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This page provides an overview of 3 articles related to 'national library', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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A national library is a library specifically established by the government of a country to serve as the preeminent repository of information for that country. Unlike public libraries, these rarely allow citizens to borrow books. Often, they include numerous rare, valuable, or significant works. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National library)

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Metadata related to 'national library' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'national library': 165 (9.5% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'national library' across all Ariadne articles: 378
  • Average number of references to 'national library' per Ariadne article: 2.29
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'national library': 1996-01
  • Trending factor of 'national library': 21.6 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'national library':

  1. marianne takle (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. david fuegi (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. monika elbert (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. michael day (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. ann chapman (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Title Article summary Date

Research Libraries and the Power of the Co-operative

John MacColl considers the 'co-operative imperative' upon research libraries, and describes the work which the former Research Libraries Group is undertaking as part of OCLC.

April 2008, issue55, feature article

Adding Value to the National Information Infrastructure: The EDINA Exchange Day, Edinburgh

John MacColl provides us with a report of EDINA's first general information event for the HE and FE communities held at the National E-Science Centre.

July 2004, issue40, event report

Of Arms and the Man We Sing

John MacColl talks to Chris Rusbridge about the eLib programme.

December 1998, issue18, feature article

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