News & Views is your monthly roundup of curated articles from around the web keeping you up-to-date on the latest news and trends in the library profession. News & Views is an exclusive benefit of your MLA membership delivered to your inbox the second Thursday of every month.
November 14, 2019
As Boycotts Mount, Macmillan CEO Defends Library eBook Embargo
Publishers Weekly – November 6, 2019

COSLA Seeks Dialogue With Macmillan Publishers on eBook Sales
COSLA – November 6, 2019

Commissioners call New York Times ‘Fake News,’ Deny Library Funding for Digital Subscriptions
Tampa Bay Times – November 4, 2019

Librarians, Start New Game
American Libraries – November 1, 2019

ALA Responds to Macmillan Letter
American Libraries – October 31, 2019

One of America’s Largest Publishers is Screwing Over Libraries
Vice – October 31, 2019

Officials Tout Partnerships in Effort to Make Sure 2020 Census Gives Accurate Count of Residents
Chicago Tribune – October 25, 2019

Amazon's Latest Antitrust Foe: Libraries
Axios – October 24, 2019

Libraries are Even More Important to Contemporary Community Than we Thought and They Should be Funded Accordingly
LitHub – October 24, 2019

Michigan Launches Applications for Redistricting Commission
The Detroit News – October 24, 2019

The Test: ‘Read-or-Flunk’ Law Looms Over Michigan Third-graders
Bridge – October 23, 2019

ALA Denounces Amazon, Macmillan in Response to Congressional Inquiry on Competition in Digital Markets
ALA – October 23, 2019

Reading Scores on National Exam Decline in Half the States
The New York Times – October 23, 2019

Beyond Books: How Dean Jon E. Cawthorne is Relying on Community Engagement to Help Transform the Role of the University Library System in the Information Age
Today@Wayne – October 21, 2019

“The People who Helped me the Most Were the Librarians” — Rep. Elijah Cummings
School Library Journal – October 18, 2019

What do Weigh Stations and Marijuana Fines Have to do With Library Funding? Kind of a lot.
Livingston Daily – October 17, 2019

School Librarians Excel in Coding Instruction, Maker Ed, SLJ Survey Finds
School Library Journal – October 10, 2019

Why Libraries are Eliminating Late Fees for Overdue Books
Citylab – October 2, 2019
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