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The Library of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington.

World’s Greatest Libraries: Past and Present

April 16, 2011
by Haley A. Lovett
Explore some of the most significant libraries from the ancient and modern world, including the largest, the oldest and the most technologically advanced, as well as those with unique collections, architecture or locations.
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April 14, 2011
The advent of the Internet has seen many people migrating from the library to the Internet to do research, but libraries are undoubtedly still the best option. Fortunately, it’s easy to find libraries with extensive collections on the Web.
November 29, 2010
Lauren Pressley is the instructional design librarian at the Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C. In addition to her role as a librarian, Pressley is an author, a blogger and a frequent presenter.
August 24, 2010
Back-to-school time is a great time to spotlight all the impressive digital library collections that exist, whether they’re from independent organizations, universities, established public libraries or elsewhere.
June 25, 2010
A wide variety of books is important for raising a happy reader, but it’s not always easy to have everything kids want to read on hand. In honor of Library Week, findingDulcinea offers advice on taking a trip to the library.
April 13, 2010
In honor of National Library Week, findingDulcinea spotlights five librarian bloggers who cover a range of important and interesting issues, including children’s media literacy, reviews of e-products for libraries, how librarians can keep their skills up to date and tips for elementary school librarians.