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The Bodleian Libraries at the University of Oxford is the largest university library system in the United Kingdom. It includes the principal University library - the Bodleian Library - which has been a legal deposit library for 400 years; as well as 28 other libraries across Oxford including major research libraries and faculty, department and institute libraries. Together, the Libraries hold more than 12 million printed items, over 80,000 e-journals and outstanding special collections inclu ...
 
Dewey Decibel is the popular podcast series from American Libraries, the magazine of the American Library Association. Each month, your host and American Libraries Senior Editor Phil Morehart will be your guide to conversations with librarians, authors, thinkers, and scholars about topics from the library world and beyond.
 
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Auckland Libraries
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Curated recordings of events and interviews about collections from Auckland Libraries. Catch up on missed author talks, events and concerts or hear more in-depth commentary on the taonga treasured collections and exhibition talks.
 
We are a book group podcast, looking at a new genre each week. We enjoy a beverage that matches the theme of the episode, we talk about some books we like with our Guest Hosts, and we share resources for finding more books. We work in a library system, and many of our guests work in libraries - so we have a lot of fun books to share! Grab a beverage, and let's start talking about books!
 
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Secret Stacks
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SECRET STACKS, your comics in libraries podcast. Hosted by Kristin LaLonde and Thomas Maluck. We discuss anything related to comics in and around libraries.
 
We're not just book nerds. We're professional book nerds! We are staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks from public libraries and schools. It's our job to discuss books all day long so we thought, "Why not share the conversation!" Hear about the best books we've read, get recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. Every title discussed is available to borrow through public libraries. Get started re ...
 
University of Hong Kong Libraries Book Talks
 
This podcast is a collection of audio stories from the libraries, archives, and museums of New York City. It is brought to you by the Metropolitan New York Library Council, where the libraries and archives of New York comes together to learn, share ideas, and collaborate.
 
ALOUD is the Library Foundation of Los Angeles' award-winning literary series of live conversations, readings and performances at the historic Central Library and locations throughout Los Angeles.
 
The Free Library Podcast is an easy way to participate in the author events and lectures that take place at the Parkway Central Library. Visit Author Events to find upcoming events.
 
Conversations & ruminations on the shifts taking place in K-12 librarianship & libraries.
 
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The Wicked Library
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Go ahead...Leave the lights on
 
Podcast by LB School & Library
 
All About Books is a weekly NET Radio book review and discussion program hosted by Pat Leach, Director of Lincoln City Libraries, Lincoln, NE. Updated Thursdays.
 
The Fragmented Podcast is a podcast for Android Developers hosted by Donn Felker and Kaushik Gopal. Our goal is to help you become a better Android Developer. We chat about topics such as Testing, Dependency Injection, Android Patterns and Practices, useful libraries and much more. We will also be interviewing some of the top Android Developers out there. Subscribe now and join us on the journey of being an Android Developer.
 
A NEW new time podcast in the style of OLD old-time radio, the Thrilling Adventure Hour Treasury marks the triumphant return of Sparks Nevada, Beyond Belief, and all your favorite Thrilling personas to podcast airwaves. Plus brand new Thrilling tales, new guest stars, new writers, and a bold new sound. The Thrilling Adventure Hour Treasury is recorded at Forever Dog studios in Los Angeles and produced/engineered by the Forever Dog Podcast Network. Created by Ben Acker and Ben Blacker. Featur ...
 
The mission of the National Library of Ireland (NLI) is to collect, preserve, promote and make accessible the documentary and intellectual record of the life of Ireland and to contribute to the provision of access to the larger universe of recorded knowledge. It is open, free of charge, to all those who wish to consult the collections. The Office of the Chief Herald in Kildare Street and the National Photographic Archive in Temple Bar are both part of the National Library. Further informatio ...
 
Top Shelf Topics From Merrick Library
 
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Legends Library
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A Star Wars podcast dedicated to reading one Legends book each month and discussing it.
 
The Schlow Library Podcast features interviews and news about events, happenings, and services at Schlow Centre Region Library in State College.
 
The Banned Library Podcast offers a unique discussion and emphasis on books and literature that are considered frequently banned or challenged by schools and libraries. Word of Warning, the stories may not be safe for work or children unless you have really cool children and a grown up work place!
 
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What's New
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An Exploration of New Ideas and Discoveries
 
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Belle's Library
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Belle's Library: Exploring the intersection of pop culture and media with current events and social change
 
The Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories is a six-volume edition, which contains one hundred and one tales written by authors as diverse and separated by history as Pliny the Younger (first century AD), Voltaire (17th century) and Guy de Maupassant (19th century) and also from different parts of the world. This volume which is the first, contains twenty interesting stories, and an introduction by the editor. The fascinating aspect of mystery stories is that sometimes the ...
 
