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Royal Library of the Netherlands

The Royal Library of the Netherlands is based in The Hague and was founded in 1798. The mission of the Royal Library of the Netherlands, as presented on the library's web site, is to provide "access to the knowledge and culture of the past and the present by providing high-quality services for research and cultural experience"; the initiative to found a national library was proposed by representative Albert Jan Verbeek on August 17, 1798. The collection would be based on the confiscated book collection of William V; the library was founded as the Nationale Bibliotheek on November 8 of the same year, after a committee of representatives had advised the creation of a national library on the same day. The National Library was only open to members of the Representative Body. King Louis Bonaparte gave the national library its name of the Royal Library in 1806. Napoleon Bonaparte transferred the Royal Library to The Hague as property, while allowing the Imperial Library in Paris to expropriate publications from the Royal Library.

In 1815 King William I of the Netherlands confirmed the name of'Royal Library' by royal resolution. It has been known as the National Library of the Netherlands since 1982, when it opened new quarters; the institution became independent of the state in 1996, although it is financed by the Department of Education and Science. In 2004, the National Library of the Netherlands contained 3,300,000 items, equivalent to 67 kilometers of bookshelves. Most items in the collection are books. There are pieces of "grey literature", where the author, publisher, or date may not be apparent but the document has cultural or intellectual significance; the collection contains the entire literature of the Netherlands, from medieval manuscripts to modern scientific publications. For a publication to be accepted, it must be from a registered Dutch publisher; the collection is accessible for members. Any person aged 16 years or older can become a member. One day passes are available. Requests for material take 30 minutes.

The KB hosts several open access websites, including the "Memory of the Netherlands". List of libraries in the Netherlands European Library Nederlandse Centrale Catalogus Books in the Netherlands Official website

Ulsan-class frigate

The Ulsan-class frigate is a class of multi-purpose guided missile frigates built by the Republic of Korea. They are presently in service with the Republic of the Bangladesh Navy; the Ulsan class is a light frigate built by Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd; the frigates are 103.7 metres in length with a top speed of 34 knots and range of 8,000 nautical miles at 16 knots. In June 2001, the Bangladesh Navy commissioned a modified Ulsan-class frigate as the most modern ship in its fleet and named it BNS Bangabandhu. However, controversy regarding alleged corruption in the procurement process led the frigate to be decommissioned for several years; the ship was recommissioned in 2007. Bangabandhu List of naval ship classes in service Ulsan Class Frigate List of naval ship classes in service#Ulsan class frigate BNS Khalid Bin Walid


Sommeri is a municipality in the district of Arbon in the canton of Thurgau in Switzerland. In 1967, Sommeri was created when the municipalities of Obersommeri merged. Sommeri is first mentioned in 905 as Sumbrinaro. Between 1474 and 1798, the vogteien of Niedersommeri and Obersommeri formed a court of the Prince-Abbot of St. Gall. In 1474 the Church of St. Mauritius was dedicated, it was renovated to its current appearance in the first half of the 15th Century. After the Protestant Reformation reached Sommeri in 1528, the church became a shared church for both faiths in 1534; the major economic activities in Sommeri were predominantly grain production and forestry. In the second half of the 19th Century fruit production, hay production and dairy farming were added. A cheese factory was opened in 1852. In the last third of the 20th Century some industrial plants moved into the villages embroidery and furniture manufacturing. At the beginning of the 21st Century there were companies in the HVAC industry, precision engineering and manufacturing school furniture in Sommeri.

