Library Link of the Day

December 2013

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  1. This Video Game Could Revolutionize Publishing—and Reading [The Atlantic]
  2. Thanks for the tip, I’ll get it on Amazon [Macleans]
  3. Will e-publishing help Africa discover the joy of reading? [BBC News]
  4. Out of Print, Maybe, but Not Out of Mind [The New York Times]
  5. How to Burst the "Filter Bubble" that Protects Us from Opposing Views [MIT Technology Review]
  6. Internet erupts in parody to Amazon's proposed delivery drones [The Verge]
  7. Rare Books Vanish, With a Librarian in the Plot [The New York Times]
  8. Library board scraps proposed changes after public outcry [Fairfax News]
  9. The Artful Accidents of Google Books [MIT Technology Review]
  10. WWII veteran wins battle against lifelong foe [CBS News]
  11. Next Steps for MOOCs and Libraries [Library Journal]
  12. How journals like Nature, Cell and Science are damaging science [The Guardian]
  13. Norway Decided to Digitize All the Norwegian Books [The Atlantic]
  14. Libraries reinvent themselves for the 21st century [Chicago Tribune]
  15. Medieval Latin dictionary completed after 100 years [BBC News]
  16. Ten Stories That Shaped 2013 [LISNews]
  17. Vatican, Oxford put ancient manuscripts online [CBC News]
  18. Can’t stream that Christmas movie you “bought” on Amazon? Blame Disney [Ars Technica]
  19. After latest shooting, murder manual author calls for book to be taken 'immediately' out of print [NBC News]
  20. Porn filters block sex education websites [BBC News]
  21. Digital Firsts [Library Journal]
  22. U.N. votes to protect online privacy; Edward Snowden leaks credited [Los Angeles Times]
  23. The Lives and Deaths of Academic Library Staplers [Jason Vance]
  24. Librarian Problems [William Ottens]
  25. The Vast Majority of Raw Data From Old Scientific Studies May Now Be Missing [Smithsonian]
  26. Tiny libraries losing it big time [Statesman Journal]
  27. As New Services Track Habits, the E-Books Are Reading You [The New York Times]
  28. Morton Grove Library trustees vote to reject athiest blogger's donation [Chicago Tribune]
  29. Book bannings on the rise in US schools, says anti-censorship group [The Guardian]
  30. Libraries double as unofficial day cares [Tribune-Review]
  31. Internet founder hails Snowden [Belfast Telegraph]

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