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Author Oswald, Godfrey, 1966- author

Title Library world records / Godfrey Oswald
Edition Third edition
Published Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [2017]


Description 1 online resource
Contents World records for national libraries -- World records for public and subscription libraries -- World records for university and academic libraries -- World records for specialty libraries and archives -- Miscellaneous world records for libraries -- World records for books, periodicals and bookstores -- World records for library buildings -- World records for library catalogs, databases and technology -- World records for library and information science organizations
Summary "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
Analysis Books Miscellanea
Information resources Miscellanea
Information services Miscellanea
Libraries Miscellanea
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Libraries -- Miscellanea
Books -- Miscellanea
Information resources -- Miscellanea
Information services -- Miscellanea
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Library & Information Science -- Archives & Special Libraries.
Information resources
Information services
Genre/Form Trivia and miscellanea
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781476627724