Library Link of the Day

March 2018

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  1. Bias already exists in search engine results, and itís only going to get worse [MIT Technology Review]
  2. Relocation, Relocation, Relocation [Inside Higher Ed]
  3. Google Has Received 650,000 'Right To Be Forgotten' Requests Since 2014 [NPR]
  4. Dolly Parton Gives The Gift Of Literacy: A Library Of 100 Million Books [Inside Higher Ed]
  5. Once It Was Overdue Books. Now Librarians Fight Overdoses. [The New York Times]
  6. We Can, But Should We? [American Libraries]
  7. Who Should Be Armed in Florida Schools? Not Teachers, Lawmakers Say. But Maybe Librarians. [The New York Times]
  8. Erasing history [Columbia Journalism Review]
  9. Most Americans think artificial intelligence will destroy other peopleís jobs, not theirs [The Verge]
  10. Do Academic Journals Favor Researchers from Their Own Institutions? [Harvard Business Review]
  11. Misinformation Overload [Medium]
  12. Modern libraries: Moving from a transactional to a relational library [Princh]
  13. Banning literature in prisons perpetuates system that ignores inmate humanity [USA Today]
  14. In Transparency Lawsuits, The University of Wisconsin Ends Up On The Losing Side [Lake Effect]
  15. What Hath We Wrought? [danah boyd]
  16. Shame: The Emotional Basis of Library Anxiety [College & Research Libraries]
  17. Will BookBots be the revolution libraries are looking for? [The Pulse]
  18. Research Shows That Published Versions Of Papers In Costly Academic Titles Add Almost Nothing To The Freely-Available Preprints They Are Based On [Techdirt]
  19. Who Should Lead ALA? [Publishers Weekly]
  20. Reddit and the Struggle to Detoxify the Internet [The New Yorker]
  21. Abortion And Freedom Of Speech: A Volatile Mix Heads To The Supreme Court [Morning Edition]
  22. Revealed: 50 million Facebook profiles harvested for Cambridge Analytica in major data breach [The Guardian]
  23. John Oliver Challenges V.P. Pence Via Picture Book Showdown [Publishers Weekly]
  24. YouTube wants the news audience, but not the responsibility [Columbia Journalism Review]
  25. Cooking the Books with Yotam and Nigella [Gastropod]
  26. Why The Graphing Calculator Hasn't Changed Much Since 1994 [Morning Edition]
  27. Blind Users Celebrate as Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Bill Drops [EFF]
  28. Why Wikipedia Works [New York Magazine]
  29. Orange City library to change how materials are grouped after complaints on LGBTQ content [Des Moines Register]
  30. Erica Stone: Academic research is publicly funded -- why isn't it publicly available? [TED]
  31. Why The Number Of Independent Bookstores Increased During The 'Retail Apocalypse' [All Things Considered]

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