mosaics! just a few blocks away from our Downtown Library…
Photoset: Positively 4th Avenue. As seen in Ann Arbor.
Top set is untitled, by Barron Naegel and Yiu-Keung Lee. Placed in 2000.
Bottom set is called Mosaic, by Michael Hall. Placed in 2000.
Both can be found at the northwest corner of 4th Avenue and Washington.
We don’t know about sexy, but yeah, we think being able to help people with a wide variety of things IS pretty cool!
Happy National Library Week Y’all!
"I’m studying to be a librarian."
"What’s the sexiest part about being a librarian?"
"I’d say the width of our knowledge. The rest of academia seems to have a rather specific focal point, whereas librarians need to know enough to serve as a guide for researchers of every discipline."
Almost 600 years after Pope Nicholas V founded the Vatican Apostolic Library, the Holy See is now turning to 50 experts, five scanners and a Japanese IT firm to digitize millions of pages from its priceless manuscripts, opening them to the broader public for the first time.