The Great American Road Trip: Shorter and More Popular Than Ever – The New York Times

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Inside Olympic Village Life at the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang: The Condoms Are Only the Beginning | E! News

Olympic Village, Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

Olympic Village, Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

It’s safety first every time the world’s finest athletes end up sharing close quarters for two and a half weeks, but the accommodations are just as full-service for those who prefer to stay dressed

Source: Inside Olympic Village Life at the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang: The Condoms Are Only the Beginning | E! News

Why university libraries are tossing millions of books – CSMonitor.com

“A library without books? Not quite, but as students abandon the stacks in favor of online reference material, university libraries are unloading millions of unread volumes in a nationwide purge that has some print-loving scholars deeply unsettled.”

Source: Why university libraries are tossing millions of books – CSMonitor.com

See also, A Library Without Books? Universities Purging Dusty Volumes

119: Jeffrey Davis

Former colleague Jeff Davis interviewed.. and his new book noted too.. see more about the book here, https://www.alastore.ala.org/content/collection-all-around-sharing-our-cities-towns-and-natural-places

Circulating Ideas

Steve chats with Jeffrey Davis about his new book, The Collection All Around: Sharing Our Cities, Towns, and Natural Places.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAJeffrey T. Davis is a branch manager at San Diego Public Library. He has worked in branch and central libraries from the South Bronx to downtown San Diego and in collection development and online services. He enjoys talking about libraries, library experimentation, and the awesome things that librarians do. His library design shingle is at libraryfresh.com and he tweets miscellaneously @augmentedballot.

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The Collection All Around: Sharing Our Cities, Towns, and Natural Places
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Anna Rosling Rönnlund: See how the rest of the world lives, organized by income | TED Talk | TED.com

“What does it look like when someone in Sweden brushes their teeth or when someone in Rwanda makes their bed? Anna Rosling Rönnlund wants all of us to find out, so she sent photographers to 264 homes in 50 countries (and counting!) to document the stoves, bed, toilets, toys and more in households from every income bracket around the world. See how families live in Latvia or Burkina Faso or Peru as Rosling Rönnlund explains the power of data visualization to help us better understand the world.”