Phil the Web Crawler – 19 Canadians nominated for Dublin Prize, Smitty Miller’s traveling road show, Canadian Year Book closes forever and Apple patents the page turn.

– 19 Canadians nominated for $127K IMPAC Dublin prize.

– Smitty fans: Smitty Miller’s traveling show hits the big time at ALA Mid-winter meetings.

– Fill the Shelves Campaign Raises Money, Buys Books For School Libraries.

– This year, Canada Year Book will close forever.

– In case you missed it: The Canada Council for the Arts announces 2012 Governor General’s Literary Award winners.

Why good libraries are important for education.

– Amazon is slammed with $252 million in back taxes by France.

– ProQuest enhances strategic acquisition and discovery of e-books.

– More libraries join OCLC WorldShare Management Services community.

– EBSCO Publishing Introduces Humanities Source: most comprehensive collection available in the humanities field.

– National Library of Poland to add 1.3 million records to WorldCat.

– My 6,128 Favorite Books: One avid reader’s coments  on how a harmless juvenile pastime turned into a lifelong personality disorder.

And finally, believe or not, Apple now owns the page turn.

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