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Abbey, John Roland (1894–1969), book collector

Anthony Hobson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1464 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,...

Abendana, Isaac (d. 1699), Hebraist and book collector

David S. Katz.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 526 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...

Abstractions of Evidence in the Study of Manuscripts and Early Printed Books. By Joseph A. Dane.

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.

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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The Acquisition of Books by Chetham's Library, 1655–1700. By Matthew Yeo.

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.

Ad Fontes: 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...

‘Ad utilità pubblica’: Politique des bibliothèques et pratiques du livre à Florence au XVIIIe siècle. By Emanuelle Chapron.

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.

Adams [née Bishop], Barbara Georgina (1945–2002), archaeologist and museum curator

H. S. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Conservation, Preservation, 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,...

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).

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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Adoption Factors of Ubiquitous Broadband

Sangwon Lee and Justin S. Brown.

in Beyond Broadband Access

June 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 5743 words.

This chapter focuses on the adoption factors of ubiquitous broadband that includes both fixed and mobile technologies. It first considers how both fixed and mobile broadband networks are...

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Adoption of Open Standards in Massachusetts

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

in Adopting Open Source Software

October 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 4173 words.

This chapter examines the history of the open standards policy in Massachusetts, focusing on the open formats policy. It explains that the open standards policy persisted due to a strong...

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Advances in Cyber Security

Edited by D. Frank Hsu and Dorothy Marinucci.

April 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 272 pages.

In this book, the world's foremost cyber security experts share critical practical knowledge on how the cyberspace ecosystem is structured, how it functions, and what we can do to protect...

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Agard, Arthur (1535/6–1615), archivist and antiquary

G. H. Martin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1432 words.

Agard, Arthur (1535/6–1615), archivist and antiquary, was born at Foston, Derbyshire, the second of the three sons of Clement Agard of Foston and his wife, Eleanor, daughter of Thomas...

Ahern, Mary Eileen

Barbara B. Brand.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1027 words.

Ahern, Mary Eileen (01 October 1860–22 May 1938), librarian and editor, was born on a farm southwest of Indianapolis, Indiana, to William Ahern, a farmer, and Mary O’Neill, both Irish...

Alexander Anderson (1775–1870), Wood Engraver and Illustrator: An Annotated Bibliography. By Jane R. Pomeroy.

Iain Bain.

in The Library

December 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Bibliography; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 0 words.

Alexander, William (1767–1816), artist and museum curator

Richard Garnett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 977 words.

Alexander, William (1767–1816), artist and museum curator, was born at Maidstone, Kent, on 10 April 1767, one of the three sons and one daughter of Harry Alexander, a coachbuilder. A pencil...

Alle origini dell’editoria volgare. Niccolò Zoppino da Ferrara a Venezia. Annali (1503–1544). By Lorenzo Baldacchini

Neil Harris.

in The Library

June 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Bibliography; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 3010 words.

Allen, Joel Asaph

Keir B. Sterling.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1419 words.

Allen, Joel Asaph (19 July 1838–29 August 1921), zoologist and museum official, was born near Springfield, Massachusetts, the son of Joel Allen, a carpenter, housebuilder, and later a...

Allibone, Samuel Austin

Martin J. Manning.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 754 words.

Allibone, Samuel Austin (17 April 1816–02 September 1889), lexicographer and librarian, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The family record is sketchy; genealogical records indicate...