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.
October 8, 2020
Libraries Are Helping Communities Cope in Big and Small Ways During Pandemic
Detroit Free Press – October 8, 2020

Ten Tips for Re-Opening the Library Space
Knowledge Quest October 7, 2020

Congress Releases Blockbuster Tech Antitrust Report
The Verge – October 6, 2020

Libraries Could Be the Next Hub for Telehealth Services
NBC29 – October 4, 2020

Census Bureau Statement on Oct. 1 Court Ruling
U.S. Census Bureau – October 2, 2020

Follett, Baker & Taylor Offer Business Update at Annual Summit
Publishers Weekly – October 2, 2020

If Your Kids Need Help Coping With the Pandemic, Look to Libraries
I Love Libraries October 2, 2020

FBI and CISA Announcement: “Foreign Actors Likely to Use Online Journals to Spread Disinformation Regarding 2020 Elections”
InfoDocket October 1, 2020

The Post Office Is a Library Issue: Public Goods Under Threat - Editorial
The Library Journal October 1, 2020

The Library as Ballot Box
American Libraries Magazine September 28, 2020

ALA Announces Top 100 Banned and Challenged Books of Last Decade
Banned Books Week – September 27, 2020

Research in Columbus Is Keeping Libraries Safe Across the World From COVID
10WBNS – September 27, 2020

Libraries Provide a Lifeline Through Equitable Access to Tech
StateTech – September 25, 2020

Library Rescinds Decision to Pull Out of National Association
Medina Gazette – September 25, 2020

Ohio Library Board Reverses Decision to End ALA Membership for 'Leaning to the Left'
Publishers Weekly – September 25, 2020

USDA Seeking Applications to Fund Broadband in Unserved Rural Areas
TV6 Upper Michigan Source – September 24, 2020

How to Fight an Austerity Budget and Advocate for Your Library in the Age of COVID-19
Library Journal September 24, 2020

Six Ways to Get to Know D.C.’S Beautifully Renovated MLK Library — From a Distance
The Washington Post – September 22, 2020

Librarian of Congress Appoints Shira Perlmutter Register of Copyrights
Library of Congress – September 21, 2020

Safe Ways to Reach Students and Teachers While Social Distancing
Knowledge Quest September 21, 2020

We Need to Talk About Audible
Publishers Weekly – September 18, 2020

Waterloo Library's Button Project Helps Show Faces Behind Masks
CBC News – September 14, 2020

Lawmakers, Whitmer Reach Budget Framework With No K-12 Cuts
Crain’s Detroit – September 14, 2020

Turning Antiracist Knowledge and Education Into Action
Publishers Weekly – September 11, 2020

With Schools Closed, Public Libraries Are Being Used as Day-Care Centers, Angering Some People
The Washington Post – September 9, 2020

How Libraries Are Writing a New Chapter During the Pandemic
National Geographic Magazine – September 2020
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