Library

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I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library. — Jorge Luis Borges

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Introduction1

Dictionary

library : a place in which literary, musical, artistic, or reference materials (as books, manuscripts or films) are kept for use but not for sale — Webster See also OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary

Thesaurus

Roget’s II (Thesaurus.com), Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords

Portal

UNESCO Libraries Portal
Librarian’s Resource Center

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Inspiration

The world’s most beautiful libraries – in pictures (The Guardian)

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Preservation

History

Library History Round Table
Libraries of the Anicent World (Lionel Casson, Yale)

Quotation

Quotations Page

Library

Internet Library for Librarians
Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science Library
Library of Congress, Library Science

WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

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Participation

Books have the same enemies as people: fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content. — Paul Valery

Education

Course

OER Commons: Open Educational Resources

Community

Occupation

Occupational Outlook Handbook, Librarians (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Library Journal, Jobs
Special Libraries Association, Jobs
Jobs in Library and Information Technology

Organization

American Libraries Association (ALA)

Event

Conferences and Events (ALA)

News

NPR Archives

Book

ISBNdb

Government

US Library of Congress

Document

USA.gov

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Expression

Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

Music

Song Lyrics

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Related

Here are links to pages about closely related subjects.

Knowledge Form

Preservation

History (Quotation), Museum, Archive, Library (Bibliography)

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Notes

1.   The resources on this page are are organized by a classification scheme developed exclusively for Cosma.