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  1. Digital surrogates and Born digital records from the Office for Intellectual Freedom Subject Files, 1990-2009
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    Digital surrogates and Born digital records from the Office for Intellectual Freedom Subject Files contain agendas, event schedules, minutes, memorandums, budgets, correspondence, forms, rosters, biographical notes, reports, databases, articles and drafts, book reviews, speeches, notes, website screenshots, guidelines and manuals, bibliographies, charts, court resolutions, c...
  2. Digital surrogates and Born digital Records from the Office of Public Information Files, 1992-2011
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    Digital surrogates and Born digital Records from the Office of Public Information (OPI) Files, contain posters, banners, audio recordings of radio programs, event video recording, press releases, newspaper transcriptions, correspondence, speeches, book cover images, newspaper clippings, articles, rosters, guidelines, and presentation slides, concerning "@ your library, The C...
  3. Digital surrogates and Born digital Records from the Office of Public Information Files, 1998-2011
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    Digital surrogates and Born digital Records from the Office of Public Information (OPI) Files contain posters, banners, audio recordings of radio programs, event video recording, press releases, newspaper transcriptions, correspondence, speeches, book cover images, newspaper clippings, articles, rosters, guidelines, and presentation slides, concerning "@ your library, The C...
  4. Digital surrogates from the ALA Films Records, 1650, 1960, 1966
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    Digital surrogates from the ALA Films Records, contain the digitized films "Help Yourself" (1950, 23:15 min) about Cambria free library at Johnstown (PA), "And Something More" (1966, 7:55 min.), and "ALA: Program for Progress" (1960, 27:55 min.). Films display the benefits of public and school libraries’ services, give practical recommendations for users and librarians, prom...
  5. ARLIS/NA Press Releases, 2006-
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    Born digital files from ARLIS/NA Press Releases contain announcements released to the press and the public pertaining to significant events and other news of the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA).
  6. Audiovisual Digital Surrogates from Intellectual Freedom TV Broadcasts video recordings, 1988, 1997, 2001-2003
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    Audiovisual Digital Surrogates from Intellectual Freedom TV Broadcasts video recordings, contain eight digitized press and service announcements, news spots and interview segments relating to concerns and controversies about freedom of speech, intellectual freedom and censorship in public and school libraries. Subjects cover Banned Book Week; book censorship at schools and p...
  7. Born digital Records from the Judith Krug Papers, 1996-2008
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    Born digital records from the Judith F. Krug Papers, contain correspondence, interview transcriptions, articles and drafts, notes, public statements, memorandums, guidelines, posters, and press releases, relating to political and legislative decisions affecting free access to public information, as well as users' and ALA members' confidentiality in US Libraries. Topical area...
  8. Born digital records from the Nancy Kranich Papers, 1999 - 2002
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    Born digital records from the Nancy Kranich Papers contain articles, columns, conference programs, schedules, speeches, biographical statements, interviews, initiatives, rosters, correspondence and notes from Kranich's term as President of the American Library Association - ALA (2000 - 2001), concerning information literacy; legislative advocacy; "@ your library" campaign ab...
  9. Born digital records from the Patricia G. Schuman Papers, 1990-1997, 2001
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    Born-digital records from the Patricia G. Schuman Papers contain correspondence (faxes, memos, and e-mails), speeches, articles and drafts, American Library Association (ALA) statements, committee planning notes, committee agendas and minutes, rosters and budgets, concerning Patricia Schuman's time as ALA President (1991-92). Papers relate primarily to campaigns and actions ...
  10. Born-digital and digital surrogates from the Office for Intellectual Freedom (1990 - 2008)
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    Born-digital records from the Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) contain agendas, correspondence, conferences papers (annual and midwinter), budgets, member rosters, official forms, meeting minutes, memos, publications, speeches, manuals, reports, statements, photographs, posters, brochures, event programs, and newspaper reprints concerning the activities of the Intellect...
  11. Born Digital Files from the Kathleen de la Pena McCook Papers, 1996-2008
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    Born digital Records from the Kathleen de la Pena McCook Papers, contain website descriptions, website links, briefs, courses assignments and syllabuses, correspondence, drafts of articles and books, rosters, biographical notes, proposal applications, grant descriptions, presentation papers and speeches, reports, events descriptions, survey forms and bibliographies, relating...
  12. Born Digital Records and Digital Surrogates from the AALL's GLL Special Interest Section Publications, 1974-
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    Born Digital Records and Digital Surrogates from the publications of AALL's Government Law Libraries Special Interest Section (GLL-SIS), formerly the AALL State, Court and County Law Libraries Special Interest Section (SCCLL-SIS), contain digitized and digital newsletters (SCCLL News, 1974-2015, GLL News, 2015- ) as well as digital annual reports (2006- ), bylaws, meeting ag...
  13. Born-digital records and digital surrogates from the Sanford Berman Papers, 1968, 1974, 1997- 2001
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    Born-digital records and digital surrogates from the Sanford Berman Papers contains website HTML files, correspondence, online and printed articles, press releases, speeches, bulletins, bibliography lists, images, photographs, minutes, e-mails, statements, and petitions, concerning Bermans service as head cataloger at Hennepin County, Minnesota Library (1973-99), as well as...
  14. Digital Born Records from the Beverly P. Lynch Papers, 2009
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    Photographs and video of the International Summit on Public Libraries, held in Shenzhen China, Nov 2009. Sari Feldman, president of the PLA at the time, was a speaker.
  15. Music & Performing Arts Library General Collections
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    The University of Illinois's Music and Performing Arts Library is one of the largest at a public university, and its music holdings are currently ranked very high among music libraries in the United States and, indeed, in the world. Its collections contain more than 765,000 volumes, including over 55,000 books, 520,000 scores, 19,000 microforms, 150,000 sound recordings, and...
  16. Sjoerd Koopman Library Postcard Collection
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    The Sjoerd Koopman Library Postcard Collection includes pictorial and photographic postcards of libraries throughout the United States and Europe. Subjects include public libraries, private libraries, academic libraries, library interiors, reading rooms, and bookmobiles. Collection size: approximately 535 items.
  17. World War II Army ambulance
    Image | 2019

