Public library

Public library

In the catalog of History the Public Library is listed in the category of phenomena that we humans are most proud of. Along with the free public education, public health care, scientific method, Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Wikipedia, Free […]

Public Library, a fighting concept!

In November of 2014 the Public Library saw another iteration in the form of a conference and an exhibition organized by the Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart and the Akademie Schloss Solitude. Public Library is the synergy of two efforts. First, it […]

Public library (repertorium)

Collection Title: Public library Identification/URL: http://www.memoryoftheworld.org/ Creator: Marcell Mars & Tomislav Medak Abstract: See Public library. Acquisition Information: Public Library is a case for the institution of public library and its principle of the universal access to knowledge. Public Library […]

Public library (an essay)

In What Was Revolutionary about the French Revolution?i Robert Darnton considers how a complete collapse of the social order (when absolutely everything – all social values – is turned upside down) would look. Such trauma happens often in the life […]

Memory of the World: Objectives

The vision of the Memory of the World is that the world’s documentary heritage belongs to all, should be fully preserved and protected for all and, with due recognition of cultural mores and practicalities, should be permanently accessible to all […]