Special Libraries

Privately owned libraries established, supported, and administered by a business firm, private corporation, association, government agency, etc., to meet the needs of its members or staff in pursuing the goals of the organization.

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Spezialbibliothek German
Fachbibliothek German
biblioteca specializzata Italian
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  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300343394. The J. Paul Getty Trust.