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2.3 What types of libraries are there?




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This article is from the Libraries FAQ, by Anthony Wilson paw@iglou.com with numerous contributions by others.

2.3 What types of libraries are there?

Libraries can be categorized into four basic types:
1. public libraries,
http://www.yahoo.com/Reference/Libraries/Public_Libraries/

2. school libraries,
http://www.yahoo.com/Reference/Libraries/School_Libraries/

3. academic libraries,
http://www.yahoo.com/Reference/Libraries/University_Libraries/,

and 4. special libraries, which include:

Law libraries
http://www.yahoo.com/Government/Law/Legal_Research/Libraries/
Medical libraries http://www.yahoo.com/Health/Reference/Libraries/
Art libraries http://www.yahoo.com/Arts/Libraries/
Science and engineering libraries
http://www.yahoo.com/Science/Libraries/
http://www.yahoo.com/Science/Engineering/Libraries/
Music libraries http://www.yahoo.com/Entertainment/Music/Libraries/
Government libraries
http://www.yahoo.com/Government/Documents/Libraries/
or any of the many libraries which serve organizations requiring, or
providing, specialized information (see Special Libraries Assoc.,
http://www.sla.org/ .)

 

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