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British librarianship today

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Published by Library Association in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • British Library -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
    • Library Association -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
    • Libraries -- Great Britain -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by W. L. Saunders.
      ContributionsSaunders, W. L. 1920-, Library Association.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ791.A1 B743
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 378 p. ;
      Number of Pages378
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4598864M
      ISBN 100853654980
      LC Control Number77361648

        L et us, through gritted teeth, try to state a case for what has been done. The British Library has been commonly assumed until now to house a copy of virtually every book published in Britain Author: David Mckie. Book Reviews: British Journal of Academic Librarianship 9, (1/2), Special Issue on the Joint June Journal of Librarianship and Information ScienceAuthor: Joan Cheverie. The Library of Alexandria []. The Library of Alexandria, in Egypt, was the largest and most significant great library of the ancient world. It flourished under the patronage of the Ptolemaic dynasty and functioned as a major center of scholarship from its construction in the 3rd century BC until the Roman conquest of Egypt in 30 BC.


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