Library Link of the Day

September 2015

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  1. Book ban defended by Quebec school bus company [CBC News]
  2. Turning a page: downsizing the campus book collections [The Conversation]
  3. Is This the Solution to Crazy High Textbook Prices? [Time]
  4. Fragments of world's oldest Koran unlikely to pre-date Prophet Mohamed, says expert [The Independent]
  5. Why Shouldn't Copyright Be Infinite? [EFF]
  6. 3 Million Judgements of Books by their Covers [Medium]
  7. Romanian city offers free rides to people reading on the bus [The Independent]
  8. What Searchable Speech Will Do To You [Nautilus]
  9. The public library in an Internet age: At Macomb Library for the Blind digital disruption is welcome [Michigan Radio]
  10. Open Access Publishing [American Libraries]
  11. Forget the Hardcovers: Modern Libraries Offer 3-D Printers, Laser Cutters [NBC News]
  12. Library Suspends Tor Node After DHS Intimidation [EFF]
  13. Idealism and Opportunism: A Gold OA Overview [Library Technology Reports]
  14. Fans of banned book ‘Some Girls Are’ donate hundreds of copies to Charleston library [The Post and Courier]
  15. Where Reference Fits in the Modern Library [Publishers Weekly]
  16. The most common song you can't sing in public [BBC News]
  17. Towards a definition of serendipity in information behaviour [Information Research]
  18. The Trouble With Digitizing History [Fast Company]
  19. Demand that mother remove home video from YouTube backfires [San Francisco Chronicle]
  20. My Love-Hate Relationship With TurnItIn [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  21. Making It in the Academic World [American Libraries]
  22. Keep the Library, Lose the Books [The Atlantic]
  23. The internet is eating your memory, but something better is taking its place [The Conversation]
  24. The Plot Twist: E-Book Sales Slip, and Print Is Far From Dead [The New York Times]
  25. What Ever Happened to Google Books? [The New Yorker]
  26. Researchers wrestle with a privacy problem [Nature]
  27. PETA Sues To Give Monkey The Copyright For 'Monkey Selfies' [Talking Points Memo]
  28. Ban the censor, not the book [Stuff]
  29. Do You Have an Institutional Data Policy? A Review of the Current Landscape of Library Data Services and Institutional Data Policies [Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication]
  30. Banned Books Week is a crock [The Dallas Morning News]

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