university of miami libraries

Pretty medieval manuscript of the day is another example of the strange places medieval manuscripts end up. This one, clearly seen as a piece of waste at the time, has been recycled and used in the binding of an early modern book.

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Why Your Library May Soon Have Laser Cutters and 3-D Printers | Design | WIRED

A survey by John Burke at Miami University found that 109 libraries in the US had a makerspace or were close to opening one. Others are hosting events like Wikipedia edit-a-thons, where residents plumb the library’s resources to create articles about local history.

A nice write up. Bonus, I learned “fusty” is a word.