Library Link of the Day

February 2017

<< January 2017 | March 2017 >>

  1. Lawyers are being replaced by machines that read [Quartz]
  2. Senate panel OKs bill to block pornography on library Wi-Fi [Desert News]
  3. ALA Opposes New Administration Policies That Contradict Core Values [American Libraries]
  4. Library cuts reflected in 30% drop in adult visitors over a decade [The Guardian]
  5. Is technology smart enough to fix the fake news frenzy? [The Guardian]
  6. No ink required: paper can be printed with light [Phys.org]
  7. As E-book Sales Decline, Digital Fatigue Grows [Publishers Weekly]
  8. FBI axes FOIA requests by email, so dust off your fax machine [TechCrunch]
  9. The Miseducation of Dylann Roof [Southern Poverty Law Center]
  10. Dallas Library Embraces Role As Haven For The Homeless [All Things Considered]
  11. Why is vinyl making a comeback? ‘Nostalgia’ doesn’t quite cut it [Los Angeles Times]
  12. DeVos Confirmed as Education Secretary; Librarians React [School Library Journal]
  13. New Dead Sea Scrolls cave discovered [BBC News]
  14. We Tried — And Failed — To Identify The Most Banned Book In America [FiveThirtyEight]
  15. Why these librarians are protesting Trump’s executive orders [PBS NewsHour]
  16. Toronto Public Library shedding light on Seasonal Affective Disorder [CBC News]
  17. Ukrainian librarian under Russian house arrest takes case to court of human rights [The Guardian]
  18. Publishers Still Fighting to Bury Universities, Libraries in Fees for Making Fair Use of Academic Excerpts [EFF]
  19. Books are back because Amazon likes them [Financial Times]
  20. Library Hand, the Fastidiously Neat Penmanship Style Made for Card Catalogs [Atlas Obscura]
  21. Long Overdue [Slate]
  22. Simon & Schuster cancels Milo Yiannopoulos' book [Al Jazeera]
  23. An Elegy for the Library [The New York Times]
  24. A battle rages for the future of the Web [Ars Technica]
  25. Holocaust denial and anti-Semitic books are being sold on Amazon [The Independent]
  26. Is Big Data Getting Too Big? [It's Okay To Be Smart]
  27. Libraries are a safe haven for homeless people – but locals seek to exclude them [The Guardian]
  28. Making ALA Great Again [Publishers Weekly]

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