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Stock ideas

Lorcan

I was looking at iStockphoto earlier for something and on a whim searched for ‘library’. If stock photographs capture stock ideas about things, then it is clear what people still think about libraries ….
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Incidentally, I liked the ‘flame’ coming out of the top of the images: it indicates how ‘hot’ an item is based on number of downloads.

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