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Transforming the Bodleian: Chapter 4 - The special collections

Subtitle:
Transforming the Bodleian
Abstract:

The transformation of the Bodleian Libraries provides an example of how major libraries can meet twenty-first century challenges: in 2008 it was facing a failed system installation, a failed plan to cope with its storage needs and the threat of losing status as a repository suitable to house important manuscripts. Three years later it had a new state-of-the-art repository already holding 7 million items under full automated control, a new advanced library system, transformed reader spaces and...

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Published
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Reviewed (other)
Version:
Publisher's version

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10.1515/9783110289398.43

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
The Bodleian Libraries

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
The Bodleian Libraries
Role:
Editor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
The Bodleian Libraries
Role:
Editor
Publisher:
Walter de Gruyter GmbH Publisher's website
Pages:
43-59
Host title:
Transforming the Bodleian
Publication date:
2012
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uuid:087969e3-5575-4020-ba1a-decaf752c092
Local pid:
ora:9737
ISBN:
978-3-11-028939-8
Language:
English

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