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Books vs E-Books

May 16, 2014

There have been many heated debates over the centuries, but none have struck such passion in book lovers everywhere as the great e-book debate. Do you prefer downloading the latest best seller to your laptop or Kindle or will you always stick by your hardcover friend? This infographic shows both sides of this debate Source

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The Persistent Rise of E-Books

March 13, 2014

More and more Americans are switching from those old, uncool, Luddite paper-bound books to getting their novel on with e-books. Get all the facts and figures about the rising trend of e-books. Source

40 Years of E-books

40 Years of E-books

May 2, 2013

Books have long been a favorite past-time and a way to escape to a far off fantasy land. The popularity of the E-book has made it even more convenient for people to indulge in the great past time of reading without having to lug a heavy book around. This infographic explores the history of E-books […]

Reading the entire English Wikipedia

Reading the entire English Wikipedia

April 28, 2013

There are more than 3.4 million articles in the English Wikipedia database and it possible to read all of them – if you have a lot of time on your hands! With all that information at your fingertips, you would be reading for more than 14 years to get through it all and that’s not […]

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The Most Loved Childrens Book

January 1, 2013

This infographic was created as a way to celebrate to children’s literature over the years and help students develop a lifelong desire for reading. What a fantastic way to share and foster the love for reading! Source

Stream Graph of the Thematic Flow of a Book

Stream Graph of the Thematic Flow of a Book

October 7, 2012

This is a stream graph utilizing information from BookLamp’s Book Genome Project. Source

Understanding Illiteracy

Understanding Illiteracy

September 15, 2012

As education becomes more available throughout the U.S. and the world at large, illiteracy rates are steadily declining. Still, an inability to read is an incredibly widespread and common problem, even in the United States. Additionally, reading literacy is not the only issue. Many Americans can not perform mathematical tasks required be even the most […]

Book Battle: Vampires Vs Werewolves in Romance

Book Battle: Vampires Vs Werewolves in Romance

August 15, 2012

A graph using information from BookLamp’s Book Genome Project. Source

The Under-Educated States of America

The Under-Educated States of America

July 21, 2012

Currently 22 out of 100 students enrolled in public schools in the U.S. drop out before graduating. This year, an estimated $543 billion will be spent on public education and the national average expenditure per student is projected to be $10,844, yet students in many states continue to fall below the national average in reading […]

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Most Loved Children’s Books

July 1, 2012

The month of March is considered National “March into Literacy” Month, and was created to promote reading among children. Literacy Month and its sponsor, Toys for Tots Literacy Program, work to increase opportunities for our nation’s most economically disadvantaged children by providing them with access to resources that can improve their ability to both read […]

What Are You Doing When New Ideas Happen?

What Are You Doing When New Ideas Happen?

June 26, 2012

In this infographic Business Opportunities Weblog Networks surveyed a group of people to find out what they are doing while new ideas are happening. They found that the majority of people are showering, running or reading. Source

The 2012 Project

The 2012 Project

June 18, 2012

This year e-readers have really taken the world by storm. Many people interpret this as another nail in the coffin of libraries. We don’t need books and libraries they proclaim, and yet every day teen services librarians – you – are making the difference in the lives of teens, and in your communities. Source