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rise of community libraries in Scotland

P. Kaufman

rise of community libraries in Scotland

by P. Kaufman

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Published by Bibliographical Society of America .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Statementby P. Kaufman.
SeriesPapers of the B.S.A -- vol. 59, 3rd quarter, 1965
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19734920M

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Shetland Library is a Scottish public library service, with its main branch based in Lerwick and membership open to both residents of and visitors to the island. The library has a range of digital, online and physical material and collections that support the literary traditions of the northern isles.

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Circulating libraries were commercial enterprises that rented books to patrons, typically for an annual or quarterly fee. Developing out of informal arrangements for renting books by a handful of booksellers during the later seventeenth century, these businesses flourished from the s (when the term “circulating library” and trade practices became standard) into the mid-twentieth century.

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Nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, winner of a National Book Critics Circle prize and the American Book Award, Tommy Orange’s breakout bestseller tells the story of 12 Native Americans living in Oakland, CA.The culmination of centuries of advances in the printing press, moveable type, paper, ink, publishing, and distribution, combined with an ever-growing information-oriented middle class, increased commercial activity and consumption, new radical ideas, massive population growth and higher literacy rates forged the public library into the form that it is today.Based on on-site surveys, a union catalogue was created by Oxford Franciscans of works in England, Scotland, and Wales.

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