In 2012 Trinity College Library Dublin will mark the tercentenary of the laying of the foundation stone of the Old Library, one of the great libraries of the Western world. To commemorate the occasion a one-day conference will be held entitled 'Building Collections: 300 years of the Old Library'. The conference will be held on Monday 25 June, 2012 in the Thomas Davis Theatre, Trinity College Dublin.
Charles Benson (Former Keeper, Trinity College Library, Dublin) on the history of the Old Library collections
Peter Fox (University Librarian Emeritus, University of Cambridge) on the Old Library building
David McKitterick (Trinity College Cambridge) on the history of libraries in the 17th century
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