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  2. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library - Wikipedia

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    The library, built in 1972, [4] is the university's largest library and one of the largest academic libraries in the U.S. Designed by Philip Johnson and Richard Foster, [4] the 12-story, 425,000 square feet (39,500 m 2) structure is the flagship of an eleven-library, 5.9 million-volume system. The entrance to the library on Washington Square South

  3. New York Mercantile Library - Wikipedia

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    The Center for Fiction, originally called the New York Mercantile Library, is a not-for-profit organization in New York City, with offices at 15 Lafayette Avenue in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Prior to their move in early 2018, The Center for Fiction was located at 17 East 47th Street, between Madison and Fifth Avenues in Midtown Manhattan.

  4. Metropolitan New York Library Council - Wikipedia

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    The Metropolitan New York Library Council ( METRO) is a non-profit organization that specializes in providing research, programming, and organizational tools for libraries, archives, and museums in the New York metropolitan area. The council was founded in 1964 under the Education Law of the State of New York. [1]

  5. Fales Library - Wikipedia

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    Fales Library. New York University 's Fales Library and Special Collections is located on the third floor of the Elmer Holmes Bobst Library at 70 Washington Square South between LaGuardia Place and the Schwartz Plaza, in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. It houses nearly 200,000 volumes, and 10,000 feet (3,000 m ...

  6. University Club of New York - Wikipedia

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    April 16, 1980. Designated NYCL. January 11, 1967. The University Club of New York (also known as University Club) is a private social club at 1 West 54th Street and Fifth Avenue in the Midtown Manhattan neighborhood of New York City. Founded to celebrate the union of social duty and intellectual life, the club was chartered in 1865 for the ...

  7. Butler Library - Wikipedia

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    Butler Library is located on the Morningside Heights campus of Columbia University at 535 West 114th Street, in Manhattan, New York City. It is the university's largest single library with over 2 million volumes, as well as one of the largest buildings on the campus. [1] It houses the Columbia University Libraries collections in the humanities ...

  8. Van Pelt Library - Wikipedia

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    The Charles Patterson Van Pelt Library (also known as the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center, and simply Van Pelt) is the primary library at the University of Pennsylvania . The building was designed by architects Harbeson, Hough, Livingston & Larson, and built in 1962. It has a gross area of 201,215 square feet (18,693 m 2 ).

  9. Self-service - Wikipedia

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    Self-service is the practice of serving oneself, usually when purchasing items. Common examples include many gas stations, where the customer pumps their own gas rather than have an attendant do it (full service is required by law in New Jersey, urban parts of Oregon, most of Mexico, and Richmond, British Columbia, but is the exception rather ...