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Canberra Times
Letters to Lindy shines a light on 1980s Australia– keep on coming. But instead of piling up around the house, they're now meticu
Letters to Lindy shines a light on 1980s Australia
Canberra Times / Posted 23 hours ago
– keep on coming. But instead of piling up around the house, they're now meticulously filed in colour-coded folders at the National Library in Canberra, where they fill nearly 200 boxes. Chamberlain-Creighton made the decision to give them to the... Read more
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Daily Journal
Father and disabled son become triathletes, provethe release of neurotransmitters" and mutations in the gene have been linked to
Father and disabled son become triathletes, prove
Daily Journal / Posted 23 hours ago
the release of neurotransmitters" and mutations in the gene have been linked to severe forms of epilepsy, according to the National Library of Medicine. Blake has been beset by challenges essentially his whole life. Doctors warned his parents... Read more
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The Forward
Will Barack Obama Join ‘Jewiest’ Country Club in Washington?by members of D.C.’s German-Jewish community in 1913, the then-Town and Country
Will Barack Obama Join ‘Jewiest’ Country Club in Washington?
The Forward / Posted yesterday
by members of D.C.’s German-Jewish community in 1913, the then-Town and Country Club moved to the site of the current National Library of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland, after its membership grew too large for the District. Named the Woodmont... Read more
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The Irish Times
The National Library: online and on the shelvesobjects from nearly 1,000 years of Irish history, archiving the internet isn’t
The National Library: online and on the shelves
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
objects from nearly 1,000 years of Irish history, archiving the internet isn’t the first thing that jumps to mind about the National Library of Ireland. Nestled in the centre of Kildare Street since 1890, the Library’s treasured materials... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Library membership stable, thanks to rise in youth membersjoining a library in the Netherlands remained stable last year after years of d
Library membership stable, thanks to rise in youth members
DutchNews.nl / Posted yesterday
joining a library in the Netherlands remained stable last year after years of decline, according to new figures from the national library association and statistics office CBS. Last year the Netherlands’ 156 public libraries had a total 2.3... Read more
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Daily News
Community based tourism vs commercialism People seek synthesisanymore," he said. Christies was one of the many gathered at the media briefin
Community based tourism vs commercialism People seek synthesis
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
anymore," he said. Christies was one of the many gathered at the media briefing organised by PARL, NAFSO and Oxfam at the National Library in Colombo to highlight stories such as his to discuss the impacts of unplanned tourism. They alleged that... Read more
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The Washington Times
Library of Congress hit by ‘massive and sophisticated’ cyberattackadapting and changing on the fly,” the attack temporarily disrupted access to m
Library of Congress hit by ‘massive and sophisticated’ cyberattack
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
adapting and changing on the fly,” the attack temporarily disrupted access to many government databases as well as the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped’s BARD, a program that hosts braille copies and audio... Read more
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Rutland Herald
TB risk is slightis proper medical screening, which to enter the U.S., the refugees receive. In
TB risk is slight
Rutland Herald / Posted 2 days ago
is proper medical screening, which to enter the U.S., the refugees receive. In 2013 a study was published by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institute of Health, entitled, �Tuberculosis transmission between foreign- and... Read more
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Canberra Times
Next chapter for Canberra Writers Festival with new team, new timeframe and new formatthe National Press Club of Australia, Australian National University, John Hind
Next chapter for Canberra Writers Festival with new team, new timeframe and new format
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
the National Press Club of Australia, Australian National University, John Hindmarsh, the National Museum of Australia, the National Library and the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House, Mr Troeth added. There's talk of writing... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
No safety net for workers with black lung diseasepneumoconiosis killed 25,000 people, according to UK medical journal The Lancet
No safety net for workers with black lung disease
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
pneumoconiosis killed 25,000 people, according to UK medical journal The Lancet. Source: University of Kentucky, US National Library of Medicine and The Lancet Mr Worsley said in circumstance where someone had been diagnosed with CWP, they... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
User-Fee Introduction Won't Affect Reading Culture - NLSMzuzu — The Malawi National Library Service (NLS) has defended its move to intr
User-Fee Introduction Won't Affect Reading Culture - NLS
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Mzuzu — The Malawi National Library Service (NLS) has defended its move to introduce the library user fees, saying it will not affect the reading culture among Malawians. NLS introduced a library user fee for every individual accessing services in... Read more
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The Border Mail
Ten of the world's greatest palacesas well that only some 30 of 1200 rooms are open to the public. Ogle the jewels
Ten of the world's greatest palaces
The Border Mail / Posted 5 days ago
as well that only some 30 of 1200 rooms are open to the public. Ogle the jewels in the imperial treasury, investigate the national library and a half-dozen museums, and see white horses waltz at the Spanish Riding School. See hofburg-wien.at7... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Boulder and the Beautiful: Would you get a breast milk facial?whether cow or human, contains lactic and lauric acid, which are exfoliating, M
Boulder and the Beautiful: Would you get a breast milk facial?