Sommeri has an area, as of 2009, of 4.21 square kilometers. Of this area, 2.87 km2 or 68.2% is used for agricultural purposes, while 1.01 km2 or 24.0% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.27 km2 or 6.4% is settled. Of the built up area, industrial buildings made up 3.6% of the total area while housing and buildings made up 0.2% and transportation infrastructure made up less than 0.1%. While parks, green belts and sports fields made up 2.4%. Out of the forested land, all of the forested land area is covered with heavy forests. Of the agricultural land, 52.3% is used for growing crops, while 15.9% is used for orchards or vine crops. The municipality is located in the Arbon district, south of Romanshorn, it consists of the hamlets of Buerüüti, Fälwis and Hungerbüel. Sommeri has a population of 571 As of 2008, 9.2% of the population are foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has changed at a rate of 1.6%. Most of the population speaks German, with Italian being second most common and Albanian being third.

As of 2008, the gender distribution of the population was 49.7 % female. The population was made up of 225 Swiss men, 32 non-Swiss men. There were 239 Swiss women, 15 non-Swiss women. In 2008 there were 4 live births to Swiss citizens and 1 birth to non-Swiss citizens, in same time span there was 1 death of Swiss citizens and 1 non-Swiss citizen death. Ignoring immigration and emigration, the population of Swiss citizens increased by 3 while the foreign population remained the same. There was 1 Swiss man, 5 non-Swiss men who emigrated from Switzerland to another country and 3 non-Swiss women who emigrated from Switzerland to another country; the total Swiss population change in 2008 was an increase of 5 and the non-Swiss population change was an increase of 9 people. This represents a population growth rate of 2.8%. The age distribution, as of 2009, in Sommeri is. Of the adult population, 73 people or 14.1 % of the population are between 29 years old. 51 people or 9.8% are between 30 and 39, 80 people or 15.4% are between 40 and 49, 89 people or 17.2% are between 50 and 59.

The senior population distribution is 39 people or 7.5% of the population are between 60 and 69 years old, 43 people or 8.3% are between 70 and 79, there are 22 people or 4.2% who are between 80 and 89, there are 2 people or 0.4% who are 90 and older. As of 2000, there were 181 private households in the municipality, an average of 2.6 persons per household. In 2000 there were 72 single family homes out of a total of 86 inhabited buildings. There were 9 two 3 three family buildings and 2 multi-family buildings. There were 83 persons who were part of a couple without children, 308 who were part of a couple with children. There were 16 people who lived in single parent home, while there are 8 persons who were adult children living with one or both parents, 6 persons who lived in a household made up of relatives, 8 who lived in a household made up of unrelated persons, 53 who are either institutionalized or live in another type of collective housing; the vacancy rate for the municipality, in 2008, was 1.89%.

As of 2007, the construction rate of new housing units was 8 new units per 1000 residents. In 2000 there were 194 apartments in the municipality; the most common apartment size was the 6 room apartment of which there were 57. There were - 57 apartments with six or more rooms. In the 2007 federal election the most popular party was the SVP; the next three most popular parties were the Green Party, the CVP and the SP. In the federal election, a total of 203 votes were cast, the voter turnout was 54.7%. The historical population is given in the following table: The entire village of Sommerin is designated as part of the Inventory of Swiss Heritage Sites As of 2007, Sommeri had an unemployment rate of 0.94%. As of 2005, there were 52 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 23 businesses involved in this sector. 73 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 9 businesses in this sector. 190 people are employed with 16 businesses in this sector. In 2000 there were 402 workers.

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State Scientific Research Institute of Aviation Systems

FSUE State Scientific Research Institute of Aviation Systems or GosNIIAS for short is a State Research Centre of the Russian Federation in operations research and aviation weapons systems development. Founded by the decree of the Council of Ministers of the USSR on 26 February 1946 from a number of laboratories of the Flight Research Institute; the new institute was named NII-2. In March 1994 the institute was re-named with the its current name; the institute was located in the buildings of the former Sergievo-Elizabethan Asylum. In GosNIIAS, there are six basic departments leading students and graduate students from three universities: Department FUPM MIPTAvionics. Control and Information Systems. Organized in 1969, head; the department - academician E. A. Fedosov. Department MAI “System design of air complexes”. Organized in 1969, head; the department - doctor of technical sciences V. A. Stefanov. Department MAI "External design and efficiency of aviation complexes". Organized in 1973, head. Department - Doctor of Technical Sciences A. M. Zherebin.

