Library Link of the Day

December 2016

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  1. Oxford University’s lip-reading AI is more accurate than humans, but still has a way to go [Quartz]
  2. Libraries promise to destroy user data to avoid threat of government surveillance [The Guardian]
  3. New AI-Based Search Engines are a “Game Changer” for Science Research [Scientific American]
  4. Libraries serve wide range of purposes and people, some homeless [StarTribune]
  5. A Message to Members [American Libraries]
  6. The secret life of a librarian [The Guardian]
  7. UCLA researchers teach computer to read the internet [UCLA]
  8. The Death of Cursive Writing [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  9. Librarians, Act Now to Protect Your Users (Before It’s Too Late) [EFF]
  10. Time to Change Everything Again…For Generation Z [Library Journal]
  11. 'New York Times' Executive Editor On The New Terrain Of Covering Trump [Fresh Air]
  12. The revenge of the real [Columbia Journalism Review]
  13. Harvesting Government History, One Web Page at a Time [The New York Times]
  14. Hidebound: The Grisly Invention of Parchment [Longreads]
  15. Turning the Page [The Harvard Crimson]
  16. Bibliomania, the Dark Desire For Books That Infected Europe in the 1800s [Atlas Obscura]
  17. California’s New Autograph Law: Not What I Signed Up For [The National Law Review]
  18. No Deal: German Universities Prepare For Cut-Off From Elsevier Journals [Intellectual Property Watch]
  19. A library without librarians is a just a shed full of books [The Conversation]
  20. To Kill a Mockingbird removed from Virginia schools for racist language [The Guardian]
  21. 57 Years Later, Even the Library Had Stopped Counting the Fines [The New York Times]
  22. Google responds on skewed Holocaust search results [BBC News]
  23. Stressors and librarians: How mindfulness can help [College & Research Libraries News]
  24. Why Universities Need Scholarly Communications Experts [Authors Alliance]
  25. Library cat outlasts councilman that wanted him gone [CBS News]
  26. How to Measure Impact [Inside Higher Ed]
  27. The Great A.I. Awakening [The New York Times Magazine]
  28. Indiana University tech tool 'Hoaxy' shows how fake news spreads [The Christian Science Monitor]
  29. Libraries are dying – but it’s not about the books [The Guardian]
  30. Prohibiting social promotion: The third-grade gate [The Clarion-Ledger]
  31. Ten Stories That Shaped 2016 [LISNews]

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