POST: Patchwork Libraries

In a¬†new¬†post¬†on his Sapping Attention blog,¬†Ben Schmidt¬†offers a visualization of the library sources of books included in Bookworm. Bookworm, a project that “explores new means of library data visualization,” takes books and metadata included in the Internet Archive’s Open Library as its source material. The visualization, beyond drawing attention to the number of books contributed ...