Library World Records 3d Ed

Author by : Godfrey Oswald
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Description : [What is the name of oldest public libraries in all of the different continents of the world? In what year was the first CD-ROM book released? In what years were the first books printed in French, Thai, Japanese, Arabic and Turkish printed? What are the name of the oldest extant texts or inscriptions written in Chinese, English, Russian, and Spanish? When was the first major computer database used in libraries? What is the title of the largest and smallest and most expensive books ever published? Where in the world is the world's busiest public library? Which famous horror fiction writer worked in a library? What are the names of the very first three books to contain photographs? Where are the tallest bookstores and library buildings in the world? This updated and expanded edition provides over 500 fascinating facts about libraries, periodicals, books and reference databases. The new book is not just a book about library and book comparisons, it is a remarkable story of libraries and books from the earliest times to the present. It is best described as a Guinness Book of Records for libraries and books.]


Library World Records

Author by : Godfrey Oswald
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Description : Which university in the world has the largest library? What is the name of Europes oldest public library? What year was the first CD-ROM book released? In what years were the first books in English, French, Spanish and Turkish printed? When was the first major computer database released? What is the title of the largest book ever published? Where is the worlds busiest public library? To find the answers to these questions, you could spend days scanning hundreds of reference sources in several different libraries, but the answers to all of these questions can be found in this volume. This book not only provides information about and comparisons of libraries; it is also a story of libraries and books from the earliest times to the present. The hundreds of facts about libraries, periodicals, books and reference databases around the world illustrate their evolution from crude and simple to sophisticated, complex and efficient. The books more than 300 entries are 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. Librarian and information consultant Godfrey Oswald is also the creator of The Info Connect LIS Directory, the largest available alphabetical directory on the Internet for librarians. He lives in London, England.


Library World Records 3d Ed

Author by : Godfrey Oswald
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Publisher by : McFarland
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Description : Which are the oldest public libraries in the world? In what years were the first books printed in French, Thai, Japanese, Arabic, Turkish? What are the oldest extant texts written in Chinese, English, Russian, Spanish? When was the first major computer database used in libraries? What are the titles of the largest, smallest or most expensive books ever published? Where is the world’s busiest public library? Which three books were the first to contain photographs? In its updated and expanded third edition, this reference work provides hundreds of fascinating facts about libraries, books, periodicals, reference databases, specialty archives, bookstores, catalogs, technology, information science organizations and library buildings.


Library World Records

Author by : Godfrey Oswald
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Publisher by : McFarland & Company Incorporated Pub
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Description : "This book not only provides information about and comparisons of libraries; it is also a story of libraries and books from the earliest times to the present. The hundreds of facts about libraries, periodicals, books and reference databases around the world illustrate their evolution from crude and simple to sophisticated, complex and efficient"--Provided by publisher.


Library World Records

Author by : Hans Oswald
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The Library World

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Guinness World Records 2020 Gamer S Edition

Author by : Guinness World Records
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Description : We're proud to present the 13th edition of the world's best-selling gaming annual! Gamer's 2020 features all of the most popular videogame characters that our readers know and love.As an exciting change to our usual structure, Gamer's 2020 has the theme of gaming characters running throughout. Gaming legends such as Super Mario, Spider-Man, Pikachu, Link, Master Chief, Batman, Mickey Mouse, Lara Croft and Crash Bandicoot are all honoured with their own page... and that's just the start.In all, more than 100 of gaming's most popular characters will have dedicated pages. And, if that wasn't enough, even more will be represented in the features, fact boxes and round-ups found throughout the book.The book's features will transport our readers to more legendary gaming franchises - whether they visit a galaxy far away in Star Wars, get up-to-speed on gaming's latest, greatest heroes, explore the world of e-sports, or explore the history of Assassin's Creed.Our readers will be delighted to discover our special chapter, dedicated entirely to the gaming sensation that is Fortnite. We've worked closely with the game's publisher, Epic, to celebrate the best players, the most popular equipment, and the biggest in-game events. Readers will also be able to put themselves to the test, by tackling our specially designed Reader Challenges!Gamer's 2020 has something for every gamer on the planet and remains the ultimate guide to gaming! So, press the Start button and find out why!


