TITLE

Die Bibliothek der University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

AUTHOR(S)
Gabel, Gernot U.
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Bibliotheksdienst;aug2007, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p871
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the largest library of a state university in the United States found at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. A brief history is presented of what was originally founded in 1867 as an agricultural and mechanical college with a library of circa 1,000 books. The library has since become the third largest academic library in the U.S. behind Harvard and Yale.
ACCESSION #
32739250

 

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