Library Link of the Day

July 2014

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  1. Facebook’s Unethical Experiment [Slate]
  2. The Ghost Files [Columbia Magazine]
  3. Who Ought to Underwrite Publishing Scholars’ Books? [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  4. Against intellectual property [Brian Martin]
  5. Steamrollered: when librarians are told to censor kids' books [Boing Boing]
  6. Common Core 101 for Academic Librarians [Library Journal]
  7. World Book Night Suspends Operations [Publishers Weekly]
  8. 4th of July float depicts Obama library as an outhouse [MSNBC]
  9. Should Germans Read ‘Mein Kampf’? [The New York Times]
  10. High-tech FingerReader reads to the blind in real time [CBC News]
  11. How to Make the Most of Your Library Career [American Libraries]
  12. A fraud accusation like nothing you've seen before [Los Angeles Times]
  13. 11 University and Library Groups Release Net-Neutrality Principles [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  14. The Universal Typeface Project Averages the World's Handwriting to Produce an Incredibly Average Font [Smithsonian]
  15. At Sea in a Deluge of Data [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  16. Judy Blume: 'I thought, this is America: we don't ban books. But then we did' [The Guardian]
  17. Copyrighting Cartography with Fictional Places [Atlas Obscura]
  18. Apple could fork over $400M to settle e-books price-fixing suit [CNET]
  19. Being a Better Online Reader [The New Yorker]
  20. Amazon Tests ‘Kindle Unlimited,’ A Netflix For Ebooks And Audiobooks [TechCrunch]
  21. What Do Kansas and Nebraska Have Against Small Libraries? [Time]
  22. Singapore Literature Prize Judges Resign Over Withdrawal of Children's Books [China Topix]
  23. Liberating the Publications of a Distinguished Scholar: A Pilot Project [Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship]
  24. A Publisher of One's Own [Inside Higher Ed]
  25. A Plan To Untangle Our Digital Lives After We're Gone [All Tech Considered]
  26. Books out, 3D printers in for reinvented US libraries [New Scientist]
  27. John Walsh thesis controversy: Veterans have mixed views on PTSD excuse [FOX News]
  28. Stanley McChrystal: The military case for sharing knowledge [TED]
  29. How E-Reading Threatens Learning in the Humanities [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  30. The Creative Art of Selling a Book by Its Cover [The New York Times]
  31. Should Academic Librarians Have Tenure May Be the Wrong Question [Inside Higher Ed]

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