Library Link of the Day

September 2013

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  1. At Library of Congress, changes are afoot in technology as well as in physical space [The Washington Post]
  2. Games in Education [Extra Credits]
  3. As textbook costs skyrocket, cheaper rental options surge [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
  4. With Modern Makeovers, America's Libraries Are Branching Out [Weekend Edition]
  5. Amazon Rolls Out Kindle MatchBook: Buy a Paper Book, Get the Kindle Version Cheap or Free [Time]
  6. The Cost of Censorship in Libraries: 10 Years Under the Childrenís Internet Protection Act [Electronic Frontier Foundation]
  7. Forget mines: Rudd and Abbott should look to libraries to drive our next boom [The Conversation]
  8. It's not all about the books [The Economist]
  9. Canít Buy Us Love: The Declining Importance of Library Books and the Rising Importance of Special Collections [Ithaka S+R]
  10. Our dream library: Unlimited e-books for less than $10 a month [Ars Technica]
  11. Charity shops stuck with thousands of copies of 50 Shades of Grey [The Telegraph]
  12. Google teams up with edX to create the YouTube for online education [Engadget]
  13. Va. Libraries Vow to Stop Throwing Away Books [NBC4]
  14. Kansas City PL to Launch Software Lending Library Pilot [Library Journal]
  15. Report Suggests Nearly Half of U.S. Jobs Are Vulnerable to Computerization [MIT Technology Review]
  16. Bookless Public Library Opens In Texas [NPR]
  17. Controversy Brews Over Official Comments About Author [nbc4i.com]
  18. Texas still seeing attempts to limit evolution in school textbooks [Ars Technica]
  19. Self-Publishing A Legal Casebook: An Ebook Success Story [Forbes]
  20. The Illogical Complexity of the Walled-Garden Library [Inside Higher Ed]
  21. Hey Boomer Academic Librarians: Letís Talk About Retirement [Library Journal]
  22. Will 3D printing kill IP? [Computer World]
  23. Could Banning Books Actually Encourage More Readers? [NPR]
  24. JSTOR Launches JPASS Access Accounts for Individual Researchers [Library Journal]
  25. Bill Bryson urges e-book bundle tie-up [BBC News]
  26. E-readers may help dyslexics read more easily [NBC News]
  27. Children's reading shrinking due to apps, games and YouTube [The Guardian]
  28. Minnesotans cancel Rainbow Rowell's book visit after parents' complaints [The Omaha World Herald]
  29. Half of libraryís books unused in last year [The San Diego Union-Tribune]
  30. Who Really Said That? [The Chronicle of Higher Education]

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