January 23, 2022

Live Coverage of National Book Festival Will Be Available on C-SPAN 2 and Online

Online: PBS Online

Live Coverage will be available online via the PBS Book View Now web site. A schedule is available here.

Online and TV: C-SPAN

C-SPAN’s live coverage of the National Book Festival (NBF) on Saturday, November 23, 2016 will begin at Noon EDT on C-SPAN 2 and will also be streamed live on the C-SPAN web site.

After each event, searchable video recordings will also be available via the C-SPAN Video Library.


Additional Video and Resources

Direct to Complete NBF Schedule

The C-SPAN Video Library has keyword searchable and browsable video of past NBF presentations as well as videos from BookTV, Book Expo America, Miami Book Fair, and Virginia Festival of the Book and other events.  Users who register (free) can also create custom video clips. Overall, the C-SPAN Video Library provides access to more than 225,000,000 hours (and growing) of video, most it keyword searchable (using transcripts and/or metadata).

The National Book Festival website provides access to videos from past festivals as well as content for this year’s event. Look for the links near the bottom of the page.

You can view and download the 2016 National Book Festival poster (PDF) as well as posters from past festivals.

National Book Festival Gala 2016 (Friday, September 23, 2016)

Remarks by Carla Hayden, David Rubenstein, and others.

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.