Overview of University of Tartu Library

Title

Overview of University of Tartu Library

Description

The University of Tartu Library is the oldest and largest research library in Estonia. It also attracts the largest number of patrons. The present-day library is the heart of the university, combining time-honoured traditions with modern technology. The library holds 3.9 million stock units of books and other information media and receives 2000 visitors a day.

The library's unique collections, which possess considerable historical and cultural value, include manuscripts of Immanuel Kant; Albrecht Dürer and Rembrandt prints; manuscripts of medieval chronicles of the history of Estonia and Livonia; original photos by William Henry Fox Talbot, the inventor and photographer who produced the first paper photo; the death mask of Alexander Pushkin, and so on. Books, manuscripts and photos are displayed in the library's exhibition halls, providing visitors with a sense of the university's research achievements.

Creator

TÜ Raamatukogu

Date

2012

Contributor

Valper, Eve, kujundaja

Format

PDF

Language

inglise

Type

posternäitus

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