Library Link of the Day

October 2019

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  1. Chicago to become largest U.S. public library system to go fine-free for overdue materials that get returned [Chicago Tribune]
  2. The Internet Is Overrun With Images of Child Sexual Abuse. What Went Wrong? [The New York Times]
  3. Student Needs Are Academic Needs [Ithaka S+R]
  4. Down With Dewey [Slate]
  5. After Uproar About Accessibility, Hunters Point Library Will Relocate Fiction Section [Gothamist]
  6. Ancient scrolls charred by Vesuvius could be read once again [The Guardian]
  7. How Much Coffee Do Librarians Drink? [Library Journal]
  8. The Authoritarianís Worst Fear? A Book [The New York Times]
  9. "Me Before You" Author Jojo Moyes Has Been Accused Of Publishing A Novel With "Alarming Similarities" To Another Author's Book [Buzfeed News]
  10. Why Libraries Are Eliminating Late Fees for Overdue Books [CityLab]
  11. Laundromat Libraries Aim To Boost Literacy In Milwaukee [WUWM]
  12. A professor spoke about whiteness at Georgia Southern University. Students burned her book. [USA Today]
  13. Facebook Shouldn't Give Politicians More Power Than Ordinary Users [EFF]
  14. Shorewood Public Library, other branches get rid of toxic receipt paper [WTMJ]
  15. Exploring Studentsí Decision-Making Processes in Information Literacy [School Library Journal]
  16. Why Helsinki's Library Robots Aren't Important [Tom Scott]
  17. The battle for the future of e-books is happening at your local library [Fast Company]
  18. Digital dystopia: how algorithms punish the poor [The Guardian]
  19. Climate Change Could Erase Human History. These Archivists Are Trying to Save It [Vice]

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