Library Link of the Day

January 2015

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  1. Before The Internet, Librarians Would 'Answer Everything' — And Still Do [Weekend Edition]
  2. Talk, Sing, Read, Write, Play: How Libraries Reach Kids Before They Can Read [Morning Edition]
  3. Amazon Offers All-You-Can-Eat Books. Authors Turn Up Noses. [The New York Times]
  4. How We Got Here: A Historical Look at the Academic Teaching Library and the Role of the Teaching Librarian [Communications in Information Literacy]
  5. You are the problem [Livemint]
  6. Google: The reluctant censor of the Internet [CNN]
  7. Mark Zuckerberg Starts A Book Club, Becomes This Generation’s Oprah [TechCrunch]
  8. The Worst (And Most Important) Smuggling Job in the History of Literature [Mental Floss]
  9. Free speech includes the right to offend [The Dominion Post]
  10. CES 2015 – 3D printers [Pattern Recognition]
  11. Who Controls Your Dissertation? [Vitae]
  12. 'Free our History' campaign pushes for copyright law reform [STV Glasgow]
  13. The case against e-readers: Why reading paper books is better for your mind. [The Washington Post]
  14. If we stop telling kids what to read, they might start reading again [The Washington Post]
  15. They’re Watching You Read [The New York Review of Books]
  16. Washington DC's Public Library Will Teach People How to Avoid the NSA [Motherboard]
  17. Florida Schools Ban Bibles After Pressure from Atheists [CBS News]
  18. Boy Says He Didn't Go To Heaven; Publisher Says It Will Pull Book [NPR]
  19. Karl Ove Knausgaard defends authors who write what ‘must not be written’ [The Guardian]
  20. Think You ‘Own’ What You ‘Buy’ on the Internet? [POLITICO]
  21. American Sniper Chris Kyle was proved a liar by Jesse Ventura, and HarperCollins may owe the former governor millions [National Post]
  22. X-ray technique reads burnt Vesuvius scroll [BBC News]
  23. Report: Requiring kindergartners to read — as Common Core does — may harm some [The Washington Post]
  24. Welcome To The Maker-Industrial Revolution [Popular Science]
  25. Google Search Will Be Your Next Brain [Medium]
  26. The Cobweb [The New Yorker]
  27. The Cathedral of Computation [The Atlantic]
  28. Bookbinding businesses keep the pages turning, for now [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
  29. Yoga in the Library [School Library Journal]
  30. In an old church, the Internet Archive stores our digital history [KALW]
  31. Google: Now the Most Trusted Name in News [Newsweek]

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