[Sca-cooks] The Epulario / book-oids from poor microfilm files?
t.d.decker at att.net
Sun Aug 8 21:11:54 PDT 2010
The Folger is an independent research library established by the Folgers
under a trust administered by Amhearst. The Huntington is a private
research institute established by Henry E. and Arabella Huntington. Both
privately funded and use access to their materials and collections to raise
funds to maintain their collections. While their mission is education,
they must remain financially prudent.
> << Folger and the Huntington require
> academic credentials and references in order to cross their doorways
> and look at their materials. They have no incentive in making their
> materials freely available. >>
> Are these public libraries? I remember that one of the European libraries,
> is now at the forefront of digitalization, the Bavarian State Library
> was once very reluctant to provide pdf downloads.
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