Libraries

Stacy Keister

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What is it?

A place where members can barrow from a collection of books... the original search engine
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Ancient Libraries

  • record room (archive) and libraries ... existed as long as records
  • 1st 1/2 of 3rd millennium BC: clay tablets in Babylon
  • 2nd millennium BC: Assyrian clay tablets in Egypt
  • records were destroyed in war or during changes in gov't (ie China)

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Modern Libraries

  • July 1, 1730

  • Benjamin Franklin

    • Junto (Philosophical association)

  • wanted solve problems but have books to learn from
  • books = expensive and rare
  • everyone would pitch in money
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The Change in the world

  • literacy
  • better education
  • economic growth (small businesses)
  • libraries for subjects (ie computer
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Librarians

  • specialized librarians
  • homework
  • computer classes
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Annotated Bibliography

http://www.buzzfeed.com/harpercollins/16-libraries-you-have-to-see-before-you-die-9npd

a website of beautiful libraries around the world

I’m doing a project on libraries and i needed photos

all of the pictures i have



http://www.ushistory.org/franklin/philadelphia/library.htm

a website on the first libraries, its members, and the first books

gave background on who made the first actual library in the US

everything in the “Who and When” section



http://www.librariesareessential.com/why-are-libraries-essential/

a website on how libraries benefit society

it shows how libraries have affected the world

information in the section “Librarians”


http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/339421/library/62006/The-history-of-libraries

a website page on ancient libraries from all over the world

It shows how long libraries have been around and how long they have lasted

all the info from the “Ancient Libraries” section is from this website


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