Library Link of the Day

March 2024

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  1. Students evacuate Olin Library, police investigation finds no threat [Student Life]
  2. Police Bodycam Shows Sheriff Hunting for 'Obscene' Books at Library [404 Media]
  3. Solano County librarian resigns from position citing mental health. Here's what he's doing next [ABC10]
  4. If you're buying the Kara Swisher book on Amazon, make sure it's not an AI-generated knockoff [Mashable]
  5. In Georgia, a bill to cut all ties with the American Library Association is advancing [Weekend Edition]
  6. Reading Between the Bots [American Libraries]
  7. “Dune” and the Delicate Art of Making Fictional Languages [The New Yorker]
  8. Millions of research papers at risk of disappearing from the Internet [Nature]
  9. Beaufort, South Carolina, schools return most books to shelves after attempt to ban 97 [60 Minutes]
  10. Learning lessons from the cyber-attack [Knowledge Matters blog]
  11. China has a list of suspect journals and it’s just been updated [Nature]
  12. Anatomy of a smear campaign [ACLU of South Carolina]
  13. Why Suppression of Libraries Corrupts a Nation [Library Journal]
  14. Library cuts and teachers quitting: Texas’s takeover of Houston schools [The Guardian]
  15. Former librarian sues Texas county, alleges she was fired for refusing to remove books [ABC News]
  16. Read or Restrict [WFYI]
  17. Safety Net [Longreads]
  18. Libraries struggle to afford the demand for e-books and seek new state laws in fight with publishers [Associated Press]
  19. Florida picks Moms for Liberty members for group to advise librarians on book removals [Tallahassee Democrat]
  20. ‘So happy you’re here’: how a librarian became an advocate for mental health [The Guardian]
  21. UW-Milwaukee's Golda Meir Library vandalized with pro-Palestine graffiti, window smashed? [WISN]
  22. AI images and conspiracy theories are driving a push for media literacy education [Morning Edition]
  23. Hachette v Internet Archive: The Case Marches On [Library Futures]
  24. AI-generated nonsense is leaking into scientific journals [Popular Science]
  25. Why was an Alabama library director fired? Read between the lines. [AL.com]
  26. Books on Black history, immigration found in trash by Staten Island school, sparking investigation [Gothamist]
  27. Legislative Attacks on State Library Associations are Dangerous—and Illegal [Publishers Weekly]
  28. What Libraries Risk When They Go Digital [Time]
  29. Book made with dead woman's skin removed from Harvard Library amid probe of human remains found at school [CBS News]
  30. The film fans who refuse to surrender to streaming: ‘One day you’ll barter bread for our DVDs’ [The Guardian]
  31. How to Recognize an AI-generated Cookbook [Lifehacker]

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