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Interview with the Librarian – Volume 5

In Volume Five we’re speaking to Lana Bittman from Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.

Trivia

Last week’s question — Which library houses the Devil’s Bible?

The Codex Gigas which in English means Giant Book, is the largest medieval manuscript in the world, at a length of 92 cm (36 in). Famous for its full-page portrait of the devil the book is housed in the Swedish Royal Library in Stockholm.

This week’s question — What is the smallest book … Keep Reading

Interview with the Librarian — Volume 4

It’s Friday again! Time for Volume 4 of Interview with the Librarian. This week we have the pleasure of speaking with Loraine Forde of Glasgow Clyde College.

Trivia

(Firstly, I’ve just enabled comments on our posts… oops! So please feel free to post answers in the comments section).

Last week’s question —Name the Draconian librarian who guards Hogwarts Library.

Our office’s resident Harry Potter expert, Ellie, was quick on the draw to correctly guess Madam Irma Pince.

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Making the Most of your Subscription

Hello! So, you’ve started your Exact Editions subscription, what next? The platform is packed with useful features created to help you explore the magazine, here are some tips on how to get started:

The Exact Editions App

All magazine subscriptions are available to view on Web, iOS and Android devices. This can be done by downloading the Exactly app and connecting to the institutional wi-fi. If the user is within the IP ranges provided by the institution then the magazine … Keep Reading

Interview with the Librarian – Volume 3

For Volume Three we’re speaking to Angus Sinclair of Goldsmiths University, poetry enthusiast and librarian extraordinaire.

Trivia

Last week’s question — Name the famous detention movie set in a library

The answer was, of course, The Breakfast Club! Guessed by Lucille, our interviewee from last week. Who could forget the dance scene when the characters let loose to Karla DeVito’s “We Are Not Alone”…

This week’s question — Name the Draconian librarian who guards Hogwarts Library.

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Condé Nast grabs its digital future

Last week Conde Nast’s departing chief executive officer, Bob Sauerberg, revealed plans to put all of the company’s U.S. magazines appearing online behind a paywall by the end of the year. (WWD Jan 23)

This was an important and overdue announcement. As Benedict Evans noted: “Fascinating that this decade-old conversation is still going on.” Conde Nast has been slow to recognise and accept that the 20th century model for magazine publishing profitability no longer applies. Display ads can … Keep Reading

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