SOME COOL LIBRARIES   SOME COOL LIBRARIES    AROUND THE WORLD    AROUND THE WORLDSubmitted by:     A.S. Delgado     BLIS-2...
University of San Carlos-Talamban, Cebu, Philippines Opened in 2012, largest library in the  Philippines with 16,000 squa...
The Library of CongressWashington DC, United States The largest library in the world in  shelf space and volumes Started...
Library of Congress building and          reading room
The National Library of thePhilippines Manila, Philippines Started 1900 as the American Circulating  Library in Manila as...
The National Library of the Philippines
Free University PhilologicalLibrary Berlin, Germany designed by noted architect Norman  Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Ba...
Outside the library
Inside the library
Biblioteca AlexandrinaAlexandria, Egypt Built as a commemoration to the  destroyed and ancient Library of  Alexandria A ...
Outside the library
Inside the library
Vatican LibraryVatican City, Rome, Italy Started in 1475 and is one of the oldest  libraries in the world with important ...
Paintings and Sistine Hall of    the Vatican Library
Beinecke Rare Book andManuscript LibraryYale University, Connecticut, United States The largest building in the world res...
Outside the library
Inside the library
Picture Book MuseumIwaki City, Fukushima, Japan A special library for children’s literature
Pontifical Lateran UniversityLibrary Rome, Italy The university is known as the ‘Pope’s  University’ as its Grand Chancel...
Outside the library
Inside the library
Henry Luce III LibraryCentral Philippine University, Iloilo City, Philippines The largest library in terms of volumes in ...
END! Thanks for reading!References:wikipedia.comimages.google.comflavorwire.com/240819/the-25-most-beautiful-college-libra...
Some Cool Libraries all over the world
Some Cool Libraries all over the world
Some Cool Libraries all over the world
Some Cool Libraries all over the world
Some Cool Libraries all over the world
Some Cool Libraries all over the world
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A slide show about libraries I want to go to in my lifetime. Made for a subject when I was in 2nd year, Comp 311: EDP Fundamentals. Enjoy! I recently included University of San Carlos-Talamban, now the largest library in the Philippines. Included of course is Henry Luce III LIbrary of Central Philippine University, where I spend 90% of my time in school (also largest library in Western Visayas in terms of collections).

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  1. 1. SOME COOL LIBRARIES SOME COOL LIBRARIES AROUND THE WORLD AROUND THE WORLDSubmitted by: A.S. Delgado BLIS-2March 2012For: Comp 311
  2. 2. University of San Carlos-Talamban, Cebu, Philippines Opened in 2012, largest library in the Philippines with 16,000 square meters of floor space It is known as a “Green Library” with its environment-friendly and energy-saving design They have a well-preserved collection of rarebooks, manuscripts, and archives
  3. 3. The Library of CongressWashington DC, United States The largest library in the world in shelf space and volumes Started in 1800 for the Congress Open to the public, but only employees, Congress members, Supreme Court justices and other high-ranking government officials may take out books
  4. 4. Library of Congress building and reading room
  5. 5. The National Library of thePhilippines Manila, Philippines Started 1900 as the American Circulating Library in Manila as a memorial to American servicemen who died in the Philippines Became the National Library in 1916 Heads all the public libraries in the country
  6. 6. The National Library of the Philippines
  7. 7. Free University PhilologicalLibrary Berlin, Germany designed by noted architect Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank in the shape of a human brain Part of the Free University of Berlin Opened in 2005 and is considered a cultural landmark
  8. 8. Outside the library
  9. 9. Inside the library
  10. 10. Biblioteca AlexandrinaAlexandria, Egypt Built as a commemoration to the destroyed and ancient Library of Alexandria A major library and cultural center Houses books in English, Arabic, and French
  11. 11. Outside the library
  12. 12. Inside the library
  13. 13. Vatican LibraryVatican City, Rome, Italy Started in 1475 and is one of the oldest libraries in the world with important historical collections Holds 75,000 manuscripts, 8,500 incunabula (ancient books), and 1 million printed books Holds oldest Bible manuscript A research library for History, Law, Philosophy, Science, and Theology
  14. 14. Paintings and Sistine Hall of the Vatican Library
  15. 15. Beinecke Rare Book andManuscript LibraryYale University, Connecticut, United States The largest building in the world reserved exclusively for the preservation of rare books and manuscripts The walls are made of translucent Danby marble which emit subdued light to protect a 6-story shelf ‘tower’ from direct sunlight
  16. 16. Outside the library
  17. 17. Inside the library
  18. 18. Picture Book MuseumIwaki City, Fukushima, Japan A special library for children’s literature
  19. 19. Pontifical Lateran UniversityLibrary Rome, Italy The university is known as the ‘Pope’s University’ as its Grand Chancellor is under Pope’s authority There are four saints among its alumni The building was inaugurated by Pope Benedict in 2007 It was founded by Blessed Pope Pius IX in 1854
  20. 20. Outside the library
  21. 21. Inside the library
  22. 22. Henry Luce III LibraryCentral Philippine University, Iloilo City, Philippines The largest library in terms of volumes in Western Visayas and is one of the largest in the Philippines Contains around 200,000 volumes including holdings of special collections a depository and recipient of UN-FAO, UNESCO, the Population Council, and the National Library
  23. 23. END! Thanks for reading!References:wikipedia.comimages.google.comflavorwire.com/240819/the-25-most-beautiful-college-libraries-in-the-worldobviousmag.org/archives/2007/11/as_fantasticas.htmlStart Again...
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