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Books On Film: The Card Catalog Lives!

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Librarians, please raise your hands.

*Hand raised*

Lovers of stop-motion animation, please raise your hands.

*Hand remains raised*

Well, when those two things combine in one video, I suppose this is one of my favorites of the year so far. Created using the massive card catalog at Yale University’s Sterling Memorial Library, this video does it right – building to a big finish.

(Thanks to AL Direct for the link)

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About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.

Comments

  1. Super coolio . . .

  2. Mary Hennessey says:

    Wow -loved this. I worked at Sterling in the late 1970′s in the interlibrary loan department and used that very catalog. That was the most fun job I ever had.

  3. Tom Young says:

    This was great! I did a Video Production course in Massachusetts, and this type of video was my first project. Thanks for sharing this.

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