Libraries / Archives
I think I’ll let your documentary put a cap on that story. I don’t know. I don’t know what I’d tell him, other than… I was part of the struggle. That’s the bottom line. I wasn’t one of those armchair revolutionaries.
The NY Times reports how computer scientists at M.I.T. developed a technique to read historic letters that are so fragile they cannot be opened. The new technique could open a window into the long history… Read More »How to Read Unopened Letters with Virtual Reality
I found this gem in the American Archives of Public Broadcasting. Granted, it’s from before 2008, but it’s still a nice reminder of an era before Donald Trump.
For those of you who love libraries, there is an episode of This American Life you should listen to called “The Room of Requirement.”
I saw a couple of these photos on another website and they’re heartbreaking. They’re a reminder of how the United States violated its own citizens human rights.
For the most part libraries, especially research libraries, are seen as bastions of knowledge and elitism.
Are libraries becoming less collection focused and more focused on community engagement through teaching and public spaces?
Learn how the Orlando Public Library uses iBeacon to communicate with patron’s mobile devices in “The Internet of Things Plan to Make Libraries and Museums Awesomer ,” published by Fast Company and written by Satta… Read More »The Internet of Things Will Push Libraries and Museums to Your Phone
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