A History of New Jersey Libraries, 1997-2012 by Christine M. Keresztury

By Christine M. Keresztury

For the 1st time, a library heritage is targeted at the manner within which libraries of all types have built inside a unmarried nation. the expansion of public libraries, the nation library, institution libraries, educational libraries, and specific libraries are all thought of during this one quantity. New Jersey's library background stretches again into the mid-18th century with the improvement of a small e-book assortment by means of the colonial government.

In addition to the neighborhood occasions that formed the expansion of libraries in New Jersey, this historical past additionally touches at the powerful nationwide traits that have been at paintings, which hyperlink New Jersey's improvement to comparable occurrences in different states. therefore, to learn the tale of libraries in New Jersey is additionally to start to appreciate the expansion of libraries through the nation.

This quantity follows an past background, A heritage of latest Jersey Libraries, 1750-1996, and maintains the hot Jersey tale ahead to today.

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