Library Link of the Day

October 2018

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  1. Ex-Google employee warns of ‘disturbing’ China plans [BBC News]
  2. What Can Citizens Do To Fight Foreign Disinformation Campaigns? [Morning Edition]
  3. Kennedy’s Retirement and Library Issues [American Libraries]
  4. Spanish civil servant who had €50,000 salary but failed to do a day's work for ten years banned from post [The Telegraph]
  5. ‘Sokal Squared’: Is Huge Publishing Hoax ‘Hilarious and Delightful’ or an Ugly Example of Dishonesty and Bad Faith? [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  6. Brett Kavanaugh and the Information Terrorists Trying to Reshape America [Wired]
  7. Tall Tales: Secrets of the Tower [University of Cambridge]
  8. From Orwell to ‘Little Mermaid,’ Kuwait Steps Up Book Banning [The New York Times]
  9. Publishers Escalate Legal Battle Against ResearchGate [Inside Higher Ed]
  10. ‘Journalologists’ use scientific methods to study academic publishing. Is their work improving science? [Science]
  11. Reclaiming Reference at the Library [Publishers Weekly]
  12. Parent group sues Colorado Library Consortium over database it alleges gives kids access to pornography [The Denver Post]
  13. How Genealogy Websites Make It Easier to Catch Killers [IEEE Spectrum]
  14. The Google+ Bug Is More About The Cover-Up Than The Crime [EFF]
  15. Getting Started with the Marrakesh Treaty - a Guide for Librarians [IFLA]
  16. Reality Breaks Up a Saudi Prince Charming’s Media Narrative [The New York Times]
  17. Mystery Of A Massive Library Fire Remains Unsolved After More Than 30 Years [Weekend Edition]
  18. What You Can Do To Control How Your Health And Medical Data Is Used [All Things Considered]
  19. Closing the Gap Between University Presses and Libraries [Inside Higher Ed]
  20. Norway's petabyte plan: Store everything ever published in a 1,000-year archive [ZDNet]
  21. Anti-Tax Fervor Closed Their Libraries. Now Residents Are Trying to Go It Alone. [The New York Times]
  22. Libraries are about democracy, not just books [The Age]
  23. The Case Against Alphabetical Naming of Authors [Inside Higher Ed]
  24. Get Smart About Plan S [Frankfurt Book Fair]
  25. University Professor Fights $2500 Library Fine in Court [Newsweek]
  26. Iowa man burns children's books from public library to protest Orange City Pride [Des Moines Register]
  27. GSU E-Reserves Case Goes On After Publishers Win Second Appeal [Publishers Weekly]
  28. Anti-Gay Group Sues Houston Public Library Over Drag Queen Storytime Events [Newsweek]
  29. University Futures, Library Futures: Aligning library strategies with institutional directions [OCLC]
  30. UVM Trustees Approve Removal of Bailey’s Name from Bailey/Howe Library [University of Vermont]
  31. The Haunting of Peoria Public Library [Dewey Decibel]

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