Library Link of the Day

February 2015

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  1. 4 Ways Copyright Law Actually Controls Your Whole Digital Life [Consumerist]
  2. Libraries After Charlie Hebdo : The Threat of Violence, The Fear of Self-Censorship [Library Journal]
  3. “Sponsored” by my husband: Why it’s a problem that writers never talk about where their money comes from [Salon]
  4. Never trust a corporation to do a library’s job [Medium]
  5. Creative problem-solving in the face of extreme limits [TED]
  6. The computer-generated cookbook: just the thing for a hungry digital age [The Guardian]
  7. Fire in major Russian library destroys 1m historic documents [The Guardian]
  8. Implementing a culture of creativity [College & Research Libraries News]
  9. Who Knows? [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  10. Ancestry.com Doesn't Want Anyone Else Telling You We Come from Ancient Aliens [Motherboard]
  11. Sleds join case books at Law Library [Yale Daily News]
  12. Old books reborn as art [TED]
  13. Do Open Access Electronic Theses and Dissertations Diminish Publishing Opportunities in the Sciences? [College & Research Libraries]
  14. Harper Lee and the Benefit of the Doubt [The New Yorker]
  15. The Wikipedia Ouroboros [Slate]
  16. Tablets and smartphones may affect social and emotional development, scientists speculate [The Guardian]
  17. Google's Vint Cerf warns of 'digital Dark Age' [BBC News]
  18. Google's Secret Weapon In The Battle For The Internet Of Things: Academia [Fast Company]
  19. Why a good book is a secret door [TED]
  20. US Libraries Begin Offering Free 3D Printing to Public Amidst Learning Curves and Legal Questions [3Dprint.com]
  21. I tried to use the Internet to do historical research. It was nearly impossible. [The Washington Post]
  22. Save Little Free Libraries from Uncultured Killjoys [Newsweek]
  23. Open Source and the future of print in the age of the Social Network [Linux Voice]
  24. Why digital natives prefer reading in print. Yes, you read that right. [The Washington Post]
  25. Saved from Islamic extremists, Mali manuscripts face damage in new home [U.S. News & World Report]
  26. Sleeping Near A Smartphone Can Disturb A Child's Rest [NPR]
  27. ISIS burning (and looting?) priceless books [CBS News]
  28. The Anti-Information Age [The Atlantic]

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