Report: “Five Libraries Around the World that are Open Despite the Odds”
From The Guardian:
On World Book Day, a look at libraries from Egypt to Dominica that have remained open despite death threats, extreme weather and terrorism.
Five libraries are profiled in the article:
- The Vanished Library in Cairo, Egypt
- Kabul public library, Afghanistan
- Unnamed library in Mogadishu, Somalia
- Roseau public library, Dominica
- Iraq National Library and Archive, in Baghdad, Iraq
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Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.