Library Link of the Day

July 2016

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  1. Reading Conrad with convicts: What I learned leading a book club inside a men’s prison [Salon]
  2. What do modern libraries loan? Human books [CNN]
  3. Star Trek fan film guidelines defended by CBS official [Entertainment Weekly]
  4. Browse free or die? New Hampshire library is at privacy fore [Ledger-Enquirer]
  5. Facebook, a News Giant That Would Rather Show Us Baby Pictures [The New York Times]
  6. Being a librarian now means also being at least a part-time social worker [Timeline]
  7. Audiobooks: Is listening as good as reading? [The Mercury News]
  8. Humans Need Not Apply [CGP Grey]
  9. Manipulated Journal Rankings? [Inside Higher Ed]
  10. School libraries shift toward innovation areas, but librarians fear for what’s lost [The Kansas City Star]
  11. How Your Journal Editor Works [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  12. New Hampshire Library Defends Use Of Online Anonymity Software [All Things Considered]
  13. Everything Librarians Need To Know About Pokemon Go! [Where We're Going, We Don't Need Shelves]
  14. Adding Classes and Content, Resurgent Libraries Turn a Whisper Into a Roar [The New York Times]
  15. The Library of Congress Gets a History-Making New Leader [The Atlantic]
  16. My Little Free Library War: How Our Suburban Front-Yard Lending Box Made Me Hate Books and Fear My Neighbors [Alternet]
  17. School librarians: It’s about more than just books [The Wichita Eagle]
  18. Protecting Patron Privacy [Library Journal]
  19. The Library of Last Resort [n+1]
  20. Is the maker movement putting librarians at risk? [eSchool News]
  21. The pros and cons of your coloring books obsession [CNN]
  22. The Politics Beyond the Plagiarism [Inside Higher Ed]
  23. EFF sues US government, saying copyright rules on DRM are unconstitutional [Ars Technica]
  24. Do students lose depth in digital reading? [The Conversation]
  25. Why Libraries Are Everywhere in the Czech Republic [The New York Times]
  26. Another Word for ‘Illegal Alien’ at the Library of Congress: Contentious [The New York Times]
  27. More Professors Know About Free Textbook Options, but Adoption Remains Low [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  28. Portland teacher brings books to the homeless by bike [The Oregonian]
  29. Syria's secret library [BBC News]
  30. Books Banned In Jail, Can Be Used As Weapon [KNWA]
  31. When Does ‘Fair Use’ Become Unfair? [Undark]

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