The Virginia Davis Laskey Library at the Scarritt-Bennett Center, Nashville, TN
- History of the Austin Peay State University Library. Richie, Katie // Tennessee Libraries;2009, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p7
The article presents a brief history of the Austin Peay State University Library in Tennessee. It mentions that the library began in a reading room of the Stewart Building in 1929 and informs that Sarah Orgain Morrow was the its first librarian. It states that the library building was opened in...
- Can the Library Contribute Value to the Campus Culture for Learning? Hufford, Jon R. // Journal of Academic Librarianship;May2013, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p288
What value can academic and research libraries contribute to the campus culture for learning? How can these value contributions be measured? This paper offers the campus culture for learning as a new frame of reference for measuring the library's contribution to learning. It examines various...
- St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf plans to relocate to smaller space. Shapiro, Mary // West County Journal;10/24/2012, Vol. 48 Issue 43, pA3
The article focuses on the plan of the Saint Joseph Institute for the Deaf to sell its campus in Chesterfield, Missouri and lease a smaller space in Saint Louis for its headquarters.
- Responsive Reading. // New Jersey Jewish News;11/1/2012, Vol. 66 Issue 44, p18
In this article, the authors reflect on the social status of Israeli students at the college campuses in the U.S.
- THE 450TH JUBILEE OF THE BAVARIAN STATE LIBRARY: A NOTE. Cope, R. L. // Australian Academic & Research Libraries;Sep2008, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p214
The article offers a description of the Bavarian State Library, which was founded in 1558 by Albrecht V, the Duke of Bavaria. The history of the library and its holdings, the effects of World War II on the institution, and the role of the library as a research and lending facility are explored....
- The Great Depression and Its Impact on an Emerging Research Library: The University of North Carolina Library, 1929-1941. McGrath, Eileen; Jacobson, Linda // Libraries & the Cultural Record;2011, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p295
An essay is presented on the effects of the U.S. Great Depression on the library of the University of North Carolina. Particular focus is given to the factors that helped ensure the institution's financial survival during the 1930s. According to the authors, the library received little state...
- Regional and National Cooperation on Legacy Print Collections. Kieft, Robert H.; Reilly, Bernard F. // Collaborative Librarianship;2009, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p106
This reports on a meeting convened by the Center for Research Libraries on July 10, 2009, in Chicago for representatives of more than a dozen library consortia and other organizations with an interest in shaping a national approach to long-term preservation of and access to print collections.
- 1979. // Chronology & Bibliography of Texas Library History;2002, p110
The article presents information on historical events related to libraries in Texas that happened in 1979. The North Oaks Branch of the Austin Public Library has opened with 3,000 volumes. The name of the Texas State Library and Historical Commission was changed to Texas State Library and...
- UA firms up plans to open downtown campus. Pangburn, Joe // Inside Tucson Business;12/10/2010, Vol. 20 Issue 28, p8
The article reports on the move of the University of Arizona (UA) to open a downtown campus in Tucson, Arizona which will then be named as the University of Arizona-Downtown.