Library Link of the Day

April 2023

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  1. Texas school board takes over unilateral control of book vetting process, will exclude parents [Fox News]
  2. Libraries Need More Freedom to Distribute Digital Books [The Atlantic]
  3. Agatha Christie novels reworked to remove potentially offensive language [The Guardian]
  4. The Data Delusion [The New Yorker]
  5. Judge Finds Texas Library's Book Bans Unconstitutional, Orders Books Returned [Publishers Weekly]
  6. An Unstandardized, Decentralized Carnival Fire: How Rare Books Are Cataloged [Literary Hub]
  7. Librarians’ ‘New Normal’ Includes Pain Points [Inside Higher Ed]
  8. US Library Survey 2022 [Ithaka S+R]
  9. Florida school district removes book about Anne Frank from libraries [WFLA]
  10. ‘They’re Criminalizing Teachers and Librarians’: Judy Blume Slams Ron DeSantis’ Education Censorship [Rolling Stone]
  11. In A.I. Race, Microsoft and Google Choose Speed Over Caution [The New York Times]
  12. Texas Library May Face Elimination Weeks After Banned Books Return [Newsweek]
  13. Internet Archive and the complex politics of e-book lending [The Week]
  14. Missouri state House Republicans vote to defund public libraries [Salon]
  15. ChatGPT: Artificial Intelligence, chatbots and a world of unknowns [60 Minutes]
  16. TN bills targeting library book publishers, changing police oversight boards advance [WKRN]
  17. The Ruling That Threatens the Future of Libraries [The Atlantic]
  18. ‘Amazon doesn’t care about books’: how Barnes & Noble bounced back [The Guardian]
  19. Google will reportedly release new AI-powered search tools next month [The Verge]
  20. Standing Up to Hate and Misinformation [Library Journal]
  21. Drawing Lines to Cross Them: How Publishers are Moving Beyond Established Norms [The Scholarly Kitchen]
  22. AI science search engines are exploding in number — are they any good? [Nature]
  23. In our attention economy, doing nothing is a radical act [Stuff]
  24. The Web Won't Survive AI [Unreality]
  25. Fake song featuring AI of Drake and The Weeknd goes viral. Here's why that's a problem [CNN]
  26. War of words: The fight over banning books [CBS Sunday Morning]
  27. Editors quit top neuroscience journal to protest against open-access charges [Nature]
  28. Man Accused of Bringing Gun to UWM Library Had Open Charge for Prior Campus Incident [Media Milwaukee]
  29. Trinity College's Berkeley Library to be renamed over slavery links [BBC News]
  30. The Andy Warhol Copyright Case That Could Transform Generative AI [Wired]

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