Library Link of the Day

May 2017

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  1. Carson City library books destroyed after they're found contaminated with bedbugs [KRNV]
  2. EPA website removes climate science site from public view after two decades [The Washington Post]
  3. The Innovations In Reading Prize 2017 Goes To Barbershop Books, For Helping Young Black Boys Identify As Readers [Bustle]
  4. Library Systems Report 2017 [American Libraries]
  5. Louisiana State University Files Suit Against Elsevier; Elsevier Has Not Accepted Service [ARL Policy Notes]
  6. The Lost Picture Show: Hollywood Archivists Can’t Outpace Obsolescence [IEEE Spectrum]
  7. Amazon will change its ebook contracts with publishers as EU ends antitrust probe [The Verge]
  8. Transforming Our Libraries from Analog to Digital: A 2020 Vision [EDUCAUSE Review]
  9. Net Neutrality II [Last Week Tonight with John Oliver]
  10. Publisher Cassava Republic is changing the way we read about Nigeria [Marketplace]
  11. Against Little Free Libraries [CityLab]
  12. Science publishers try new tack to combat unauthorized paper sharing [Nature]
  13. The Puzzling Irony of Censoring The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [The Good Men Project]
  14. Riordan Praised for Removing “Spirit Animal” Reference from Novel [School Library Journal]
  15. Fair Use Too Often Goes Unused [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  16. U.S. Census director resigns amid turmoil over funding of 2020 count [The Washington Post]
  17. Where Anti-Tax Fervor Means ‘All Services Will Cease’ [The New York Times]
  18. How real books have trumped ebooks [The Guardian]
  19. How Denver Public Library Balances Books and Being A Homeless Shelter [CPR]
  20. House Votes to Give Some Powers of Librarian of Congress to Donald Trump [Book Riot]
  21. Resilience, Grit, and Other Lies: Academic Libraries and the Myth of Resiliency [ACRL 2017]
  22. Cheap books, high price: why’s ‘one-click’ sales can cost authors dear [The Guardian]
  23. L.A.’s Vintage Bookstores [The New York Times]
  24. Sheriff David Clarke plagiarized portions of his master's thesis on homeland security [CNN]
  25. Writing on the walls: Engaging students through whiteboards [College & Research Libraries News]
  26. Hoax With Multiple Targets [Inside Higher Ed]
  27. 'The Book Thieves' reveals the story of the Nazi assault on books [The Christian Science Monitor]
  28. For these Philly librarians, drug tourists and overdose drills are part of the job []
  29. Photos: Inside Amazon’s first New York City bookstore [Recode]
  30. Bank of England staff studied Dr Seuss children's books to teach them how to simplify their reports [The Telegraph]
  31. Comics, the King of Libraries [Publishers Weekly]

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