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us: Elmer Holmes Bobst Library


  • [The Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, often referred to as Bobst Library or Bobst, is the main library at New York University in New York City. Located at 70 Washington Square South between La Guardia Place and the Schwartz pedestrian plaza, across from the southeast corner of Washington Square Park, it is named after its benefactor, Elmer Holmes Bobst who gave $11.5 million dollars towards its ultimate completion and opening on September 12, 1973. Mr. Bobst was a leading figure in pharmaceuticals, public health, philanthropy, and a confidant of U.S. President Richard Nixon. He was also a long-time trustee at New York University.] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elmer_Holmes_Bobst_Library

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    • us: New York University. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
    • us: New York University. Library
    • us: Elmer Holmes Bobst Library and Study Center
    • us: Bobst Library
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    • found: nuc86-101088: Lenin to Khrushchev [MI] c1979 (hdg. on NcU rept.: Elmer Holmes Bobst Library; usage: Elmer Holmes Bobst Library of New York University)
    • found: nuc89-40442: Its The tenth anniversary celebration program, 1983 (hdg. on TxU-Hu rept.: Elmer Holmes Bobst Library and Study Center)
    • found: New York University website, 21 Dec. 2012: Academics page (The striking, 12-story Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, designed by Philip Johnson and Richard Foster, is the flagship of a nine-library, 5.1 million-volume system that provides students and faculty members with access to the world's scholarship and serves as a center for the University community's intellectual life. The Bobst Library houses more than 3.7 million volumes, 58 thousand serial titles, and over 5.4 million microforms; and provides access to thousands of electronic resources both on-site and to the NYU community around the world via the Internet. The Library is visited by more than 7,400 users per day, and circulates almost one million books annually. Bobst Library offers a specialized reference center, 28 miles of open stacks shelving, and approximately 2,200 seats for student study. ) {http://www.nyu.edu/academics/libraries/elmer-holmes-bobstlibrary.html}
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    • [The Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, often referred to as Bobst Library or Bobst, is the main library at New York University in New York City. Located at 70 Washington Square South between La Guardia Place and the Schwartz pedestrian plaza, across from the southeast corner of Washington Square Park, it is named after its benefactor, Elmer Holmes Bobst who gave $11.5 million dollars towards its ultimate completion and opening on September 12, 1973. Mr. Bobst was a leading figure in pharmaceuticals, public health, philanthropy, and a confidant of U.S. President Richard Nixon. He was also a long-time trustee at New York University.] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elmer_Holmes_Bobst_Library
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    • 1986-11-07: new
    • 2013-01-03: revised
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