Colorado Daily / Posted 6 days ago
whether cow or human, contains lactic and lauric acid, which are exfoliating, Mud says. A study published by the U.S. National Library of Medicine's National Institutes of Health supports the topical health benefits. The 2009 study on the... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
How SC members of Congress voted, week ending July 15for a 10-year term as Librarian of Congress. Hayden, 63, becomes the first woma
How SC members of Congress voted, week ending July 15
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
for a 10-year term as Librarian of Congress. Hayden, 63, becomes the first woman and first African-American to head the national library. With a $620 million budget and 3,200 employees, the library provides services to members of Congress and... Read more
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Times of Malta
Atlas Group managers support New Leaf and National LibraryManagers from within the Atlas Group recently visited the National Library to g
Atlas Group managers support New Leaf and National Library
Times of Malta / Posted 6 days ago
Managers from within the Atlas Group recently visited the National Library to give a helping hand to New Leaf, a non-profit organisation, whose objective is to preserve books and assist with projects at both the National Library of Malta and the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
CAPITAL CORRESPONDENCEfor a 10-year term as Librarian of Congress. Hayden, 63, becomes the first woma
CAPITAL CORRESPONDENCE
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 7 days ago
for a 10-year term as Librarian of Congress. Hayden, 63, becomes the first woman and first African-American to head the national library. She will lead an institution having 3,200 employees and a budget of $620 million. A yes vote was to confirm... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Ten of the world's greatest palacesas well that only some 30 of 1200 rooms are open to the public. Ogle the jewels
Ten of the world's greatest palaces
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
as well that only some 30 of 1200 rooms are open to the public. Ogle the jewels in the imperial treasury, investigate the national library and a half-dozen museums, and see white horses waltz at the Spanish Riding School. See hofburg-wien.at7... Read more
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The Courier
Ten of the world's greatest palacesas well that only some 30 of 1200 rooms are open to the public. Ogle the jewels
Ten of the world's greatest palaces
The Courier / Posted 7 days ago
as well that only some 30 of 1200 rooms are open to the public. Ogle the jewels in the imperial treasury, investigate the national library and a half-dozen museums, and see white horses waltz at the Spanish Riding School. See hofburg-wien.at7... Read more
10 related stories
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Northern Daily Leader
Ten of the world's greatest palacesas well that only some 30 of 1200 rooms are open to the public. Ogle the jewels
Ten of the world's greatest palaces
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 7 days ago
as well that only some 30 of 1200 rooms are open to the public. Ogle the jewels in the imperial treasury, investigate the national library and a half-dozen museums, and see white horses waltz at the Spanish Riding School. See hofburg-wien.at7... Read more
10 related stories
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The Young Witness
Ten of the world's greatest palacesas well that only some 30 of 1200 rooms are open to the public. Ogle the jewels
Ten of the world's greatest palaces
The Young Witness / Posted 7 days ago
as well that only some 30 of 1200 rooms are open to the public. Ogle the jewels in the imperial treasury, investigate the national library and a half-dozen museums, and see white horses waltz at the Spanish Riding School. See hofburg-wien.at7... Read more
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Western Advocate
Ten of the world's greatest palacesas well that only some 30 of 1200 rooms are open to the public. Ogle the jewels
Ten of the world's greatest palaces
Western Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
as well that only some 30 of 1200 rooms are open to the public. Ogle the jewels in the imperial treasury, investigate the national library and a half-dozen museums, and see white horses waltz at the Spanish Riding School. See hofburg-wien.at7... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Ten of the world's greatest palacesas well that only some 30 of 1200 rooms are open to the public. Ogle the jewels
Ten of the world's greatest palaces
Kiama Independent / Posted 7 days ago
