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Samuel Pepys and his Books: Reading, Newsgathering, and Sociability, 1660-1703  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by arundhati at July 4, 2017
Samuel Pepys and his Books: Reading, Newsgathering, and Sociability, 1660-1703

Kate Loveman, "Samuel Pepys and his Books: Reading, Newsgathering, and Sociability, 1660-1703"
2015 | ISBN-10: 0198732686 | 336 pages | PDF | 8 MB

The Social Life of Books: Reading Together in the Eighteenth-Century Home  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tarantoga at July 3, 2017
The Social Life of Books: Reading Together in the Eighteenth-Century Home

Abigail Williams, "The Social Life of Books: Reading Together in the Eighteenth-Century Home (The Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-Century Culture and History)"
ISBN: 0300208294 | 2017 | EPUB/PDF | 368 pages | 8 MB/5 MB

Syon Abbey and its Books: Reading, Writing and Religion, c.1400-1700  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by happy4all at Jan. 18, 2016
Syon Abbey and its Books: Reading, Writing and Religion, c.1400-1700

Syon Abbey and its Books: Reading, Writing and Religion, c.1400-1700 By E. A. Jones, Alexandra Walsham
2010 | 288 Pages | ISBN: 1843835479 | PDF | 3 MB
Jennifer Summit, "Memory's Library: Medieval Books in Early Modern England" (repost)

Jennifer Summit, "Memory's Library: Medieval Books in Early Modern England"
Publisher: Univ Of Chicago Pr | 2008 | ISBN: 0226781712 | English | PDF | 354 pages | 10.4 Mb

In Jennifer Summit’s account, libraries are more than inert storehouses of written tradition; they are volatile spaces that actively shape the meanings and uses of books, reading, and the past. Considering the two-hundred-year period between 1431, which saw the foundation of Duke Humfrey’s famous library, and 1631, when the great antiquarian Sir Robert Cotton died, Memory’s Library revises the history of the modern library by focusing on its origins in medieval and early modern England. …

Memory's Library: Medieval Books in Early Modern England by Jennifer Summit [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at May 11, 2015
Memory's Library: Medieval Books in Early Modern England by Jennifer Summit [Repost]

Memory's Library: Medieval Books in Early Modern England by Jennifer Summit
English | Aug 15, 2008 | ISBN: 0226781712 | 354 Pages | PDF | 10 MB

In Jennifer Summit’s account, libraries are more than inert storehouses of written tradition; they are volatile spaces that actively shape the meanings and uses of books, reading, and the past. Considering the two-hundred-year period between 1431,…

Memory's Library: Medieval Books in Early Modern England (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by DZ123 at April 20, 2011
Memory's Library: Medieval Books in Early Modern England (Repost)

Memory's Library: Medieval Books in Early Modern England
Publisher: University Of Chicago Press | ISBN: 0226781712 | edition 2008 | PDF | 354 pages | 2 mb

In Jennifer Summit’s account, libraries are more than inert storehouses of written tradition; they are volatile spaces that actively shape the meanings and uses of books, reading, and the past. Considering the two-hundred-year period between 1431, which saw the foundation of Duke Humfrey’s famous library, and 1631, when the great antiquarian Sir Robert Cotton died, Memory’s Library revises the history of the modern library by focusing on its origins in medieval and early modern England.
Reading Allowed: True Stories and Curious Incidents from a Provincial Library [Audiobook]

Reading Allowed: True Stories and Curious Incidents from a Provincial Library [Audiobook] by Chris Paling
English | February 1st, 2018 | ASIN: B071ZM17FM | MP3@64 kbps | 8 hrs 24 mins | 231.23 MB
Narrator: David Thorpe

Chris works as a librarian in a small-town library in the south of England. This is the story of the library, its staff, and the fascinating group of people who use the library on a regular basis. We'll meet characters like the street sleepers Brewer, Wolf and Spencer, who are always the first through the doors. The Mad Hatter, an elderly man who scurries around manically, searching for books.

The Maximum Security Book Club: Reading Literature in a Men's Prison  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tarantoga at April 8, 2018
The Maximum Security Book Club: Reading Literature in a Men's Prison

Mikita Brottman, "The Maximum Security Book Club: Reading Literature in a Men's Prison"
ISBN: 0062384333, 0062384341 | 2016 | EPUB | 272 pages | 2 MB
Libraries and the Reading Public in Twentieth-Century America (Print Culture History in Modern America)

Libraries and the Reading Public in Twentieth-Century America (Print Culture History in Modern America) by Christine Pawley,‎ Louise S. Robbins
English | October 8th, 2013 | ASIN: B00FAMD9ME, ISBN: 0299293246 | 192 Pages | EPUB | 1.27 MB

For well over one hundred years, libraries open to the public have played a crucial part in fostering in Americans the skills and habits of reading and writing, by routinely providing access to standard forms of print: informational genres such as newspapers, pamphlets, textbooks, and other reference books, and literary genres including poetry, plays, and novels.
Academic E-Books: Publishers, Librarians, and Users (Charleston insights in library, archival, and information sciences)

Academic E-Books: Publishers, Librarians, and Users (Charleston insights in library, archival, and information sciences) by Suzanne Ward,‎ Robert Freeman
English | December 15th, 2015 | ASIN: B0182JXNHW, ISBN: 1557537275 | 374 Pages | EPUB | 1.58 MB

E-Books in Academic Libraries: Stepping Up to the Challenge provides readers with a view of the changing and emerging roles of electronic books in higher education. The three main sections contain contributions by experts in the publisher/vendor arena, as well as by librarians who report on both the challenges of offering and managing e-books and on the issues surrounding patron use of e-books.