press, 1998. Distributed by Monthly Review Press, 1-800-670-9499. $20.
The Case for Grassroots Archives
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2012
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Grassroots archives play a valuable role in what has been called "the battle of memory". People's history projects such as grassroots archives preserve and share stories of resistance, hidden historie...
Challenged Books and Magazines List 2009
Freedom to Read
Article
1989
Book and Periodical Council
This updated document provides a list of 100 books and magazines which have been challenged due to their content between the years of 1989 and 2009.
Cover story: a year of beautiful books
Publishers are fighting back against the ebook tide with great designs
Hughes, Kathryn
Article
2011
The Guardian
Publishers have started building their marketing strategies around form rather than content. The article emphasises that the whole point of a good book design is to grab the attention of both the rea...
The Danger of Being Neighborly Without a Permit
Friedersdorf, Conor
Article
2015
Media Channel
Three years ago, The Los Angeles Times published a feel-good story on the Little Free Library movement.The idea is simple: A book lover puts a box or shelf or crate of books in their front yard. Neigh...
ebookcollective
Website
Bills itself as "a centralized location for your leftist literature."
Fame & Fortune Online
Website
Sources
Comprehensive listing of awards available to Canadian journalists.
Fanning the flames of intolerance
The burning of books -- an ultimate form of control and condemnation
Henley, John
Article
2010
The Guardian
A historical overview of book burnings by political and religious regimes.
Frequently Asked Questions about Sources
Article
Sources
SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, authors and researchers with the sources they need for their work. SOURCES spotlights organizations, institutions, government agencies, c...
From Cave Paintings to the Internet
Norman, Jeremy
Article
2013
Jeremy Norman & Co., Inc.
Chronological and Thematic Studies on the History of Information and Media.
Getting your story into the media
Article
Sources
Stories are the heart and soul of the media. Journalism is about telling stories, and good stories require sources # human contacts, the people who provide informed comment and expertise, the people w...
Helping you reach the media
How Sources can help you get more and better media coverage
Article
Sources
Media coverage is the most valuable kind of publicity there is because it is based on the news value or information value of what you do or say, and is therefore far more credible than paid publicity ...
IFJ Calls on Writers to Demand Their Rights from Google
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists
the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has called on all journalists who have had their books scanned by Google through its Google Book Search to claim their rights to payment.
Iran: Book Censorship The Rule, Not The Exception
Sarkouhi, Faraj
Article
2007
Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Censorship in Iran has intensified over the last two years, with many books appearing only in expunged versions, while others previously available have had subsequent print runs banned.
Keeping Books Safe
A Bad Law Threatens Our Past
Nicol, Elizabeth Mullaney
Article
2009
The New Atlantis
Imagine a dystopian horror tale in which virtually all books from the past were destroyed...Books that did not meet the ideologies of the publishers, the demands of the mass market, the trends of the ...
Librarians and Palestine
An Interview with Vani Natarajan
Jacobs, Ron
Article
2013
CounterPunch
Working to preserve Palestinian records and memory in the face of deliberate destruction by Israel.
Memory as Resistance: Grassroots Archives and the Battle of Memory
Preservation as subversion: Do grassroots archives have a future?
Article
2012
Connexions and Beit Zatoun
CONNEXIONS and Beit Zatoun are spotlighting grassroots archives this November with an open house and networking event November 24, a talk and discussion November 27, and an exhibit (November 16-27). G...
My life as a bibliophile
Barnes, Julian
Article
2012
The Guardian
From school prizes to writing his own novels, the author reflects on his lifelong bibliomania and explains why, despite e-readers and Amazon, he believes the physical book and bookshops will survive.
A novel oasis: why Argentina is the bookshop capital of the world
Goñi,Uki
Article
2015
The Guardian
Buenos Aires alone has more bookstores per person than any other city in the world - just enough for inquisitive Argentinians to indulge their literary cravings.
Powerful publicity and marketing tools for publishers and authors
Article
2009
Sources
Helping authors and publishers to publicize themselves and their books with a package of marketing and media relations tools designed to get publicity in the media and to reach readers and book buyers...
The Price of Books, The Value of Civilization
Mundy, Toby
Article
2014
I have come to think that books occupy this valuable position in our civilisation because they are the only medium for thick descriptions of the world that human beings possess. By ‘thick’ description...
Sources Bookshelf
Website
Sources
Featuring books and DVDs by Sources member authors.
Sources gives you powerful tools to help you stand out from the crowd
Article
Sources
An overview of how you can use SOURCES to amplify your message. SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, writers, producers and researchers with the sources they need for their ...
Sources Select Authors
Website
Sources
Authors available to take media calls about their area of expertise.
Twelve of the world's most beautiful bookshops
Photo/Image/Poster
2015
The Guardian
From an underground carpark in China to a converted theatre in Argentina, take a look at some of the most stunning bookshops around the world.
Young Adult Canadian Book Award
Article
2006
Winners from 1981 on.

