Your weekly links to interesting stories from the world of libraries and archives, books and publishing, and information science.
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Banned books being used to construct a full-sized Parthenon at an historic book-burning site. (Hat-tip to Corina van den Berg!)
“Death and Taxonomies” explores the darker aspects of libraries, museums, and the organization of information.
Libraries sometimes get accused of restricting patron access to materials, but it’s hard to imagine any system more obviously restrictive than chained libraries.
Just for fun: 22 Librarians on “the most Italian guy they ever had to find a book for.”
On Academic libraries, and how we have something to sell.