Guinness World Records Amazing Body Records 100 Mind Blowing Body Records From Around The World

Author by : Christa Roberts
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Description : Amazing Body Records! is the ultimate book on the most hair-raising, tongue-wagging, head-turning world records. Meet the world's hairiest family, the most tattooed man, the planet's loudest burper, and many more amazing people whose unique talents a


Library World

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Guinness Book Of World Records

Author by : Norris McWhirter
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Publisher by : Bantam Books
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The Catholic Library World

Author by : John M. O'Loughlin
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Guinness World Records Wacky And Wild

Author by : Calista Brill
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Publisher by : HarperCollins
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Description : A brand-new Guinness World Records book for kids! Some Guinness World Records have to be seen to be believed. Wacky and Wild! is packed with mind-boggling feats. You’ll meet a dog who likes to ride a scooter, an orchestra that plays with vegetable instruments, plus a man who owns more than 1,500 pairs of Converse shoes. When it comes to records on the zany side, sometimes the greatest asset you can have is an active imagination…. Guinness World Records Compilations are jam-packed with over 300 fun facts and full-color photos about all the record holders we can fit on one amazing theme! These books are perfect for Guinness World Records fans.


Fundamentals Of Reference

Author by : Carolyn Mulac
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Publisher by : American Library Association
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Description : The all-in-one “Reference reference” you’ve been waiting for, this invaluable book offers a concise introduction to reference sources and services for a variety of readers, from library staff members who are asked to work in the reference department to managers and others who wish to familiarize themselves with this important area of librarianship. Written in an accessible style and designed for everyday use, it presents an overview of the basic tools and techniques of reference work, including “Reference Services,” a section addressing such important topics as telephone reference, the reference interview, and electronic reference “Reference Sources,” chapters which focus on types of reference tools, including encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, handbooks, and almanacs Appendixes with key documents prepared by the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) and an annotated bibliography An excellent training tool for both new and experienced staff, Fundamentals of Reference will quickly become your fundamental reference!


Missouri Library World

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New Library World

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Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Author by : Library of Congress. Cataloging Policy and Support Office
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World Record Game Fishes

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Guinness World Records 2016

Author by : Guinness World Records
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Publisher by : Guinness World Records
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Description : The world’s best-selling annual is back and bursting with thousands of amazing new records, never-before-seen images and mind-boggling trivia. And as always, we have a few more surprises in store for you… As well as all your favorite records for talented pets, superhuman achievements, big stuff and extreme vehicles, you’ll find show-stopping superlatives from brand-new categories. Topics making their GWR debut include waterfalls, twins, ballooning, apps, lightning, manga, archaeology, drones, and pirates – and that’s just for starters! So, get ready for your yearly dose of mind-blowing feats and wonders in Guinness World Records 2016 – the global authority on record-breaking.


Library And Information Science

Author by : Michael F. Bemis
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Publisher by : American Library Association
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Description : This unique annotated bibliography is a complete, up-to-date guide to sources of information on library science, covering recent books, monographs, periodicals and websites, and selected works of historical importance. In addition to compiling an invaluable list of sources, Bemis digs deeper, examining the strengths and weaknesses of key works. A boon to researchers and practitioners alike, this bibliography Includes coverage of subjects as diverse and vital as the history of librarianship, its development as a profession, the ethics of information science, cataloging, reference work, and library architecture Encompasses encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, photographic surveys, statistical publications, and numerous electronic sources, all categorized by subject Offers appendixes detailing leading professional organizations and publishers of library and information science literature This comprehensive bibliography of English-language resources on librarianship, the only one of its kind, will prove invaluable to scholars, students, and anyone working in the field.


Library Association Record

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Description : Proceedings of the 22d-33d annual conference of the Library Association in v. 1-12; proceedings of the 34th-44th, 47th-57th annual conference issued as a supplement to v. 13-23, new ser. v. 3-ser. 4, v. 1.


Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Author by : Library of Congress. Office for Subject Cataloging Policy
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Guinness Book Of World Records 1985

Author by : Norris McWhirter
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Publisher by : Sterling Publishing (NY)
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New In The Ntsu Music Library

Author by : North Texas State University. Music Library
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Guide To Reference

Author by : Jo Bell Whitlatch
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Publisher by : American Library Association
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Description : Ideal for public, school, and academic libraries looking to freshen up their reference collection, as well as for LIS students and instructors conducting research, this resource collects the cream of the crop sources of general reference and library science information. Encompassing internet resources, digital image collections, and print resources, it includes the full section on LIS Resources from the Guide to Reference database, which was voted a #1 Best Professional Resource Database by Library Journal readers. Organized by topic and thoroughly indexed, this guide makes it a snap to find the right sources. It offers an appealing introduction to reference work and resources for LIS students and also serves as an affordable course book to complement online Guide to Reference access.