• librarian
  • Mary Elizabeth Downey (c. 1872 - May 25, 1949) was a librarian and activist who created and promoted library science education courses across the Midwestern and Western United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the 1950s, the librarian and the women who worked with here were paid 25 cents per hour from the $600 budget the city had allocated for the library. (wikipedia.org)
  • In planning it Mr J. P. Lamb, who was then City Librarian, gave considerable thought to the accommodation and expansion of the local history and 'special' collections (as they were then called). (wikipedia.org)
  • The City Librarian and the Libraries committee agreed to accept them into custody on loan deposit and on 26 and 27 January 1949 three large furniture vans transported the archives to Sheffield. (wikipedia.org)
  • Angus McGill Mowat, B.A., M.A., (November 19, 1892 - September 21, 1977) was a Canadian librarian who initiated and contributed to the continuing improvement of the library systems in Saskatoon and Ontario, from the 1920s through to the 1960s. (wikipedia.org)
  • During his post World War I career he held a number of positions as chief librarian at Trenton, Belleville, Windsor, and Saskatoon, before being appointed in 1937 as Inspector of Public Libraries for the province of Ontario. (wikipedia.org)
  • Angus was then made Chief Librarian of Windsor in 1930, followed with the position of Chief Librarian of Saskatoon in 1932 until July 1937 when he and his family moved back to Ontario, settling in Richmond Hill. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1932-37 Chief Librarian, Saskatoon, SK. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1897
  • In a search for funding, the company set up a branch in London in 1897 under the name Lanston Monotype Corporation Ltd. In 1899 a new factory was built in Salfords near Redhill in Surrey where it has been located for over a century. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1910
  • But it was not until 1910 when Andrew Carnegie, the great American library philanthropist of the early 20th century, donated funds did Detroiters decide to build a larger central library to supplement Centre Park. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the previous twenty-five years the beginnings of a local collection of archives had been brought together, particularly through the assistance of a Sheffield solicitor, T. Walter Hall, himself a competent antiquary and from 1910 to 1926 a co-opted member of the Libraries Committee. (wikipedia.org)
  • premises
  • Staff shortages soon meant that only routine attention could be given them, and in December 1941 they were removed for safety to a comparatively rural branch library where premises had been specially strengthened to protect them. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1920s
  • However, by the 1920s the company's British branch was well known for commissioning popular, historically influenced designs that revived some of the best typefaces of the past, with particular attention to the early period of printing from the Renaisssance to the late eighteenth-century. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patrons
  • After World War II, Detroit Public Library obtained "projected books" on microfilm and loaned these with portable projectors to disabled veterans (and other patrons with disabilities) who could press a switch under their chin more easily than turning a page. (wikipedia.org)
  • they also have non-circulating reference collections and provide computer and Internet access to patrons. (wikipedia.org)
  • Circulating libraries also charged a subscription fee, however the fees were set to entice their patrons, providing subscriptions on a yearly, quarterly or monthly basis, without expecting the subscribers to purchase a share in the circulating library. (wikipedia.org)
  • faculty
  • Informed and driven by a deep commitment to a service model, the MIT Libraries are well positioned to anticipate the emerging information requirements of faculty, students, and researchers. (mit.edu)
  • The ongoing goal is to provide immediate, quantifiable benefits to faculty and students in the Libraries' domains of responsibility. (mit.edu)
  • Records show that she also worked as a faculty member of the University of Chicago Extension Division's library school around the same time and wrote a letter to the university's president in defense of the program after it was criticized by the ALA. In 1903, the decision was made to close the library school. (wikipedia.org)
  • adults
  • Public libraries also provide free services such as preschool story times to encourage early literacy, quiet study and work areas for students and professionals, or book clubs to encourage appreciation of literature in adults. (wikipedia.org)
  • community
  • The MIT Libraries are realigning to better enable the design and delivery of information services based on the needs of a broadly networked interdisciplinary community. (mit.edu)
  • In 2007, the Libraries assumed responsibility for managing Academic Media Production Services, providing the MIT community with support for video production and postproduction, online video, technology support for distance education, multimedia, and video conferencing. (mit.edu)
  • After two years, Downey had visited every library in Utah multiple times, calling for tax-funded libraries, assisting with Carnegie grant applications, evaluating the libraries, recommending materials, and speaking before community groups. (wikipedia.org)
