Founded in 1800, the Library of Congress is the largest library in the world. It is home to 39 million books, but it also holds recordings, photographs, maps, and manuscripts.Continue reading “How many times the world’s top authors could fill the Library of Congress (infographic)”
How chatbots can improve education – 3 ways
Chatbots can be very useful in education. They may become one of the most promising tech tools used for learning.
They can be used to provide students with personalized learning experiences, facilitate communication between students and teachers, and provide guidance and advice.Continue reading “How chatbots can improve education – 3 ways”
A quick guide to borrowing free library ebooks via OverDrive (infographic)
February is Library Lover’s Month. The most popular platform used by libraries to lend ebooks is OverDrive. More than 40,000 libraries and other institutions around the world are powered by that platform.Continue reading “A quick guide to borrowing free library ebooks via OverDrive (infographic)”
The tech behind the next-gen education (infographic)
Technology has drastically altered our lives, and now education needs to catch up.
From Best Education Degrees comes an infographic that takes a look at the future of education.Continue reading “The tech behind the next-gen education (infographic)”
5 reasons why we need school libraries (infographic)
School libraries provide students with access to books and materials that are essential to their learning and development.
They are not only a place where students can find books and research materials, but also a place to relax and find information they need to complete an assignment.Continue reading “5 reasons why we need school libraries (infographic)”
The most popular book genres in 36 countries around the world (infographic)
Studying in Switzerland blog has released an infographic that shows which book genres are most popular in 36 countries around the world.
To collect the data, they used the Google web search volume for each book genre in different countries.
Here are the key findings:Continue reading “The most popular book genres in 36 countries around the world (infographic)”
Favorite Shakespeare’s insults to use more often (infographic)
Have you already seen a list of Famous Shakespearean insults for every situation? It was prepared by the Invaluable online fine arts marketplace.
The original list includes over 70 quotes, and some of them – mentioning only “Away, you three-inch fool!” – you must have already known.Continue reading “Favorite Shakespeare’s insults to use more often (infographic)”
7 ways libraries can support small businesses (infographic)
Libraries play a substantial – but still underrated – role in supporting local entrepreneurs and helping small businesses grow.
From an online research database EBSCO comes a fresh new infographic that lists seven possible ways libraries can help local businesses.Continue reading “7 ways libraries can support small businesses (infographic)”
6 benefits of short stories in the digital times (infographic)
December 21st is a National Short Story Day!
Short stories have many benefits that make them a great read in the digital times.
One clear benefit: they are short. And “short” doesn’t only mean the number of words or characters. It also means the fast pace, the single-minded plot, and the concise form.Continue reading “6 benefits of short stories in the digital times (infographic)”
50 best universities in the US – ranked, compared, and visualized
From The Visual Capitalist comes a comprehensive infographic that lists the best universities in the United States of America in the year 2022-23.
The visual is based on data from U.S. News & World Report that ranks America’s 50 best universities, from public institutions to the Ivy League.Continue reading “50 best universities in the US – ranked, compared, and visualized”