Even before forensic science and CSI, Sherlock Holmes used science in his quest to catch criminals. Since his first appearance in the late 1800s, Holmes and his partner Dr. Watson have intrigued the masses. This week, it seemed elementary that we should give a hearty salute to Sherlock Holmes. Enjoy!
Publication of the Hound of the Baskervilles
Thanks to Joanna Swafford (@annieswafford) we learn The Hound of the Baskervilles was 112 years old on March 25. A great story stands up to the test of time.
The Best Apps for Developing Sherlock Holmes-like Reading Skills
Dr. John Watson? The Dr. John Watson (@JohnHWatsonMD)? Hmmm. Maybe we’d better get these apps if that’s the case.
How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes: Lessons in Mindfulness and Creativity from the Great Detective
Some great tips for thinking like Holmes! Attentional blindness. Hmmm, what do you think, Library as Incubator ( @IArtLibraries)?
Video of the Week
A short clip of Basil Rathbone’s performance for the ages.
Did you enjoy this edition of Monday Madeleines? Leave a comment and tell us which Sherlock Holmes story is your favorite. No over-sharing here. (But if you somehow cross that line, we’ll let you know.)