Bugs vs. Books: three minutes of bugs eating books.

From the University of Florida’s Digital Library Center comes this recently digitized film, jointly produced by the Preservation Department and the Nematology and Entymology Department. Long story short, it’s three techno-filled minutes of cockroaches dining on books. You can read more about the film, and the Digital Library Center’s efforts, at their blog. Also, they encourage people to make bug vs. book remixes, since the video is under a Creative Commons license. 🙂

For the squeamish: Movie contains icky things and wanton book destruction. You have been warned!


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