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The wonderful imaginings of Alexander Graham Bell

The Library of Congress has digitized and made available online Alexander Graham Bell's sketchbook of ideas. Above is a sketch of his telephone system. The books are a priceless treasure of an incredibly fertile mind working through one of the most exciting periods of technological innovation in the history of the

How the Library of Congress preserves film

Creative COW has posted a fascinating article on how the Library of Congress is working to preserve film for thousands of years into the future. But copying old films to new stocks is not as simple as it sounds. There are many factors that can impact your ability to be

The 7 most impressive libraries ever

The News in Print blog has compiled a list of the seven most impressive libraries from through history. Another early library was the Celsus Library in Ephesus, built in 110 A.D. by the Council Gaius Julius Aquila. The library became one of the largest collections of antiquity, storing an estimated 12,000

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