Sources Bookshelf

Being Wrong
Adventures in the Margin of Error
Schulz, Carol
Book
2010
Being wrong is an improving, humbling experience. The experience of error is an adventure, because the propensity for making mistakes is inseparable from our imagination. It is necessary if we are to ...
The Cost of Free Speech
Lee, Simon
Book
1990
In the wake of the Ayatollah's "fatwah" against Salman Rushdie and in the turbulent context of terrorism in Northern Ireland, free speech really can lead to death, according to the author. This book o...
Defining Moments in Books
The Greatest Books, Writers, Characters, Passages, and Events that Shook the Literary World
Lucy, Daniel
Book
2007
Double Fold
Libraries and the Assault on Paper
Baker, Nicholson
Book
2001
Double Fold examines the preservation of books in United States libraries over the past 50 years. It details the libraries' "war" on books -- the alarming lack of preservation and the destruction of ...
The Encyclopedia of American Comics
From 1897 to the Present
Goulart, Ron (Ed.)
Book
1990
A reference work of over a 1000 entries devoted to the phenomenon of the American comic, covering almost a century of comic production from the introduction of the genre in 1897 to the latest (1990) s...
International Book of Comics
Gifford, Denis
Unclassified
1984
First appearing in 1984, the book takes a nostalgic look at comics from the early and latter day British strips and comic books, right through to Continental European publications, and North American ...
The Library at Night
Manguel, Alberto
Book
2006
The Library at Night tells the story of the important role of libraries in human civilization and how books are an essential link between the individual and the world.
Powerful publicity and marketing tools for publishers and authors
Article
2009
Helping authors and publishers to publicize themselves and their books with a package of marketing and media relations tools designed to get publicity in the media and to reach readers and book buyers...
Reading Lolita in Tehran
Nafisi, Azar
Book
2003
Sources Select Resources
Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers
Website
1977
Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers.
The Woman Reader
Jack, Belinda
Book
2012
Belinda Jack's history of women's reading and the ceaseless controversies it has inspired, explores what and how women of widely differing cultures have read through the ages.

Media

Access
Current issues, ideas for the improvement of librarianship in Ontario, and trends that will affect the future development of the profession.
Atlantic Books Today
Canada's East Coast writers and their books.
BC Bookworld
Books, authors and publishers of British Columbia.
BookTelevision: The Channel
Spotlights fiction, non-fiction, erotica, psychology, cookbooks, sports writing, poetry, drama, movies, political speechwriting, journalism, advertising, websites, comics, children's lit, the popular ...
Devil's Artisan: A Journal of the Printing Arts
The craft of printing and bookmaking; bibliographic and historic matters; communicative, sociological and technical subjects related to printing.
Montreal Review of Books
Free tabloid containing reviews of English-language literature and translations from Qu‚bec.
Quill & Quire
Trade publication of the Canadian book industry.
READ-Life With Books
Interviews with writers, book reviews, industry news. Free distribution to bookstores across Canada. Kids Read magazine is on the flip side of READ magazine.


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