TITLE

A Treasury of Mathematics: The Library of EI Escorial Revisited

AUTHOR(S)
Naharro, Belén García; Nuñ, Juan Carlos
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Spring2006, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes the library of the Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo at El Escorial in Madrid, Spain. The interior of the library attempts to present an image of the history of science. The paintings by Pellegrino Tibaldi show seven monumental matrons which represent the seven liberal arts or sciences. The library has an exceptional collection of scientific books and instruments.
ACCESSION #
20810314

 

Related Articles

  • A tangled info web. Eisenstadter, Ingrid // Newsweek;2/17/1997, Vol. 129 Issue 7, p16 

    Opinion. Relates the author's experience researching at New York City's science library. The difficulties of using computers for research; Complaints about the system.

  • Compound Libraries.  // Encyclopedic Reference of Molecular Pharmacology;2004, p262 

    A definition of the term "compound libraries," which refers to a compound collection of pharmaceutical and screening companies which may be stored as either individual samples or as combinations, is presented.

  • 1005.  // History of Science & Technology;2004, p110 

    The article presents information on the historical year of 1005 in which Dar al-ilm, 1005 in which Dar al-ilm, a science library in Cairo, Egypt, was founded.

  • Desperate library slashes science to pay for paint. Motluk, Alison // New Scientist;1/13/96, Vol. 149 Issue 2012, p11 

    Reports that a third of the journals in London, England's Scientific Reference Library could be axed to help pay for the new British Library at St. Pancras. Failure of the Chancellor to award the British Library the 25 million pounds it needs to finish the new building at St. Pancras.

  • New tech lit zooms 22 percent in a year.  // Library Journal;3/1/1985, Vol. 110 Issue 4, p32 

    Reports that some 5000 books and serials, as of March 1985, are available to libraries in science and technology, which according to some report is a 22 percent increase in just a year.

  • Tropical sciences library dedicated by Smithsonian.  // Library Journal;8/1/1983, Vol. 108 Issue 14, p1420 

    Announces the dedication of a library for tropical sciences at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama.

  • $$ crunch prompts Crerar to move to University of Chicago.  // Library Journal;7/1/1981, Vol. 106 Issue 13, p1372 

    Reports that the John Crerar Library at the Illinois Institute of Technology will be merged with the science collections at the University of Chicago in 1984. Building of a science library building at the university for the merged collection.

  • Health science librarianship at University of Arizona.  // Library Journal;7/1/1981, Vol. 106 Issue 13, p1372 

    Announces the launching of a special program in health sciences librarianship by the University of Arizona Graduate Library School. Contact information.

  • SUPPORT YOUR LIBRARY. McClure, Lucretia // BioScience;May88, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p309 

    Presents a letter to the editor in response to what was said by George Black concerning science libraries in BioScience 38: 6.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics