Subscription Libraries [ELIS Classic]

Authored by: David E. Gerard

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Fourth Edition

Print publication date:  November  2017
Online publication date:  November  2017

Print ISBN: 9781466552593
eBook ISBN: 9781315116143
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The author’s survey of subscription libraries includes discussion of both libraries owned by subscribers, and libraries that are commercial lending libraries, otherwise known as circulating libraries. The primary emphasis is on libraries in the United Kingdom.

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