Library Link of the Day

November 2018

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  1. The nightmare videos of childrens' YouTube — and what's wrong with the internet today [TED]
  2. Tiny Books Fit in One Hand. Will They Change the Way We Read? [The New York Times]
  3. Resolved: All scholarship must be made freely available for reading and reuse. [2018 Hyde Park Debate]
  4. Restricting Books for Prisoners Harms Everyone, Even the Non-Incarcerated [Electric Literature]
  5. Can Diverse Books Save Us? In a divided world, librarians are on a mission [School Library Journal]
  6. The Privacy Battle to Save Google From Itself [Wired]
  7. Towards a Critical Assessment Practice [In the Library with the Lead Pipe]
  8. Fierceness—and Fierce Opposition [American Libraries]
  9. Open-access plan draws online protest [Science]
  10. Video expert shares how the Acosta clip was doctored to make reporter look like the aggressor [SFGate]
  11. Amazon's AbeBooks backs down after booksellers stage global protest [The Guardian]
  12. The hardest job in Silicon Valley is a living nightmare [Fast Company]
  13. Under pressure, Pa. prisons repeal restrictive book policy [The Philadelphia Inquirer]
  14. In the Age of A.I., Is Seeing Still Believing? [The New Yorker]
  15. End intellectual property [Aeon]
  16. The Competitive Book Sorters Who Spread Knowledge Around New York [Atlas Obscura]
  17. Operation Infektion [The New York Times]
  18. Some Libraries Are Facing Backlash Against LGBT Programs — And Holding Their Ground [BuzzFeed News]
  19. Libraries Across the Country Are Honoring Stan Lee [Comic Book]
  20. Working with deaf patrons [Galludet University]
  21. How Archivists Could Stop Deepfakes From Rewriting History [Gizmodo]
  22. University libraries and their cats [Wonkhe]
  23. Addressing the Crisis in Academic Publishing [Inside Higher Ed]
  24. Why a library fire feels like an ‘attack on humanity’ [PBS NewsHour]
  25. New Exemptions to DMCA Section 1201 Are Welcome, But Don’t Go Far Enough [EFF]
  26. Bibliotherapy: how reading and writing have been healing trauma since World War I [The Conversation]
  27. James H. Billington, long-reigning librarian of Congress, dies at 89 [The Washington Post]
  28. Creating an Understanding of Data Literacy for a Data-driven Society [Journal of Community Informatics]
  29. Why Are College Textbooks So Expensive? [Business Insider]
  30. Publishers, Booksellers Keeping Close Tabs on Holiday Book Availability [Publishers Weekly]

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