Imagine traveling around the world in thirty seconds, while looking at thirty books – each in a different language. That’s one book per second. Imagine the treasures to be discovered in this short amount of time. Is this possible? Yes, indeed, if we have the knowledge of deciphering a letter code.
A popular dance song from the 1980s was called, “Let’s Get Physical,” sung by Olivia Newton-John. Here’s a suggestion for a new song title with a technology slant, “Let’s Get Digical.” What’s does digical mean? It means combined physical and digital innovations. Who invented it? Darrell Rigby, in the September 2014 Harvard Business Review issue, describes the ongoing process in the modern world where the physical and the digital realms morph into one, providing users, customers, patrons, the ability to continue the transactional experience both in the
One of the many special and unique items at Central Library is a collection of ASE books. Armed Services Editions, popularly known as ASEs, are pocket-sized books made for and distributed to American servicemen around the world during World War II.
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Anyone who's taken our free daily docent tour of the LA Central Library has seen the many contributions that architectural sculptor Lee Lawrie made to the Library's 1926 Goodhue Building.
Lee Lawrie 1877 - 1963