Library Link of the Day

May 2012

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  1. The Library of Utopia [Technology Review]
  2. A universal digital library is within reach [Los Angeles Times]
  3. Why Barnes & Noble-Microsoft pact hurts Google [CBS News]
  4. Libraries as Indoctrination Mills [Library Journal]
  5. Are You Being Watched? [Library Journal]
  6. Bird flu research from UW-Madison is finally published [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
  7. Conservatives defend cuts to Archives Canada []
  8. Changing Policies On Digital Books Wreak Havoc on Libraries [MindShift]
  9. Chip Kidd: Designing books is no laughing matter. OK, it is. [TED]
  10. Frank Zappa and John Lofton [Crossfire]
  11. Google, Author’s Guild Clash Over Class Action and Standing [Library Journal]
  12. Is It Time to Stop Using the Word 'Textbook'? [HuffPost]
  13. National Federation of the Blind Assists in Litigation Against Free Library of Philadelphia [NFB]
  14. '50 Shades of Grey' won't be coming to some libraries [The Christian Science Monitor]
  15. Fairness questions are raised when retired Fort Worth school librarian is rehired [Stat-Telegram]
  16. Jay Leno’s 3D Printer Replaces Rusty Old Parts [Jay Leno's Garage]
  17. Alzheimer's Patients Turn To Stories Instead Of Memories [Morning Edition]
  18. JP Rangaswami: Information is food [TED]
  19. Gay worker claims Facebook 'like' got him fired [Today]
  20. Projects Aims to Build Online Hub for Archival Materials [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  21. The GSU decision — not an easy road for anyone [Scholarly Communications @ Duke]
  22. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing files for bankruptcy [The Boston Globe]
  23. Book Indexing, Part 3: Tips for Do-It-Yourselfers [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  24. Google Search Education [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  25. How the Professor Who Fooled Wikipedia Got Caught by Reddit [The Atlantic]
  26. Health Sciences Campus Becomes Largest in Nation to Adopt Open-Access Policy [The University of California, San Francisco]
  27. Score One for the Robo-Tutors [Inside Higher Ed]
  28. Lessons from the Typewriter [American Libraries]
  29. Google kills 250,000 search links a week [CNN]
  30. Libraries Grapple With The Downside Of E-Books [Morning Edition]
  31. British Library, Open Rights Group and ISPs accused of "tawdry theft" [Wired]

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