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The Library In the New Age

“Information is exploding so furiously around us and information technology is changing at such bewildering speed that we face a fundamental problem: How to orient ourselves in the new landscape? What, for example, will become of research libraries in the … Continue reading

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Shakespeare Quartos To Be Digitized

“The Shakespeare Quartos Archive , a freely-accessible, high-resolution digital collection of the 75 pre-1641 quarto editions of Shakespeare’s plays—a joint project of the Folger Shakespeare Library and the University of Oxford, with the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities … Continue reading

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Precolonial African Manuscripts Get New Home In Timbuktu

The manuscripts in Arabic and African languages cover almost every conceivable subject from history and medicine to law and human rights, from astronomy and philosophy to conflict resolution and literature. It’s a Who’s Who of ancient kingdoms. Some are close … Continue reading

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Author Interviews Go Online

Daniel Menaker, who left his post as executive editor in chief of the Random House Publishing Group in June, is moving online in March to be the host of a new Web-based book show.The show, to be called “Titlepage,” will … Continue reading

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A Compendium of Beautiful Libraries

The Curious Expeditions weblog issue of September 6 carries images of cathedrals of the book from all over the world. Click here to start.

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