Category Archives: Universal Library

Google Books Library Project

What’s the goal of this project? The Library Project’s aim is simple: make it easier for people to find relevant books – specifically, books they wouldn’t find any other way such as those that are out of print – while … Continue reading

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Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Exterior photo of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina library in Alexandria, Egypt. The Bibliotheca Alexandrina or Maktabat al-Iskandarīyah (English: Library of Alexandria; Arabic: مكتبة الإسكندرية‎) is a major library and cultural center located on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea in the … Continue reading

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Internet Archive: WayBack Machine

Internet Archive Coordinates: 37°46′56.3″N 122°28′17.65″W Internet Archive Type Digital library Founded 1996 Key people Brewster Kahle (Chairman) Website Alexa rank 230 (April 2011)[1] Available in English Internet Archive headquarters was in the Presidio, a former US military base in San … Continue reading

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Free Access to the Universal Library?

“The World Digital Library will make available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from cultures around the world, including manuscripts, maps, rare books, musical scores, recordings, films, prints, photographs, archi­tectural drawings, and other … Continue reading

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Universal Library

Commerce is of trivial import; love, faith, truth of character, the aspiration of man, these are sacred.Ralph Waldo Emerson “It is perhaps the oldest university in the world.” Can you imagine if one might have been restricted from the museums … Continue reading

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