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Academic libraries and the history of science ....

Harold E. Holland

Academic libraries and the history of science ....

by Harold E. Holland

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Published by University of Illinois in Urbana .
Written in English


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SeriesUniversity of Illinois Graduate School of Library Science. Occasional Papers No -- 91
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Open LibraryOL20553957M

  The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) is a consortium of North American universities, colleges and independent research libraries. The consortium acquires and preserves newspapers, journals, documents, archives and other traditional and digital resources for . "This book is an excellent source for current thinking on Early Modern Science. The chapters are writtten by the leading shcolars n their respective fields. This book, along with the rest of the Cambridge History of Science series, belongs in all academic and large public libraries." - American Reference Books AnnualReviews: 3.

Free Databases and Collections This list includes databases, collections and search tools, selected by Smithsonian Libraries staff, that are freely available via the Internet. Smithsonian staff and other affiliated persons can access the Libraries' subscription databases and e-journals via our A-Z List (from the SI computer network or remote. Note: This information is geared toward researchers in the arts and humanities. For a detailed guide on writing book reviews in the social sciences, please check the USC Libraries guide to "Organizing Your Social Science Research Paper," authored by Dr. Robert Labaree.. When writing an academic book review, start with a bibliographic citation of the book you are Author: Ruth Wallach.

The History of Academic Libraries in the United States: a Review of the Literature Sharon Gray Weiner Director, Peabody Library # Peabody College Appleton Place Vanderbilt University Nashville Tennessee Introduction Academic libraries have a close relationship with learning and research and have influenced these things as well. “A library is a place to go for a reality check, a bracing dose of literature, or a "true reflection of our history," whether it's a brick-and-mortar building constructed a century ago or a fanciful arrangement of computer codes.


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