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  Read about Library at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Library and learn about Library here!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Library of Alexandria, which were open to an educated public but on the whole, collections were private.
The first public libraries in the west were established under the Roman Empire as each succeeding emperor strove to open one or many which outshone that of his predecessor.
Libraries must inform the public of what materials are available in their collections, and the public must know how to access that information.
encyclopedia.worldvillage.com /s/b/Library   (2062 words)

  
 Welcome
The Library was established in 1979 to preserve the history of the social nudist movement in North America and throughout the world.
The Library is enjoyed most by individuals and groups who treasure on-going nudist activities, and who wish to participate in a sincere effort to preserve the unique history of the movement.
The Library is a clothing optional facility; however, to maintain the integrity of our aging documentation, it is air conditioned to a temperature in the lower 70’s F. The ANRL is a non-profit organization operated entirely by volunteers.
www.anrl.org   (238 words)

  
 Libraries.html   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
By 1940, when Dumbarton Oaks was conveyed to Harvard, the Byzantine Library Collection had some 14,000 volumes, including many important works on Byzantine art and archaeology, museum catalogs, illustrative materials on manuscripts, painting, mosaic, sculpture, and the decorative arts, and the principal learned periodicals in art and archaeology.
This Bliss library of 2,000 books included volumes considered rare and seminal to the field, even in the first part of the century, and was given to Dumbarton Oaks in 1962.
The library collection has since grown to more than 26,000 volumes, and thoroughly covers the art and anthropology of the cultures of Mesoamerica, the Intermediate Area, and the Andes of the pre-Columbian and early colonial periods.
www.doaks.org /Libraries.html   (414 words)

  
 Louisiana Secretary of State/State Archives/Library
The library, located on the the first floor, has often been referred to as the "heart and soul" of the State Archives because it is the public's primary link to the latter.
Some of the more popular records requested by patrons utilizing the research library are assessment records, colonial documents, passenger manifests for the Port of New Orleans, military service records, Confederate Pension Applications, and records from the State Land Office, to name but a few.
Materials must be pulled before 3:00 PM weekdays for use in the Research Library and cannot be viewed during the weekends.
www.sec.state.la.us /archives/archives/archives-library.htm   (1089 words)

  
 SDNHM: Research Library
Photographic prints and slides, the Klauber Special Collections Library, works of art on natural history subjects, and an archive of materials related to the Museum's history of scientific exploration and research are also in the collection of the Research Library.
The library is supported in part by the Mildred Hughes Meeder Endowment and the W. Whitney Family Research Fund.
The library is under the care of Library Director Margaret Dykens.
www.sdnhm.org /research/library   (159 words)

  
 Welcome to GRL.com
Our library is the largest single source of genealogy in Canada, and our "databank" has reached a new grand total of 14 million ancestors.
Of course, library members get to see all the other information, as well as many other benefits, including source documents and rare maps.
When you register, you will be presented with a range of fees from one full week of access ($10), to annual memberships for those active in genealogical research ($75).
www.grl.com   (298 words)

  
 Library Research Service - Research and Statistics about Libraries
The Library Research Service generates library statistics and research for library and education professionals, public officials, and the media.
LRS reports and analyzes statistics on school, public, and academic libraries, and conducts studies on major library issues that are reported in the Fast Facts and Closer Look series.
Topics of continuing interest to the LRS and its clients are the impact of school librarians on student achievement and the changing library workforce.
www.lrs.org   (392 words)

  
 Peep Research - Staley Library, Millikin University, Decatur, IL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Although scientific and health research has been conducted on Peeps, most notably that appearing on the Peep Research website (see http://www.peepresearch.org), we have noted an absence of research focusing on the ability of Peeps themselves to actually do research.
The Peeps arrived at the library in a customary manner, as evidenced by the photographs to the left, in a Volkswagen Beetle.
This research characteristic was noted in an article that appeared in the March 21, 2003 issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education that discussed the tendencies of students to use search engines before library databases.
www.millikin.edu /staley/fluff/peep_research.html   (1514 words)

  
 The University of Chicago Library
Login in to request articles, chapters, or books from other libraries; view status of your outstanding requests; download electronically received articles or chapters; renew individual ILL items checked out to you.
Students, staff, and faculty are welcome to attend training sessions at Regenstein Library on Friday, November 18th provided by Frederica Scott of Cambridge Scientific Abstracts.
Plan to attend the Nov. 17 conference, Space and Knowledge, : remembering the past and planning for the future of the Library.
www.lib.uchicago.edu /e   (305 words)

