Ex Libris

Ex Libris

The New York Public Library

DVD - 2017
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Frederick Wiseman's film, Ex Libris- the New York Public Library, goes behind the scenes of one of the greatest knowledge institutions in the world and reveals it as a place of welcome, cultural exchange and learning. With 92 locations throughout Manhattan, the Bronx and Staten Island, the library is committed to being a resource for all the inhabitants of this diverse and cosmopolitan city, and beyond. The New York Public Library exemplifies the deeply rooted American belief in the individual's right to know and the be informed. It is one of the most democratic institutions in America-everyone is welcome. The Library strives to inspire learning, advance knowledge and strengthen communities.
Alternative Title: The New York Public Library
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Zipporah, [2017]
ISBN: 9781885918383
1885918380
Branch Call Number: 027.47471
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (205 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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