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What is the name of the largest and smallest book in the world?
When was the oldest existing public library in Europe founded?
Where can we find the most expensive library and books in the world?
What is the name of the largest medical database?
When was the first CD-ROM database used in libraries?
Where can we find the largest bookshop in Europe, Asia and the Americas?
When were the first books printed in English, French, Spanish, and Turkish?
Where did Casanova, J.Edgar Hoover and Wolfgang von Goethe work as librarians?
Which academic library was the first to install a computerised library catalogue or OPAC?
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