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The Resource The meaning of the library : a cultural history, edited by Alice Crawford

The meaning of the library : a cultural history, edited by Alice Crawford

Label
The meaning of the library : a cultural history
Title
The meaning of the library
Title remainder
a cultural history
Statement of responsibility
edited by Alice Crawford
Contributor
Author
Editor of compilation
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Tracing what the library has meant since its beginning, examining how its significance has shifted, and pondering its importance in the twenty-first century, significant contributors--including the librarian of the Congress and the former executive director of the HathiTrust--present a cultural history of the library"--Dust jacket flap
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
027/.009
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
Z721
LC item number
.M43 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1958-
  • 1959-
  • 1964-
  • 1938-
  • 1946-
  • 1959-
  • 1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Crawford, Alice
  • Hall, Edith
  • Gameson, Richard
  • Pettegree, Andrew
  • Darnton, Robert
  • Allan, David
  • Sutherland, John
  • Warner, Marina
  • Crawford, Robert
  • Marcus, Laura
  • Enniss, Stephen
  • Price-Wilkin, W. John
  • Billington, James H
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Libraries
  • Libraries and society
  • Libraries
Label
The meaning of the library : a cultural history, edited by Alice Crawford
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • The image of the medieval library
  • Richard Gameson
  • 3.
  • The Renaissance library and the challenge of print
  • Andrew Pettegree
  • 4.
  • From printing shop to bookshelves : how books began the journey to Enlightenment libraries
  • Robert Darnton
  • 5.
  • "The advantages of literature" : the subscription library in Georgian Britain
  • Introduction
  • David Allan
  • 6.
  • Literature and the library in the nineteenth century
  • John Sutherland
  • Part 2.
  • The Library in Imagination.
  • 7.
  • The library in fiction
  • Marina Warner
  • 8.
  • Alice Crawford
  • The library in poetry
  • Robert Crawford
  • 9.
  • The library in film : order and mystery
  • Laura Marcus
  • Part 3.
  • The Library Now and in the Future.
  • 10.
  • "Casting and gathering" : libraries, archives, and the modern writer
  • Stephen Enniss
  • Part 1.
  • 11.
  • Meanings of the library today
  • John P. Wilkin
  • 12.
  • The modern library and global democracy
  • James H. Billington
  • The Library through Time.
  • 1.
  • Adventures in ancient Greek and Roman libraries
  • Edith Hall
  • 2.
Control code
000054967767
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxix, 300 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780691166391
Isbn Type
(hbk. : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2014951291
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
99963959941
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)894625451
Label
The meaning of the library : a cultural history, edited by Alice Crawford
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • The image of the medieval library
  • Richard Gameson
  • 3.
  • The Renaissance library and the challenge of print
  • Andrew Pettegree
  • 4.
  • From printing shop to bookshelves : how books began the journey to Enlightenment libraries
  • Robert Darnton
  • 5.
  • "The advantages of literature" : the subscription library in Georgian Britain
  • Introduction
  • David Allan
  • 6.
  • Literature and the library in the nineteenth century
  • John Sutherland
  • Part 2.
  • The Library in Imagination.
  • 7.
  • The library in fiction
  • Marina Warner
  • 8.
  • Alice Crawford
  • The library in poetry
  • Robert Crawford
  • 9.
  • The library in film : order and mystery
  • Laura Marcus
  • Part 3.
  • The Library Now and in the Future.
  • 10.
  • "Casting and gathering" : libraries, archives, and the modern writer
  • Stephen Enniss
  • Part 1.
  • 11.
  • Meanings of the library today
  • John P. Wilkin
  • 12.
  • The modern library and global democracy
  • James H. Billington
  • The Library through Time.
  • 1.
  • Adventures in ancient Greek and Roman libraries
  • Edith Hall
  • 2.
Control code
000054967767
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxix, 300 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780691166391
Isbn Type
(hbk. : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2014951291
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
99963959941
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)894625451

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