  
 Library of Congress Research Tools (Library of Congress)
SONIC is a database comprised of information about a portion of the Library's 78 rpm discs, nearly all the 45 rpm discs, cassettes, as well as several special collections on various formats.
Recordings of music and spoken word are represented in the database, and include such diverse materials as the Newport Jazz Festivals, NBC Radio, Meet the Press, and Copyright submissions on cassette.
This database is comprised of some 350,000 bibliographic records representing roughly 25% of the Library's entire sound recording holdings.
www.loc.gov /rr/tools.html   (486 words)

  
 Research Library
It is dedicated to the study of the art and culture of ancient Egypt through teaching, research, exhibition, and community education.
The Collection, acquired in 1968 by the Library, was originally the property of Max Weldy who provided the elaborate costumes and curtains to the Folies Bergere, Moulin Rouge and other popular cabarets and music halls.
Although I will progressively add sites to this research library, it is the responsibility of individual artists to take upon themselves the task of building a good bookmark library.
www.wfu.edu /~drp/research.htm   (2029 words)

  
 Rutgers University Libraries
The Libraries obtain many indexes, databases, electronic journals, electronic reserves, and other full-text resources through commercial licensing agreements that restrict access to current students, faculty, and staff and all onsite users.
Library programs can be arranged for special events, for high school students, for alumni and Friends, and for other groups.
To schedule library instruction sessions for your class, please contact your campus instruction coordinator or a subject specialist librarian.
www.libraries.rutgers.edu   (1375 words)

  
 Historical Society of Delaware - Research Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The library also holds a good collection of genealogical how-to and general reference books, as well as a variety of source material for research along the eastern shore from New England to Virginia.
The Research Library collects maps including all or part of the state of Delaware from the seventeenth century to the present.
The Historical Society of Delaware Research Library holds and extensive collection of prints and photographs relating to the history of the state and its citizens.
www.hsd.org /library.htm   (1050 words)

  
 LACMA Research Libraries and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Allan C. Balch Art Research Library primarily supports internal research and documentation of art objects in the museum's collection for museum exhibitions and proposed acquisitions.
The library also maintains an extensive research level collection in art history and related areas, which is available to outside users by appointment.
The library is open to scholars, graduate students, artists, collectors, dealers, museum members, and others who find that we are the only source for their research.
www.lacma.org /library   (289 words)

  
 NYSHA/TFM Research Library
Discover the range of Library services, including genealogy and research courses and consulting, as well as information on publishing permissions and reproduction rights.
View the Research Library's online exhibits, which currently showcase documents and ephemera from two special collections.
Read about the Library's noteworthy collections on Colonial American and New York State history and culture, nineteenth-century American art history, Native American art and culture, folklore, and museum studies.
www.nysha.org /library/entry_list.asp   (421 words)

  
 Research Library Overview (Research at the Getty)
The Research Library at the Getty Research Institute focuses on the history of art, architecture, and archaeology with relevant materials in the humanities and social sciences.
The thematic collecting priorities for primary research materials are Historiography of Art, Architecture, and Archaeology; The Modern Period; The History of Collecting and Display; and Visual Sources.
The Research Library supports its own conservation laboratory dedicated to the preservation of Research Institute collection materials, and is home to the Getty Institutional Archives.
www.getty.edu /research/conducting_research/library   (303 words)

  
 DAR | Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
As one of the largest genealogical centers in the United States, the DAR Library is an essential destination when researching your family history.
Since its founding in 1896, the library has grown into a specialized collection of American genealogical and historical manuscripts and publications.
For tips on using the DAR Library, check out the 2004 Second Edition American Genealogical Research at the DAR Guidebook.
www.dar.org /library   (64 words)

  
 Library Research in Psychology: Finding It Easily
It is intended to provide a head start in finding where psychological research is published, how it is indexed, and where to go in the library to find different resources.
If you are a student, faculty member, or researcher at a college or other institution, check with your library to see which APA databases are available.
If your library licenses an APA electronic database, accessing these databases is as simple — they’ll be available on your desktop where you can reach them in the office or remotely.
www.apa.org /science/lib.html   (1770 words)

  
 American Philatelic Society -- About the APRL
The library welcomes visitors, and for those members who cannot travel to Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, the APRL provides services by mail.
The American Philatelic Research Library is the largest public philatelic library in the United States.
The American Philatelic Research Library is a public library under Pennsylvania law and an authorized tax-exempt, nonprofit institution under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.
www.stamps.org /TheLibrary/lib_AbouttheAPRL.htm   (359 words)

