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This week’s links are all about libraries. Rowr.
This is a 360, zoomable pamorama of the Long Room at Trinity College, Dublin.
This is an even more impressive 40 gigapixel 360 panorama of the Strahov library in Prague. Seriously, zoom in. You can see the woodgrain on the shelves. It’s completely mad.
Libraries at the Movies : A blog about libraries and librarians on film. Film reviews written by a librarian; each review explains what the film has to do with repositories of books and the people who work in them (the repositories, not the books. It isn’t about members of Jurisfiction , unfortunately.)
From Flavorwire: the 25 Most Beautiful Public Libraries in the World , the 25 Most Beautiful College Libraries in the World , and 20 Beautiful Private and Personal Libraries . Bonus! Bizarre Looking Libraries from All Over the World
From Mental Floss: 15 Spectacular Libraries in Europe
Libraries is a spectacularly beautiful book of photography of the world’s libraries by Candida Hofer.
And Unshelved . It’s a webcomic by Gene Ambaum and Bill Barnes.
You can also check the ‘Libraries’ page at the left of this blog for photos of books and such. It’s under Images, then Photography faaaar down the page.