Ancient Fragmentarium


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the development of an ancient Fragmentarium – a library of surviving fragments of texts from ancient manuscripts from around the world.

For more visit:
https://techxplore.com/news/2019-07-artificial-intelligence-gaps-ancient-texts.html

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America’s Love Affair with Free Little Libraries


There can be little doubt that the USA has embraced the Free Little Libraries phenomenon. The link below is to an article that takes a look at the Free Little Libraries that are popping up across the country.

For more visit:
https://www.voanews.com/episode/tiny-libraries-pop-across-america-3951436

Advice on Getting Young Non-Readers Into Books


Do you find it difficult to share your love of reading with the kids? Perhaps you are frustrated that the kids love digital games more than reading. The link below is to an article that may provide some help in getting young non-readers into books and reading.

For more visit:
https://www.spokesman.com/stories/2019/jul/12/helping-non-readers-love-books-librarians-and-othe/

Finished Reading: Liveship Traders (Book 1) – Ship of Magic by Robin Hobb


Ship of Magic (Liveship Traders, #1)Ship of Magic by Robin Hobb
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

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The Case for a Conventional Personal Library


Many years ago I came to the point where I just couldn’t expand my conventional personal library any further – there just wasn’t any more room. Thankfully, I live in an age where I no longer need the physical room in order to expand my library and with many thousands of digital books (ebooks) currently in my possession that is a good thing – just how would I have been able to accumulate that many physical books?

The link below is to an article that makes the case for keeping a conventional personal library and though I would love to have my library in such a form, for me it just isn’t possible.

For more visit:
https://www.lifehacker.com.au/2019/07/you-should-own-your-favorite-books-in-hard-copy/