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.