Library Link of the Day

July 2018

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  1. How we discovered three poisonous books in our university library [The Conversation]
  2. An AI Lab in a Library [American Libraries]
  3. Buried by the Ash of Vesuvius, These Scrolls Are Being Read for the First Time in Millennia [Smithsonian]
  4. The great firewall of China: Xi Jinping’s internet shutdown [The Guardian]
  5. Change Coming Slowly to B&N [Publishers Weekly]
  6. Scholarly publishing is broken. Here’s how to fix it [Aeon]
  7. Wando High School summer reading list causing controversy [WCBD]
  8. Is Facebook a publisher? In public it says no, but in court it says yes [The Guardian]
  9. Scholars Talk Writing: How Does a Book Editor Find Projects? [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  10. Fake News: An Origin Story [Hidden Brain]
  11. Genocide hoax tests ethics of academic publishing [The Conversation]
  12. German author sues Random House for not releasing book on Islam [The Guardian]
  13. The ancient library where the books are under lock and key [BBC]
  14. Law Librarians Claim Little Progress in Bundling Fight With LexisNexis [The American Lawyer]
  15. Board votes against ‘In God We Trust’ on Freeport Public Library [Rockford Register Star]
  16. Is the Research Article Immune to Innovation? [The Scholarly Kitchen]
  17. Bad romance [The Verge]
  18. The ugly scandal that cancelled the Nobel prize [The Guardian]
  19. New ruling on freedom of speech will help protect against hate [The Star]
  20. DNA genealogy: Good police work or an invasion of privacy? [On Deadline]
  21. Some Colleges Cautiously Embrace Wikipedia [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  22. You can legally download 3D-printed gun designs next month [Engadget]
  23. “An almond doesn’t lactate:” FDA to crack down on use of the word “milk” [Ars Technica]
  24. The Authors Who Love Amazon [The Atlantic]
  25. Comic Book Publishers, Faced With Flagging Sales, Look to Streaming [The New York Times]
  26. The Fact-Checkers Who Want to Save the World [The Ringer]
  27. Utah Library Workers Told To Remove LGBTQ-Themed Displays [KNPR]
  28. I’m a librarian. The last thing we need is Silicon Valley “disruption.” [Vox]
  29. Textbook Trade-Offs [Inside Higher Ed]
  30. Archiving While Black [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  31. Students Argue Literacy Is A Right In Lawsuit [Morning Edition]

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