  • To provide and promote Library information and sustain services that enlighten the minds and enrich the lives of community residents and visitors of all ages. (wikipedia.org)
  • Community members spent the next few years reorganizing and reestablishing the library on Main Street. (wikipedia.org)
  • The establishment of circulating libraries in the 18th century, by booksellers and publishers provided a means of gaining profit and creating social centers within the community. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cranston Public Library was also named a recipient of the 2016 LibraryAware Community Award for its efforts to bring library services to new immigrants moving into Cranston. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Central Library offers the community an inviting children's room, a teen space, public computers for all ages, and a range of programs and instructional technology classes. (wikipedia.org)
  • books
  • At a time when no commercial services were available, the Libraries developed a tool known as Vera to provide a network-accessible, customized gateway to the licensed electronic databases, books, and full-text journals provided by the Libraries. (mit.edu)
  • Dr. Suzanne M. Stauffer writes in her article, "'She Speaks as One Having Authority': Mary E. Downey's Use of Libraries as a Means to Public Power": "During her time in Ottumwa Downey began a story hour in the library, invited Friends of the Library to give presentations on books, and gave talks on the history of the book and the library at the high school. (wikipedia.org)
  • She also established the Children's Library League, which met weekly to read and discuss books, with the motto 'Clean hearts, clean hands, and clean books. (wikipedia.org)
  • H. E. Riner and O. K. Fitzsimmons reportedly canvassed the town for books and even persuaded the State Library of Oregon in Salem to donate at least a thousand books. (wikipedia.org)
  • The library was restocked with at least three hundred books donated by the State Library of Oregon and gifts from local citizens. (wikipedia.org)
  • The circulating libraries not only provided a place to sell books, but also a place to lend books for a price. (wikipedia.org)
  • materials
  • These circulating libraries provided a variety of materials including the increasingly popular novels. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although the circulating libraries filled an important role in society, members of the middle and upper classes often looked down upon these libraries that regularly sold material from their collections and provided materials that were less sophisticated. (wikipedia.org)
  • At one point in time, the branch had a collection of Swedish materials for the Swedish immigrants who worked in the local mills. (wikipedia.org)
  • literacy
  • The culmination of centuries of advances in the printing press, moveable type, paper, ink, publishing, and distribution, combined with an ever-growing information-oriented middle class, increased commercial activity and consumption, new radical ideas, massive population growth and higher literacy rates forged the public library into the form that it is today. (wikipedia.org)
  • neighborhood
  • Located on the first floor of the Cranston Senior Center, the Arlington Branch, formerly named the Arlington Library and the Arlington Reading Room, is a popular stop for pedestrians in the Arlington neighborhood and those visiting the Senior Center. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Auburn Branch of the Cranston Public Library serves the Auburn neighborhood of Cranston. (wikipedia.org)
  • technological
  • Additional funding support comes from the Collier County Friends of the Library, a nonprofit charitable organization whose mission is "to enhance and expand the educational, recreational and technological needs of the Collier County Public Library. (wikipedia.org)
  • The museum possesses hundreds of photographs in the collection which document the social, economic and technological development of Morrow County. (wikipedia.org)
  • five
  • CCPL is governed by the Collier County Public Library Advisory Board, whose five members are appointed to four-year terms by the Board of County Commissioners. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1925, the library was again destroyed after fire erupted in a neighboring butcher's shop and newspaper reports indicate it was at least five more years before the town had a functioning library. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are five fundamental characteristics shared by public libraries. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • In the late 1940s, City of Heppner included $300 for the library in its budget for the first time. (wikipedia.org)
  • About the same time the executors of Edward Carpenter, the socialist writer who had lived at Holmesfield near Sheffield, presented the Carpenter collection comprising Carpenter's library, editions of his works, and manuscript material. (wikipedia.org)
  • The nearest institutions collecting documents and archives at this time were at Leeds (the Yorkshire Archaeological Society and Leeds Public Libraries), Manchester (John Rylands Library) and Derby (Derby Public Library). (wikipedia.org)
  • early
  • The Heppner Library has its origins as early as 1893 when two Heppner citizens campaigned to create the burgeoning town's first library. (wikipedia.org)
  • called the Product Integraph, it was an early development in the field of computation. (mit.edu)
  • An early library that allowed access to the public was that of the Kalendars or Kalendaries, a brotherhood of clergy and laity who were attached to the Church of All-Hallowen or All Saints in Bristol, England. (wikipedia.org)
  • services
  • The Libraries' Technology Operations Group provides technical support to these digital library services as well as to DSpace@MIT. (mit.edu)
  • Florida Department of State, Division of Library & Information Services. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to traditional library services, the Cranston Public Library provides services such as tax preparation, 3D printing, analog-to-digital audio transferring, and educational programs among others. (wikipedia.org)
  • program
  • A book- and- image scanning initiative is the latest addition to the Libraries digital library program. (mit.edu)
  • Downey, acting as President of the University of Chicago Library Students Club, wrote another letter to the dean of the university, requesting that the school show loyalty to its students by keeping the program open and continuing its work. (wikipedia.org)
  • American Library Ass
  • She also represented the state of Ohio in the meetings of the Ohio Library Association, the American Library Association, the League of Library Commissions, the Ohio Federation of Women's Clubs, and the General Federation of Women's Clubs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Downey went on to serve two terms as the president of the Ohio Library Association before being offered the position of Utah state library organizer in 1914 with a recommendation from American Library Association secretary George Utley. (wikipedia.org)
  • large
  • Through his good offices the Library in 1912 acquired the Jackson collection, consisting of many original documents and a large amount of genealogical material. (wikipedia.org)
  • times
  • Despite tensions within the company, particularly between the historically minded faction of Morison and Warde and Pierpont in Salfords, notable typefaces commissioned included Gill Sans, Times New Roman and Perpetua, and the company maintained high standards of development allowing it to produce designs with good spacing, careful adaptation of the same basic design to different sizes and even colour on the page, essential qualities for balanced body text. (wikipedia.org)
  • held
  • There is an annual general meeting where the president, vice president, and secretary of the commission are elected, and monthly meetings held at the Main Library which are open to the public. (wikipedia.org)
  • current
  • In 1872, the Centre Park Library opened across the street from the current location of the Skillman Branch in downtown Detroit at Gratiot and Library Street. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are 7 Library Commissioners, with the seventh commissioner being the current president of the Board of Education, who is an ex-offico commissioner. (wikipedia.org)
  • university
  • Through the development of new tools such as DSpace, an online repository, they have set a new global standard for how digital preservation can work in the life of a university. (mit.edu)
  • She then studied library science from 1899 to 1901 through the University of Chicago Extension Division and was one of only seventeen students to graduate. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Main Library is part of Detroit's Cultural Center Historic District listed in the National Register of Historic Places adjacent to Wayne State University campus and across from the Detroit Institute of Arts. (wikipedia.org)
  • correspondence
  • The war years were not, however, entirely devoid of interest, for 1942 saw the purchase of part of the antiquarian collection of Bacon-Frank of Campsall (Talbot correspondence), the gift of family records from Beauchief Hall and silver-plating records and catalogues of the firm of Thomas Bradbury & Sons. (wikipedia.org)
  • research
  • MIT's library and information resources are integral to our teaching, learning, and research. (mit.edu)
  • At Tufts Bush became a consultant to the American Research and Development Corporation (AMRAD), a company that developed radio devices. (mit.edu)
  • city
  • Eventually, the library moved into a refurbished garage at the corners of Gale and West Willow streets bought by the City of Heppner in 1932. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the late 1950s, Mrs. Amanda Duvall approached the City of Heppner with a gift to build a new joint library-museum building as a memorial to her husband, Harry Duvall, and her daughter, Erma Duvall Wickersham. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Cranston Public Library serves Cranston, the third largest city in Rhode Island. (wikipedia.org)
  • In an agreement with the city of Cranston, the Arlington Library building on Cranston Street was turned over to the city and demolished to build a new Cranston Senior Center in 1987. (wikipedia.org)
  • active
  • Bush continued to be active in M.I.T.'s administration and from 1932 to 1938 he served as vice-president and the first dean of the School of Engineering. (mit.edu)
  • resources
  • This chapter explores our work within the MIT Libraries and our IT infrastructure to ensure that our information resources meet the demands of MIT's educational mission. (mit.edu)
  • Board
  • An 1842 state law requiring the Detroit Board of Education to open a library resulted in a public reading room opening on March 25, 1865 in the old Capitol High School at State and Griswold Street. (wikipedia.org)