Posts Tagged ‘Libraries’

Tart Card Competition

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

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‘Tart cards’ are the means by which London prostitutes advertise their services. Type Magazine and Wallpaper invite you to have some graphic fun and support the St. Bride Library in the process by designing your very own tart card and submitting it in a juried competition. Deadline is April 30. Read more here (c’mon, you know you wanna!).

—Paul Razzell

UNESCO to launch the World Digital Library on April 21

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

UNESCO and 32 partner institutions will launch the World Digital Library, a website that features unique cultural materials from libraries and archives from around the world, at UNESCO Headquarters on 21 April.

The site will include manuscripts, maps, rare books, films, sound recordings, and prints and photographs. It will provide unrestricted public access, free of charge, to this material. Read more.