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.
March 12, 2020
As Michigan Faces COVID-19, Social Distancing Will be a Key Tool for Containing Disease
Michigan Radio NPR – March 11, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Summary
CDC March 11, 2020

Macmillan is Thinking About Scrapping Their Library Embargo
Goodreader – March 9, 2020

School Librarians Have Just About Disappeared in Michigan Amid new Technologies, Budget Cuts
Detroit Free Press – March 9, 2020

Laying the Groundwork for Summer Reading Starts Now
School Library Journal – March 9, 2020

Library Closures are 'Violent and Vile', Says Edmund de Waal
The Guardian – March 9, 2020

In Gratitude to Libraries
Bookriot – March 9, 2020

Is Macmillan Reconsidering Its Library Ebook Embargo?
Publishers Weekly – March 6, 2020

Libraries and Pandemic Preparedness
American Libraries March 5, 2020

Libraries Could Preserve Ebooks Forever, But Greedy Publishers Won’t Let Them
Gizmado – March 2, 2020

Fact Versus Fear
American Libraries – March 2, 2020

Tennessee Becomes Second State to Propose ‘Parental Review Boards’ for Public Libraries
Publishers Weekly – February 28, 2020

The Most Innovative Libraries Around the World
Newsweek Magazine – February 27, 2020

More Libraries Are Doing Away With Overdue Fines
The New York Times – February 23, 2020

Legislator Proposes Library Oversight Panels to Prevent Drag Queen Storytime Events
Jackson Sun – February 21, 2020

Libraries Play Crucial Role in Communities
The Guardian – February 20, 2020

Public Libraries are Expanding the Sharing Economy by Adding Libraries of Things to Their Catalogs
Shareable – February 18, 2020

As Compassion Fatigue Takes its Toll, Schools and Public Libraries Take Steps to Support Librarians
School Library Journal – February 17, 2020

The IMLS: An Investment in America
Medium EveryLibrary – February 16, 2020

Schoolwide Strategies for Promoting a Love of Reading
Edutopia – February 12, 2020

Bring Back Equitable Access for the Digital Age: Congress Must Act
The Hill – February 12, 2020
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