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British university libraries

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Published by Haworth Press in New York .
Written in English

  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Academic libraries -- Great Britain

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementToby Burrows.
      SeriesHaworth series on library and information science,, #2
      LC ClassificationsZ675.U5 B895 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 180 p. :
      Number of Pages180
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2184350M
      ISBN 100866569170
      LC Control Number89002193

      Its 16 million records, growing by a million per year, cover every channel, broadcast and repeat. Collection Strategies a. Read on to find out Contact Information. This offers more than million items includingjournal titles, 50 million patents, 5 million reports,US dissertations andconference proceedings for researchers and library patrons worldwide which were previously unavailable outside the Library because of copyright restrictions. It was given to the University of Cambridge by the Protestant scholar Theodore Bezafriend and successor of Calvin ; hence the name.

      This is a major development for the Cambridge Universities Libraries, especially because Cambridge is home to more than libraries and research institutes, each with their own mandate and organisational structure. Read on to find out The library regularly puts on exhibitionsfree to the public, and featuring items from its collections. Sixteen potential Chaplain-Librarians have been identified.

      These include the Seligman collection on the history of economics, with a historic span that extends from the 15th century through the s. A widening number of participating repositories, both University and non-University, are working together to provide comprehensive coverage of archives in the city and surrounding area. The Diamond Sutra, the world's earliest dated printed book [5] printed in during the Tang Dynasty Two Gutenberg Biblestwo of the earliest Bibles to be made on a printing press with movable type Two copies of Magna Cartaone of the most important documents in the history of England The only ancient copy of the poem Beowulf [6] leaves of the Codex Sinaiticusthe oldest Bible in the world. Keep an eye on your inbox. Membership in the group is open to all alumni and members of the public interested in the preservation of knowledge and literature. Friends of the Cambridge University Library[ edit ] The Friends of the Cambridge University Library was established by a group of individuals, organisations and private donors who are committed to supporting the growth and development of the library.

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Initially the project will focus on two collections called "The Foundations of Faith" and "The Foundations of Science", which includes writings by Isaac Newton and his contemporaries, as well as documents from the Library's archives of ChristianIslamic and Jewish texts.

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The talk will focus on Rudolph Ackermann, a German publisher, who published literary annuals as diminutive objects meant to fit a lady's hand. These transfer lists are also reviewed by the Librarian. The library is unique among the UK's legal deposit libraries in keeping a large proportion of its books on open access and in allowing some categories of reader for example Cambridge academics, postgraduates and undergraduates to borrow from its collection.

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