Illustrated articles on the public library system, Carnegie libraries and schools in Santa Cruz, California.
Analysis of the varying accounts of the library's destruction by fire.
Selected accounts from the Bureau of Education report 'Public Libraries in the United States of America: Their History, Condition, and Management'.
Refereed journal devoted to the history of 'collections of recorded knowledge'. Full text of several issues, index and editorial information. Previously the Journal of Library History.
The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions' forum for library history of international or generally applicable importance. Statement of aims, newsletters, minutes and contact information.
Recreation of the debate which introduced a tax-supported library in Exeter, England.
Facsimile of Thomas Jefferson's manuscript prescribing the arrangement of his personal library, later to form the nucleus of a Library of Congress classified according to his scheme.
Selection of articles dating from the beginning of librarianship as a profession.
Tells of the myth and history of the ancient Library of Alexandria, and also covers the topics of the mystery of destruction and the new library. Also quiz, personal presentation outline, and sources/links.
Article from History Magazine reviewing the evolution of libraries.