INSTANT REBLOG! Need in my house. Stat.
An obsolete card catalog repurposed as a minibar.
Need we say more?!
(photo via The Sugar Monster on Flickr)
Do we have any of these?
I hope these were digitized
Burnt and damaged books at the Institute of Egypt in central Cairo on December 19, 2011 after the world-famous centre caught fire during deadly clashes between security forces and protesters. The heavily damaged historic centre for the advancement of scientific research, housing priceless national archives, was founded in 1798 during Napoleon Bonaparte’s expedition to Egypt, and contained more than 20,000 precious documents and manuscripts. MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images READ MORE
Happy Historical Halloween!
Just in time for Halloween, here are some National Archives-themed templates for your Jack-o’-Lantern. Find large printable versions of these and more at the National Archives News on Flickr.
If we seen anyone on our block with a pumpkin that just says “National Archives,” we will give them a free Mounds bar.
— Kurt Vonnegut (via northsuite)
catherine, if you’re reading this, let’s go here next time i visit yale!
OSTRICH offers a micro environment in which to take a warm and comfortable power nap at ease. It is neither a pillow nor a cushion, nor a bed, nor a garment, but a bit of each at the same time. Its soothing cave-like interior shelters and isolates our head and hands (mind, senses and body) for a few minutes, without needing to leave our desk.
It looks like a butt.
I could never sleep in that. Too hot, and I need to be laying down.
Easily the most ridiculous thing I’ve ever zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.
I love having reference librarians as friends.
Ask and ye shall receive.
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To promote the Read Across America program, the New York Public Library created a 26-ft tall by 40-ft wide display that spelled out the word “Read” using 25,000 Dr. Seuss books.