Library Link of the Day

June 2019

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  1. The Books of College Libraries Are Turning Into Wallpaper [The Atlantic]
  2. An Author Learned of a Mortifying Research Mistake Live on the Radio. Here’s How Twitter Reacted. [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  3. The Loud Librarian [All That]
  4. The Comeback of the Century [The New York Times]
  5. Do Not Trust That Stranger’s 5-Star Review [The New York Times]
  6. After 15 Years, the Pirate Bay Still Can’t Be Killed [MEL Magazine]
  7. How to Teach with JSTOR Text Analyzer [JSTOR Daily]
  8. Update: In reversal, science publisher IEEE drops ban on using Huawei scientists as reviewers [Science]
  9. Metadata is the biggest little problem plaguing the music industry [The Verge]
  10. The Rise of Junk Science [The Walrus]
  11. “To Be Honest I’m Not Sure If We Have a Textbook”: Undergraduate Access to Course Reading [Hybrid Pedagogy]
  12. The Making of a YouTube Radical [The New York Times]
  13. Amazon's helping police build a surveillance network with Ring doorbells [CNET]
  14. Book subtitles are getting ridiculously long. What is going on? [The Washington Post]
  15. Knowledge Isn’t Neutral: On Radical Librarianship [Teachers & Writers Magazine]
  16. The war to free science [Vox]
  17. What Aladdin—And Napoleon—Teach Us About Copyright [Planet Money]
  18. How to build something that lasts 10,000 years [BBC Future]
  19. A room is not just a room: The Library as shared place and why it matters to communities [Christian Lauersen]
  20. The Death Of The Family Secret [HuffPost]
  21. Discovery and the Disciplines: An Inquiry into the Role of Subject Databases through Citation Analysis [College & Research Libraries]
  22. “Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean You Should”: Practitioner Perceptions of Learning Analytics Ethics [portal: Libraries and the Academy]
  23. A Library Thrives, Quietly, in One of Pakistan’s Gun Markets [The New York Times]
  24. Vinegar Syndrome Is Eating Away Cook County History [WBEZ]
  25. Polio: The final battle [BBC News]
  26. THINKING OUTSIDE OF THE STACKS: The Growth of Nature Smart Libraries [Children & Nature Network]
  27. The Library as a Movement [R. David Lankes and Marie Østergaard]
  28. Do We Still Need Libraries? [Origin Of Everything]
  29. As Kanopy’s Popularity Grows, Can Your Library Continue to Afford It? [IndieWire]
  30. Meet Libby - the new robot library assistant at the University of Pretoria's Hatfield campus [SowetanLIVE]

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