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Pokémon GO: How Australian Libraries Can Get Involved

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If you haven’t heard of Pokémon GO yet, it’s an augmented reality mobile game in which players can hunt for pocket monsters, or ‘Pokémon’, using their phones. Digital animations of these Pokémon are overlaid onto the real world using the camera, where players can then catch them by throwing a virtual ball that is called — you guessed it — a Pokéball.

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5 Infographics on Libraries and Librarians in the Digital Age

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Historians believe that the first libraries ever date back to 2600 BC, when clay tablets in script were discovered archived in temple rooms. Since then, libraries have gone through centuries of change.

No longer just archives of knowledge, today’s libraries play a significant role in our society, from being a centre for collaboration and community to a place of knowledge and education. Here are five infographics about the roles of libraries and librarians in the digital age!

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5 Beautiful Movie Libraries to ‘Ooh’ And ‘Aah’ Over

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For centuries, libraries have been some of the most spectacular buildings in the world, being the centre for knowledge, information, human innovation and the community.

It’s no surprise that countless movies have featured libraries in their script over the years, taking advantage of their large size and their unique form of architecture. If you love movies and you love libraries, our list of five gorgeous on-screen libraries will thrill you!

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