All About Books is a weekly NET Radio book review and discussion program hosted by Pat Leach, Director of Lincoln City Libraries, Lincoln, NE. Updated Thursdays.
 
Menomonie Public Library - Ted Talks interviews interesting people with a story to tell in Menomonie, Wisconsin. Programs of local interest to Dunn County and surrounding communities with your hosts Chuck Backus and Ted Stark.Theme Song: "Leopard Print Elevator" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 Licensecreativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
 
This podcast was created by the girls of Monroe County Public Library and focuses mostly on our local library, books and reading, and the power of girls.
 
A podcast from the website at newzionrockford.com.
 
Author and Baylor University professor Robert Darden tells stories - and plays recordings - from the Baylor University Libraries' Black Gospel Music Restoration Project in an on-going weekly series of two-minute segments. Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments explores the distinctly African-American sound of the "Golden Age of Gospel" (1945-1975). The series celebrates this fertile musical period in American history, presenting cultural snapshots that reveal the depth of a people, their communit ...
 
King Alfred and the Cakes. Damon and Pythias. The Sword of Damocles. Bruce and the Spider. These are stories that many people who grew up in the last century would be familiar with. They were included in our text books or to be found in anthologies in our school libraries. However, for a new generation growing up, some of these may be new and unknown. Hence, Fifty Famous Stories Retold by James Baldwin would indeed be a great addition to your children's bookshelf. James Baldwin, who shares h ...
 
Download a full audiobook of your choice free at http://audiobookspace.com/free Let Us Tell You a Story.We've got more than 100,000+ incredible audiobooks that will take you anywhere you want to go.We have it all! Bestsellers, classics, award-winners, romance, thrillers, Fiction, business, bios, young adult and more. What do you want to listen to?Take your books anywhere with our free apps for iOS and Android. Listening on-the-go has never been faster, easier or more enjoyable.We've introduc ...
 
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Reactbits
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A weekly podcast keeping you up to date on the latest news and libraries in the React ecosystem.
 
Tailored specially to make history more palatable and interesting to children, Our Island Story, by Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall, is a charmingly illustrated volume that promises hours of delight for parents as well as children. Beginning with the myths and legends about Albion, the author ensures that she captivates the child's imagination from the very first page. Unlike today's dry and non-committal history tomes that are prescribed in schools, Our Island Story is full of lyrical prose, l ...
 
Home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare materials. Advancing knowledge and the arts. Discover it all at www.folger.edu. Shakespeare turns up in the most interesting places—not just literature and the stage, but science and social history as well. Our "Shakespeare Unlimited" podcast explores the fascinating and varied connections between Shakespeare, his works, and the world around us.
 
Richard Leiter and co-hosts Roger Skalbeck, Elizabeth Farrell Clifford and Mandy Lee explore all issues of concern to law libraries, law librarians, legal bibliography and the profession.
 
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EconTalk
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EconTalk is an award-winning weekly talk show about economics in daily life. Featured guests include renowned economics professors, Nobel Prize winners, and exciting speakers on all kinds of topical matters related to economic thought. Host Russ Roberts, of the Library of Economics and Liberty and the Hoover Institution, draws you in with lively guests and creative repartee. Topics include health care, business cycles, economic growth, free trade, education, finance, politics, sports, book r ...
 
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Mojo Workout
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The Punk Rock Knitting Circle
 
From emerging writers to international successes, the National Library of Australia’s Arts and Literature Talks take you into the minds and reveal the creative processes of some of the world’s best writers.
 
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Society & Culture
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Drawing inspiration from the collections of the National Library of Australia, the Society and Culture talks keep you in touch with the Australia of the past, present and future. From the history of settlement through to studies of the environment, these talks will inspire and challenge you.
 
To mark Glasgow Women’s Library’s 21st anniversary, the Library commissioned 21 women writers to create new work inspired by items and artefacts in our collections. In this podcast series, the writers read their work and talk about the inspiration behind each new piece.
 
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Retire Secure!
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The Best Free Audio Library in the United States for IRA and retirement plan owners. After listening to some of these shows, you will get a lot of ideas that will cut your taxes and save you money. All of these guests have written important financial books. Enjoy CPA/Attorney James Lange interview the top financial, IRA, estate planning and investing experts in the country. Jim reads the books and develops intelligent questions and those questions make up the basis for the shows. Guests incl ...
 
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MPL - Podcast
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Menasha Public Library Podcast: Community-Conversation-Story.
 
Discover how seekers and scholars from a variety of disciplines have engaged with Mary Baker Eddy's life, ideas, and accomplishments.
 
