Library Link of the Day

December 2022

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  1. ‘Shadow Libraries’ Are Moving Their Pirated Books to The Dark Web After Fed Crackdowns [Motherboard]
  2. Amazon CEO says company won’t remove antisemitic film [Marketwatch]
  3. Securing Digital Rights For Libraries: Towards an Affirmative Policy Agenda for a Better Internet [Lila Bailey; Michael Lind Menna]
  4. Louisiana attorney general creates 'protecting minors' tip line to report library books [Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
  5. Elon Musk’s Twitter risks opening floodgates of hate speech and extremism in India [NBC News]
  6. 'Holi-Drag Storytime' for children canceled because of right-wing protesters [NBC News]
  7. ‘Our mission is crucial’: meet the warrior librarians of Ukraine [The Guardian]
  8. Central Oregon library facing demands to label, move LGBTQ-themed children’s books [The Oregonian]
  9. Anti-LGBTQ+ Actor-Writer Kirk Cameron Shocked at Libraries' Rejection [Advocate]
  10. Michigan GOP official: Shut down ‘by force’ public library with LGBTQ books [Bridge Michigan]
  11. Local library responds to Ashcroft's new proposal [KQ2]
  12. Crook County library board rejects proposal to segregate LGBTQ books [Oregon Public Broadcasting]
  13. The Murky Path To Becoming a New York Times Best Seller [Esquire]
  14. How the pandemic affected our approach to reading and interpretation of books [The Conversation]
  15. Amid Musk's Chaotic Reign at Twitter, Our Digital History Is at Risk [Time]
  16. He Used AI to Publish a Children’s Book in a Weekend. Artists Are Not Happy About It [Yahoo! News]
  17. Massachusetts library will display Christmas trees after controversy turned 'neighbor against neighbor' [Fox News]
  18. Will you read the Jan. 6 report cover-to-cover? These publishers hope so. [NPR]
  19. What Does Copyright Say about Generative Models? [O'Reilly]
  20. Ten Stories That Shaped 2022 [LISNews]
  21. American Library Association President: Librarians Are Facing Harassment [Teen Vogue]
  22. A Texas superintendent ordered school librarians to remove LGBTQ books. Now the federal government is investigating. [NBC News]
  23. No, the Lensa AI app technically isn’t stealing artists’ work – but it will majorly shake up the art world [The Conversation]
  24. These 10 Books Have Made It Into the Guinness World Records [Fodor's Travel]
  25. 10 Surprising Ways to Use Your Library Card [EveryLibrary]
  26. Vocational awe is always harmful [Meredith Farkas]
  27. PW’s 2022 People of the Year: The Defenders [Publishers Weekly]
  28. How Will BookTok Change Publishing in 2023? [Rolling Stone]
  29. SLJ’s Most Memorable Censorship Stories of 2022 [School Library Journal]
  30. A Book of Books [Inside Higher Ed]
  31. Huntsville City Council privatizes public library operations despite pushback from residents [Houston Public Media]

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