Library Link of the Day

September 2018

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  1. The Judge in the Latest 3D-Printed Gun Case Got 3D Printing Totally Wrong [Slate]
  2. Technology hasn’t killed public libraries – it’s inspired them to transform and stay relevant [The Conversation]
  3. Do College Librarians Have Academic Freedom? Amid Push, California’s ‘Will Not Be Silent’ [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  4. What the last Blockbuster has that Netflix doesn’t [The Verge]
  5. Some Books Can Kill [JSTOR Daily]
  6. How Misinfodemics Spread Disease [The Atlantic]
  7. Data Collection and Privacy [American Libraries]
  8. European science funders ban grantees from publishing in paywalled journals [Science]
  9. Hard Copy or Electronic Textbooks? Professors Are More Concerned About Keeping Them Affordable [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  10. Can Beethoven send takedown requests? A first-hand account of one German professor’s experience with overly broad upload filters [Wikimedia Foundation]
  11. The Privacy Conundrum [Medium]
  12. Why this Gucci knockoff is totally legal [Vox]
  13. Keepers Of The Underground: The Hiphop Archive At Harvard [Morning Edition]
  14. The Pack Horse Librarians Of Eastern Kentucky [Morning Edition]
  15. Scientific publishing is a rip-off. We fund the research – it should be free [The Guardian]
  16. EU passes controversial copyright law that could hit the likes of Google and Facebook [CNBC]
  17. Should We Still Cite the Scholarship of Serial Harassers and Sexists? [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  18. Pa. prison books and mail policies draw protests, petitions, and possible legal challenges [Philly.com]
  19. No, Apple didn't delete that guy's movies. Here's what really happened [CNET]
  20. Jimmy Wales: Wikipedia and the search for trusted information [Information Professional]
  21. WV Library Director Attempts to Keep "Fear" Off Her Shelves [Time]
  22. The world's most prolific writer is a Chinese algorithm [BBC]
  23. New bill would finally tear down federal judiciary’s ridiculous paywall [Ars Technica]
  24. NARA Responds to Controversial ICE Records Destruction Request [Library Journal]
  25. Hopkins library specialist hit by immigration crackdown after being blindsided by visa denial [Baltimore Sun]
  26. Class-action lawsuit against Facebook alleges moderator's job gave her PTSD [CBS News]
  27. Congratulations. Your Study Went Nowhere. [The New York Times]
  28. The Opioid Crisis and Administering Narcan in Libraries [Public Libraries Online]
  29. Platform Censorship: Lessons From the Copyright Wars [Electronic Frontier Foundation]
  30. I lead Texas’s education board. Here’s why we want to cut Hillary Clinton — and Barry Goldwater. [The Washington Post]

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