Category Archives: News

Recycling Architecture


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I Kill Fairies


“There are two types of readers: those who can’t read a book if they already know how it ends and those who won’t read a book unless they know how it ends. Some readers consider the latter behaviour to be … Continue reading

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Don’t Try this at Home … Or at the Library


And now for your viewing pleasure: By Grant Snider for the essay “Clunkers” by James McWilliams in the New York Times Sunday Book Review on July 7. Via Pleated Jeans.

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Literary News


Here’s some cool news! It’s about a stamp, heritage, and literature. But first, some background.

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RA for Hipsters


Have you read something before it was even popular? You might be a hipster, or at least may find some new books to enjoy on this infographic.

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Cloud Atlas Explained


A new movie came out recently called “The Cloud Atlas” based upon a book of the same name by David Mitchell. Both the book and movie feature a complex plot and multiple characters. The infographic below will summarize the main … Continue reading

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Prediction from the Past


“This illustration by Grant E. Hamilton ran in the February 16, 1895 issue of Judge Magazine and can be found in the book Out of Time by Norman Brosterman.”

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United States Infographic


This infographic comes, appropriately enough, from the blog “Epic Reads.” I think it’s appropriate because this graphic is epic. Epic Reads is a Harper Collins publisher blog. The graphic was created by blogger EpicGirl who did so by compiling reader … Continue reading

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Top Ten Infographic


The following infographic was created by a graphic artist named Jared Fanning from data drawn from squidoo.com/mostreadbooks. The list was compiled by freelance writer James Chapman. It claims to show the top ten most popular books that have been printed … Continue reading

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Research Skills as a Game


Here is another awesome infographic related to libraries and the work we do. This image was created by the Kentucky Virtual Library. It is aimed at school age children, but is equally appropriate for anyone, regardless of age, required to … Continue reading

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