Entries tagged with ‘fun facts’

Secrets on the Edge

“Good books don’t give up their secrets at once,” Stephen King writes in Hearts in Atlantis. Take a peek at the secrets hiding on the fore-edges of a series of books housed in the Special Collections & University Archives at the University of Iowa. Now there’s something you won’t find in an ebook!

Interlibrary Loan fun facts

Here’s a fun ILL tidbit:  sometimes, an out-of-state library can supply an item faster than a library in Minnesota. It’s true.  ILL staff populate the automated system with compiled lists of “fastest lenders.”  In fact, any location information from the record you choose is stripped from the request when you submit it.  So just make […]