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library as a cultural institution.

Jadwiga Kolodziejska

library as a cultural institution.

by Jadwiga Kolodziejska

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Unpublished paper from the 47th Ifla Congress 1981.

ContributionsInternational Federation of Library Associations and Institutions. Congress,
The Physical Object
Pagination(22)p.
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13766145M

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The Library of Congress Digital Collections, Primary Sources by State, State Resource Guides, and other digital initiatives provide free access through the Internet to the treasures of the Library’s collections that document America’s history, culture, and the country, the archives, cultural institutions, museums, and libraries of most states are collaborating to create. The New York Public Library (NYPL) is a public library system in New York nearly 53 million items and 92 locations, the New York Public Library is the second largest public library in the United States (behind the Library of Congress) and the third largest in the world (behind the British Library). It is a private, non-governmental, independently managed, nonprofit corporation.

Educational institutions like schools, colleges and universities, research institutions, cultural institutions, institutions of fine arts and recreation, business and industrial establishments and a host of others are some examples of such social institutions. The library is also one such institution.   Library Standards for Adult Correctional Institutions, by American Correctional Association Staff; Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Administration Staff ISBN: Publication Date:


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