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10 Years After Katrina: Commemorating Libraries and Librarians | American Libraries Magazine

10 Years After Katrina: Commemorating Libraries and Librarians | American Libraries Magazine | The Information Professional | Scoop.it
In this six-part series, American Libraries looks back at the stories of libraries and librarians in the 10 years since Katrina. Reflecting on our October 2005 coverage, we remember the librarians who provided services in extraordinary circumstances.

 

"These are just some of the Katrina stories we’ve heard from libraries and librarians. We invite you to share your Katrina story with American Libraries via comment or email and let us know how your library—or your life—has changed in the 10 years since Katrina came ashore."

Karen du Toit's insight:

Great stories!

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Every Library and Museum in America, Mapped

Every Library and Museum in America, Mapped | The Information Professional | Scoop.it

Emily Badger:

America's collection of museums and libraries is actually super impressive when you look at it on a map. (RT @fpl: Did you know there are more libraries in the U.S. than McDonalds or Starbucks?{...}

 

Grimes built [a] map this past weekend during the National Day of Civic Hacking, using the agency's database of public libraries. Each of those dots refers to an individual branch library (and a few bookmobiles), out of a total of 9,000 public library systems.

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Interesting!

 

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