    Associated Press photograph of a crowd of people standing around an Army ambulance parked in front of New York City Hall during World War II. New York City Mayor La Guardia and Miss Bess Fay Shipley present a plaque to Colonel W. R. Bolton of the 2nd Service Command. Ruth P. Edwards, President of the United Staff Association of the Public Libraries of New York City who donat...
  18. Champaign Public Library
    Image | 1974

    Shows the south side of the structure.
  19. Public Library
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "Chicago's Public Library building bears the reputation of being one of the finest library structures in the world. The interior is exquisitely finished in marble, mother-of-pearl and onyx. It is situated on Michigan Avenue between Randolph and Washington streets, and commands a view of Lake Michigan. Upon its shelves are more than three hundred thousand volumes....
  20. Champaign Public Library
    Image | 1978

    Shows the south side of the structure.
  21. Champaign Public Library and Information Center
    Image | 1978

    Shows the west and north sides of the structure.
  22. Chicago Public Library
    Image | 1911

    Caption: "The Chicago Public Library". From text: "The Chicago Public Library is a free public institution, established under the Illinois library law of 1872, and maintained by the city as part of its public educational system. It derives its revenue from an annual library tax of approximately four-tenths of a mill, and is governed by a Board of Directors of nine members ...
  23. Delivery room
    Image | 1911

    From text: "The Delivery Room proper, which extends across the entire width of the building, with a length of 134 and a depth of 48 feet, is divided into three parts by a rotunda in the center, surmounted by a beautiful stained-glass dome. Elliptical arches rise from the marble piers at the four corners, and the walls above are elaborately covered with mosaics, into which a...
  24. Reference room
    Image | 1911

    From text: "… the Reference Department, designed to serve and assist readers who may come to pursue their studies within the Library building. This department controls the entire resources of the Library. No card or guaranty of any sort is required, the only condition being that books shall not be taken from the room. All books that circulate for home use may be used here...
  25. Reading room for young people
    Image | 1911

