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ERIC Number: EJ613321
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0002-9769
Dream in the Desert: Alexandria's Library Rises Again.
Chepesiuk, Ron
American Libraries, v31 n4 p70-74 Apr 2000
Describes the development and construction of the Bibliotheca Alexandria, a public research library in Alexandria (Egypt) serving African, Mediterranean, and Middle Eastern countries as well as having global cultural implications. Topics include friends of the library groups; the role of UNESCO; and criticism of the library. Includes side bar "The Alexandrian Library As It Once Was" by Peter Brush. (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Egypt