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Information Destruction Through History

INFORMATION DESTRUCTION THROUGH HISTORY The Royal Library of Ashurbanupa Ahmed Baba Library Royal Library of Alexandria 500,000 scrolls 12,000 tablets Iraq National Library 20,000 manuscripts 22.85 GB 13.71 GB 417,000 books 476.57 GB Year 571.42 GB 600 BC- -2013 AD Н City Nineveh Timbuktu - 48 BC- Baghdad- Imerpial Library of Constantinople Nasir-i Khusraw Foundation 120,000 volumes 137.14 GB 55,000 books 62.85 GB Abkhazian National Library Maya Religious Material 368,000 books 420.57 GB 20,040 codieces 22.90 GB Library of Congress Oriental Institute in Sarajevo 17,000 books 19.42 GB 3,000 books 3.42 GB Sarajevo Warsaw - Belgrade -1942 AD Jaffna 1981 AD Germany 1942-1945 AD- National University Library of Bosnia and Herzegovina Jaffna Library 1,500,000 books 1,714.28 GB 95,000 books 108.57 GB Polish Libraries 16,000,000 volumes 18,285.71 GB National Library of Serbia Y 508,724 volumes 581.39 GB Legend Disaster Type: - fire - bombing Jaffna Library – library title German Libraries 95,000 books 108.57 GB Y 10,574,000 volumes 12,084 GB - number of books destroyed Global - modern equivalent of information destroyed datavault Sources http://en.wikipedia.org/ http://rt.com/news/rebels-mali-library-manuscript-912/ http://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/circassianworld-newsletter/ http://www.cultureofiran.com/medicine_in_iran_01.html/ http://books.google.com/books?id=4GMX9Vloa3MC&print/ protect your business www.GlobalDataVault.com © Global Data Vault 2014 - 473 AD- - Constantinople -Alexandria - 1562 AD Meosamerica 1814 AD - Washington D.C. -2003 AD - 1939-1945 AD inqe 1998 AD- - Sukhum – 1992 AD - Sarajevo - 1992 AD -1992 AD

Information Destruction Through History

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This inforgraphic attempts to display the amount of information lost throughout history from libraries, religious institutions, and houses of knowledge due to warfare, fire, and other events. From the...

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Paul Ryabov

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Trista Perot

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