Library Link of the Day

November 2013

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  1. The Zen of Web Discovery [John Hubbard]
  2. All Can Be Lost: The Risk of Putting Our Knowledge in the Hands of Machines [The Atlantic]
  3. Shouting In The Library [The Two Ronnies]
  4. What We Talk About When We Talk About Public Libraries [In the Library with the Lead Pipe]
  5. In debate over pornography, Orland Park library pleads the First [Chicago Tribune]
  6. Libraries in the Time of MOOCs [EDUCAUSE Review]
  7. SCSU Library Grad Program Loses ALA Accreditation [WNPR]
  8. Can volunteer effort help keep school libraries open? [Philadelphia City Paper]
  9. No Room For Erasers, As Technology Deletes Pen Businesses [Morning Edition]
  10. What 20 years of best sellers say about what we read [USA Today]
  11. Brian Kenney: Revisiting the NYPL's Renovation Plan [Publishers Weekly]
  12. Privacy Pretense [Foreign Affairs]
  13. Writer can't give her book away [The Star Tribune]
  14. Harvard Business Review Defends New Restrictions on Sharing Articles [Businessweek]
  15. Copyright extension opponents ready for new fight [The Japan Times]
  16. Google Books ruling is a huge victory for online innovation [The Washington Post]
  17. Senators Introduce Bill to Fund Open Education Resources [Inside Higher Ed]
  18. Cursive campaign: Seven states fight for cursive writing in school [The Christian Science Monitor]
  19. Are Digital Libraries A 'Winner-Takes-All' Market? OverDrive Hopes So [Forbes]
  20. Professors Test Fifty Shades of Grey Library Book, Find It Has Traces of Herpes [Time]
  21. James McBride wins National Book Award for fiction [USA Today]
  22. 8% of Librarians Believe Printed Word Will Be ‘Obsolete’ by 2050 [CNS News]
  23. Tim Berners-Lee says 'surveillance threatens web' [BBC News]
  24. Twiggs County library closes two weeks after opening [The Atlanta Journal-Constitution]
  25. Alternative Library offers books along with cooperative atmosphere [The Bellingham Herald]
  26. Beastie Boys Fight Online Video Parody of ‘Girls’ [The New York Times]
  27. The world's most expensive books [The Telegraph]
  28. Young adult readers 'prefer printed to ebooks' [The Guardian]
  29. The 7-Eleven library [The Fresno Bee]
  30. Why DRM in Cars Is Going to Drive Everyone Mad [Gizmodo]

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