    Caption: "Thomas Hughes Reading Room for Young People". From text: " … the Thomas Hughes Reading Room for Young People appropriately named for the Public Library's early benefactor, himself the author of a juvenile classic. Conducted as a reading room, and adjacent to the adult reference room, on the fourth floor, administered by a special staff, and equipped with a carefu...
  26. Reading room
    Image | 1911

    From text: "The Reading Room for current periodicals is one of the largest rooms in the building occupying the entire north front on the fourth floor. Nearly twelve hundred publications are regularly received and kept on file here, comprising all the popular American and English periodicals, reviews, and weeklies, a selection of the best publications in German, French, and ...
  27. Davis Square branch reading room
    Image | 1911

    From text: "The wide distribution of Chicago's population has made it necessary to provide small branch or deposit libraries in the residence districts, thus, in a measure, carrying the benefits of the Library to those who cannot conveniently come to it. These are established at convenient points throughout the city and were formerly housed in rented quarters, frequently in...
  28. Branch reading room
    Image | 1911

    From text: "A goodly portion of well-chosen juvenile books serves to attract the children of the neighborhood, whose interest is further enlisted by means of an occasional story hour, when stories of the famous myths and heroes of other times and climes are told by an expert children's librarian."
  29. Blackstone branch interior
    Image | 1911

    From text: "This beautiful structure is worthy of particular mention, not only because it is one of the finest and costliest library buildings of its size in the world, but also because it marks the beginning of the branch library system in Chicago. The location is a triangular lot at the intersection of Lake and Washington avenues and Forty-ninth street. .. It is construct...
  30. Public library and John Crerar Library
    Image | 1930

    From text: "The Chicago Public Library occupies one of the handsomest public buildings in the Loop, at Michigan Boulevard, Washington and Randolph Streets. The structure is of Bedford limestone upon a granite base, and its impressive architecture combines several classic styles, Greek, neo-Greek, and Roman. Entering from Washington Street, the visitor beholds the superb fl...
  31. Blotter Distributed at County Fair 1918. Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
    Image | 1918

    Glass plate slide caption reads: Blotter Distributed at County Fair 1918. Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Blotter contains an image of the Oshkosh Public Library, with hours from 9 A.M. - 9 P.M., text reads: YOUR LIBRARY, Come and get the books you need to help you in your work.
  32. LOOKING FOR A JOB?
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    Glass plate slide caption reads: "LOOKING FOR A JOB? New work or advancement in your old trade? The Greenwich Library Has up-to-date books on Business - on the Trades and Professions. DROP IN! ALL SERVICES FREE."
  33. Gadsden Public Library, Gadsden, Alabama - Back of Postcard
    Image | 1968

    Stamped: Oct 17, 1968, Library
  34. Discharged servicemen reading on the lawn or the U.S. Marine Hospital, Stapleton, Staten Island, N. Y.
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    Servicemen sitting outside and reading. Additional caption reads: the American Library Association is maintaining libraries for former soldiers, sailors and marines, in all hospitals operated by the Public Health Service. The men in hospitals are still looking for your magazines. As soon as you have read them, place a stamp on the notice on the cover, and mail.
  35. Bedside service of the American Library Association in the U.S. Public Health Service Hospital, Greenville, S.C.
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    With her book truck the librarian brings to the man in bed the book he wants. The A. L. A. has placed libraries in 249 hospitals. The men in hospitals are still lookmg for your magazines. As soon as you have read them, place a stamp on the notice on the cover, and mail.
  36. Public Library, Alameda, California - Back of Postcard
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    Postal-Stamped on the back of postcard: Callipolis, Ohio, 12.30 PM, Jan 7, 1908.
  37. Stockton Public Library and Hazelton Library
    Image | 1895

    Chicago, Illinois
  38. Public Library, Berkeley, California - Front of Postcard
    Image | 1905

    Handwritten: Library on main street - cost $40000 - erected 1905. Established as Free Public in 1895 - no. of col. 20944 - staff of eight. Librarian, D. R. Moore - Children's librarian - Mrs. A. G. Whitbeck. Children room occupying almost full depth of building.
  39. Little Rock Public Library, Little Rock, Arkansas
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    Reading Room of Little Rock Public Library, Little Rock, Arkansas.