It’s not hard to find interesting or useful facts when you crack open a book in the library. Let’s see what fun facts Mary found when she browsed through the reference related materials.
Copyright was first conceived in England about a century after Gutenberg’s printing press, when the government of Queen Mary I granted a Royal Charter of Incorporation to the Company of Stationers of London in 1557. FROM: The Essential Guide to Intellectual Property, p. 32. (K1401.S56 2019)
Even though about 62% of Africa’s population is under age 25…, African leaders are 42 years older than the median ago the citizens of their constituents/countries. FROM: Africa: Through a Mirror, p. 56. (HN773.5.C36 2019)
Genealogists assemble research results into family histories, lineages, narrative genealogies, and pedigrees. They also present research outcomes in articles, blogs, case studies, charts and forms, kindship-determination projects, narrative histories, and other written products and projects. FROM: Genealogy Standards, p. 36. (CS8.5.G45 2019)
Individuals who engage in extremely problematic gaming behaviors, specifically those with an inability of self-regulate their gaming, are thought to have Internet gaming disorder (IGD). This classification is still new and not yet fully accepted in all nomenclatures. FROM: Internet Gaming Disorder, p. 2. (RC569.5.I54 K564 2019)
Originally posted in the Freeman/Lozier Library’s quarterly newsletter, More Than Books, V. 23 No. 1, Winter 2019.