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2014-07-10 23:05:28

New Digital Historical Archive Includes Prominent Art History Periodicals Ipswich, MA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) announces the release of Frick Art Reference Library Periodicals Index™, an index-only database representing more than 150 prominent art history periodicals held at and indexed by one of the most prestigious art libraries in the world, the Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection. Periodicals indexed in Frick Art Reference Library...

2010-01-13 09:42:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the Library of Congress the James Ford Bell Trust unveiled Matteo Ricci's 1602 "Impossible Black Tulip," a massive map showing the world with China at its center. It is the first map in Chinese to show the Americas, and the first printed map incorporating Eastern and Western cartography. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/jamesfordbell/41720/ (Photo:...

2008-09-12 15:00:29

FARMINGTON - Franklin Memorial Hospital is expanding its Ben Franklin Center Library hours by opening earlier and staying open later. The library is open to the public and is used extensively by medical staff and hospital personnel. Interested individuals are invited to check out the library's comprehensive collection of health resources, including books, journals, pamphlets, videotapes and DVDs. A librarian is available for assistance from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday and Wednesday; 8 a.m. to 8...

2005-11-30 14:29:21

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The main building of the Library of Congress was evacuated for several hours on Wednesday because of a "suspicious odor," but the building reopened early in the afternoon, a library spokeswoman said. Nearby buildings, including the U.S. Capitol and the Supreme Court, were not affected. A second library building also remained open. The library spokeswoman said that emergency teams had not announced the source of the problem but the building was deemed safe....

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