Library Link of the Day

January 2022

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  1. ĎA For-Profit Company Is Trying to Privatize as Many Public Libraries as They Caní [FAIR]
  2. As a Bucks County school district removes LGBTQ books from libraries, families and faculty fear for civil rights [WHYY]
  3. The Chicago Tool Library Planning A Move After Growing So Fast Itís Run Out Of Space For Donations [Block Club Chicago]
  4. Why your local library might be hiring a social worker [NPR]
  5. Libraries demand a new deal on ebooks [The Boston Globe]
  6. The American Astronomical Society Journals are now completely free to access [Happy Mag]
  7. Vatican Library opens to public with old-new art space [ABC News]
  8. Filippo Bernardini: Man accused of stealing unpublished books arrested [BBC News]
  9. A Seat at the Table [Inside Higher Ed]
  10. Toward a Critical Turn in Library UX [College & Research Libraries]
  11. Surveillance Publishing [Jefferson Pooley]
  12. Skeptics Say, ĎDo Your Own Research.í Itís Not That Simple. [The New York Times]
  13. When Librarians Unionize [Inside Higher Ed]
  14. ArXiv.org Reaches a Milestone and a Reckoning [Scientific American]
  15. Book bans in schools are catching fire. Black authors say uproar isnít about students. [NBC News]
  16. IFLA Trend Report 2021 Update released! [IFLA]
  17. What We Don't Want to Know [Motherboard]
  18. NFT Group Buys Copy Of Dune For €2.66 Million, Believing It Gives Them Copyright [IFLScience]
  19. Black Authors Are Being Pulled From School Libraries Over Critical Race Theory Fears [Newsweek]
  20. The public library is the latest place to pick up a coronavirus test. Librarians are overwhelmed. [The Washington Post]
  21. High Plains Library District Programming Policy Welcomes Censorship [Book Riot]
  22. 'I always be sneaky': Boise eight-year-old hides self-made book on a library shelf [KTVB]
  23. Were Books Really Bound in Human Skin? [Ask a Mortician]
  24. Academics want to preserve video games. Copyright laws make it complicated. [The Washington Post]
  25. Libraries, Publishers Battle Over Terms for E-Booksí Use [Bloomberg Law]
  26. How University Libraries Can Protect Data and Scientific Freedom [The Wire Science]
  27. Why Your Library Should Be All-In with Controlled Digital Lending [Medium]
  28. Ridgeland Mayor Demands LGBTQ+ Book Purge, Threatens Library Funding [Mississippi Free Press]
  29. Right to repair move gets backing from President Biden [ZDNet]
  30. Massive open index of scholarly papers launches [Nature]
  31. The critics were right: "Critical race theory" panic is just a cover for silencing educators [Salon]

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