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Abbey, John Roland

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1462 words.

Abbey, John Roland (1894–1969), book collector, was born in Brighton on 23 November 1894, the eldest of three sons of William Henry Abbey, brewer, of Sedgwick Park, Horsham, and his wife,...

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Abendana, Isaac

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 522 words.

Abendana, Isaac (d. 1699), Hebraist and book collector, was born in Spain and was taken at an early age to Hamburg, Germany. By 1660 he had completed rabbinical studies and by his own...

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<i>Abstractions of Evidence in the Study of Manuscripts and Early Printed Books</i>. By J<span class="smallCaps">oseph</span> A. D<span class="smallCaps">ane</span>.

Germaine Warkentin.

in The Library

December 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Bibliography; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1405 words.

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Academic Libraries

R. David Lankes.

in The New Librarianship Field Guide

June 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1968 words.

Academic libraries proactively speed the scholarly conversation. This chapter covers several ideas for implementing community/knowledge based services in academic libraries.

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<i>The Acquisition of Books by Chetham's Library</i>, 1655–1700. By M<span class="smallCaps">atthew</span> Y<span class="smallCaps">eo</span>.

Adam Mosley.

in The Library

June 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Bibliography; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 992 words.

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<i>Ad Fontes</i>: A New Look at the Watermarks on Paper Copies of the Gutenberg Bible

Isabel Feder McCarthy.

in The Library

June 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Bibliography; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 8525 words.

This article reassesses the foundations for the widely held view that the paper used to print surviving paper copies of the Gutenberg Bible came from Piedmont. Starting with a summary of...

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<i>‘Ad utilità pubblica’: Politique des bibliothèques et pratiques du livre à Florence au XVIII<sup>e</sup> siècle</i>. By E<span class="smallCaps">manuelle</span> C<span class="smallCaps">hapron</span>.

Anthony Hobson.

in The Library

March 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Bibliography; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1837 words.

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Adams [née Bishop], Barbara Georgina

H. S. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 974 words.

Adams [née Bishop], Barbara Georgina (1945–2002), archaeologist and museum curator, was born on 19 February 1945 at Hammersmith Hospital, London, the only child of Charles Bishop, labourer,...

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An Additional Incunabulum in Westminster Abbey Library

Christopher D. Cook and Mirjam M. Foot.

in The Library

June 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Bibliography; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 531 words.

This note adds one addendum to the authors' recently printed catalogue Incunabula in the Westminster Abbey and Westminster School Libraries (2013).

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Adopting Open Source Software

Brian Fitzgerald, Jay P. Kesan, Barbara Russo, Maha Shaikh and Giancarlo Succi.

October 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 192 pages.

Government agencies and public organizations often consider adopting open source software (OSS) for reasons of transparency, cost, citizen access, and greater efficiency in communication...

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