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Directory of special collections in Canadian libraries

Janet Fyfe

Directory of special collections in Canadian libraries

by Janet Fyfe [and] Raymond H. Deutsch.

by Janet Fyfe

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Published by Canadian Library Association in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libraries -- Special collections,
  • Libraries -- Canada -- Directories

  • Edition Notes

    Errata slip inserted.

    SeriesCanadian Library Association. Occasional paper, no. 58
    ContributionsDeutsch, Raymond H., jt. author
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18968288M

      Canadian Ebooks in Canadian Libraries 1. Canadian Ebooks in Canadian Libraries 2. Background In eBOUND Canada identified a need to work with Canadian libraries to increase both their holdings and user access of Canadian titles. Two projects were initiated with focus on: • Public Libraries • Academic Libraries 3. Read an article about the book now!. The Directory is the only publication to bring together rare book and special collections from all kinds of libraries across the British Isles and is an essential research tool for researchers and librarians throughout the world. Fully updated since the second edition was published in , this comprehensive and up-to-date guide encompasses collections.

    Canada's Largest Online eBook Collection O e-books (fiction and non-fiction) public policy documents within the convenience of an online database. dèsLibris is IP-authenticated, so access for all users coming through a library portal, whether onsite or offsite, is straightforward. Special Collections is comprised of three different areas: The Rare Books and Manuscripts collections which consists of books brought together by a collector or items brought together because of a particular theme; University Archives which focuses on the history of the University; and the Long Island Studies Institute which contains information about the history of Long Island.

    Please Note: The Special Collections & Archives Reading Room in Norlin Library will be closed until further notice due to ongoing issues related to COVID Contact [email protected] with questions regarding Special Collections and Archives collections and services.; Please note that no photocopy, PDF, or digital reproduction orders will be fulfilled during this time. The Library Store - Library supplies. Library Video Company - Videos and CD-ROM's. This is a searchable site, and you can store orders on their site. Mackin Educational Resources - PK school library and classroom distributor of books, non-print and electronic resources. OCLC: Online Computer Library Center, Inc. Overdrive - Vendor of e-books.


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Directory of special collections in Canadian libraries by Janet Fyfe Download PDF EPUB FB2

Introduction. To facilitate the use of library resources throughout the country, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) promotes and participates in several aspects of resource sharing.

The Directory of Special Collections of Research Value in Canadian Libraries originated as one of two projects of the National Plan for Collections Inventories which were endorsed by the National Library Advisory.

The general rare book collection is particularly strong in its holdings of Canadian poetry. The poetry collection of W.D. Lighthall, donated inincluded some volumes of Canadian verse that he used in the preparation of his Songs of the Great Dominion ().

Many of the volumes are presentation copies and contain inscriptions, annotations and letters. What’s in the collection. LAC’s Rare Book Collection includes books and other printed materials covering a wide range of subjects and time periods.

The purpose of the collection is to hold materials which require special storage or preservation conditions for. A presentation (May ) was made at the Canadian Library Association Conference in Winnipeg, MB.

Related Initiatives. Survey of Special Collections and Archives in the US and Canada is a detailed survey of academic and research libraries throughout the United States and Canada completed by OCLC to study special collections and archives. The Canadiana Collection Canadian Children's Books The Anne of Green Gables Pop-Up Dollhouse () Representative selection of 19th- and 20th-century children's books in English related to Canada or whose writers, illustrators or publishers are associated with this country.

Significant individual volumes or small collections not part of a pre-existing special collection are located in the Rare Books Collection.

Generally the volumes found in Rare Books bear an imprint date prior toare from limited print runs of volumes or less, contain important inscriptions or annotations and are printed outside Canada. Special Collections.

Special Collections (Killam Library) Agricola Collection (MacRae Library) Special Collections invites the Dalhousie academic community and researchers from the general public to explore the rich research resources available in its twenty-five subject and author collections, a general rare book collection of significant individual pre imprints and a comprehensive pre Canadiana collection with an emphasis on Canadian literature.

Canadian Libraries. What our clients are saying: “We've been using the Database Directories Canadian school and library list for the past five years.” “ It's certainly is a comprehensive and up-to-date list.

Their staff have always been very helpful when we've had any questions.”. collection. eye M. The John P. Robarts Research Library, commonly referred to as Robarts Library, is the main humanities and social sciences library of the University of Toronto Libraries and the largest individual library in the university.

The National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives holds several special collections, which include auction catalogues, documentation and visual resources. Auction Catalogues.

The Library holds a collection of ab auction catalogues, of which nearly 4, are Canadian. LibWeb Library Servers via WWW. Over pages from libraries in countries.

Since the last edition of the Directory of Rare Book and Special Collections was published, the National Trust has done a great deal to raise the profile of its library collections. Catalogue records for most of Trust’s books are available via Copac (results can be confined to individual houses if desired by using keywords).

Librarians & Archivists Christopher Lyons Head Librarian Curatorial responsibilities: Canadiana, including: the Lawrence Lande Collection of Canadiana, the Rodolphe Joubert Collection on French Canada, the Canadian Pamphlet Collection, and Canadian trade catalogues Canadian literature (published) Sports, including the Olympics Twentieth century history Jennifer Garland.

Directory of libraries and special collections on Eastern Europe and the U.S.S.R. Hamden, Conn., Archon Books [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: G P M Walker; SCONUL Slavonic and East European Group.

The Directory is the only publication to bring together rare book and special collections from all kinds of libraries across the British Isles and is an essential research tool for researchers and librarians throughout the world.

Pre Canadian pamphlets and broadsides from the collections of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library. To date the site contains of broadsides (single sheets, printed on one or both sides) and pamphlet titles which amounts to page images.

UW Special Collections is closed to the public until further notice. We're available online to answer your questions here. University of Washington Libraries' Special Collections collects, preserves and makes accessible rare books, manuscripts, papers, records, photographs, moving. New York Public Library Special Collections Stephen A.

Schwarzman Building: A card of admission is required for consultation of items in the Rare Books Division, Manuscripts and Archives Division; Arents Collection, Berg Collection, Pforzheimer Collection, Print Collection, Photography Collection, and Spencer Collection.

The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library is a library in the University of Toronto, constituting the largest repository of publicly accessible rare books and manuscripts in Canada.

The library is also home to the university archives which, in addition to institutional records, also contains the papers of many important Canadian literary figures including Margaret Atwood and Leonard Cohen.

List of Special Collections: Library of Congress Rare Books and Special Collections: an Illustrated Guide. To give the reader a somewhat different perspective on our holdings, we present the following list of separately maintained special collections, as well as those materials dispersed throughout the general rare collections.

Accompanying each entry is a brief note describing the collection. Donations of Gifts-In-Kind to Special Collections Policy as updated.

Appendix 2: Toronto Public Library's Mission Statement. Appendix 3: Canadian Library Association Statement on Intellectual Freedom and Libraries. Appendix 4: Ontario Library Association's Position on Children's Rights in the Public Library.

Appendix 5: Definitions Materials.All volumes shelved in UW Libraries, Special Collections Reference Area. Latest edition shelved in UW Libraries, Special Collections Reference. Reverse directory begins/included with this year. Available on CD-ROM (view only; no printing).

Inquire at Special Collections Reception Desk. Available on Microfilm in Special Collections Microfilm Cabinet.Unique Collections Digital Library Historical digital photographs, newspapers, maps, books, audio, & other items.

Special Collections Records of human communication from clay tablet to artist' books. Middle East Library A major center for research in Middle East studies Browsing Collection Current Popular books that you can read for fun and personal development.