How Steampunk can Save Librarianship: Libraries Redefined (Part 2) (via PC Sweeney’s Blog)


I shared this link on my tumblelog Portals of Discovery and it’s proved to be very popular. It’s an interesting comparison of two pretty cool things – steampunk and libraries – that could’ve gimmicky premise but it works.

How Steampunk can Save Librarianship: Libraries Redefined (Part 2) As I am continuing to explore the experiences that are changing how I view librarianship, I came across the steampunk movement. What is a steampunk you ask? Well, steampunk is a genre of speculative futurist fiction where the world is powered by steam and the design of the future is modeled after the Victorian craftsmanship of the 1800’s. Yet, in this steam powered … Read More

via PC Sweeney's Blog

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