Most public libraries accept donations of books from the public on the condition that they are free to do as they see best with them. They may keep the encyclopedias or sell them to someone and use the proceeds to buy needed books.
State libraries may accept donations of encyclopedias as well. There are other organizations that accept donations, such as Books For Africa, which distributes books to people in need in Africa.
Books that are very damaged or unusable are likely to be disposed of. There are some encyclopedias for which there is such an abundant supply and/or the information contained within is so out of date that they no longer serve any useful purpose.Learn More
The M44 is a Mosin-Nagant rifle, one of a series of bolt-action military rifles used by the Soviet Union and the Russian Empire between 1891 and the present. The M44 was a standard-issue weapon for Russian infantry from 1944 to 1949.Full Answer >
Some of the most famous geneticists in the world include Andrew Conrad, Alfred Sturtevant, Dean Hamer, Alfred Kühn, David Suzuki, Gabriel Dover, Craig Venter, Calvin Bridges, George M. Church, Francisco J. Ayala, Francis Collins and Eric Lander.Full Answer >
The Sahara Desert is home to approximately 70 species of mammals, 90 species of birds, 100 species of reptiles and several different arthropods, such as scorpions and spiders. The dromedary camel is easily the most popular animal resident of the Sahara. Introduced to the desert around 200 A.D., the dromedary camel is well-adapted to the harsh Saharan climate, having the ability to last for weeks without any food or water.Full Answer >
A counter check is a blank check with only the bank information printed on it. Prior to 1967, when the Federal Reserve required banks to begin imprinting the routing number using special magnetic ink, banks often provided customers with counter checks, according to Wikipedia.Full Answer >