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Latin American and Caribbean Library Resources in the British Isles

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By Alan Biggins. Published 2002. ISBN 9781900039383



Detailed Description

This is the third edition of the national directory of Latin American and Caribbean library resources first published by the Institute in 1975. The present edition a joint publication with the Advisory Council on Latin American and Iberian Information Resources (ACLAIIR) provides details of more than 200 collections in national university public and special libraries in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. These collections range from the extensive and historical holdings of the British Library to the very specialised libraries of scientific institutions and NGOs. The scope of each collection is described and details are given of opening hours admission requirements addresses and other contact information. Where available the URLs of internet home pages and addresses of online catalogues via telnet or the Web are listed. The volume is indexed by subject country/region and organisation/institution. Details are also given of collections which appeared in earlier editions and which have since been renamed or incorporated in other libraries.