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The Library World Volume 31 Issue 7

New Library World

ISSN: 0307-4803

Article publication date: 1 January 1929



We offer our readers our best wishes for a useful, prosperous and happy New Year. As last month we ran over the various ways which in general make the outlook of great interest: there is no more to say here on that matter than this: There was never a time in British library history more full of hopeful possibilities. Libraries of all types have taken root in this country in such manner that none of the competing agencies so‐called—wireless, the cinema, the motor car and the migratory habits of modern people—is likely to shake them seriously. With this growing certainty there grows also a sense of mutual effort, help and responsibility. Hardly a librarian today lives unto himself or even unto his town alone; he recognises, vaguely it may be but certainly, that he is or ought to be part of a national service.


(1929), "The Library World Volume 31 Issue 7", New Library World, Vol. 31 No. 7, pp. 159-176.




Copyright © 1929, MCB UP Limited

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