Library Link of the Day

September 2016

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  1. Keeping Up With... Cybersecurity, Usability, and Privacy [ACRL]
  2. Donít Touch That Dial: Standardizing a Consortial Library System [Medium]
  3. Publishers Appeal GSU Copyright Case [Publishers Weekly]
  4. Book Reading 2016 [Pew Research Center]
  5. Stephen Fry and the Gutenberg Press [BBC]
  6. Late UNH librarian leaves $4 million to school he worked at for almost 50 years []
  7. Stupid Patent of the Month: Elsevier Patents Online Peer Review [EFF]
  8. Computers and Robots Donít Count [Slate]
  9. Apple says it took 'courage' to remove the headphone jack on the iPhone 7 [The Verge]
  10. Rewarding open access scholarship in promotion and tenure [College & Research Libraries News]
  11. Judging a book through its cover [MIT News]
  12. Video games are 'digital crack' now? Book on screen addiction goes too far [Chicago Tribune]
  13. FTC sues academic publisher for deceptive practices [Marketplace]
  14. The secret libraries of history [BBC News]
  15. The Uncomfortable Truth About Children's Books [Mother Jones]
  16. Critics question spending librarian's donation on scoreboard [Inside Higher Ed]
  17. Carla Hayden: new librarian of Congress makes history, with an eye on the future [The Guardian]
  18. Edward Snowden just made an impassioned argument for why privacy is the most important right [Business Insider]
  19. In Banned Books Scavenger Hunt, The Prize Is Literary 'Smut' [All Things Considered]
  20. The Food Industry's Influence In Nutrition Research [Weekend Edition]
  21. The Fierce, Forgotten Library Wars of the Ancient World [Atlas Obscura]
  22. The Sum of All Human Knowledge [On Being]
  23. The mysterious ancient origins of the book [BBC]
  24. Welcome to the Dark Net, a Wilderness Where Invisible World Wars Are Fought and Hackers Roam Free [Vanity Fair]
  25. Computers Decipher Burnt Scroll Found in Ancient Holy Ark [National Geographic]
  26. Measuring Scientific Impact Beyond Citation Counts [D-Lib Magazine]
  27. The Post-Embargo Open Access Citation Advantage: It Exists (Probably), Itís Modest (Usually), and the Rich Get Richer (of Course) [PLOS ONE]
  28. Can You Read a Book the Wrong Way? [The New York Times]
  29. Jordanian writer shot dead outside court after being charged with insulting Islam [Telegraph]
  30. Data by the People, for the People [The White House]

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