Monthly Archives: January 2009

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BiblioWorks Documentary

Here’s our first pass at creating a promotional documentary / video for BiblioWorks (the non-profit we founded and continue to support that builds libraries in rural South America and provides support to local literacy organizations here in WNC).  Thanks to Paul Sherar for his volunteer

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Library usage up with a down economy

The Boston Globe is reporting increasing usage of public libraries, due to the down economy (yep, that’s right, you folks heard it here first in June, when we predicted library usage would increase after looking at similar patterns during the Great Depression). Now, this, of

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Rare book pick of the day

Found in Rare Maps and Atlases on The English Atlas by Pitt, Moses, published in 4 volumes in 1680 with colored plates (as you can see below).  Make sure and check out the detailed zoom on this image: