The University of Alberta Library: The First Hundred Years, 1908-2008 (Paperback)Merrill Distad (author)
Paperback 280 Pages / Published: 21/04/2009
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Although its mission and centrality to teaching and research remain fundamentally unchanged, the University of Alberta Library of today bears scant resemblance to its earliest incarnations. During its first century, it weathered frequent moves and much adversity, and witnessed many changes within the University and the world at large, as it gradually evolved into one of North America's largest academic research libraries. But throughout those 100 years, the commitment and dedication of its staff to service, innovation, and occasionally improvisation, have remained constant. This Centenary publication from The University of Alberta Library will enlighten fellow librarians, institutional historians, and friends of The University of Alberta.
Publisher: University of Alberta Press
Number of pages: 280
Weight: 352 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 25 mm
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