Library Link of the Day

February 2024

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  1. Alabama pulls out of American Library Association [WSFA]
  2. Generative AI Is a Crisis for Copyright Law [Issues in Science and Technology]
  3. In Other News: The New York Times, Los Angeles Times and Sports Illustrated [Late Night with Seth Meyers]
  4. Why books are here to stay [Chip Kidd]
  5. Why is this Westwood librarian hiding phones in library books? []
  6. Paper Trail [Science]
  7. Cyber Plagiarism: When AI Systems Snatch Your Copyrighted Images [Mind Matters]
  8. Cast as Criminals, America’s Librarians Rally to Their Own Defense [The New York Times]
  9. Libraries and Loneliness [Library Journal]
  10. Researchers reveal first full passages decoded from famously inscrutable Herculaneum scrolls [CNN]
  11. Missouri GOP secretary of state candidate burns LGBTQ books in online video [The Hill]
  12. Sony is erasing digital libraries that were supposed to be accessible “forever” [Ars Technica]
  13. Miss Manners: Writer tires of strangers pitching book ideas, asking for publishing tips [The Oregonian]
  14. Amazon stops selling ‘intrusive’ books written about King Charles [The Independent]
  15. Advocating for Access [Insight Into Diversity]
  16. Inside the Censorship Scandal That Rocked Sci-Fi and Fantasy's Biggest Awards [Esquire]
  17. How AI copyright lawsuits could make the whole industry go extinct [The Verge]
  18. New wave of bills targeting libraries is ‘a threat to our democracy,’ American Library Association warns [NBC News]
  19. Unveiling the Deceptive Duo: Inclusive Access and Equitable Access – A Threat to Student Choice and Library Reserves [ACRLog]
  20. West Virginia House passes bill allowing prosecution of librarians [The Parkersburg News and Sentinel]
  21. Revamped bill to remove ‘harmful materials’ from libraries heads to Idaho Senate [Idaho Capital Sun]
  22. The Unheralded Labor of Fighting Book Bans [The American Prospect]
  23. A secret shelf of banned books thrives in a Texas school, under the nose of censors [All Things Considered]
  24. JSTOR is Now Available in 1,000 Prisons [JSTOR]
  25. Georgia lawmakers eye allowing criminal charges against school librarians over sexual content of books [CBS News]
  26. ChatGPT as a Tool for Library Research – Some Notes and Suggestions [LibTech Insights]
  27. Google’s ‘Woke’ Image Generator Shows the Limitations of AI [Wired]
  28. Freedom to Read Advocates Blast Alabama Library’s Ban on LGBTQ Book Purchases [Publishers Weekly]
  29. ‘The Investment Firms Leave Behind a Barren Wasteland’ [Politico]

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