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Algorithms be damned! Power to the people! Library workers take the fate of automated inventory control into their own hands in a cheeky way.
Librarians Go Rogue In Devious Attempt To Save Books From Getting Tossed, Hilary Henson, Huffington Post, January 6, 2017
The scheme involves a fake patron named “Chuck,” who checked out thousands of books last year.
Staff at the East Lake County Library say they were just trying to save books.
But one librarian has been fired in connection with a scheme involving the creation of a fake library patron who “checked out” more than 2,000 books over the last year, as first reported by the Orlando Sentinel. Read the rest of the article here.