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The Supply of Information

    Naturevolume 120page135 (1927) | Download Citation



    IN October 1924 the president of the Board of Education appointed a Departmental Committee to inquire into the adequacy of the library provision already made under the Public Libraries Acts, and the means of extending and completing such provision. Those who recognise that an efficient library system is the essential foundation for progress in education and culture, without which no people can hold its own in the struggle for existence, will welcome the Report of the Public Libraries Committee, a volume of some 350 pages now published, as offering the basis for a reorganisation long overdue.

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