as well that only some 30 of 1200 rooms are open to the public. Ogle the jewels in the imperial treasury, investigate the national library and a half-dozen museums, and see white horses waltz at the Spanish Riding School. See hofburg-wien.at7... Read more
10 related stories
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Manning River Times
Ten of the world's greatest palacesas well that only some 30 of 1200 rooms are open to the public. Ogle the jewels
Ten of the world's greatest palaces
Manning River Times / Posted 7 days ago
as well that only some 30 of 1200 rooms are open to the public. Ogle the jewels in the imperial treasury, investigate the national library and a half-dozen museums, and see white horses waltz at the Spanish Riding School. See hofburg-wien.at7... Read more
10 related stories
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Goondiwindi Argus
Ten of the world's greatest palacesas well that only some 30 of 1200 rooms are open to the public. Ogle the jewels
Ten of the world's greatest palaces
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 7 days ago
as well that only some 30 of 1200 rooms are open to the public. Ogle the jewels in the imperial treasury, investigate the national library and a half-dozen museums, and see white horses waltz at the Spanish Riding School. See hofburg-wien.at7... Read more
10 related stories
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The North West Star
Ten of the world's greatest palacesas well that only some 30 of 1200 rooms are open to the public. Ogle the jewels
Ten of the world's greatest palaces
The North West Star / Posted 7 days ago
as well that only some 30 of 1200 rooms are open to the public. Ogle the jewels in the imperial treasury, investigate the national library and a half-dozen museums, and see white horses waltz at the Spanish Riding School. See hofburg-wien.at7... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Ten of the world's greatest palacesas well that only some 30 of 1200 rooms are open to the public. Ogle the jewels
Ten of the world's greatest palaces
Daily Liberal / Posted 7 days ago
as well that only some 30 of 1200 rooms are open to the public. Ogle the jewels in the imperial treasury, investigate the national library and a half-dozen museums, and see white horses waltz at the Spanish Riding School. See hofburg-wien.at7... Read more
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Scotsman
Michael Howell: Digitise film to preserve Scots identityits sense of self through film, then we need the big players on board. We need
Michael Howell: Digitise film to preserve Scots identity
Scotsman / Posted 7 days ago
its sense of self through film, then we need the big players on board. We need a deep dive into the archives at the National Library of Scotland, our universities, and the main broadcasters, including the BBC. Only then can we fully... Read more
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Calcutta News
National Library in Kolkata facing acute staff shortage According to Government documents, accessed by The Hindu , out of the 658 s
National Library in Kolkata facing acute staff shortage
Calcutta News / Posted 7 days ago
According to Government documents, accessed by The Hindu , out of the 658 sanctioned posts, about 349 are lying vacant. Currently, the Library does not have any permanent Director-General... Read more
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PR.com
Barbara McGuire Recognized as a VIP for Two Consecutive Years by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide PublicationAward for Literacy Excellence from the National Authors Registry in 2000, 2 sil
Barbara McGuire Recognized as a VIP for Two Consecutive Years by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication
PR.com / Posted 7 days ago
Award for Literacy Excellence from the National Authors Registry in 2000, 2 silver bowl awards in 1999 from the International Library of Poetry, the Fifth Annual Writer’s Digest International Self-Published Book Award in 2008, the Top 2% of... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Votes in Congress July 11-15for a 10-year term as Librarian of Congress. Hayden, 63, becomes the first woma
Votes in Congress July 11-15
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 7 days ago
for a 10-year term as Librarian of Congress. Hayden, 63, becomes the first woman and first African-American to head the national library. With a $620 million budget and 3,200 employees, the library provides services to members of Congress and... Read more
2 related stories
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Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder and the Beautiful: Would you get a breast milk facial?whether cow or human, contains lactic and lauric acid, which are exfoliating, M
Boulder and the Beautiful: Would you get a breast milk facial?
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 8 days ago
whether cow or human, contains lactic and lauric acid, which are exfoliating, Mud says. A study published by the U.S. National Library of Medicine's National Institutes of Health supports the topical health benefits. The 2009 study on the... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Votes in Congress last weekfor a 10-year term as Librarian of Congress. Hayden, 63, becomes the first woma
Votes in Congress last week
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 8 days ago
for a 10-year term as Librarian of Congress. Hayden, 63, becomes the first woman and first African-American to head the national library. With a $620 million budget and 3,200 employees, the library provides services to members of Congress and... Read more
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The Courier
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Humeor call 6125 8415. July 29: A Poets' Archive: Peter Porter's Creative Legacy C
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Hume
The Courier / Posted 8 days ago
or call 6125 8415. July 29: A Poets' Archive: Peter Porter's Creative Legacy Conference is on from 9.30am to 5pm in the National Library of Australia theatre, Lower Ground 1. Admission $25 includes collection viewing and light... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Yaacob asks MUIS to study feasibility of setting up Islamic college in Singaporepeople. He spoke about continuing the strong leadership of the Malay community.
Yaacob asks MUIS to study feasibility of setting up Islamic college in Singapore
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
people. He spoke about continuing the strong leadership of the Malay community. To preserve the community's heritage, the National Library Board and National Archives of Singapore have been documenting their oral history. This includes interviews... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Humeor call 6125 8415. July 29: A Poets' Archive: Peter Porter's Creative Legacy C
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Hume
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 8 days ago
or call 6125 8415. July 29: A Poets' Archive: Peter Porter's Creative Legacy Conference is on from 9.30am to 5pm in the National Library of Australia theatre, Lower Ground 1. Admission $25 includes collection viewing and light... Read more
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The Young Witness
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Humeor call 6125 8415. July 29: A Poets' Archive: Peter Porter's Creative Legacy C
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Hume
The Young Witness / Posted 8 days ago
or call 6125 8415. July 29: A Poets' Archive: Peter Porter's Creative Legacy Conference is on from 9.30am to 5pm in the National Library of Australia theatre, Lower Ground 1. Admission $25 includes collection viewing and light... Read more
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Western Advocate
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Humeor call 6125 8415. July 29: A Poets' Archive: Peter Porter's Creative Legacy C
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Hume
Western Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
or call 6125 8415. July 29: A Poets' Archive: Peter Porter's Creative Legacy Conference is on from 9.30am to 5pm in the National Library of Australia theatre, Lower Ground 1. Admission $25 includes collection viewing and light... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Humeor call 6125 8415. July 29: A Poets' Archive: Peter Porter's Creative Legacy C
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Hume
Kiama Independent / Posted 8 days ago
or call 6125 8415. July 29: A Poets' Archive: Peter Porter's Creative Legacy Conference is on from 9.30am to 5pm in the National Library of Australia theatre, Lower Ground 1. Admission $25 includes collection viewing and light... Read more
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Manning River Times
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Humeor call 6125 8415. July 29: A Poets' Archive: Peter Porter's Creative Legacy C
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Hume
Manning River Times / Posted 8 days ago
or call 6125 8415. July 29: A Poets' Archive: Peter Porter's Creative Legacy Conference is on from 9.30am to 5pm in the National Library of Australia theatre, Lower Ground 1. Admission $25 includes collection viewing and light... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Humeor call 6125 8415. July 29: A Poets' Archive: Peter Porter's Creative Legacy C
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Hume
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 8 days ago
or call 6125 8415. July 29: A Poets' Archive: Peter Porter's Creative Legacy Conference is on from 9.30am to 5pm in the National Library of Australia theatre, Lower Ground 1. Admission $25 includes collection viewing and light... Read more
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The North West Star
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Humeor call 6125 8415. July 29: A Poets' Archive: Peter Porter's Creative Legacy C
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Hume
The North West Star / Posted 8 days ago
