Library Link of the Day

June 2011

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  1. Out of Fear, Colleges Lock Books and Images Away From Scholars [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  2. Cambridge, Mass. tops Amazon's list of 'well-read' cities [CNN]
  3. In Major Deal, EBSCO Publishing Acquires H.W. Wilson Company [Library Journal]
  4. 5 Reasons Why E-Books Aren’t There Yet [Wired]
  5. Snoring snoozers upset library users [The New Zealand Herald]
  6. How the Library of Congress is building the Twitter archive [O'Reilly Radar]
  7. Publishing shift threatens access [The Coloradoan]
  8. Has young adult fiction become too dark? [Salon]
  9. Digital Textbooks Slow to Catch On [The New York Times]
  10. Q&A with 'Go The Fuck To Sleep' author Adam Mansbach [Wired]
  11. E-books are the next chapter for getting kids to read [St. Paul Pioneer Press]
  12. Landmark US library set to close [Guardian]
  13. Amazon as publisher: What does it mean? [The Christian Science Monitor]
  14. Ancient Korean royal books welcomed back home [The Korea Herald]
  15. Communities Stand Behind Librarians Facing Layoffs [The Huffington Post]
  16. Internet Archive starts backing up digital books on paper [Ars Technica]
  17. Are children becoming 'digitally illiterate'? [BBC News]
  18. Spam clogging Amazon's Kindle self-publishing [MSNBC]
  19. Civil War Project Shows Pros and Cons of Crowdsourcing [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  20. In Praise of Not Knowing [The New York Times]
  21. Don't Know Much About History [The Wall Street Journal]
  22. British Library makes Google search deal [BBC News]
  23. My Battle With E-Pirates [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  24. Physical bookshops frustrated with Pottermore [The Bookseller]
  25. Come Meet the Author, but Open Your Wallet [The New York Times]
  26. Righthaven Loss: Judge Rules Reposting Entire Article Is Fair Use [Wired]
  27. U. of Michigan Tests Murky Waters of Copyright Law by Offering Digital Access to Some ‘Orphan’ Books [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  28. Academic Publisher Steps Up Efforts to Stop Piracy of Its Online Products [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  29. What Is Distant Reading? [The New York Times]
  30. In Lean Times, Schools Squeeze Out Librarians [The New York Times]

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