International and Comparative Librarianship

S. R. Ranganathan, P. N. Kaula, R. N. Sharma, J. F. Harvey, D. J. Foskett, J. P. Danton, M. M. Jackson, etc.
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Saturday, February 11, 2017

The Library of the Future of 2000 as envisioned by Lydia de Queiroz Sambaquy in 1972 @ Ideas for Libraries


Ideas for libraries aims to maintain the will and efforts of people like Lydia de Queiroz Sambaquy (1913-2006), a brazilian librarian, which was a very active supporter of the development and progress of libraries and scientific documentation in Brazil.
She studied Librarianship at the National Library of Rio de Janeiro, the first in Brazil, and also at the University of Columbia in 1941 and 1942. She fought for the recognition of the importance of libraries for Brazil, often in charge of librarianship activities and scientific documentation in the country since 1945.
In her article entitled “The Library of the Future” published in 1972 (see it here, in portuguese:, Sambaquy reports that she would like to have a time machine to visit a library in the year 2000 and have a glimpse of how they would be:: continue reading

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