Library Link of the Day

August 2016

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  1. The Future of Libraries [Smithsonian]
  2. SocArXiv debuts, as SSRN acquisition comes under scrutiny [Open and Shut?]
  3. Can mythbusters like Snopes.com keep up in a post-truth era? [The Guardian]
  4. The Purpose-Based Library [American Libraries]
  5. Copyright Office Jumps Into Set-Top Box Debate, Says Hollywood Should Control Your TV [EFF]
  6. The Strange Affliction of 'Library Anxiety' and What Librarians Do to Help [Atlas Obscura]
  7. Publishers' Dilemma: Judge A Book By Its Data Or Trust The Editor's Gut? [All Things Considered]
  8. The cost of search and evaluation in online problem-solving social networks with financial and non-financial incentives [First Monday]
  9. British woman held after being seen reading book about Syria on plane [The Guardian]
  10. Buy your design classic now – it’s about to rocket in price [The Guardian]
  11. Supporting Sci-Hub vs. Explaining Sci-Hub [Inside Higher Ed]
  12. Rikers Island Opens Its First Ever Permanent Public Library [Mental Floss]
  13. Publishers Lose Another Round in GSU Copyright Case [Publishers Weekly]
  14. Everything is a Remix [Kirby Ferguson]
  15. Public libraries serve the homeless more than just books [KPCC]
  16. Library Olympics [Programming Librarian]
  17. The Changing Face of Scientific Collaboration [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  18. Seven Surprising Benefits of Maker Spaces [School Library Journal]
  19. Global publishing chiefs condemn closure of Turkish presses [The Bookseller]
  20. Deans of Virginia University Libraries to Chairman Goodlatte: First Do No Harm in Copyright Revision [Brandon Butler]
  21. The New York Public Library is Moving 1.5 Million Books to an Underground Lair [Atlas Obscura]
  22. No Control: Thoughts On The End Of The Headphone Jack And The Future Of Digital Music [Stereogum]
  23. The slow creep and chilling effect of China's censorship [The Daily Dot]
  24. To stay relevant, libraries must rethink how they connect to communities [NewsWorks]
  25. Audiobooks aren't 'cheating' [CNN]
  26. Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi Pleads Guilty at ICC to Destroying Timbuktu Tombs [NBC News]
  27. Library Charged $1.5 Million for Journal Archive [Urban Milwaukee]
  28. Going beyond impact factors—reforming scientific publishing to value integrity [Phys.org]
  29. Libraries of the future are going to change in some unexpected ways [Business Insider]
  30. Facebook puts fewer humans in charge of Trending Topics. Will it reduce bias? [The Christian Science Monitor]
  31. 'Book ninjas' are hiding free books on Melbourne's trams, trains and buses to get commuters reading [The Sydney Morning Herald]

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