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1949 (library)

1949 or 1949Books is a feminist library in Yopougon, a neighborhood of Abidjan. It was founded in 2020 by Edwige-Renee Dro during Womens History Month. The library is named 1949 because women in Ivory Coast had two important protests against colo ...

                                               

Abbey library of St. Gallen

The Abbey library of St. Galllen is a library in St. Gallen, Switzerland. It was attached to the abbey of St. Gallen. This abbey had a great importance in the Middle Ages. Today, there are about 2.100 manuscripts from the Middle Ages, about 1 650 ...

                                               

Bibliotheca Alexandrina

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina is a large library in Alexandria, Egypt. The library was opened in 1995. It is a major library and cultural center on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea in the Egyptian city of Alexandria. It is a commemoration of the ...

                                               

Bibsys

BIBSYS is an administrative agency run by the Ministry of Education and Research in Norway. They help organize research data and library metadata. BIBSYS works with all Norwegian universities and university colleges as well as research institutio ...

                                               

Birmingham Central Library

Birmingham Central Library was the main public library in Birmingham, England. It closed on 29 June 2013 and was replaced with the Library of Birmingham. It was once the largest non-national library in Europe.

                                               

Bodleian Library

The Bodleian Library is the main library of the University of Oxford, and one of the oldest libraries in Europe. It is the second largest library in the United Kingdom after the British Library. It is one of six legal deposit libraries for works ...

                                               

Burning of Jaffna library

The burning of the Jaffna Public Library was an attack at the central library in the city of Jaffna, Sri Lanka. It was one of the events that led up to the Sri Lankan Civil War. The first attack on the library building was on 1 June 1981. A group ...

                                               

Carnegie library

A Carnegie library is a library that was built with the help of money from Andrew Carnegie. Over 2.500 Carnegie libraries were built across the world. Between 1883 and 1919, Carnegie would give money to cities and towns to build a library. The ci ...

                                               

CiNii

CiNii is a bibliographic database service for things in Japanese academic libraries. The database started in April 2005 and is maintained by the National Institute of Informatics. The service searches from the NII databases, and the databases fro ...

                                               

HighBeam Research

HighBeam Research is a business which has a search engine and fulltext online archive. It is owned by Cengage Learning for newspapers, magazines, academic journals, newswires, trade magazines and encyclopedias in English. It is headquartered in C ...

                                               

Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo Unico

Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo Unico or ICCU is an Italian government agency. It manages the network and online catalog of the Italian National Library Service. It also manages Internet Culturale, an online collection of digitized documents an ...

                                               

Jessie Street National Womens Library

The Jessie Street National Womens Library is a library which has books, music, photographs, and more about womens history in Australia. It is located in the city of Ultimo in New South Wales. It was founded in 1989 so that it would be easier to f ...

                                               

Library of Alexandria

The ancient Library of Alexandria was a large and significant library of the ancient world. It was founded in Alexandria, Egypt. The Library flourished under the patronage of the Ptolemaic dynasty and functioned as a major center of scholarship. ...

                                               

Library of Birmingham

The Library of Birmingham is a public library in Central Birmingham, England. It is in Centenary Square next to the Birmingham Repertory Theatre and Baskerville House. It opened on the 3 September 2013 and cost £8.5 million to build. It has been ...

                                               

Library of Celsus

The library of Celsus is an ancient Roman building in Ephesus, now part of Anatolia, Turkey. It was built in honor of the Roman Senator Tiberius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus, known as Celsus. Celsus paid for the construction of the library with his ...

                                               

LIBRIS

LIBRIS is the online catalog of the Swedish national library system. It combines the catalogs of 175 libraries in Sweden. The catalog is run by the Swedish National Library in Stockholm. LIBRIS has authority controls. It also has bibliographical ...

                                               

Memory of the World Programme

The Memory of the World Programme is a part of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. It is part of a strategy for preserving history. The programme focuses on archives and libraries. The UNESCO programme began in 1 ...

                                               

National Central Library (Florence)

The National Central Library in Florence is one of Italys two national libraries. It is the largest library in the country. A copy of every book published in Italy has to be sent there.

                                               

National Film and Sound Archive

The National Film and Sound Archive is Australia’s audiovisual archive. This is where all Australias old movies and sound recordings are kept. The NFSA is responsible for developing, saving, looking after, promoting and providing access to a nati ...

                                               

National Library of the Czech Republic

The National Library of the Czech Republic is the central library of the Czech Republic. The main part of the library is in the Clementinum building of Prague.

                                               

Netherlands Institute for Art History

The Netherlands Institute for Art History, also known as RKD, is a large institution in The Hague in The Netherlands. It is devoted to the study of art history and has a very large library. The initials RKD stand for "Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistor ...

                                               

Ottawa Public Library

The Ottawa Public Library is a library in Ottawa, Canada. It was founded in 1906. This is the largest bilingual library of North America.

                                               

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Royal Library of Turin

The Royal Library of Turin is an important museum in Turin, Italy. It was started by King Charles Albert of Sardinia in 1839. Now it has 187.987 print volumes, 4.403 hand-written volumes, 3.000 drawings, 188 books made before 1501, 5.029 books fr ...

                                               

State Library of Victoria

The State Library of Victoria is the main library of the state of Victoria, Australia. The library is in the capital city of Victoria, Melbourne. It is on Swanston Street, in the northern centre of the central business district. The library holds ...

                                               

Tōyō Bunko

The Tōyō Bunko is Japans largest Asian studies library. It is one of the worlds five largest libraries. It is located in Tokyo. It contains around 950.000 documents, written in Asian, Western and Japanese languages. It was started by Mitsubishi M ...

