Fun Zone – Medieval Libraries Developed A Crude GPS System To Locate Books

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It wasn’t easy to find a specific book on library shelves in the Middle Ages. The spine title had not yet been invented, and the books weren’t published in standard sizes. But readers didn’t have to spend hours searching, thanks to an ingenious system that made use of concepts similar to modern GPS.  full article from io9 here

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