This comic really really needs to be a video–if you want to film it, let me know and I’ll finish the script!
Panel 1, 3, 5: Hazel Gay from the Smithsonian Institution
Panel 2, 3, 6: Photograph of Mrs. Adelaide Minogue Checking Humidity Recorder in Stacks, 1942 from the U.S. National Archives
Panel 4: Library , c1981 from LSE Library
Panel 7: Student at Work at Senior High School in New Ulm, Minnesota from the U.S. National Archives
Panel 9: library signage -New books by rhondda.p
Panel 10, 11: Archives’ stacks by dolescum
Panel 13: Binding by Morrell, late 19th or early 20th century from National Library NZ on The Commons
Panel 14: Finding aids SPL by leeleblanc
Panel 15: Sleeper by John C Abell
Panel 16: Book Moving Cart by Jeffrey Beall
Panel 17: Book of Hours, f.108r, (184 x 133 mm), 15th century, Alexander Turnbull Library, MSR-02 from National Library NZ on The Commons
Transcription after the jump.