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 12, 2020
Referenda Roundup 2020: Final Report
American Libraires Magazine – November 11, 2020

Chicago Public Library Says Eliminating Fines Has Paid Off
Chicago Sun Times – November 11, 2020

Vatican Library Enlists Artificial Intelligence to Protect Its Digitized Treasures
Smithsonian Magazine – November 11, 2020

Wear Masks to Protect Yourself From the Coronavirus, Not Only Others, CDC Stresses
NPR – November 11, 2020

Public Libraries Critical to Health Coverage During Public Health Crisis
ALA Member News – November 11, 2020

How COVID-19 Has Transformed Reference Services for Public and Academic Libraries
Library Journal – November 10, 2020

Most Ebook and Audiobook Users Multitask: New Study Explores the Details
Teleread – November 6, 2020

As Covid-19 Cases Surge, PRH Again Extends Temporary Ebook, Digital Audio Terms for Libraries, Schools
Publishers Weekly – November 5, 2020

By the Numbers: Teens and Libraries
American Libraries Magazine – November 2, 2020

Black Caucus of the ALA Celebrates 50 Years
American Libraries Magazine – November 2, 2020

The Weight We Carry
American Libraries Magazine – November 2, 2020

More Seats at the Table
American Libraries Magazine – November 2, 2020

We the People
American Libraries Magazine – November 2, 2020

Ahead of the Curve: School Librarians Innovate and Take on New Responsibilities | SLJ COVID-19 Survey
School Library Journal – November 2, 2020

The Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google
OIF Intellectual Freedom Blog – November 2, 2020

The Socially Distanced Library: Staying Connected in a Pandemic
Library Journal – November 1, 2020

ALA Announces Longlist for 2021 Andrew Carnegie Medals
Publishers Weekly – October 29, 2020

B&T Returns to the Academic Library Market
Publishers Weekly – October 29, 2020

With Virus Resurgent, PRH Extends Open License for Online Readings Through March 2021
Publishers Weekly – October 29, 2020

"2019 Academic Library Trends and Statistics" Now Available From ACRL
ALA Member News – October 29, 2020

ALA Statement on Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping
ALA Member News – October 29, 2020

U.S. ISSN Center to Launch New ISSN Request System
Library of Congress – October 28, 2020

Referenda Roundup 2020
American Libraries Magazine – October 27, 2020

How Covid-19 Turned College Campuses Into Surveillance Machines
OneZero – October 21, 2020

A New Home Online for Closed College Libraries?
Inside Higher Ed – October 21, 2020

Wildfires Damage Libraries
Public Libraries Online October 18, 2020

Are Libraries Still Important or Are They Already Obsolete
Education Bhaskar – October 15, 2020

REALM Project Releases Results From Latest Tests of Coronavirus on Leather, Summary of Research
OCLC – October 14, 2020
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