Old Time Rock n Roll is the largest oldies podcast in the world today. Over 2.3 million listeners have enjoyed the huge library of tunes. Host Lee Douglas uses his personal 120,000 song library to spin the classics,as well as the obscure songs of the 50's,60's and early 70's. Whether its doo wop, rockabilly, Rythym and Blues or pop, Old Time Rock n Roll has it all. Listen and be transported back to a time when the biggest problem we had was getting a date for Saturday night.
 
Musical artists perform at the Decatur Library in DeKalb County Georgia
 
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Bklyn Mixtape
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Brooklyn has so many stories to tell, and so many of them start at the library. Every other week, “Borrowed” brings you stories that start here and take you somewhere new. We're talking to people starting businesses, finding their roots, playing Dungeons & Dragons, creating community—and of course, borrowing books! Brought to you by Brooklyn Public Library.
 
A Readers’ Advisory Podcast about becoming better library staff by reading books we hate! Every month we read books from a new, randomly picked genre; then on the podcast we discuss our reading choices, experiences, opinions, appeal factors, and other related topics as friends and library workers.
 
The Authority File is a weekly program featuring in-depth conversations about contemporary trends, best practices, and case studies important to the academic community. Hosted by Bill Mickey, the Editorial Director at Choice, the show spotlights authors, publishers, librarians, researchers and other higher education luminaries.
 
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Steven Michael King
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Famous for seeing energy as accurately as scientific equipment, and his ability to teach anybody to affect biology , so strongly the electrical, photonic, ionic &blood microcapillary activity shows up on equipment both in front of hundreds &under double blind conditions...Steven Michael King of www.transformationalbreakthroughs.org &"Steven Michael King Presents the Best in the world" and www.strategicconsultant.orgshares with you how to use energy in daily life, develop &use psychic abiliti ...
 
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A 30-year writer and senior editor at The Washington Post, Steve Luxenberg has overseen reportage that has won a host of awards, including two Pulitzer Prizes for explanatory journalism. He is the author of Annie's Ghosts: A Journey in a Family Secret, the tale of his eponymous aunt who was locked away in a mental institution and seemingly eras ...…
 
A few weeks ago, Adam talked about dog books and now Jill is back with books featuring and about cats! Books Mentioned In This Episode: Dewey by Vicki Myron Bunnicula by James and Deborah Howe Old Possom's Book of Practical Cats by TS Eliot The Cat Who... series by Lillian Jackson Braun Mrs. Murphy series by Rita Mae Brown The Incredible Journe ...…
 
Welcome back! We are so pleased you are joining us for our podcast book group: Reading with Libraries! This week we are discussing Cyberpunk books. Check out our full shownotes page here, for all the info on the books we discuss and the material you can use to find all kinds of other books for yourself, friends, or patrons! (You can also find l ...…
 
Annette Lees discusses the research process behind her book: Swim A year of outdoor swimming in New Zealand.Stay tuned for a special segment on "Manu" bombing."Venus of the South Seas" can be found in the Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision collection here: https://bit.ly/2tvkNAGRecorded live at Auckland Central Library on February 20 2019.Image: Aucklan ...…
 
The Legends Library team breaks down the final book of the Legacy of the Force series, Invincible, by Troy Denning. They talk about the changes in the characters over the entire series and the great final duel!!
 
An amazing true story of a girl growing up in rural Idaho who is kept out of school by her survivalist parents. Teaching herself enough to get into college, she thrives and is accepted into Harvard and Cambridge. “Educated: A Memoir” by Tara Westover.By netnebraska@gmail.com (NET Nebraska).
 
An amazing true story of a girl growing up in rural Idaho who is kept out of school by her survivalist parents. Teaching herself enough to get into college, she thrives and is accepted into Harvard and Cambridge. “Educated: A Memoir” by Tara Westover.By netnebraska@gmail.com (NET Nebraska).
 
The Schlow Library Podcast talks with Katie Fallon, author of this year's Centre County Reads book Vulture: The Private Life of an Unloved Bird. Katie will be giving a talk about her book on April 4 at the Nittany Lion Inn. Centre County Reads: https://www.centrecountyreads.org/ Katie Fallon: http://www.katiefallon.com/…
 
In conversation with Tamala Edwards, anchor, 6ABC Action News morning edition The multifaceted, 36-year-old progressive mayor of South Bend, Indiana, Pete Buttigieg is a Rhodes Scholar and Harvard graduate. Nearly a decade ago he left a successful career in business to return to his ''dying'' hometown with a dream of reinvention. During his two ...…
 
In a novel just released in the US, author and longtime BBC radio host Simon Mayo tells an amazing—but true—story: that England’s first all-black production of Romeo and Juliet was staged by Black American prisoners of war in a British prison called Dartmoor, during the War of 1812. Like its setting, the novel, Mad Blood Stirring, is bleak. But ...…
 
