Library Link of the Day

October 2023

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  1. The Brainwashing Of America's Children [Climate Town]
  2. Florida school district orders removal of all books with gay characters before slightly backing off [Yahoo News]
  3. Banned Books Week comes at tense time for nation’s libraries and schools [The Hill]
  4. How Google Alters Search Queries to Get at Your Wallet [Wired]
  5. Student Wellness Tip: Therapy Dogs Ease Academic Stress for Nursing Students [Inside Higher Ed]
  6. The Spy Who Shushed Me: How the Government Is Removing Our Right to Read in Private [Literary Hub]
  7. Book Bans [Pan Cooke]
  8. I Asked Meta’s Chatbot What It Thought of My Books. What I Learned Was Unsettling. [Slate]
  9. Anna’s Archive Scraped WorldCat to Help Preserve ‘All’ Books in the World [TorrentFreak]
  10. Educators, librarians could face criminal prosecution and a level 6 felony over controversial books [WSBT]
  11. The US library system, once the best in the world, faces death by a thousand cuts [The Guardian]
  12. Signs of undeclared ChatGPT use in papers mounting [Retraction Watch]
  13. Alabama library flagged a children's book because the author’s last name is 'Gay' [NBC News]
  14. Rethinking the Luddites in the Age of A.I. [The New Yorker]
  15. So why is the medical device lobby suing the Library of Congress? [Fierce Biotech]
  16. Rising number of ‘predatory’ academic journals undermines research and public trust in scholarship [The Conversation]
  17. Batley Library's shelves 'decimated' by book sale mix-up [BBC News]
  18. Frankfurt Book Fair postpones award for Palestinian author [Deutsche Welle]
  19. Millions of Workers Are Training AI Models for Pennies [Wired]
  20. Moms for Liberty meets its match: Parents in this swing suburban district are fighting back [Salon]
  21. BIBFRAME Must Die [Jeff Edmunds]
  22. Most libraries to provide ‘warm banks’ again this winter [The Guardian]
  23. Et Tu, Scholastic Book Fair? [Slate]
  24. Salman Rushdie: allow writers to create characters outside of their own experience [The Guardian]
  25. How To Style Your Bookshelves, According To The Experts [British Vogue]
  26. Don’t expect the government to save us from misinformation [The Boston Globe]
  27. Music lyrics lawsuit could set AI copyright precedent [Axios]
  28. Amazon Limits Authors to Self-Publishing 3 Books Per Day Amid Flood of AI Garbage [PC Magazine]
  29. Large language models prove helpful in peer-review process [Phys.org]
  30. This new data poisoning tool lets artists fight back against generative AI [MIT Technology Review]
  31. Tracking Down The Library Ghost [Ghostbusters]

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