April 23, 2014

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The Digital Shift is a product of Media Source Inc.

The Digital Shift is the new home for all technology-related stories and features published by Library Journal and School Library Journal. We’ll cover everything to keep librarians informed as they help ease patrons’ and students’ immersion in an increasingly digital world. From the rapidly changing ebook marketplace, to self-service interfaces and download stations, to the latest in online tools and resources that will help patrons and students work and learn most efficiently — when it comes to navigating the Digital Shift, we’ve got you covered.
Library Journal
Founded in 1876, Library Journal is one of the oldest and most respected publications covering the library field. Over 100,000 library directors, administrators, and staff in public, academic, and special libraries read LJ. In its twenty annual issues, Library Journal reviews nearly 7,000 books, and provides coverage of technology, management, policy, and other professional concerns.
Library Hotline
Library Hotline is the premier source about library innovations and management trends, including breaking news and current issues. Weekly issues address library services for all age groups, as well as library construction, people in the news, technology, grants, fundraising, and election and legislative updates. Issues also include reports on professional conferences and seminars, library and information science graduate education, continuing education, and new products.
School Library Journal
More than 100,000 librarians who work with students in public and school libraries read School Library Journal. Each monthly issue of SLJ includes reviews of children’s and young adult books, audio, and multimedia products, as well as news, features, and columns that deliver the perspective, resources, and leadership tools necessary for its readers to become indispensable players in their schools and libraries.
Horn Book, Inc
First published in 1924, the Horn Book Magazine provides its readership with in-depth reviews of the best new books for children and young adults as well as features, articles, and editorials in each issue. The Horn Book Guide provides comprehensive coverage of the world of children’s books. Published twice annually, each issue gives a review and a numerical rating for every hardcover children’s book published in the United States during the previous publishing season.

Junior Library Guild, founded in 1929, provides collection development services to more than 17,000 school and public libraries nationwide. This unique service reviews and selects children’s and young adult hardcover trade books prior to their publication. JLG selections are placed into one of 32 reading levels ranging from Pre-K to YA and are then shipped to member libraries on a monthly basis.
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