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|Title:||The post-war problems of continental libraries|
|Author(s):||Maria Danilewicz, (Polish Ministry of Education, Gorzów, Poland)|
|Citation:||Maria Danilewicz, (2005) "The post-war problems of continental libraries", Journal of Documentation, Vol. 61 Iss: 3, pp.334 - 340|
|DOI:||10.1108/00220410510598490 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
Purpose – Aims to look at the post-war problems of continental libraries.
Design/methodology/approach – Presents the author's own experiences and memories of lost literature in the war years.
Findings – In many countries the whole network of libraries was built up afresh – almost from nothing – with shortage of paper, of books, of library equipment, of building accommodation and library staff.
Originality/value – The author stresses the importance of the resumption of the activities of international librarian organizations to facilitate the exchange of ideas, the discussion of various questions, and the re-establishment of pre-war services such as interlibrary loans, photographic services, exchange of publications, etc.
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