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.
April 9, 2020
Falling in Love With (and in) the Library
LitHub – April 7, 2020

MSU Libraries Help Unite Local PPE Makers and Ramp up Face Shield Production
MSU Today – April 6, 2020

IMLS Authorizes New Grant Flexibilities for Libraries, Museums
IMLS – April 6, 2020

How to Get Books When Bookstores and Libraries Are Closed
The New York Times – April 3, 2020

Why Authors Are so Angry About the Internet Archive’s Emergency Library
VOX –April 2, 2020

The Atlantic – March 31, 2020

How to Sanitize Collections in a Pandemic
American Libraries – March 27, 2020

Federal Relief Package Supports Libraries
American Libraries – March 27, 2020

COVID-19 Federal Relief Package Supports Libraries’ Role in Digital Inclusion
ALA News ­– March 27, 2020

COVID-19 Stimulus: A Guide to Business Relief Packages and Tax Relief
Foster Swift Legal Update E-blast – March 27, 2020

How Medical Librarians Are Handling the Coronavirus Crisis
Library Journal – March 25, 2020

Your Data Says You’re Home, Michigan. You Get an 'A' for Social Distancing
Detroit Free Press – March 25, 2020

COVID-19’s Impact on Libraries Goes Beyond Books
Wired – March 25, 2020

Libraries Want to Turn Bookmobiles Into Free WiFi Trucks During Coronavirus Lockdown
Vice – March 24, 2020

Announcing a National Emergency Library to Provide Digitized Books to Students and the Public
Internet Archive Blogs – March 24, 2020

ALA Cancels 2020 Annual Conference
American Libraries – March 24, 2020

Rep. Andy Levin, 35 Bipartisan House Members, Call for Increased Library Funding to Ensure Access to Online and Digital Resources During Coronavirus Outbreak
Andy Levin – March 20, 2020

ARSL Statement on Library Closures
ASRL – March 18, 2020

ALA Executive Board Recommends Closing Libraries to Public
American Libraries – March 17, 2020

Macmillan Abandons Library Ebook Embargo
Publishers Weekly – March 17, 2020

FCC Must Act Quickly As COVID-19 Threatens Healthcare, Education
Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition – March 17, 2020

A Crisis - As in School Closures Due to Coronavirus - Justifies Fair Use, Say Librarians
School Library Journal – March 14, 2020

COVID-19: Italian Librarians on the Lockdown
Programming Librarian – March 12, 2020
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