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Which states have the most registered library borrowers?

This summer I’m exploring R (and RStudio) through Coursera’s Data Science track. I had used it a few years ago to (briefly) explore applying statistical methods to literary studies through… 739 more words

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Hong Kong Public Library

It ‘just’ took me four years to finally sign up to use the public library system in Hong Kong – and I have to say I really should have signed up years ago! 327 more words

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Libraries: God's Gift to Mankind

Yes, it’s been months since I’ve been on. But I’ve been missing for a good reason! Something I haven’t shared on here is that I have aspirations to be some sort of librarian, mainly an elementary school librarian. 736 more words

Libraries Are the Future of Manufacturing in the United States

Public libraries are becoming a one-stop shop for manufacturing in the digital age. Because libraries are investing in machines like 3-D printers, someday soon everyone with access to a public library could become an inventor or create something.  194 more words

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"Not at all a suitable occupation for a man of acute sensibility and genius”.

Regular followers will know that one of the undercurrents in all this stuff about famous librarians is that librarians take great exception to persistent stereotype of the librarian as a bespectaled, shy socially awkward misfit. 2,208 more words