Library Link of the Day

April 2024

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  1. The problem with making all academic research free [The Boston Globe]
  2. We Tested AI Censorship: Here’s What Chatbots Won’t Tell You [Gizmodo]
  3. Texas mother shares warning after warrant issued for her arrest over overdue library book [KHOU 11]
  4. One of world’s earliest known books expected to fetch more than $2.6m at auction [CNN]
  5. Black-owned children's bookstore in Raleigh moving after threats, owner says [WRAL]
  6. Google Books Is Indexing AI-Generated Garbage [404 Media]
  7. How Texas Prisons Regulate Women’s Knowledge Behind Bars [Literary Hub]
  8. Analysis: A Statehouse rite of spring — a showdown over libraries [Idaho Education News]
  9. Maia Kobabe's 'Gender Queer' tops list of most criticized library books for third straight year [ABC News]
  10. Too big to care [Pluralistic]
  11. Ultra-conservative lawmakers target Louisiana libraries as culture war rages on [Louisiana Illuminator]
  12. 5 Ways Artificial Intelligence Is (Quietly) Changing Libraries [HackerNoon]
  13. MAGA Rage Targeting Local Librarians Is Getting Uglier [The New Republic]
  14. A conceptual view of information retrieval - can we do better with AI? [Aaron Tay's Musings about librarianship]
  15. Idaho libraries must move materials deemed harmful to children, or face lawsuits, under new law [Idaho Capital Sun]
  16. Public domain, where there is life after copyright [Sunday Morning]
  17. I'm a Black Librarian. We're Being Threatened [Newsweek]
  18. In a bold bid to avoid open-access fees, Gates foundation says grantees must post preprints [Science]
  19. How One Author Pushed the Limits of AI Copyright [Wired]
  20. Books are trash too: Remember to throw them away during spring cleaning [Salon]
  21. America’s top librarian says ‘we’re fighting for our lives’ [WBEZ]
  22. DeSantis scales back book ban law amid spike in Florida book objections [ABC News]
  23. 17 States Are Considering Laws That Would Imprison Librarians [Vanity Fair]
  24. Investing in School Libraries and Librarians To Improve Literacy Outcomes [American Progress]
  25. There’s a revolution happening in children’s publishing—you can thank the book bans [Fast Company]
  26. FCC votes to restore net neutrality rules [The Hill]
  27. It’s the End of the Web as We Know It [The Atlantic]
  28. Yale students design a temporary library for protesters at Beinecke Plaza, a longtime hub for activists [The Architect’s Newspaper]
  29. How Ben Franklin Invented the Library as We Know It [Smithsonian Magazine]
  30. Alabama House Passes Bill That Could Be Used to Criminalize Librarians [Truthout]

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