Library Link of the Day

May 2013

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  1. Who Really Owns Your Personal Data? [Details]
  2. The Mind of a Con Man [The New York Times]
  3. The Delete Squad [New Republic]
  4. Move Over Apple – Samsung Files For a Patent on Page Turns [The Digital Reader]
  5. Star Wars [The Wilson Quarterly]
  6. Fifty Shades of Grey boosts book trade [The Guardian]
  7. The Oxford English Dictionary and its chief word detective [BBC News]
  8. Harper Lee Sues Agent Over ‘Mockingbird’ Royalties [Bloomberg]
  9. Last of a Breed: Postal Workers Who Decipher Bad Addresses [The New York Times]
  10. Tor Books says cutting DRM out of its e-books hasn’t hurt business [Ars Technica]
  11. The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens [Scientific American]
  12. Downloads for 3D-printed Liberator gun reach 100,000 [BBC News]
  13. Maureen Johnson Calls For An End To Gendered Book Covers With An Amazing Challenge [HuffPost]
  14. White House Rolls Out New Rules to Open Up Government Data [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  15. Online Legacies Prompt Growing Legal Challenges [Morning Edition]
  16. The Downside of Being Universally Liked [Library Journal]
  17. What's a Library? [HuffPost]
  18. Apple was “ringmaster” in conspiracy to fix e-book prices, US says [Ars Technica]
  19. Publisher Threatens to Sue Blogger for $1-Billion [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  20. Signature Required? No! Technology has made signing our names a farce [New Republic]
  21. An Old Technology, Transformed [The New York Times]
  22. What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains [Epipheo]
  23. Will 'Digital Ethnic Cleansing' Be Part of the Internet's Future? [The Atlantic]
  24. How does copyright work in space? [The Economist]
  25. Paperless public libraries switch to digital [BBC News]
  26. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Money: A First Edition Sells for $227,421 [The Atlantic Wire]
  27. A glimpse into Guantánamo Bay's library [The Guardian]
  28. Keeping Up With... Gamification [ACRL]
  29. Qantas Airlines To Offer In-Flight Books [Morning Edition]
  30. Libraries as Content Creators [American Libraries]
  31. What the Kindle’s most-highlighted passages tell us about the soul of the American reader [New Republic]

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