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Transforming the Bodleian: Chapter 1 - Background

Alternative title:
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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10.1515/9783110289398.5

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
GLAM
Department:
Bodleian Libraries
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Author

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University of Oxford
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
GLAM
Department:
Bodleian Libraries
Role:
Editor
Publisher:
Walter de Gruyter GmbH Publisher's website
Pages:
5-21
Host title:
Transforming the Bodleian
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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9783110289398
Language:
English
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2014-12-19

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