Link Smorgasbord, August 19 - 25

LibraryThing is Hiring: Bookish and Social Media Savvy?

What do you think about E-Cigarettes in libraries?
This is spurred by an active discussion right now on the MA library listserve.  No definitive answer has come either way, but largely libraries are leaning towards "not allowed."

New Infographic: Good News in Fair Use for Libraries 

Selling the value of literacy
I love the focus on the idea of selling the value of literacy, of learning from the students in order to best help them love learning.

Censorship doesn't just stifle speech - it can spread disease
About some real world health risks that can (and do) arise due to information lock-down.

Newest YouTube user to fight a takedown is copyright guru Lawrence Lessig
Well, this could be worth following.


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