Library Link of the Day

May 2014

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  1. Meridian police show up to free book giveaway [KBOI]
  2. Is Copying Wrong? [copy-me]
  3. What Enhanced E-Books Can Do for Scholarly Authors [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  4. Librarian, Heal Thyself: A Scholarly Communication Analysis of LIS Journals [In the Library with the Lead Pipe]
  5. Why the Smart Reading Device of the Future May Be … Paper [Wired]
  6. Top 5 embarrassing misprints [The Guardian]
  7. Toronto library denies request to pull Dr. Seuss' 'Hop on Pop' [CNN]
  8. Small-scale publisher carves niche in digital age [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
  9. Public Library Is Abandoning Disputed Plan for Landmark [The New York Times]
  10. Law professors rebel against new Aspen casebook policy [The Washington Post]
  11. Italian prisoners get cut sentences for reading as UK 'book ban' continues [The Independent]
  12. Reading in Restraint: The Last Chained Libraries [Atlas Obscura]
  13. CSG implements first napping station in UGLi [The Michigan Daily]
  14. EU Court Tells Google That People Have 'The Right To Be Forgotten' [All Things Considered]
  15. Do Quora, Jelly and answer things correctly? [Marketplace]
  16. The New York Public Library Comes Around [The New Yorker]
  17. Librarians [TNT]
  18. Children's Choice Book Awards: What your kids actually like to read [CNN]
  19. Sustaining Open Access [Inside Higher Ed]
  20. New cassette tape could hold 47 million songs [CNN]
  21. The Biggest Filer of Copyright Lawsuits? This Erotica Web Site [The New Yorker]
  22. A World Digital Library Is Coming True! [The New York Review of Books]
  23. The peculiar madness of 'trigger warnings' [Los Angeles Times]
  24. Revised FIRST Bill Would Give Science Agencies 1 Year to Make Papers Free [Science]
  25. Milwaukee teen criminals find success in books [WISN]
  26. The Numbers Game [Library Journal]
  27. Amazon Is Cracking Down on Book Publisher, Say Critics [Time]
  28. Simon Sinek: Why good leaders make you feel safe [TED]
  29. Growing up digital: How digital platforms and screens are changing the way we read [Desert News National]
  30. This cheap and beautiful machine is 3D printing's best chance at going mainstream [The Verge]
  31. Small Hope, Big Misfortune: A Map Thief’s Visions of Utopia in Maine [Biographile]

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