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NewsBreaks
AI on the Library Shelf: How the Hollywood Strikes Exposed a Battle for the Creative Soul
by Jessica Hilburn
Though wages, healthcare, and the implications of streaming on the fair sharing of revenue are undoubtedly important, the issue catching the eye of many both inside and outside the entertainment field [during the current strikes] is the polar opposite sides businesses and creators have staked out on the use of AI in creative work. It seems that for many, this is the hill they are willing to die on. Will AI soon be dancing on the graves of human creatives? Or will people win the robot war? The answer has implications reaching much further than just Hollywood.

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Reactions to KKR's Acquisition of Simon & Schuster
The big news in book publishing right now is the sale of Simon & Schuster to private equity firm KKR for $1.62 billion. KKR also owns OverDrive. Here are some of the many news articles about the acquisition.
IFLA Goes Ahead With 2024 WLIC Venue
IFLA reaffirmed its decision to hold its 2024 World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) in Dubai.
APA Discusses Equity and Inclusion in Higher Education
The American Psychological Association (APA) "reaffirm[s] its support for equity and inclusion in higher education in light of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that bars the consideration of race as a factor in college and university admissions."
TLC Updates Its App and Partners With Messaging Solution
The Library Corp. (TLC) rolled out the latest version of its mobile app, which features an updated user interface with more prominent book carousels; a reading tracker; Chromebook support; and more.
RUSA Shares Updates to Interlibrary Loan Code
The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), a division of ALA, approved a newly revised Interlibrary Loan Code for the United States with Explanatory Text.

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How Libraries Help Patrons Go on Vacation
by Brandi Scardilli
Traveling any time of year is great, but there's something special about getting away in the summer—the schools are closed, the days are long, and the weather is warm. In honor of the summer season in the U.S., I checked in with some public libraries to see what travel resources they offer. If you're looking to create a more robust collection of travel and vacation services at your library, I hope you take inspiration from what these library workers have been doing. And maybe you'll even get an idea about where to take your own next trip.

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