Future of Libraries in the Digital Age | Architectural Digest

Seattle Public Library. Photo: Philippe Ruault

Seattle Public Library. Photo: Philippe Ruault

Photo: Jonathan Blanc / Courtesy of NYPL

Photo: Jonathan Blanc / Courtesy of NYPL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With the cyberage in full swing, this is how smart design is keeping demand for the printed word alive

Source: Future of Libraries in the Digital Age | Architectural Digest

Scout Archives – British Library: Turning the Pages

“Turning the Pages is a software program developed by Armadillo Studios that enables libraries and museums to digitize books, manuscripts, and other documents in an engaging 3D format. Here, readers will find the British Library’s spectacular collection of items digitized with this software.”

Source: Scout Archives – British Library: Turning the Pages

100,000 Banned Books Have Been Formed Into a ‘Parthenon of Books’ | Architectural Digest

The 'Parthenon of Books' was made of donated books and will be temporarily exhibited in Kassel, Germany. Photo: Getty Images/Thomas Lohnes

The ‘Parthenon of Books’ was made of donated books and will be temporarily exhibited in Kassel, Germany. Photo: Getty Images/Thomas Lohnes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The temporary exhibition will be held in the same location where the Nazis burned hundreds of thousands of censored texts

Source: 100,000 Banned Books Have Been Formed Into a ‘Parthenon of Books’ | Architectural Digest

The Card Catalog: Books, Cards, and Literary Treasures, by the Library of Congress – The Washington Post

A library card for ‘The Scarlet Letter,’ by Nathaniel Hawthorne. (Courtesy of the Library of Congress)

A library card for ‘The Scarlet Letter,’ by Nathaniel Hawthorne. (Courtesy of the Library of Congress)

‘The Card Catalog’ is a paean to the Library of Congress and a collection of bookish trivia

Source: The Card Catalog: Books, Cards, and Literary Treasures, by the Library of Congress – The Washington Post

The Librarian Who Guarded the Manhattan Project’s Secrets – Atlas Obscura

Inner view of the Manhattan Project's scientific library Courtesy Los Alamos Historical Society Photo Archives

Inner view of the Manhattan Project’s scientific library Courtesy Los Alamos Historical Society Photo Archives

Women working at the Manhattan Project Oak Ridge site US Department of Energy/Public Domain

Women working at the Manhattan Project Oak Ridge site US Department of Energy/Public Domain

While dodging accusations of communism, Charlotte Serber made the nuclear bomb possible.

Source: The Librarian Who Guarded the Manhattan Project’s Secrets – Atlas Obscura

The Original Wonder Woman Slays the Crowd at the Library Of Congress | Washingtonian

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden speaks to Wonder Woman actress Lynda Carter. Photographs by Evy Mages.

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden speaks to Wonder Woman actress Lynda Carter. Photographs by Evy Mages.

There’s one thing that obviously hasn’t changed about Lynda Carter in the nearly 40 years since she first donned Wonder Woman’s costume: her shimmering blu

Source: The Original Wonder Woman Slays the Crowd at the Library Of Congress | Washingtonian