                                               

WorldCat Identities

WorldCat is a union catalog that lists the collections of 17.900 libraries in 123 countries and territories that participate in the Online Computer Library Center global cooperative. It is operated by OCLC, Inc. The subscribing member libraries w ...

                                               

Young Adult Library Services Association

The Young Adult Library Services Association, started in 1957. It is part of the American Library Association. YALSA is a national association of librarians, library workers and people who support libraries. They want to make libraries larger and ...

                                               

Museum

The word, museum, originates from Musa which is the goddesses of literature, art, and science who appears in Greek mythology. According to the International Council of Museums ICOM, the definition of museums has changed over time. The oldest muse ...

                                               

Arakkal Museum

The Arrakkal Museum is a museum dedicated to the Arakkal family, the only Muslim royal family in Kerala, South India. The museum is actually a section of the Arakkalkettu. The durbar hall section of the palace has been converted into a museum by ...

                                               

Argentine National Museum of History

Argentine National Historical Museum is a museum in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is dedicated to the history of Argentina. It has exhibits and objects related to the May Revolution and the Argentine War of Independence.

                                               

Auckland War Memorial Museum

The Auckland War Memorial Museum is a museum in Auckland, New Zealand. It is one of New Zealands most important museums and war memorials. The displays in the museum are mostly about New Zealand history, both natural history and military history.

                                               

Barringer Crater

The Barringer Crater was the first meteorite crater to be recognised for what it is. It is a young crater, made about 50.000 years ago in Arizona. Daniel Barringer was a geologist. He was the first person to prove the existence of an impact crate ...

                                               

Computer museum

A computer museum is a museum for the study of historic computer hardware and software. The International Council of Museums defines a "museum" as a "permanent institution in the service of society and of its development, open to the public, whic ...

                                               

Ecomuseum

An ecomuseum is a museum which shows things about the identity of a place or landscape. Many of the people who live in that place help to organize things in the museum. The ecomuseum tries to help the welfare and development of the local community.

                                               

Eggenberg Castle, Graz

Eggenberg Palace in Graz is the most significant Baroque palace in Styria, Austria. Schloss Eggenberg is among the most valuable cultural assets of Austria. It was the home of the House of Eggenberg. In 2010, Schloss Eggenberg was recognized list ...

                                               

Fakir Khana

The Fakir Khana is a private museum owned and run by the Fakir Family of Lahore, Punjab. It is in Bhaati Gate, a section of the old Walled city of Lahore. It contains many valuable art treasures such as old manuscripts, paintings, carpets, Mughal ...

                                               

Horta Museum

The Horta Museum is a museum dedicated to the life and work of the Belgian Art Nouveau architect Victor Horta and his time. The museum is in Hortas former house in the Brussels municipality of Saint-Gilles. There is a permanent display of furnitu ...

                                               

Icelandic Phallological Museum

The Icelandic Phallological Museum has the worlds largest display of penises and penile parts. As of early 2020 the museum moved to a new location in Hafnartorg in Reykjavik, Iceland. The collection holds well over 300 penises from more than 100 ...

                                               

Izmailovo Kremlin

The Izmailovo Kremlin is a cultural, commercial and entertainment complex in north-east of Moscow built in the years 1998-2007. It is a wooden building, stylized for Russian architecture. the complex have seven museums and exhibition grounds: the ...

                                               

Kyivan Rus Park

The Kyivan Rus Park is a cultural, commercial and entertainment complex in Kopachiv village, Obuhivskyi raion. 34 km. from Kiev, Ukraine. the park was open in 2008 in a inside a site that restores the Kiev Kremlin that was the Kremlin of Kiev in ...

                                               

Lahore Museum

The original old Lahore Museum was made during British Indian times in the 1860s, in what had been the old Punjab Exhibition Hall and the famous gun Zam Zama was installed outside it in 1870. This old museum, along with the Punjab School of Arts ...

                                               

Museology

Museology or museum studies is the study of museums. It studies the history of museums and their role in society, as well as the activities they engage in. They also study other things about museums including curating, preservation, public progra ...

                                               

Museum in Bielsko-Biala

The Bielsko-Biala Museum has its main location in the historical Bielsko Castle, Poland. Since the 1970s there are three local branches: the Julian Falat Museum, the Museum of Technology and Textile Industry and the Weavers House Museum.

                                               

National Museum of Brazil

The National Museum of Brazil is the oldest scientific institution of Brazil. Until 2018 it had one of the largest collections of natural history and anthropology in the Americas. Despite this, the museum was already in bad condition when it burn ...

                                               

Palace of Fine Arts

The Palace of Fine Arts is the most important cultural center in Mexico. It is located in the historic center of Mexico City. The building has several murals by Diego Rivera, Siqueiros and others. Exhibitions and theatrical performances take plac ...

                                               

Schonbrunn Palace

Schonbrunn Palace is a former imperial 1.441-room Rococo summer residence in Vienna, Austria. It is one of the most important cultural monuments in the country. Since the 1960s it has been one of the major tourist attractions in Vienna. The palac ...

                                               

Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

The Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum is a museum in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. It talks about the Cambodian genocide. The site is a former secondary school which was used as Security Prison 21 by the Khmer Rouge regime from its rise to power ...

                                               

Dean (education)

In academic administration, a dean is a person with important authority over a specific academic unit, or over a specific area of concern, or both. The term comes from the Latin decanus, a leader of "ten," taken from the medieval monasteries part ...

                                               

Head teacher

A head teacher is the teacher in charge of a school. He or she is the schools leader and administrator. In the past, the headmaster or headmistress of a British private school was often the owner of the school or a member of the family who owned ...

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