the shrinking librarian

A shy violet keeps a library & information science scrapbook.

Jul 31

idea-lab:

Amazon: The thousand datapoints of the Amazon Empire will descend upon you. Our delivery drones will blot out the sun.
Libraries: Then we will lend in the shade. 

(via laurbrarian)


(via chumsicle)


Jul 30
iowacitypast:

Display case in Main Library north lobby, the University of Iowa, July 1954
Photographer: Frederick W. Kent
Source: http://digital.lib.uiowa.edu/cdm/ref/collection/ictcs/id/17751

iowacitypast:

Display case in Main Library north lobby, the University of Iowa, July 1954

Photographer: Frederick W. Kent

Source: http://digital.lib.uiowa.edu/cdm/ref/collection/ictcs/id/17751



ozzander said: Do you have a better book title for Dune?

betterbooktitles:

Yep!

Title and Redesign by Rentz Leinbach.


mysharona1987:

Some of the funniest book dedications ever.

(via prairielights)


(via dejavrooom)


“The planet does not need more successful people. The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lovers of all kinds.” Dalai Lama (via cosmofilius)

(via chumsicle)


oldbookillustrations:

At night.
Carl Larsson, from Singoalla, by Viktor Rydberg, Stockholm, 1894.
(Source: archive.org)

oldbookillustrations:

At night.

Carl Larsson, from Singoalla, by Viktor Rydberg, Stockholm, 1894.

(Source: archive.org)


Jul 29
tilly-and-her-books:

"Oh my god! Books!!" - Mellys first trip in my library. 

tilly-and-her-books:

"Oh my god! Books!!" - Mellys first trip in my library. 

(via fuckyeahreading)


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