Library Link of the Day

November 2021

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  1. Outside and In: Services for People Impacted By Incarceration [Library Journal]
  2. Giant, free index to world’s research papers released online [Nature]
  3. Ontario school board reviews every book in every library to cull those 'harmful' to students [National Post]
  4. Texas governor decries school library books with 'pornographic or obscene material' [NPR]
  5. Washington County parents want to ban some books from their schools’ libraries [KUER]
  6. Toowoomba councillor calls for review of children's books about racism, gender identity [ABC News]
  7. Iowa School Board Candidate Wants to Share The Name of Every Kid Who Checks out Pro-LGBTQ Books [Jezebel]
  8. Book banning in 2021? Why my book has been removed from school shelves [Los Angeles Times]
  9. How bookstores are adjusting to supply-chain problems this holiday season [The A.V. Club]
  10. As Misinformation Grows, Scholars Debate How to Improve Open Access [Inside Higher Ed]
  11. Lawmakers come for Facebook algorithm with 'filter bubble' bill [Mashable]
  12. Whatever Happened to Reader Privacy? [Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe]
  13. Library of Congress Changes Illegal Aliens Subject Heading [American Libraries]
  14. Conservatives Are Just Openly Endorsing Book Burning Now [Vanity Fair]
  15. Blind People Won the Right to Break Ebook DRM. In 3 Years, They'll Have to Do It Again [Wired]
  16. Goddard schools return books to libraries after parent challenge of 29 led to review [The Wichita Eagle]
  17. This library lets you borrow people instead of books. It just may help bridge our bitter divisions [CNN]
  18. Illinois students rally to defend LGBTQ book as school board hears objections over its content [CNN]
  19. Collection Directions - Pandemic Effects [Lorcan Dempsey]
  20. More Republican leaders try to ban books on race, LGBTQ issues [NPR]
  21. Johnston parents file complaint to remove two books from school curriculum [WHO13]
  22. New Hampshire Turns Students, Parents Into Bounty Hunters for Teachers Who Discuss Racism [The Mary Sue]
  23. After COVID boom, ebook aggregators face licensing questions from Congress [The Verge]
  24. Texas Library Cancel Children's Event After Transgender Misinformation Sparks Threats [Newsweek]
  25. Sen. Ted Cruz goes after Library of Congress for dropping term 'illegal alien' [NBC News]
  26. Librarians, Educators Warn of 'Organized' Book Banning Efforts [Publisher Weekly]
  27. Author says book pulled from Utah schools was written to help prevent sex abuse [KSL News]
  28. How Facebook and Google fund global misinformation [MIT Technology Review]
  29. Attempt to remove LGBTQ book fails as library remains culture war battleground [The Daily Advertiser]
  30. A Florida school board member filed a criminal complaint over a Black queer memoir [CNN]

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