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  • The people behind the philanthropy: an investigation into the lives and motivations of library philanthropists in Scotland between 1800 and 1914. 

    Sked, Katrina M. L.; Reid, Peter H. (Maney Publishing http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/174581608X295284, 2008-03)
    SKED, KATRINA M. L. and REID, PETER H., 2008. The people behind the philanthropy: an investigation into the lives and motivations of library philanthropists in Scotland between 1800 and 1914. Library History, 24 (1), pp. 48-63.
    Examines Scottish library philanthropists in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, a key period in the development of the public library service. Utilizing the technique of prosopography, which goes beyond ...
  • Pride and glory: Aberdeen Public Library during the Second World War. 

    Nolan, Marie E.; Reid, Peter H. (Maney Publishing http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/002423005x19121, 2005-02)
    NOLAN, MARIE E. and REID, PETER H., 2005. Pride and glory: Aberdeen Public Library during the Second World War. Library History, 21 (1), pp. 9-27
    Between 1939 and 1945 Britain’s public libraries often struggled to balance wartime shortages in materials and staff with an increased readership, while also being expected to actively contribute services and skills to ...
  • The provision of European information by public libraries in the UK: results of a British Library Research and Innovation Centre funded research project. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Parker, Susan (Emerald http://www.emeraldinsight.com/Insight/viewContainer.do;jsessionid=54307C0BD024EB143C66F3929CD8E866?containerType=Issue&containerId=15560, 1997)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and PARKER, S., 1997. The provision of European information by public libraries in the UK: results of a British Library Research and Innovation Centre funded research project. Library Management, 1997, 18(1), pp.7-41.
    Describes a British Library Research and Innovation Centre-funded project to investigate the provision of European information in public libraries in the UK, via the establishment of the Public Information Relay (PIR), a ...