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Subject Encyclopedias in Anime and Manga Studies

To most people, “encyclopedia” means one of two things. It can mean a national encyclopedia like the Encyclopedia Britannica – obsolete, a prop, a historical artifact. 1,410 more words


Happy Anniversary Wikipedia!

(Alternate title for this post could easily be : My love affair with Wikipedia.)

“Once upon a time, there was this little girl living on Northern Vancouver Island who used to lay in bed and thumb through the…

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Good Reads

World Terrorism

Title:                      World Terrorism

Author:                 James Ciment

Ciment, James (2011), ed. World Terrorism: An Encyclopedia of Political Violence from Ancient Times to the Post-9/11 Era : Armonk, NY: Sharpe Reference… 251 more words


For the health of a good mind is a good book

The other day I embarked on yet another trip to the library. Yes, I’m a book nerd. However, instead of searching upstairs in my usual hub of nonfiction shelves I investigated the downstairs room of books-to-be-abandoned for $1 to $2 each. 537 more words


Over 100 nice Klexikon articles

Since January 6th, 2015, the Klexikon has more than 100 articles. This is a nice start for a children’s encyclopedia that exists only for one month… 240 more words


Main characters who are human encyclopedias

(Hello hello hello! It’s already past Midnight in Brazil– which means it is already my birthday! Woooohooo!)

(Sorry, I’m shutting up now.)

Some authors create characters who have so much knowledge stored in mind that Wikipedia would be jealous, don’t you think?  288 more words