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.
January 9, 2020
2019 Year in Review
American Libraries – January 2, 2020

What to Expect in the Publishing World in 2020
The Scientist December 31, 2019

Update on Macmillan eBook Embargo
American Libraries December 31, 2019

Public Libraries Need a Fairer Deal on eBooks
The Star – December 30, 2019

4 Million Cards. 4,000 Drawers. And a Whole lot of Paper Cuts. A Coalition of Book Lovers Rushes to Save U-Va.’s Card Catalogue.
The Washington Post – December 28, 2019

Doris Klaussen's New Library Needed Books. One Girl Dropped off More Than 2,500
The Battle Creek Enquirer – December 26, 2019

KKR to Acquire Leading Digital Reading Platform OverDrive
Business Wire – December 24, 2019

A Portrait of Public Libraries
The Atlantic – December 23, 2019

IMLS Receives $10 Million Increase in FY2020
American Libraries – December 20, 2019

Proposal Would Create Affordable Housing on top of Boston Public Library Branches
Boston 25 News ­– December 18, 2019

Rural Libraries Take on Growing Role as Agents of Inclusion and Change
Nonprofit Quarterly – December 16, 2019

A New Chapter: Libraries are Turning Pages on the Past and Using Tech to Their Advantage
WSBT – December 12, 2019

The Top 10 Library Stories of 2019
Publishers Weekly – December 13, 2019

The Complicated Role of the Modern Public Library
NEA – Humanities Magazine Fall 2019 Edition

Public Libraries are the Crazy, Radical Ideas That Might Save Society
Kinder Institute – December 5, 2019

UMD Researchers Identify Top Data Privacy Risks for Low-Income Families and Develop Preventative Programs at Public Libraries
University of Maryland – December 4, 2019

Opinion: A Major Publisher is Denying Library Users Access to new eBooks. That’s Wrong
LA Times – December 3, 2019
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