Library Link of the Day

August 2011

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  1. Bulwer-Lytton prize for bad writing goes to brutally mangled metaphor [Guardian]
  2. How Google Dominates Us [The New York Review of Books]
  3. The case for raunchy teen lit [Salon]
  4. The Epidemic of Digital Distraction [Gizmodo]
  5. KU establishes first coalition of institutions practicing open access [KU News]
  6. The Social Context of Reading: Five Questions for Bob Stein [Imprint]
  7. Don't Panic Yet, but Wikipedia Is Losing Contributors [Time]
  8. Vonnegut library offers free books for Republic students [Springfield News-Leader]
  9. Independent bookstores find ways to compete in the digital age [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
  10. When Data Disappears [The New York Times]
  11. Amazon Kindle Cloud Reader Joins Uprising against Apple App Store [PC World]
  12. New Statistics Model for Book Industry Shows Trade Ebook Sales Grew Over 1,000 Percent [Library Journal]
  13. Libraries should embrace digital revolution, says report [Guardian]
  14. Libraries can fill void as book retailers close [The Times-Reporter]
  15. Google Books scores a deal in France [The Christian Science Monitor]
  16. Will Kindles Kill Libraries? [The Phoenix]
  17. Record Industry Braces for Artistsí Battles Over Song Rights [The New York Times]
  18. Toward a Rational Response to Plagiarism [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  19. A Village Person Tests the Copyright Law [The New York Times]
  20. British Libraries Push Back [Inside Higher Ed]
  21. The library is not just a book warehouse anymore [The Globe and Mail]
  22. Crazy: 90 Percent of People Don't Know How to Use CTRL+F [The Atlantic]
  23. Ferreting Out Fake Reviews Online [The New York Times]
  24. What Students Don't Know [Inside Higher Ed]
  25. Thinking Cap: The Seemingly Persistent Rise of Plagiarism [The New York Times]
  26. Bells and Whistles for a Few E-Books [The New York Times]
  27. 5 Reasons Google+'s Name Policy Fails [InformationWeek]
  28. Legally Bought Some Books Abroad? Sell Them In The US And You Could Owe $150k Per Book For Infringement [Techdirt]
  29. Universities Band Together To Join Orphan Works Project [Cornell University Library]
  30. Earthquake [UMD Libraries]
  31. The Copyright Nightmare of "I Have a Dream" [Motherboard]

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