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Library World Records

Library World Records (Paperback)

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What are the titles of the largest and smallest books in the world? Which is the library with the most expensive budget? When were the first 10 university libraries in Asia founded? Where can one find the oldest surviving library building in the world? What are the names of the first three books to contain photographs? Where is the tallest bookstore and library building in the world? What are the names of the largest art libraries, history databases, engineering libraries, and geography databases?This updated and expanded edition provides answers to hundreds of new questions about libraries, periodicals, books, and reference databases. The book has more than 380 entries organized by national libraries; public and subscription libraries; university and academic libraries; specialty libraries and archives; books, periodicals, and bookstores; catalogs, databases, and technology; information science organizations; and library buildings.

EducationEducation TheoryEducation: care & counselling of studentsExclusions / dropping out of schoolEducationEducation TheoryEducation: care & counselling of studentsTruancy & anti-truancy strategiesEducationEducation TheorySchoolsFaith or Religious SchoolsEducationEducation TheorySchoolsIndependent schools, private educationLanguages with Grant & CutlerReference & ResearchEncyclopaedias & reference worksAutomation of library & information processesReference & ResearchEncyclopaedias & reference worksLibrary, archive & information managementReference & ResearchEncyclopaedias & reference worksReference worksReference & ResearchLibrary & information sciencesInformation theoryCybernetics & systems theoryReference & ResearchLibrary & information sciencesLibrary & information servicesCirculation services & interlibrary loansReference & ResearchLibrary & information sciencesLibrary & information servicesCommunity & outreach servicesReference & ResearchLibrary & information sciencesLibrary & information servicesReference servicesReference & ResearchLibrary & information sciencesStorage, maintenance & preservation of collectionsReference & ResearchMuseums & museologyData analysis: generalReference & ResearchResearch & information: generalCoding theory & cryptologyReference & ResearchResearch & information: generalDecision theory: general Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc Publication Date: 15/11/2008 ISBN-13: 9780786438525  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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