2 edition of Making Americans: how the library helps. found in the catalog.
Making Americans: how the library helps.
Reprint from St. Louis Public Library. Annual report, 1918/1919.
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Message of the Black Eagle (Literature: Young Africa Series)
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Statement of Swift & company, issued August 19, 1918, on summary of the report of the Federal trade commission on the meat packing industry of July 3, 1918
Effects on Arctic grayling (Thymallus arcticus) of short-term exposure to Yukon placer mining sediments
Mitalee employment and training project
Samuel Gompers, American statesman.
The great Indian inferno
National Manpower Survey of the Criminal Justice System
Meeting the demand
Young adults, whose public library use is higher than that of older Americans, are particularly likely to say the library helps them with information. A large majority of Millennials (87%) say the library helps them find information that is trustworthy and reliable, compared with 74% of Baby Boomers (ages 52 to 70) who say the same.
People also go to libraries to use tech resources. In this survey, 29% of library-using Americans 16 and older said they had gone to libraries to use computers, the internet, or a public Wi-Fi network. (That amounts to 23% of all Americans ages 16 and above.) The library computer user figures are essentially the same as in Making of America Books: (MOA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history primarily from the antebellum period through reconstruction.
The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. American history, sociology. 6 hours ago Our best advocacy tools are the stories we hear from those who benefit from library services in their communities.
Change in national library policies begins with stories of hardship and success, like those we heard along the virtual road. Libraries need our help. If they lack resources to serve all people, this American experiment fails. The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States.
Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the.
Library of America, a nonprofit organization, publishes, preserves, and celebrates America’s greatest writing and offers resources for readers to explore this rich, diverse cultural heritage.
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The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. This introductory essay and the timeline that follows are based on entries in America’s Greatest Library: An Illustrated History of the Library of Congress by Library of Congress Historian John Y.
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