Library Link of the Day

September 2011

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  1. Academic publishers make Murdoch look like a socialist [Guardian]
  2. Madonna's Sex book is most wanted [BBC News]
  3. The Big Deal: Not Price But Cost [Information Today]
  4. Are Research Papers a Waste of Time? [The New York Times]
  5. The Common Sense of the Fair-Use Doctrine [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  6. Novels read monthly by 'less than one in two children' [BBC News]
  7. Postal Service Is Nearing Default as Losses Mount [The New York Times]
  8. Research Archive Widens its Public Access—A Bit [Technology Review]
  9. Don't mess with the library-- Overdue books land Iowa man in jail [ABC News]
  10. The Dog-Eared Paperback, Newly Endangered in an E-Book Age [The New York Times]
  11. Patriot Act's reach still in question [Columbia Missourian]
  12. Given a choice between privatized libraries or no libraries, which would you choose? [Southern California Public Radio]
  13. Amazon 'to launch book rental service' [Telegraph]
  14. The death and life of a great American bookstore [CNN]
  15. Authors' Guild sues universities over book digitization project [CNN]
  16. How the Crowd Is Shaping the Future of Storytelling [Mashable]
  17. The death of books has been greatly exaggerated [Guardian]
  18. How many pages are on the internet? [CNN]
  19. Articles leave pain in their wake [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
  20. Netflix: plenty of pitfalls in the fine print [Fortune]
  21. Donahoe Determined To Keep Postal Service Relevant [Morning Edition]
  22. A Philosophy of Teaching [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  23. Santorum asks Google to clean up search results for his name [CNN]
  24. 'Ebony,' 'Jet' Parent Takes A Bold New Tack [Morning Edition]
  25. Cornell Researchers Work to Spot Fake Reviews [The Cornell Daily Sun]
  26. Bookstores try on-demand publishing [MarketWatch]
  27. Amazon Turns Your Local Library into Retail Book Chain [ReadWriteWeb]
  28. Evolving libraries say, 'Check us out now' [Chicago Tribune]
  29. Banned Books Week: Join the virtual Read-Out protest on YouTube [The Christian Science Monitor]
  30. Amazon Kindle Fire: Against iPad, Battle of the Tablets [ABC News]

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