If you are concerned with intellectual freedom and/or libraries, you should subscribe to the IFAction News Roundup. Here are a few articles from this week's list:
- Edtech Startups Protest FCC Proposal for ‘Two-Tiered Internet’
- Why a government watchdog says your phone calls are private, but your e-mails are not
- On the Next Docket: How the First Amendment Applies to Social Media
- Ads prompt libraries to put newspaper out of sight
There's more great stuff on the list, too.
- Libraries, Books, & Authors
- For my librarian friends that have attended ALA conferences: Survey: Code of Conduct Violations at ALA Conferences
- Kansas City suburb to allow 9-year-old’s Little Free Library At least temporarily.
- The big city library as Internet provider
- Stephen Krashen to LA School Board: Invest in Libraries
- Mentoring Gen-X Librarians
- Research Ready: Website Evaluator Very handy for all of you teaching information literacy, specifically evaluation of sources!
- J.K. Rowling Just Posted A New Harry Potter Short Story
- SAGE Publications busts “peer review and citation ring,” 60 papers retracted
- Jul 8, 1918: Hemingway is wounded
- Net & Tech
- The Academic Journal That Published The Facebook Experiment Is Having Second Thoughts Ya think?
- Speaking of FB, Facebook Is Now Selling Your Web-Browsing Data To Advertisers Related: How to Stop Facebook From Using Your Browsing History
- This Kid Made an App That Exposes Sellout Politicians Nifty! Useful! Sort of depressing...
- Strokes increasing among adolescents, young adults
- Obesity: We're not overeating, we're under-exercising, study suggests
- Math And Reading Abilities Driven By Same Genes
- Researchers Make Significant Progress In The Development Of An Alzheimer's Blood Test
- No, Sunscreen Will Not Give You Cancer
- Detroit activist slams reporter on air for misreporting reasons for water shutoff to thousands
- Thai news: Protester may face lese majeste for holding “Long Live USA” placard on July 4th
- Fighting rages at Somali presidential palace
- “The Vicar of Baghdad”: Peacebuilding in Iraq’s Red Zone
- The best of capitalism is over for rich countries – and for the poor ones it will be over by 2060
- Ask the Headhunter: The sign of ignorance all employers hold against you
- Lights, Camera, Mortician! The Rise of 'Fun Funerals'