A History of New Jersey Libraries, 1997-2012 - download pdf or read online

By Christine M. Keresztury

For the 1st time, a library background is concentrated at the means within which libraries of all types have constructed inside of a unmarried kingdom. the expansion of public libraries, the kingdom library, university libraries, educational libraries, and distinct libraries are all thought of during this one quantity. New Jersey's library historical past stretches again into the mid-18th century with the advance of a small booklet assortment by way of the colonial government.

In addition to the neighborhood occasions that formed the expansion of libraries in New Jersey, this background additionally touches at the robust nationwide developments that have been at paintings, which hyperlink New Jersey's improvement to related occurrences in different states. hence, to learn the tale of libraries in New Jersey can be to start to appreciate the expansion of libraries through the nation.

This quantity follows an previous heritage, A heritage of latest Jersey Libraries, 1750-1996, and keeps the hot Jersey tale ahead to today.

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