Library Link of the Day

January 2019

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  1. Ten Stories That Shaped 2018 [LISNews]
  2. The 'Future Book' Is Here, but It's Not What We Expected [Wired]
  3. How Much of the Internet Is Fake? Turns Out, a Lot of It, Actually. [New York Magazine]
  4. Cronyism, 'Wasteful' Spending Accusations Roil Government Publishing Office [All Things Considered]
  5. Censoring China’s Internet, for Stability and Profit [The New York Times]
  6. The Room of Requirement [This American Life]
  7. Will the world embrace Plan S, the radical proposal to mandate open access to science papers? [Science]
  8. Drag queen storytime draws protests [Herlad Citizen]
  9. Blowback Against a Hoax [Inside Higher Ed]
  10. What we gain from keeping books – and why it doesn’t need to be ‘joy’ [The Guardian]
  11. People older than 65 share the most fake news, a new study finds [The Verge]
  12. Some Japanese-Americans Wrongfully Imprisoned During WWII Oppose Census Question [All Things Considered]
  13. Professors Worry About the Cost of Textbooks, but Free Alternatives Pose Their Own Problems [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  14. Why we are fascinated by miniature books [The Guardian]
  15. Editorial Mutiny at Elsevier Journal [Inside Higher Ed]
  16. The Hunt for the Nazi Loot Still Sitting on Library Shelves [The New York Times]
  17. What’s So Controversial About a Medieval Nun’s Teeth? [The New Republic]
  18. Judge strikes down Trump administration's plan to add a citizenship question to 2020 Census [USA Today]
  19. Nothing Can Stop Google. DuckDuckGo Is Trying Anyway. [Medium]
  20. How broken is YouTube’s copyright system? This dude’s voice just got claimed [The Daily Dot]

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