Library Link of the Day

February 2012

<< January 2012 | March 2012 >>

  1. Book Burning, 213 BC–2011 AD [University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee]
  2. Jonathan Franzen warns ebooks are corroding values [The Guardian]
  3. Will Academics' Boycott Of Elsevier Be The Tipping Point For Open Access -- Or Another Embarrassing Flop? [Techdirt]
  4. I Can’t Believe You’re Throwing Out Books! [Perfect Whole]
  5. Here Come the Rules Police [Library Journal]
  6. We Need Copyright 2.0 [American Libraries]
  7. Update on the Google Books Lawsuit [Information Today]
  8. Wolfram, a Search Engine, Finds Answers Within Itself [The New York Times]
  9. You Will Never Kill Piracy, and Piracy Will Never Kill You [Forbes]
  10. Therapy Dogs’ Presence Steadily Grows in Libraries [Library Journal]
  11. Penguin Ends E-Book Library Lending And Relationship With OverDrive [paidContent]
  12. Amazon in the Process of Launching a Retail Store [Good E-Reader]
  13. Protesters March Against Potential Library Layoffs [The Harvard Crimson]
  14. Blind Look To New Technology, Push Braille Aside [All Things Considered]
  15. Citation Obsession? Get Over It! [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  16. What Patrons Teach Us—and Publishers Should Learn [Library Journal]
  17. Why Book Publishing Can Survive Digital Age [Bloomberg]
  18. International publisher alliance shuts down piracy site [The Bookseller]
  19. 5 Common Anti-Internet Arguments (That Are Statistically BS) [Cracked]
  20. New tools make self-publishing e-books easier [USA Today]
  21. Young people's free-wheeling view of copyrighted material shaping its future distribution [Winnipeg Free Press]
  22. Digital tools 'to save languages' [BBC News]
  23. 5 killed as protests over Quran burning rage in Afghanistan [CNN]
  24. From Stacks to the Web: the Transformation of Academic Library Collecting [College & Research Libraries]
  25. E-books Can’t Burn [The New York Review of Books]
  26. The 'Undue Weight' of Truth on Wikipedia [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  27. Eternal Copyright: a modest proposal [The Telegraph]
  28. At Last, They See: E-Books 'Democratize' Publishing [Weekend Edition]
  29. Libraries need not expose kids to porn [The Sacramento Bee]

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