Library Link of the Day

June 2017

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  1. It's time for academics to take back control of research journals [The Guardian]
  2. As Computer Coding Classes Swell, So Does Cheating [The New York Times]
  3. New Trends in Library Security [American Libraries]
  4. What Should We Keep? [John Green]
  5. Lines of Spines [The Smart Set]
  6. Climate Science Meets a Stubborn Obstacle: Students [The New York Times]
  7. Library Late Fines Are Not Helping Anyone [Book Riot]
  8. Videotapes Are Becoming Unwatchable As Archivists Work To Save Them [All Things Considered]
  9. Russian Librarian Convicted of ‘Extremism’ [Human Rights Watch]
  10. For the Illiterate Adult, Learning to Read Produces Enormous Brain Changes [Scientific American]
  11. Dozens of recent clinical trials may contain wrong or falsified data, claims study [The Gurdian]
  12. How to design a library that makes kids want to read [TED]
  13. Data Visualization Experts Say Search Trend Maps Are Mostly Bunk [Motherboard]
  14. Before the Cloud, an Underground Mine of Physical Data [The New York Times]
  15. Libraries Are Dropping Overdue Fines — But Can They Afford To? [HuffPost]
  16. Tracy K. Smith Named U.S. Poet Laureate [Time]
  17. Trigger Warnings and Intellectual Freedom [Intellectual Freedom Blog]
  18. Why Kids Need Data Literacy, and How You Can Teach It [School Library Journal]
  19. San Diego librarians receive Mental Health First Aid training [10News]
  20. In Defense of Cultural Appropriation [The New York Times]
  21. Getting serious about open access discovery—Is open access getting too big to ignore? [Medium]
  22. A Guide for Resisting Edtech: the Case against Turnitin [Digital Pedagogy Lab]
  23. ALA 2017 Spotlight: Librarians Gear Up for 'the Fight of a Lifetime' [Publishers Weekly]
  24. Misprint the legends: famous typos from James Joyce to JK Rowling [The Guardian]
  25. Bookstore Owner Sues California Over Law Regulating Autographed Items [All Things Considered]
  26. If These Books Could Talk [American Libraries]
  27. University of Missouri to push cheaper textbook plan [Columbia Daily Tribune]
  28. Following outcry, American Psychological Association “refocuses” takedown notice program [Retraction Watch]
  29. Is the staggeringly profitable business of scientific publishing bad for science? [The Guardian]
  30. Learning Analytics and the Academic Library: Professional Ethics Commitments at a Crossroads [College & Research Libraries]

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