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History of the Library

Betty Brandt

History of the Library

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Published by Beaver Valley Publications .
Written in English

  • Library & Information Science,
  • Reference

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGrace Albrecht (Editor), Alice Tegrootenhuis (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11693279M
    ISBN 100962201448
    ISBN 109780962201448

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In this book Battles covers the history of the library, giving an overview, starting with Alexandria and working his way to present times. This is a great starting point to get a general history of the library and by:   "Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library" is, as noted in the title, quite extraordinary, including the 40 prints taken from the 40 texts reviewed by the multiple authors (each chapter is written by a different authority)/5(41).

See also E. Savage, The Story of Libraries and Book-Collecting (, repr. ); T. Eaton, ed., Contributions to American Library History (); R. Irwin, Origins of the English Library (, repr.

); K. Schottenloher, Books and the Western World (); M. Harris, History of Libraries in the Western World (4th ed. ); L. As the title indicates, the book traces the physical history of the library: its architecture, ornamental design and fittings.

The first chapters are understandably somewhat conjectural because almost all physical traces of the libraries of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Rome, and the Eastern and Islamic worlds are gone/5. "In a new book, The Library: A World History, author James Campbell and photographer Will Pryce survey the world’s libraries, from the expansive new National Library of China to the Tripitaka Koreana, which was built in in South Korea and is one of the oldest intact libraries in the world.

The book is full of interesting asides.". Like a library, The Library Book has it all. With the mostly-forgotten Los Angeles library fire of as a backdrop, Orlean takes us on a journey that is a mix of true crime mystery, character study, history, political intrigue, tragedy, comedy, romance, and so much more/5.

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Orlean follows the narrative in all directions, juxtaposing the hunt for the library arsonist—possibly a frustrated actor—with a philosophical Released on: Octo Library - Library - The history of libraries: In earliest times there was no distinction between a record room (or archive) and a library, and in this sense libraries can be said to have existed for almost as long as records have been kept.

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It’s also a history of libraries, and of a particular library, as well as the personal story of Orlean and her mother, who was losing her memory to dementia while Orlean was retrieving her own memories by writing this book.”.

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