Library Link of the Day

February 2016

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  1. Appeals court upholds university library porn citation [StarTribune]
  2. The race to save ancient Islamic manuscripts from terrorists who want them destroyed [StarTribune]
  3. Out of a Rare Super Bowl I Recording, a Clash With the N.F.L. Unspools [The New York Times]
  4. Venezuela Accused By Doctors Of Underestimating Zika Virus Cases [Morning Edition]
  5. How One Company Designed the Bookshelves that Made America’s Biggest Libraries Possible [Slate]
  6. Library publishing and diversity values: Changing scholarly publishing through policy and scholarly communication education [College & Research Libraries News]
  7. Attack of the Research Parasites [In the Pipeline]
  8. YouTube stars U-turn on trademarks after online fury [BBC News]
  9. Three more missing Hong Kong booksellers turn up in China [CNN]
  10. This is why Amazon will open physical bookstores [Computerworld]
  11. This Library System Is Willing to Forgive Your Fine…Just This Once [Smithsonian]
  12. “Happy Birthday” is public domain, former owner Warner/Chapell to pay $14M [Ars Technica]
  13. Meet the Robin Hood of Science [Big Think]
  14. Leading authors press for Supreme Court review of Google's digitised library [The Guardian]
  15. The Scientists Who Are Deciphering 'Unreadable' Ancient Texts [Motherboard]
  16. 92% of college students prefer print books to e-books, study finds [Los Angeles Times]
  17. Kodak To Revive Storied Super 8 Camera [All Things Considered]
  18. A Message to Our Customers [Apple]
  19. Adversary or Ally? The trouble with fines and fees [Library Journal]
  20. My book on George Washington was banned. Here's my side of the story [The Guardian]
  21. Librarians Find Themselves Caught Between Journal Pirates and Publishers [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  22. Wikipedia Takes on Google With New 'Transparent' Search Engine [Newsweek]
  23. How the Humble Index Card Foresaw the Internet [Popular Mechanics]
  24. NASA and the amazing space printer [BBC News]
  25. Broken Furniture and Blood on the Floor [Library Journal]
  26. Obama nominates African American woman to be Librarian of Congress [The Washington Post]
  27. The Robin Hood of Science: The Missing Chapter [Big Think]
  28. Artists’ Books that Break with Traditional Bindings [Hyperallergic]
  29. All You Need is Less: The KonMari Test of Collection Strength [Medium]

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