Friday, March 6, 2009

15 INCREDIBLE LIBRARY SPECIAL COLLECTIONS!

15 INCREDIBLE LIBRARY SPECIAL COLLECTIONS!

Large libraries, be they university or city, aren’t just good for research and circulation. They also often have amazing special collections centered around singular, often esoteric, topics. These collections are often donated via will by individuals who collected the items over a lifetime of obsession. Many library patrons may not realize it, but often these special collections are surprisingly accessible. The items usually don’t circulate, but libraries often put on exhibits or provide special reading rooms for people who want to take in the collection. There are many, many special collections around the world worthy of discussion, but here are 15 that we found particularly interesting.

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1 comment:

George said...

Thank you for mentioning the Collection! I'm lobbying the SUNY at Buffalo librarians to display all 30,000 pulp and paperback covers in digitized format.