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Looking Good?: A map of bookstores and libraries in the USA

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Here's a gem from Google Maps - a look at all the public libraries and bookstores across the country as of Summer 2013. (RT @PublishersWkly: Still Looks Pretty Good: A map of bookstores and libraries in the U.S.

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The (Vintage) Walking Library

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Critics are always remarking that we in this country lag far behind those of Eurpoean countries when it comes to borrowung books from libraries. Well, this enterprising girl...

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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, January 31, 11:06 PM

This is so cool, I can hardly stand it!

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This is so cool, I can hardly stand it!

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This is so cool, I can hardly stand it!

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Libraries need a feminist agenda...but which one?

Libraries need a feminist agenda...but which one? | Nerdy Needs | Scoop.it

[...] Now, an interesting question is whether the sexism facing librarians is (1) a product of more general, societal issues related to sex and gender, or (2) inherent in librarianship itself. Or, more likely, a little of both. So, are male library directors better paid because of pay disparity in employment in general, or because something about librarianship itself creates pay disparity. Is librarianship fundamentally sexist, or does it merely inherit the more general social trends towards discrimination? [...]


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World's most stunning libraries captured in new book

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Academic James Campbell visited some of the world's greatest libraries...for his book The Library.


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Is there such a thing as #book tourism? I want to visit all these places. #reading #libraries

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