Library Link of the Day

May 2008

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  1. Conversation with John C. Dvorak [LISTen, The Podcast]
  2. 'Monotonous' page turning helps digitize books for Google [CNN]
  3. New way to save energy: Disappearing ink [CNET]
  4. Time's running out to preserve our treasures [The Guardian]
  5. Truth: Can You Handle It? [The Washington Post]
  6. First, don't kill all the editors [The Baltimore Sun]
  7. How Much for Those Baby Photos? [The New York Times]
  8. Book about penguin family with two fathers tops list of 'challenged books' in US [International Herald Tribune]
  9. The pictures that horrified America [CNN]
  10. The Parallel Information Universe [Library Journal]
  11. Ban 'Second Life' in schools and libraries, Republican congressman says [CNET]
  12. Internet Archive challenges FBI's secret records demand [InfoWorld]
  13. The Flying Machine [Ray Bradbury]
  14. Publishers consider dropping old standby: the paper catalog [The Boston Globe]
  15. Sony turns the page with new eReader [The Globe and Mail]
  16. Libraries must avoid the post office trap [icWales]
  17. Information With A Twist [Library Journal]
  18. Tropicalia kids: Wii program lets libraries appeal to a younger crowd [The News-Press]
  19. Preserving world's books is a real page turner [MSNBC]
  20. Old Maids, Policeman, and Social Rejects: Mass Media Representations and Public Perceptions of Librarians [Electronic Journal of Academic and Special Librarianship]
  21. Little Orphan Artworks [The New York Times]
  22. OCLC and Google to exchange data, link digitized books to WorldCat [LISWire]
  23. The Library in the New Age [The New York Review of Books]
  24. Sensual pleasure of the library [The Telegraph]
  25. My novel way to find a romance [The Sun]
  26. Redundancy [Searcher]
  27. Microsoft cedes book scanning and search to Google, focuses on commercial search [The Sydney Morning Herald]
  28. Down With Paper! [On The Media]
  29. Controversial library technology is approved [Brookline TAB]
  30. Copyright Issues Become Cloudy When Content Owners Can't Be Found [InformationWeek]
  31. Journals Find Fakery in Many Images Submitted to Support Research [The Chronicle of Higher Education]

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