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.
December 12, 2019
How Local Libraries Ended up on the Front Lines of the Urban Homelessness Crisis
The Conversation – December 4, 2019

Libraries, in a Move for Equity, Scrap Late Fees
Non-Profit Quarterly – December 3, 2019

Ready, Set, Research!
American Libraries – December 3, 2019

'We Wanted Our Patrons Back' — Public Libraries Scrap Late Fines To Alleviate Inequity
NPR – November 30, 2019

Research Confirms Value of School Librarians
School Library Journal – November 26, 2019

A School-Public Library Partnership Creates Boundless Potential
School Library Journal – November 25, 2019

Big Ten Libraries Begin Creating Shared Collection
Minnesota Daily – November 24, 2019

Carnegie Mellon Publishing Agreement Marks Open Access Milestone
Carnegie Mellon University – November 21, 2019

In an Age of Disappearing Prison Libraries, Jail Profiteers Provide "Free" Crapgadget Tablets That Charge Prisoners by the Minute to Read Project Gutenberg eBooks
Boingboing – November 20, 2019

Giant Publisher Macmillan Goes to War Against Libraries
TechDirt – November 15, 2019

Citrus County Commissioners Vote Down New York Times Digital Subscriptions
Tampa Bay Times – November 19, 2019

ALA Endorses Kansas City Public Library Director Crosby Kemper III as New IMLS Director Nominee
ALA News – November 13, 2019

Referenda Roundup 2019: Final Report
American Libraries – November 12, 2019

Snøhetta Reveals its $100 million Charlotte, North Carolina, library
The Architect’s Newspaper – November 8, 2019

Why you Should Encourage Your Child's Love of Graphic Novels
Parents – November 8, 2019

Nebraska Researchers Partner With Library of Congress
Nebraska Today – November 7, 2019

Library of Congress Says it Has ‘Significantly Improved’ IT
Fedscoop – November 7, 2019

North American Elected Officials Send Message to eBook Publishers: Price Gouging Public Libraries is Unacceptable
Urban Libraries Council – November 7, 2019
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