If the Library of Alexandria hadn’t been destroyed by violence, it would have been destroyed by lack of collection maintenance and media transition. … Read the post how the great Library of Alexander was destroyed
Libraries in 10th-13th century Baghdad promoted sharing knowledge and disseminating books. Knowledge competition doesn’t always have that effect. … Read the post competition to share knowledge through libraries
Electronic resources in fiscal year 2011 accounted for 74% of the American University Library’s collections expenditure. … Read the post American University Library moving quickly to electronic resources
Muslim scholars preserved an account of an ancient Greek library, probably at Ephesus, reportedly containing an estimated 1.7 million books. … Read the post a huge ancient Greek library?
Government publications were borrowed amazingly frequently from the Muncie Public Library in Indiana between 1891 and 1902. … Read the post government publications relatively more popular last century