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How to dry a book that has been water damaged (video)

Good folks from Syracuse University Libraries have prepared a short and easy video guide showing you how to rescue a paper book…

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John Green shares 26 exciting facts about libraries (video)

In Episode 518 of The List Show by Mental Floss, famous author John Green shares some less known facts about one of…

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Stunning animation cleverly plays with the meaning of words (video)

Take a look at this fascinating animation called “Disillusionment of 10 point font”. The video is a sequence of clever visual metaphors…

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This machine can remove dust from over 5,000 books per day (video)

How often do you remove dust from books at home? Once a year, during spring cleaning, more or less often? It’s not…

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Kindle’s terms and conditions are as long as a novel (video)

We all expect Terms of Service to be long, complicated and written in a hardly readable font size. Have you ever thought…

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10 books that predicted the future (video)

A popular YouTube channel Alltime 10s features a list of books that predicted the future. Besides 1984, you’ll find here H.G Well’s…

How to make a Kindle case from a notebook (video)

Charli Marie shares on YouTube a simple tutorial on how to make a Kindle or iPad case from a notebook. All you…

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Three ways to sort books on a bookshelf (video)

Many librarians will find this video extremely helpful. It explains how to alphabetize the bookshelf when the number of books is not…

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How the libraries were organized in the 1950s (video)

Chris Higgins has digged for Mental Floss the educational documentary produced in 1951. The 10-minute video explains the organization of the library,…

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What if you can read a book through Facebook Messenger? (video)

A wonderful concept from Kookmin University students, and a winner of Future Lions 2016: Book Messenger app for Facebook. The idea is…

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The many consequences of illiteracy (video)

Project Literacy, a project aimed at making sustainable advances in the fight against illiteracy, has released a moving video called The Alphabet…

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A library parody of Justin Bieber’s “Sorry” (video)

Mary Evelyn Smith performs a library version of Justin Bieber’s “Sorry.” And, yes, it’s all about bringing back your overdue books, kids!…

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Top 10 books banned in schools (video)

From Alltime 10s YouTube channel: Vampire sex, gay penguins, and naked super heroes are all included in our shocking top 10 list…

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Reading through the closed book? It’s possible (video)

Now, if you can’t open the book, you don’t have to judge it by its cover. The researchers from MIT Media Lab…

Why millionaires read two books a month? (video)

75% of self-made millionaires report reading at least 2 books a month. Improvement Pill shared a short video showing why reading may…

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What makes a book a book? (video)

What, exactly, makes a book a book? You’ll find the answer in this short TED-Ed video “The Evolution of the Book,” with…

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An addictive smell of old books explained (video)

Books have a smell that combines hints of fresh-cut grass, vanilla, and coffee. Sometimes we reach for the book we’ve read a…

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This cat looks like reading a book! (video)

Can your kitty do this? Well, even if she can’t, you can always do it yourself. Via YouTube. More videos to explore:

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An interactive book using pre-cinema techniques (video)

An Italian filmmaker Virgilio Villoresi and illustrator Virginia Mori have created a wonderful book called Vento. This animated book is inspired by…

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This large-scale book combines 2D and 3D (video)

New York-based Tauba Auerbach visual artist has created a project called [2,3]. It’s a large-scale book made in cooperation with the independent…