Two years after a presidential election that shocked so many, we are still trying to understand the role that fake news sources played, and how a swarm of propaganda clouded social media. Now a comprehensive study has looked carefully at the impact of untrustworthy online sources in the election, with some surprising results, and some […]…
 
This episode we’re talking about Canadian Content! We discuss books by indigenous authors, French Canadian literature, the immigrant experience, what it means to be Canadian, and more! Plus: The Log Driver's Waltz! You can download the podcast directly, find it on Libsyn, or get it through iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, Spotify, or your favouri ...…
 
Most material featured in Robert's talk can be located through the Auckland Libraries catalogue including our new super search engine Kura. You will find the link to Kura under Heritage Collections on the front page of Auckland Libraries' website.Some items in the Ephemera collection are not currently catalogued. To view these items such as the ...…
 
Listen to all star Indie developer and friend of the show Chris Lacy. Chris Lacy created the beloved Action Launcher - arguably one of the best Launcher apps on Android. In this epiisode, he talks to us about what it's like being an indie developer, starting on Action Launcher and of course his newest creation - ActionDash. Enjoy. Shownotes Twe ...…
 
Catherine Semcer of the Property and Environment Research Center (PERC) talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the role of incentives in preserving wildlife in Africa. The conversation discusses how allowing limited hunting of big game such as elephants and using revenue from hunting licenses to reward local communities for habitat steward ...…
 
Today's episode is an interview Jill did with Alexandra Robbins, author of The Overachievers, The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth, and Pledged. Her latest book Fraternity is out now. Music Music provided royalty free from www.bensound.com About the podcast We're not just book nerds: we're professional book nerds and the staff librarians who work ...…
 
With this episode, Choice is pleased to continue a semi-regular series of interviews with OAT-winning authors. The Outstanding Academic Titles (OATs for short) are an annual list of the best academic titles reviewed by Choice. The 2018 list is just out and available in our January 2019 issue and online at ChoiceRe ...…
 
During Lou Rawls' stay with the Pilgrim Travelers, he recorded a number of classic gospel songs, including beautiful, jazzy renditions of the classic spirituals. One of the best is this version of "Motherless Child."By kateleigh_mills@baylor.edu (Kateleigh Mills).
 
As Lee celebrates his birthday we salute all those great Old "OLD" songs.By Oldtimernr@hotmail.com.
 
Dr Phyllis Herda shares political, economic and social insights on Tongan material culture at the time of Cook's visit to the Pacific. She comments on the impact of 'collecting and colonization'. Dr Herda works across the traditional disciplines of Anthropology, Pacific History and Women’s/Gender Studies.She began working in Polynesia in the ea ...…
 
Professor Frances Lennard discusses the preservation and conservation dynamics of working with Tapa cloth.Prof. Lennard is Professor of Textile Conservation at the University of Glasgow and the Principal Investigator on a collaborative project studying Pacific bark cloth. She trained at the Textile Conservation Centre at Hampton Court Palace in ...…
 
Dr Andy Mills share a short social, cultural and textile preservation history of the Pacific bark cloth.Dr Mills research interests focus mainly on Pacific art history and the sociocultural history of Oceania since 1700, Although his interests in Pacific art are broad, he specializes in the study of historical textiles and wood sculpture, and h ...…
 
Auckland University academic and author Billie Lythberg shares an erudite history related to the content and context of the Tapa Book collection.https://bit.ly/2SGw4JDDr Billie Lythberg (University of Auckland) has a PhD in economic anthropology and art history, and a background in Māori studies and oral literatures. She has keen interest in ‘g ...…
 
Dagmar Dyck is a Tongan German textile artist and educator, first generation New Zealander. Her creative works include working with Tongan Ngatu (Tapa). In this track Dagmar describes the experience of being a working artist and the influence of heritage collections; seeing objects of culture, art and beauty up close and in the flesh rather tha ...…
 
Among the many taonga held by Ngā Pātaka Kōrero - Auckland Libraries is a sampler book of Pacific tapa cloth.The Tapa Book is a catalogue of different specimens of cloth collected in the mid 1700s during the three Pacific voyages of Captain James Cook. In the late 1780s Alexander Shaw compiled a series of catalogues with sample cloth from Tonga ...…
 
February 16–23 is National Entrepreneurship Week. As community hubs and incubators, libraries are perfectly positioned to help new businesses get off their feet and thrive—whether it’s by offering resources and books to spark ideas or hosting programs on the ins-and-outs of business management led by local business leaders.In Episode 35, Dewey ...…
 
In conversation with Carlin Romano, Critic-at-Large, The Chronicle of Higher Education, former literary critic The Philadelphia Inquirer and author of America the Philosophical. ''Perhaps the most prominent intellectual in France today'' (The Boston Globe), Bernard-Henri Lévy led the vanguard of the radical 1970s ''New Philosophy'' movement, a ...…
 
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