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Title:
The uses of libraries
Author:
Baker, Ernest A. (Ernest Albert), 1869-1941, editor.
Edition:
New and revised edition.
Publication Information:
London : University of London Press, 1930.
Physical Description:
viii, 338 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
"Based on a course of public lectures given at University college, London, during the sessions 1924-26."
Language:
English
Contents:
The uses of libraries: introductory, by E. A. Baker.--On the way to use a library, and how to read, by E. A. Baker.--The British Museum, the collections [with a bibliography] by A. Esdaile.--The British Museum for research purposes, by G. F. Barwick.--The university libraries [with list of collections of special value to research students] by L. Newcombe.--Scientific and technical libraries, by A. Gomme.--The Public record office and archives, by H. Jenkinson.--Collections of manuscripts, by R. Flower.--A specialist library for art, by G. H. Palmer.--The library resources of London, by C. R. Sanderson.--Library resources outside London, by W. C. B. Sayers.--Library resources outside Britain, by E. C. Richardson.--Light literature in public libraries, by E. A. Baker.--A selection of aids and guide-books.
Format :
Book