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The University of Alberta Library

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Description for The University of Alberta Library Paperback. This centennial history of the library will enlighten librarians, institutional historians, and friends of the University of Alberta. Num Pages: 280 pages, b/w photos. BIC Classification: GLC; WQH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 254 x 179 x 15. Weight in Grams: 604.
Although its mission and centrality to teaching and research remain fundamentally unchanged, the University of Alberta Library of today bears scant resemblance to its earliest incarnations. During its first century, it weathered frequent moves and much adversity, and witnessed many changes within the University and the world at large, as it gradually evolved into one of North America's largest academic research libraries. But throughout those 100 years, the commitment and dedication of its staff to service, innovation, and occasionally improvisation, have remained constant. This Centenary publication from The University of Alberta Library will enlighten fellow librarians, institutional historians, and friends ... Read more

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About Merrill Distad
Merrill Distad is Associate University Librarian for Research & Special Collections Services at the University of Alberta.

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"With the leadership of such people as Bruce Peel and Marjorie Sherlock, the University Library has triumphed over financial crises, interdepartmental meddling, and a fight for recognition, to develop one of the finest university libraries in Canada. Complete with all the trials and tribulations of its harassed librarians, the book is a good read." Alberta History, Autumn 2009" "The University ... Read more

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