Library Link of the Day

April 2017

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  1. Wearable Tech May Build Babies’ Budding Vocabularies [School Library Journal]
  2. Open access campaigners toughen stance towards publishers [Times Higher Education]
  3. House Votes to Restrict EPA's Use of Scientific Studies [U.S. News & World Report]
  4. If you publish Georgia’s state laws, you’ll get sued for copyright and lose [Ars Technica]
  5. Congress is trying to give even more power to Hollywood [The Verge]
  6. This Is Not Fake News (but Don’t Go by the Headline) [The New York Times]
  7. How a Browser Extension Could Shake Up Academic Publishing [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  8. Why You Should Care About The Supreme Court Case On Toner Cartridges [Consumerist]
  9. Bookmobiles and Beyond: new library services on wheels serve newborns through teens [School Library Journal]
  10. Copyright: the immoveable barrier that open access advocates underestimated [Richard Poynder]
  11. Mission impossible: trying to flog a stolen 500-year-old Dante manuscript [The Guardian]
  12. States Introduce New Legislation To Protect Internet Privacy [All Things Considered]
  13. Keep your data safe from the apocalypse in an Arctic mineshaft [The Verge]
  14. Dewey Decimal System [Party Girl]
  15. Libraries in a Time of Crisis: Remaking the Social Compact [Information Today]
  16. Book publishing in the digital age [TechCrunch]
  17. The Lost Art of Library Card Catalogues [Hyperallergic]
  18. The rise of reading analytics and the emerging calculus of reader privacy in the digital world [First Monday]
  19. A Debate on “Open” Educational Resources [SXSWedu 2017]
  20. Doctors have decades of experience fighting “fake news.” Here’s how they win. [Vox]
  21. With government-transparency site, Steve Ballmer wants to fight truthiness with hard data [The Seattle Times]
  22. Torching the Modern-Day Library of Alexandria [The Atlantic]
  23. Fewer Americans Are Visiting Local Libraries—and Technology Isn't to Blame [The Atlantic]
  24. States are moving to cut college costs by introducing open-source textbooks [Quartz]
  25. FCC helps AT&T and Verizon charge more by ending broadband price caps [Ars Technica]
  26. ‘Sherlock Holmes of Armenian Genocide’ Uncovers Lost Evidence [The New York Times]
  27. Inside the Climate Science Witch Hunts [Harvard Political Review]
  28. A New Value Proposition for Open Textbooks [Inside Higher Ed]
  29. More university libraries trade books for student spaces [TeleRead]
  30. In Music, DRM Is Back While Ownership Is Going Away [Copyright and Technology]

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