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The 10 Best Places To Live In Australia | Study, Job Opportunities

The 10 Best Places To Live In Australia | Study, Job Opportunities

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Australian cities offer a vibrant array of different lifestyle options with immaculate beaches and natural paradises never too far away. From the thriving arts scene of Melbourne to the high-flying corporate culture of Sydney, there’s always a place to call home. With this in mind, we’ve put together a guide to some of the best […]

Inside The New York Public Library: The Stephen A. Schwarzman Building

Inside The New York Public Library: The Stephen A. Schwarzman Building

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May 23, 1911, and it’s the opening day of the Library. It’s a huge deal. People have been watching this building go up for more than a dozen years. It was a very important civic event. The president of the United State, William Howard Taft, attended, the governor of New York attended, of course, the […]

How we use astrophysics to study earthbound problems | Federica Bianco

How we use astrophysics to study earthbound problems | Federica Bianco

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I am an astrophysicist. I research stellar explosions across the universe. But I have a flaw: I’m restless, and I get bored easily. And although as an astrophysicist, I have the incredible opportunity to study the entire universe, the thought of doing only that, always that, makes me feel caged and limited. What if my […]

Un éléphant dans la ville: Apprendre le Français avec sous-titres – Histoire pour enfants et adultes

Un éléphant dans la ville: Apprendre le Français avec sous-titres – Histoire pour enfants et adultes

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Rosa Goes to the City By Amit Garg In the middle of a big city, there was a small zoo, and inside lived a baby elephant. Her name was Rosa. The zookeeper loved little Rosa very much and cared for her in every possible way. Many visitors came to see Rosa Many visitors came to […]

Schmidt Tells Nick What He Thought Of His Book | Season 6 Ep. 3 | NEW GIRL

Schmidt Tells Nick What He Thought Of His Book | Season 6 Ep. 3 | NEW GIRL

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-So it’s really that bad. Nick, this book is magnificent. What? Julius Pepperwood? A hard-boiled Chicago cop turned New Orleans detective racing around on fan boats, drowning that two-faced DNA in a bucket of jambalaya? Yeah, right, the jambalaya. Finding John F. Kennedy alive. That wasn’t too far? It’s a masterpiece, Nick. It’s that my […]

Inside the New York Public Library: The Maps Collection

Inside the New York Public Library: The Maps Collection

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We have about half a million maps and about 20,000 books and atlases in the collection. The collection here spans about 500 years. The earliest map is a tiny little world map published in 1525, and we collect all the way up to the present day. Some of our most heavily used maps are maps […]

Loneliness

Loneliness

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Everybody feels lonely from time to time. When we have no one to sit next to at lunch, when we move to a new city, or when nobody has time for us at the weekend. But over the last few decades, this occasional feeling has become chronic for millions. In the UK, 60% of 18 […]

Library Technical Services

Library Technical Services

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There is a part of the library system in Plano that the public rarely sees but without it the libraries wouldn’t be able to function. The library technical services department exists to make sure that the books are purchased, vendors are paid, broken materials are repaired, interlibrary loans are completed and that all items are […]

Bobcat City – Studying Urban Cats – Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

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NARRATOR: Julie Golla is a graduate student. When she is home, she looks after a housecat. (cat purring) (phone alert) NARRATOR: But when she leaves home, it is often because another kind of cat is calling. JULIE GOLLA: The allure of cats and their strength and their stealth…. They’re pretty fascinating. (camera clicks) NARRATOR: Julie […]

Library Services in Westminster (london/UK)

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If it’s been a while since you last visited one of Westminster’s libraries you’ll be amazed at what you’ve been missing. We’ve got more than a million books in stock and buy in a hundred thousand new titles each year, making sure that we’ve got something for everyone. We’ve got all the books you want […]