Department MAI "Systems of automatic and intelligent control." Organized in 1942, head. Department - Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences S. Y. Zheltov. Department MIREA "Aviation and space information processing and control systems". Organized in 2002, head. Department - Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences G. G. Sebryakov. Department MIREA "Avionics". Organized in 1988, head. Department - Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences E. A. Fedosov. List of GosNIIAS publications in the Scientific electronic library

Fisher Park, Greensboro, North Carolina

Fisher Park is a neighborhood in the north central section of the United States city of Greensboro, North Carolina. Captain Basil J. Fisher turned a swamp into Greensboro's most fashionable Gilded Era address in 1901 when he donated the lowlands for a city park that bears his name. Residents took full advantage of ample lots overlooking the park by commissioning the city's best architects to design sometimes palatial homes; the neighborhood is recognized as Greensboro's first suburb, is the city's most popular historic district. Fisher Park is bounded: on the north by Wendover Avenue; the 27401 ZIP code corresponds or entirely with Fisher Park. With the establishment of the convenient trolley line through the heart of the neighborhood in 1902, industrialists and professionals erected homes based on popular national styles such as Frank Lloyd Wright-influenced Prairie School style, California-based American Craftsman style, New England-inspired Colonial Revival styles; the district remained the epicenter of Greensboro's cultural elite until it was overshadowed by Irving Park, just a mile to the north.

The Fisher Park Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992, with a boundary increase in 1996. The 1950s and 60s brought challenges to the neighborhood bordering Greensboro's center city as office development threatened to replace historic homes. Efforts to regulate development and change advanced in 1982 when the neighborhood was designated as Greensboro's second historic district. Since the rate of destruction of historic homes has slowed, the park has received a much needed make-over, land values have spiraled upwards. Fisher Park remains a popular destination for city residents who walk the tree-lined streets and lush park during lunchtime, attend occasional house tours, enjoy a shaded diversion during summer heat; the district enjoys a wide diversity of private historic homes, some dating back to the nineteenth century, such as The Elms at 220 Fisher Avenue, the Dixon-Leftwich-Murphy House at 507 Church Street, the Cumming House at 908 Cherry Street.

Other houses represent a broader spectrum of twentieth century styles, including the Tudor-style John Marion Galloway House at 1007 North Elm Street, the prairie-styled Latham-Baker House at 412 Fisher Park Circle, the Classical Revival-style Henry C. Simpson House at 117 East Hendrix Street and the charming Spanish-style Casa Sevilla Apartments on Bessemer Court. Fisher Park Green Hill cemetery Hobart Upjohn Charles C. Hartmann Harry Barton Raleigh James Hughes Wells L. Brewer Andrew Leopold Schlosser Lorenzo S. Winslow First Presbyterian Church of Greensboro Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Temple Emanuel Fisher Park National Register Historic District Fisher Park Neighborhood Association Preservation Greensboro

Bintang Merah

Bintang Merah was a magazine of the Communist Party of Indonesia which published in Jakarta from 1945 to 1948 and again from 1950 to 1965. It described itself as a magazine of Marxist-Leninist politics and theory; the magazine began publication at the end of the Second World War with the departure of Japanese forces from the Indonesia. However, it was banned in 1948 after the Madiun Affair along with other communist newspapers such as Buruh and Suara Ibu Kota. In August 1950, the magazine started publishing again twice per month; the new editorial staff were D. N. Aidit, Lukman and Peris Pardede, it claimed to have a circulation of 10,000 by the end of 1950 but declined to under 8,000 in 1953. It was surpassed in circulation by another party paper, Harian Rakjat, which went from 2,000 circulation in 1951 to 15,000 in 1953. Bintang Merah ceased publication in 1965 with the banning of the Communist Party of Indonesia