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  Delicious Library
Search through all of your library data using the Spotlight menu and enjoy anytime access to your entire collection with the Delicious Library Dashboard widget.
At that rate the staff of the new downtown Seattle Central Library could work together to import all of their 1.4 million books into Delicious Library in just over 5 hours.
To get your stuff into Delicious Library, all you have to do is type in the titles (or the UPCs) from your books, movies, CDs, and video games and Delicious Library will instantly fill in all their details and covers for you.
www.delicious-monster.com   (1926 words)

  
  High court's majestic library off limits - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The library, with its looming arches, intricate carvings and glass chandeliers, was scheduled to reopen to the public this fall.
However, in the library, exhibit cases and tables have been moved around and sections of the plush crimson carpet are protected by tarps.
Now, the only option for the public to view such records from past cases is the law library of the Library of Congress, two blocks from the high court.
www.usatoday.com /news/washington/2006-12-11-high-court-library_x.htm   (1051 words)

  
  Library - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The design of the medieval library arose very directly from the fact that these books were manuscripts created via the labor-intensive process of hand copying, and were valuable possessions, were therefore likely to be stolen, and were far too expensive for most people to own.
Libraries have materials arranged in a specified order according to a library classification system, so that items may be located quickly and collections may be browsed efficiently.
Basic tasks in library management include the planning of acquisitions (which materials the library should acquire, by purchase or otherwise), library classification of acquired materials, preservation of materials (especially rare and fragile archival materials such as manuscripts), patron borrowing of materials, and developing and administering library computer systems.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Library   (2567 words)

  
 Hirons Library
The Hirons Library is dedicated to the support and enrichment of the college curricula through the provision of print and non-print materials to student and faculty and to furthering the cause of lifelong education through instruction in the effective use of library resources.
Wilbur Hirons Library is named in honor of a former President of Beacom College, who oversaw the College during the pivotal formative years from 1935 - 1951.
Use library materials in the comfort and quiet of individual study carrels or work with fellow students in one of five group study rooms.
www.gbc.edu /library   (355 words)

  
 DBU Library
In addition to its core collection of circulating and reference materials, the library also houses many interesting special collections and important archives such as the Corrie ten Boom Collection.
The mission of Vance Memorial Library at Dallas Baptist University is to provide faith-integrated, quality service and access to the information resources and services necessary to support the various colleges in the achievement of their educational goals.
The Library seeks to equip students, faculty and staff with research skills to enable them to communicate and function effectively in a technology-oriented, information-rich society.
www.dbu.edu /library   (176 words)

  
 Library Journal: Library News, Reviews, and Views
Library Journal has teamed up with BuyerZone to bring you free price quotes on hundreds of products, including security systems and paperless office solutions.
Library Journal found the branch for its third makeover on a trip to Washington, DC, on a cold day in winter 2007.
We toured several District of Columbia Public Library (DCPL) branches in the company of Chief Librarian Ginnie Cooper, a newcomer to DC herself, and visionary architect Henry Myerberg (of the firm HMA2), looking for the perfect (read imperfect) building....
www.libraryjournal.com   (760 words)

  
 Library | Freer and Sackler Gallery
The library reading room is open without appointment from 10 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, except on Federal holidays.
The library also has an exceptional collection of material on Indian miniature painting and sculpture as well as material on Islamic metalwork, ceramics, glass, and the arts of the Islamic book.
Conservation Library Housed separately in the Freer Gallery of Art is a collection of research materials on the conservation and restoration of Asian art.
www.asia.si.edu /visitor/library.htm   (397 words)

  
 Library of Congress Home
Thomas - In the spirit of Thomas Jefferson, legislative information from the Library of Congress: current and historical.
Collecting and preserving digital knowledge for future generations: what the Library is doing and what you can do
Did you know that in 1947 President Harry Truman began the presidential tradition of pardoning a turkey?
www.loc.gov   (179 words)

  
 The WWW Virtual Library
These pages are produced automatically from a topic map of the VL/Virtual Library.
These pages and the database © The WWW Virtual Library (WWWVL) 1991-latest update.
The WWW Virtual Library (‘The VL’) is an association sans but lucratif established in the Republic and Canton of Geneva.
www.vlib.org   (64 words)

  
 Bodleian Library
The Bodleian Library is the main research library of the University of Oxford.
It is also a copyright deposit library and its collections are used by scholars from around the world.
The buildings within the central site include Duke Humfrey's Library above the Divinity School, the Old Schools Quadrangle with its Great Gate and Tower, the Radcliffe Camera, Britain’s first circular library, and the Clarendon Building.
www.bodley.ox.ac.uk   (77 words)

  
 Library Weblogs
Library Grrrls!'s Journal - "This is a grrl focused arena for discussing libary work issues, women's evolving roles in libraries, and general library bitching"
NexGen Librarian - a forum for library and information professionals, paraprofessionals, and students in Generations X and Y to discuss the future of the profession, issues related to being a young librarian, and bring fresh perspective to all things library related.
Harris County Public Library - The HCPL network of 26 community-focused branch libraries is committed to providing excellent customer service, strong collections, and cutting edge information technology for the 21st Century.
www.libdex.com /weblogs.html   (4621 words)

  
 Library -- FreeFind.com
This library gathers together all of the site search engine knowledge available online at this time.
The library reflects the knowledge gained from years of supporting many thousands of customers and their sites.
You can either browse the available documents or use the library search engine (at the top of all library pages) to locate the information you need.
www.freefind.com /library   (474 words)

  
 Brooklyn Public Library
All 58 local libraries, Central Library and the Business Library will be closed on Sunday, November 11th and Monday, November 12th for Veterans Day.
The Dweck Center at Central Library will host scheduled events on Sunday.
Stevan Dweck Center for Contemporary Culture is your spot for the best cultural and educational programming in Brooklyn.
www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org   (121 words)

  
 ALA | Home
The American Library Association is the oldest and largest library association in the world, with more than 65,000 members.
Its mission is to promote the highest quality library and information services and public access to information.
ALA offers professional services and publications to members and nonmembers, including online news stories from American Libraries and analysis of crucial issues from the Washington Office. Be a part of it—library worker or advocate—join today!
www.ala.org   (162 words)

  
 Yale University Library
Exploration and Adventure in the Yale Library: Program of Events 2007-2008
Yale Library and Microsoft Partner on Ambitious Digital Project
Last modified: November 09, 2007 / Text only
www.library.yale.edu   (28 words)

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