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Net Neutrality Is Back Before Courts and Congress
by George H. Pike
For nearly 5 hours in a federal courthouse on Feb. 1, 2019, Net Neutrality advocates and critics traded arguments in the case of Mozilla Corp. v. FCC over the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) 2017 decision to rescind Net Neutrality rules.

Weekly News Digests
EBSCO Information Services Announces Acquisition of Stacks
EBSCO Information Services acquired Stacks, whose platform was released in partnership with EBSCO in 2016. This hosted content management system for libraries simplifies content creation, enables the marketing of library programs and services, and facilitates conducting surveys and polls, among other tasks.
CLOCKSS Recruits More Publisher Partners
CLOCKSS partnered with 11 more publishers to preserve their digital content for the future, including the American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA), the Canadian Dental Association, Georgia Southern University, IntechOpen, iScience Notes, Quantum Publishing, and Spandidos Publications.
Yewno Discover Indexes Peter Lang Publishing Group's Content
All books and journals from the Peter Lang Publishing Group, which specializes in the humanities and social sciences, are now discoverable via the Yewno Discover platform.
'When Amazon Went From Big to Unbelievably Big' by Alexis C. Madrigal
Alexis C. Madrigal writes for The Atlantic, "The past three years have seen a new Amazon emerge as the company's physical footprint balloons."
'Amazon Sells Way Fewer Books to Academic Libraries Than People Think' by Adam Rowe
Adam Rowe writes for Forbes about a new study from Ithaka S+R, "Library Acquisition Patterns."

NewsLink Spotlight
Librarians Discuss the Oscar Nominees
by Brandi Scardilli
Congratulations to this year's winners!
Take a look back at what librarians and reviewers thought of each Best Picture contender.
The Oscars at the Library
by Brandi Scardilli
Libraries celebrate Oscar season in a variety of ways.
Why Librarians Love Movies
by Brandi Scardilli
Librarians express what it is about movies that makes them so personal, affecting, and important.

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