Library Link of the Day

April 2015

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  1. The information professions: knowledge, memory, heritage [Information Research]
  2. America’s ‘national library’ is lacking in leadership, yet another report finds [The Washington Post]
  3. A Library Made Entirely Of Books Is Coming To Bay Area Book Festival [Bustle]
  4. Harper Lee elder abuse allegations declared 'unfounded' by Alabama [The Guardian]
  5. Senator calls for The Anarchist Cookbook to be “removed from the Internet” [Ars Technica]
  6. Drexel University installs iPad rental vending machine for students, library card holders [AppleInsider]
  7. Colouring books for adults top Amazon bestseller list [The Guardian]
  8. Walmart reportedly refuses to sell Ronda Rousey book, because she's too violent [MMA Fighting]
  9. Major publisher retracts 43 scientific papers amid wider fake peer-review scandal [The Washington Post]
  10. New cameras in UF libraries will show lines for Starbucks [The Independent Florida Alligator]
  11. Whose digital content is it anyway? [The Guardian]
  12. The Dark Ages of Search [PC Magazine]
  13. What you don’t know about Internet algorithms is hurting you. (And you probably don’t know very much!) [The Washington Post]
  14. Managing Multiplicity | Library Systems Landscape 2015 [Library Journal]
  15. New State of America’s Libraries Report finds shift in role of U.S. libraries [ALA News]
  16. Large-scale, live-action gaming events in academic libraries [College & Research Libraries News]
  17. The Problem of Publication-Pollution Denialism [Mayo Clinic Proceedings]
  18. User Experience is a Social Justice Issue [The Code4Lib Journal]
  19. The story behind Jar’Edo Wens, the longest-running hoax in Wikipedia history [The Washington Post]
  20. User Testing Library Search: What’s the Point? [Medium]
  21. Archivist James Fox says UO Interim President Scott Coltrane's team betrayed, scapegoated him [The Oregonian]
  22. The Open Publishing Revolution, Now Behind A Billion-Dollar Paywall [Fast Company]
  23. The Machines Are Coming [The New York Times]
  24. Death in the bookmobile [The Los Angeles Times]
  25. Library science: The word on our archival future [Nature]
  26. What Is the Internet of Things? [O'Reilly Media]
  27. Ten ways to buy books without money [The Guardian]
  28. Inside The Most Amazing Map Library That You've Never Heard Of [Atlas Obscura]
  29. Baltimore Libraries Stay Open Through Riots, Because ‘The Community Needs Us’ [MTV News]
  30. This library lets you borrow a sledge hammer [Boing Boing]

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