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Academic libraries in Greece

the present situation and future prospects
  • 226 Pages
  • 1.63 MB
  • English

Haworth Press , New York
Academic libraries -- G



StatementDean H. Keller, editor.
ContributionsKeller, Dean H.
LC ClassificationsZ675.U5 A337 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 226 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1719692M
ISBN 101560243651
LC Control Number92022836

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Get this from a library. Academic libraries in Greece: the present situation and future prospects. [Dean H Keller;] -- Become better informed about Greek academic librarianship at a time of great potential for changes and advances in academic libraries in Greece. Rapid changes are occurring in these libraries.

Academic Libraries in Greece provides complete information on such varied subjects as automation, collection development, departmental libraries, education for librarianship, interlibrary loan, and library management, pointing out past experiences, current activities, and future by: 3.

The current status of the academic libraries in Greece is examined. A brief summary of each academic institution and its library is given. Collection development, staff, and the bibliographic organization of the materials are described. The bibliographic standards that libraries apply, automation and retrospective conversion are presented.

The National Library of Greece has its headquarters of the building of “The Athenian Trilogy” in the heart of Athens, to be more precise, Penepistimiou 32 (just outside the metro station of Panepistimiou).

The library maintains a large collection of records, historical documents, manuscripts and provides bibliographic services. Summarizes impressions of Greek academic libraries gained through visits to several institutions of higher education.

Background, Greek universities, the Aristotelean University of Thessaloniki, collection development and dispersion, bibliographic organization and union catalogs, cataloging, language distribution, and library personnel are highlighted.

The earliest known library was a collection of clay tablets in Babylonia in the 21st cent. BC Ancient Egyptian temple libraries are known through the Greek writers. Diodorus Siculus describes the library of Ramses III, c BC The extensively cataloged library of Assurbanipal (d.

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BC) in Nineveh was the most noted before that at Alexandria. The National Library has a collection of published genealogies, manuscripts, histories, directories, maps, and newspapers.

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This delightful book tells the story of ancient libraries from their very beginnings, when “books” were clay tablets and writing was a new phenomenon. Renowned classicist Lionel Casson takes us on a lively tour, from the royal libraries of the most ancient Near East, through the private and public libraries of Greece and Rome, down to the Reviews: E-books have already had a huge impact on academic libraries, and major advances in technology will bring further changes.

There is a need for collaboration between libraries and publishers. The book concludes with reflections on the future of e-books in academic libraries. eBooks - Language: Greek - Download free eBooks or read books online for free. Discover new authors and their books in our eBook community.

The purpose of this collection of essays is to examine academic libraries in Greece at a time when the potential for changes and advance in librarianship is great. The 15 papers are as follows: "International Interlibrary Cooperation: Exchanging Goals, Values and Culture" (Don L.

Tolliver); "Academic Libraries in Greece" (James Krikelas); "Academic Libraries in Greece: A New Profile" (Nancy. I recently (August ) attended a conference in Athens, Greece, where I presented and led a discussion on a project launched by the Classics Library called the Greek Digital Journal Archive (GDJA).The goal is to create a consortium to offer fulltext and detailed descriptions (so called metadata) for Greek journals in the humanities and the social sciences, newspapers, and newsletters.

A long tradition of libraries existed in both Greece and in the ancient Near East. The earliest recorded archive of written materials comes from the ancient Sumerian city-state of Uruk in around BC, when writing had only just begun to develop.

Scholarly curation of literary texts began in around BC. The Central Library of the Municipality of Athens is one of the oldest libraries of the city, alongside the Library of the Hellenic Parliament and the National Library, and contains more t books mainly focused on literature, history, and art.

If you are on the lookout for rare material or into old newspapers and magazines, this is the perfect place for you, as the library has. This book focuses on how to identify a toxic leader in an academic library setting, how to address toxic leadership, and how to work toward eradicating it from the organization.

In addition, it discusses which steps can be used to prevent libraries from hiring toxic leaders. In Ancient Greece, books did not take the form known to us today, but rather were in the shape of rolls made out of papyrus. The papyrus plant grows widely in Egypt, and the material itself is made by cutting the stem of the plant in half and laying it crosshatch over itself, like.

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Log in to GOBI or learn more. Greek Libraries. By B.C. books were in wide circulation in Greece. Athens had booksellers, and books were exported as far away as the Black Sea.

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Some individuals had large private collections of books, typically the works of the best-known poets and philosophers. For the week of the Greece library is open noon to 7 p.m.

Tuesday, noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. Inside and outside book. academic libraries In a rapidly changing educational environment, academic libraries need more time and staff resources to meet the needs of faculty and students.

They are also looking for tools that shine a light on their vital contributions toward the success of their academic institutions.

Libraries connect the community and raise support. Libraries across the world continue to lead events and activities that connect researchers and students and enhance the community.

At the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the library is holding their semiannual book sale during National Library. Jenks Library has many academic journals covering topics in history available to you.

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Below are just a few online examples of places to begin. Articles, notes, book reviews and lists of books received on all aspects of Greek scholarship published for members of the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies. Approved by the ACRL Board of Directors, October Revision approved by the ACRL Board of Directors, February Print copies of the revision are available from the Association of College and Research Libraries for $ for a package of 10, including standard postage.

Expedited shipping is available for an additional charge. To place your order over the phone with a credit card. Private or personal libraries made up of written books appeared in classical Greece in the 5th century BC.

In the 6th century, at the very close of the Classical period, the great libraries of the Mediterranean world remained those of Constantinople and Alexandria.

Purchase Planning Academic Library Orientations - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNAcademic libraries serve colleges and universities, their students, staff and faculty. Because larger institutions may have several libraries on their campuses dedicated to serving particular schools such as law and science libraries, academic librarianship offers a great opportunity to utilize subject expertise.

The National Library of Greece (Greek: Εθνική Βιβλιοθήκη) is situated near the center of city of was designed by the Danish architect Theophil Freiherr von Hansen, as part of his famous Trilogy of neo-classical buildings including the Academy of Athens and the original building of the Athens was founded by Ioannis Kapodistrias.

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It opens with concrete suggestions for how to direct your education toward full-time employment and get the most out of student experiences. As many asscrolls filled the shelves. However, in one of the greatest tragedies of the academic world, the Library became lost to history and scholars are still not able to agree on how it was destroyed.

The Great Library of Alexandria (CC by SA ) Theory 1: Julius Caesar.Browse our library collection. There are two ways to browse our library collection: by topic or by publication type (books, journals, magazines, newspapers) By topic. The collection’s 17 major categories lead to thousands of in-depth research topics.

Each of those topics contains links to librarian-selected books and articles relevant to that.