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February 9, 2021 — In addition to this week's NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers Weekly News Digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information Today. For other up-to-the-minute news, check out ITIís Twitter account: @ITINewsBreaks.

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OverDrive Offers Curated Lists for Discovering Black Authors

OverDrive’s marketing and communications specialist, Jill Grunenwald, shared curated ebook and audiobook lists for librarians in conjunction with Black History Month. “The truth is, 28 days isn’t enough,” she notes. “We should be reading, promoting, and supporting these books and authors every single day. And while much of the focus of Black History Month is centered on the history of African Americans, it is equally important that we recognize and reckon with what it currently means to be Black in America while also highlighting the joy that can be found in books written by Black authors.”

The lists (login required to view) include African American Romance, Black LGBTQ+ Authors and Characters, Conversations on Race, Racism, & Resistance, YA Books that spotlight #BlackJoy, Books That Showcase Black Talent, and Books by Black Authors Everyone Should Read.

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