Library Link of the Day

October 2021

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  1. The Convergence of the Digital With the Physical and the Biological [Online Searcher]
  2. A World Without Sci-Hub [Palladium]
  3. Why Every Future Librarian Should Take Learning Cataloging Seriously [Hack Library School]
  4. Afghans bury paintings and hide books out of fear of Taliban crackdown on arts and culture [The Washington Post]
  5. Celebrating the Librarians of SFF []
  6. Whistleblower: Facebook is misleading the public on progress against hate speech, violence, misinformation [60 Minutes]
  7. How Students Fought a Book Ban and Won, for Now [The New York Times]
  8. ‘The Beginning of the Snowball’: Supply-Chain Snarls Delay Books [The New York Times]
  9. The nation's largest public library system is ending late fees forever [NPR]
  10. Dave and Goliath: maverick writer Eggers makes a stand against Amazon [The Guardian]
  11. Prosecutors In Wyoming Considering Charging Librarians For Stocking Books [HuffPost]
  12. Misinformation [Last Week Tonight with John Oliver]
  13. Irish author Sally Rooney in Israel boycott row [BBC News]
  14. R. Kelly was convicted. What happens to his music on streaming platforms? [NBC News]
  15. UNC can't remain a research powerhouse without library resources [The Daily Tar Heel]
  16. Hawaii Libraries Face Patron Pushback While Upholding Vaccination Mandate [Library Journal]
  17. What if Facebook Disappeared? [John Green]
  18. Pearson Sues Chegg, Alleging Copyright Infringement [Inside Higher Ed]
  19. Southlake school leader tells teachers to balance Holocaust books with 'opposing' views [NBC News]
  20. The Right To Repair Movement [The Daily Show]
  21. Current market rates for scholarly publishing services [F1000Research]
  22. Librarians to the Defense [The Progressive]
  23. Lauded Spanish female crime writer revealed to be three men [CNN]
  24. Summarizing Books with Human Feedback [OpenAI]
  25. A World Ordered Only By Search [The Convivial Society]
  26. Where Facts Were No Match for Fear [Yahoo! News]
  27. I Set Out to Build the Next Library of Alexandria. Now I Wonder: Will There Be Libraries in 25 Years? [Time]
  28. The Library Technology Market’s Failure to Support Controlled Digital Lending [The Scholarly Kitchen]
  29. Texas House committee to investigate school districts’ books on race and sexuality [The Texas Tribune]
  30. Five points for anger, one for a ‘like’: How Facebook’s formula fostered rage and misinformation [The Washington Post]
  31. US Copyright Office says you can fix a game console (but only the optical drive) [Ars Technica]

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