  
 WSDOT Research - Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The libraries are open to the general public for materials to be used in house.
However, if the WSDOT Library is charged for loan of materials or copies of articles, then the employee's office will be responsible for those charges.
The Transportation Libraries Catalog, TL Cat, is a new “union catalog” of transportation related books and materials found in government, academic and other transportation libraries in the United States.
www.wsdot.wa.gov /research/library.htm   (1062 words)

  
 The Wineburgh Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Wineburgh Philatelic Research Library was founded to provide collectors access to a dynamic, collection of books, journals, and catalogs.
Founded in 1976 by the late Harold Wineburgh, the library was envisioned as a means of promoting not only philatelic research but also of inspiring a love of learning through philately.
These donations to the library are tax deductable, for the WPRL is an integral part of the Eugene McDermott Library at the University of Texas at Dallas.
www.utdallas.edu /library/special/wprl.html   (417 words)

  
 RNIB Research Library
Our Research Library is Europe's largest, most comprehensive and diverse collection of material covering all aspects of partial sight and blindness.
All are available for reference within the library and most can be borrowed by library members.
We have facilities for viewing videos within the library, most are also available for loan.
www.rnib.org.uk /xpedio/groups/public/documents/PublicWebsite/public_researchlibrary.hcsp   (963 words)

  
 Questia - The Online Library of Books and Journals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
For those who seek a smarter way to research, Questia offers the largest online collection of books and articles from authoritative academic and commercial publishers.
At Questia, we are continuously working to improve your research experience.
Questia library grows by over 2,500 books and 9,000 articles.
www.questia.com   (310 words)

  
 Oakland County Research Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
This catalog also shows the holdings of approximately 55 other libraries in the Southeast Michigan area which are members of The Library Network (TLN).
The OCGS collection is now housed in the Research Library.
Search for news articles regarding the Oakland County Board of Commissioners from one of the Research Library's public workstations.
www.co.oakland.mi.us /reslib   (160 words)

  
 Homelessness Virtual Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Homelessness Research Virtual Library website was created in response to a call from stakeholders for easier access to homelessness research information.
Visitors to the library website can browse and search for research documents by author, population, location, topic words and research type.
The Homelessness Research Virtual Library is a partnership between the Institute of Health Promotion Research at the University of British Columbia, Human Resources Development Canada and Shelter Net BC.
www.hvl.ihpr.ubc.ca   (198 words)

  
 Home Page, NIST Virtual Library (NVL) - National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Library's wireless network has been upgraded and is even more secure. Now most NIST staff members who borrow a wireless laptop 
Borrow a wireless laptop to use in the NIST Research Library 
GPO has made a commitment to collaborate with the library community to digitize the entire legacy collection of U.S. government documents. Digitizing will ensure those documents are available to the public for permanent public access.
nvl.nist.gov   (488 words)

  
 Digital Research Library -- University of Pittsburgh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Digital Research Library (DRL) of the University of Pittsburgh's University Library System (ULS) supports the teaching and research mission of the university and serves users through the creation and maintenance of Web-accessible digital research collections.
The DRL also serves as a knowledge resource within the ULS for digital library issues and developments.
From its inception, the DRL focused on creating text-based collections whose digitization and accessibility on the Web would aid the research of scholars, historians, faculty, and students.
digital.library.pitt.edu   (139 words)

  
 Country Studies - Federal Research Division, Library of Congress
Library of Congress links to electronic resources from around the world.
This website contains the on-line versions of books previously published in hard copy by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Army.
Because the original intent of the Series' sponsor was to focus primarily on lesser known areas of the world or regions in which U.S. forces might be deployed, the series is not all-inclusive.
lcweb2.loc.gov /frd/cs/cshome.html   (227 words)

  
 The Costume Gallery's Research Library
Below our library is divided into six areas or shelves.
You can give a Library Subscription as a gift to a family member or friend.
All of the images on the Library have been cleaned and restored to their original glory of when they were first published.
www.costumegallery.com /research.htm   (410 words)

  
 LANL Research Library
The Research Library now provides RSS feeds of tables of contents for the journals we archive locally.
Library Without Walls The LWW focuses on the design and development of digital library prototypes and products and consists of three teams: development, prototyping, and human-computer interaction.
Library Without Walls sandbox The LWW sandbox contains examples of current LWW projects.
library.lanl.gov   (188 words)

  
 Market Research
Access to the U.S. Commercial Service Market Research Library containing more than 100,000 industry and country-specific market reports, web sites, events, and trade directory listings.
Market research, crop reports, export statistics, and the National Agricultural Library -- all focusing on exporters of agricultural goods and commodities.
ITA's industry sector offices produce a range of market research reports that are industry and region-specific.
www.export.gov /marketresearch.html   (480 words)

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