Library Link of the Day

November 2012

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  1. Supreme Court seeks a way around "perpetual copyright" on foreign goods [Ars Technica]
  2. Are eReaders Doomed? How Our Tablet Love Affair Is Putting The eReader In Jeopardy [The Huffington Post]
  3. Open Access Explained! [Piled Higher and Deeper]
  4. Scientific fraud is rife: it's time to stand up for good science [The Guardian]
  5. I.B.M.’s Watson Goes to Medical School [The New York Times]
  6. Booksellers Resisting Amazon’s Disruption [The New York Times]
  7. People Of The Bookshelf [The Global Mail]
  8. The Past, Present, and Future of the Book [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  9. Boulder libraries to allow permit holders to carry guns [The Denver Post]
  10. Little Free Library movement keeps gaining momentum [The Badger Herald]
  11. Creation and copyright law: the case of 3D printing [The Conversation]
  12. iPads set to take over from books in school libraries, principal says [Herald Sun]
  13. Measuring Engagement (With Books) [Inside Higher Ed]
  14. Storm Damage at NYU Library Offers Lessons for Disaster Planning in the Stacks [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  15. Kansas State Library’s Facebook campaign targets top publishers’ e-book policies [The Wichita Eagle]
  16. Google engineer builds $1,500 page-turning scanner out of sheet metal and a vacuum [The Verge]
  17. Google asks court to ax book-scanning suit from Authors Guild [CNET News]
  18. The Quiet Ones [The New York Times]
  19. Libraries let patrons check out an iPad, or granddad's history [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
  20. Vending Machine That Dispenses Random Second-Hand Books [DesignTAXI.com]
  21. Amazon’s the devil — and I love it [Salon]
  22. High Speed Book Scanner [BFS-Auto]
  23. FBI agents raided Detroit Public Library over allegations of contract fraud [Detroit Free Press]
  24. The Most Expensive Books of the Season [Publishers Weekly]
  25. Giving Digital Preservation a Backbone [Inside Higher Ed]
  26. Giving Back for Literacy and a Better World [The Huffington Post]
  27. Some states buck the trend and preserve penmanship [USA Today]
  28. Independent Bookstores Find Their Footing [All Things Considered]
  29. Librarians or Baristas? [Inside Higher Ed]
  30. How Google Plans to Find the UnGoogleable [Technology Review]

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