or call 6125 8415. July 29: A Poets' Archive: Peter Porter's Creative Legacy Conference is on from 9.30am to 5pm in the National Library of Australia theatre, Lower Ground 1. Admission $25 includes collection viewing and light... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Humeor call 6125 8415. July 29: A Poets' Archive: Peter Porter's Creative Legacy C
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Hume
Daily Liberal / Posted 8 days ago
or call 6125 8415. July 29: A Poets' Archive: Peter Porter's Creative Legacy Conference is on from 9.30am to 5pm in the National Library of Australia theatre, Lower Ground 1. Admission $25 includes collection viewing and light... Read more
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The Border Mail
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Humeor call 6125 8415. July 29: A Poets' Archive: Peter Porter's Creative Legacy C
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Hume
The Border Mail / Posted 8 days ago
or call 6125 8415. July 29: A Poets' Archive: Peter Porter's Creative Legacy Conference is on from 9.30am to 5pm in the National Library of Australia theatre, Lower Ground 1. Admission $25 includes collection viewing and light... Read more
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Canberra Times
Pokemon Go brings the crowds to Canberra's institutionssaid the app had not caused problems so far, except for some instances where pe
Pokemon Go brings the crowds to Canberra's institutions
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
said the app had not caused problems so far, except for some instances where people had parked in no stopping zones. The National Library said it welcomed people to the library, while the Arboretum said it had several children come by playing the... Read more
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NBC News
Carla Hayden Becomes First Black and Woman Librarian of Congressfederal cultural institution. It was formed largely based on Thomas Jefferson's
Carla Hayden Becomes First Black and Woman Librarian of Congress
NBC News / Posted 9 days ago
federal cultural institution. It was formed largely based on Thomas Jefferson's collection of books to begin building a national library. Its collection of 162 million items includes research materials, historical resources and cultural... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Leading doctor defends radiologists amid damning black lung reportpneumoconiosis killed 25,000 people, according to UK medical journal The Lancet
Leading doctor defends radiologists amid damning black lung report
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
pneumoconiosis killed 25,000 people, according to UK medical journal The Lancet. Source: University of Kentucky, US National Library of Medicine and The Lancet But Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists president Dr Greg... Read more
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Calcutta News
Water leakage damages new books in National Library Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Collection of new books and periodicals from India at
Water leakage damages new books in National Library
Calcutta News / Posted 10 days ago
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Collection of new books and periodicals from India at the Bhasa Bhawan (House of Languages) in the National Library here, the largest library in the country, had to be... Read more
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New Kerala
Water leakage damages new books in National Library - newkerala.com #89681Water leakage damages new books in National Library Posted 53 minutes ago | IA
Water leakage damages new books in National Library - newkerala.com #89681
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
Water leakage damages new books in National Library Posted 53 minutes ago | IANS Kolkata, July 13 : Collection of new books and periodicals from India at the Bhasa Bhawan (House of Languages) in the National Library here, the largest library in the... Read more
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dna
Kolkata: Over 60,000 periodicals, newspapers destroyed due to leaking roofs at India’s largest libraryOver 60,000 periodicals and newspapers were destroyed due to leaking roofs and
Kolkata: Over 60,000 periodicals, newspapers destroyed due to leaking roofs at India’s largest library
dna / Posted 10 days ago
Over 60,000 periodicals and newspapers were destroyed due to leaking roofs and AC ducts at National Library, Kolkata. The library is India’s largest by volume and a part of the Ministry of Culture, Government of India. On Tuesday, when the Group D... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra cancer patient would rather embark on bucket list quest than be a 'hero'dominated by nausea, colonoscopies, syringes on her coffee table and bouts of b
Canberra cancer patient would rather embark on bucket list quest than be a 'hero'
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
dominated by nausea, colonoscopies, syringes on her coffee table and bouts of boredom somewhat eased by Netflix marathons. National Library colleagues have rallied to help Elizabeth Caplice, 31, tick items off her two bucket lists after she was... Read more
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