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- n. Plural form of bookroom.
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While certainly supporting the literacy industry, the notion of applying a single strategy to entire collections eliminates the importance of both balanced and differentiated approaches to literacy development in schools, threatens to turn rich and dynamic collections into extended bookrooms, may be largely budget-driven, and is incompatible with the goals for school library programs.
The Benedictine houses of Winchester, Worcester, Bury St. Edmunds,4. 66 and St. Albans also had special bookrooms.
The growth of the libraries made the provision of special bookrooms a necessity.
As the best English equivalent of Demonstratio I would suggest the word ` Display, 'which fairly gives the idea of a wall-surface covered with books; and I figure the building to myself as an enlarged example of those Cistercian bookrooms with which Dr.J. W. Clark's researches have familiarized us.
The upper story was the library. 4.59 In England we hear of bookrooms oftenest in the fifteenth century, They were a usual feature in later Cistercian houses.
Various Anglican dioceses opened bookrooms, while Catholics had both diocesan and independent bookshops.
Wesleyan bookrooms were started at the request of the Australasian Conference in Christchurch in 1870 and were linked with Armitage & Smith's business.