Library Link of the Day

June 2020

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  1. A Feud in Wolf-Kink Erotica Raises a Deep Legal Question [The New York Times]
  2. A Libraries Must Change [The New York Times]
  3. What Happens to Powell’s Books When You Can’t Browse the Aisles? [The New York Times]
  4. Publishers Sue Internet Archive Over National Emergency Library [The New York Times]
  5. Journalists wage legal fights after facing protest attacks [Associated Press News]
  6. 'This is not how science works': setback in COVID-19 treatment search [The Sydney Morning Herald]
  7. Why printers add secret tracking dots [BBC Future]
  8. Open access to collections is a no-brainer – it’s a clear-cut extension of any museum’s mission [Apollo]
  9. What’s Lost in a Furlough [American Libraries]
  10. The activist dismantling racist police algorithms [MIT Technology Review]
  11. Changed, Changed Utterly [Inside Higher Ed]
  12. Internet Archive ends “emergency library” early to appease publishers [Ars Technica]
  13. MIT Ends Negotiations with Elsevier [Inside Higher Ed]
  14. #Publishingpaidme: authors share advances to expose racial disparities [The Guardian]
  15. Libraries are needed more than ever. But many aren't sure how to reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic [USA Today]
  16. Gone with the Wind removed from HBO Max [BBC News]
  17. High-profile coronavirus retractions raise concerns about data oversight [Nature]
  18. Libraries Are Dealing With New Demand For Books And Services During The Pandemic [NPR]
  19. The Bigot in the Machine: Bias in Algorithmic Systems [Barbara Fister]
  20. The Covid-19 Vaccine Should Belong to the People [The Nation]
  21. How Libraries Are Supporting The Black Lives Matter Movement [Weekend Edition]
  22. Covid-19 Is History’s Biggest Translation Challenge [Wired]
  23. Research Shows Virus Undetectable on Five Highly Circulated Library Materials After Three Days [IMLS]
  24. Coronavirus Researchers Are Dismantling Science’s Ivory Tower—One Study at a Time [Wired]
  25. Coronavirus Tests the Limits of America’s Public Libraries [Bloomberg CityLab]
  26. People are microwaving library books and masks to kill COVID-19 — and that's bad [Detroit Free Press]
  27. 'We're back in business': UK bookshops see sales soar [The Guardian]
  28. As libraries go digital, paper books still have a lot to offer us [The Conversation]
  29. The comic shop during COVID times [The Atlanta Journal-Constitution]
  30. SIS Alum, School Librarian Kelly Passek Uses Drone Service to Loan Students Books [University of Tennessee School of Information Sciences]

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