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ASSOCIATIONS - PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT &
American Library Association - Oldest US Library association
American Society for Information Science & Technology - society for information professionals leading the search for new and better theories, techniques, and technologies to improve access to information
American Society of Indexers - Includes
information on books and journals about indexing, database indexing, history, meetings,
courses available, software, indexing the web, and a thesauri.
Aslib, The Association for Information
Association of Independent Information Professionals -
Getting tired of being tied to the Feds? Look here for information for Information
Brokers and related businesses.
Association of Research Libraries
International Federation of Library Associations and
International Webmasters Association
Internet Library Association (ILA) -
Membership is free, a listserv is available as well as a list of useful links and news
Internet Society - Also see the Washington DC chapter web site.
Americans for Libraries Council--national nonprofit that advocates for libraries at the national level and develops and promotes programs aimed at realizing the potential of libraries in the 21st century.
Medical Library Association
Special Library Association
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Aerospace and Defence Librarians (UK)
Australian Government Libraries Information Network
Associazione Italiana Biblioteche = Italian Library
Association [In Italian and English.]
British Association for Information and Library
Education and Research
Canadian Library Association
Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals--UK
The European Library
The Hong Kong Library Association
International Association of Technological
International Federation of Library Associations &
The Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa
Ontario Library Association
The Pacific Islands Association of Libraries
and Archives (PIALA)
Clipart.com--6 million downloadable images by subscription
Libraryclipart.com - Commercial site with some free graphics. (Clipart)
OneMileUp Inc. - Has a selection of
government and military related clipart, this is a commercial site.
Clip Art - Links provided by About.com
Information on subscribing to their job listserv as well as a searchable database of the
Library Jobs mailing list. Their job list is incredibly active and frequently
includes notices of Federal jobs.
Librarian's Job Search Source - Among other features
includes a directory of all librarian job resources.
Library Job Postings on the
Library Job Hunting - Ann's Place
The Networked Librarian: Job Search
NRL's Job Link -
Provides links to sources for jobs announcements.
OPM's USA Jobs - U.S. Office of Personnel
Management searchable database of federal jobs.
SLA JobLine - Must be a member.
CareerPost Search Page - for listings of non-government jobs in the Washington
Metro (and other locations) this is probably the best site to use.
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CSRS, Calculations for CSRS
FAFLRT - Federal and Armed Forces Libraries Round Table
Handbook of Federal Librarianship
Please suggest sites that you feel would be appropriate!
About Deselection for Librarians - Having trouble weeding are you?
Conan the Librarian - You have to look
Denise Plourde's Library Humor Page
Great Moments in the History
of Technical Services
Humor and Culture in Libraries
IFLANET: Library Humour
Laughing Librarian - Quite a bit of
material and links packed into this site. Some of the graphics in the
"PrintShop" page are slow to load and there are links to material that will be
offensive to a number of people.
Lipstick Librarian - I needed a
laugh and I found one!
Miscommunications in Libraries - by Charles King, especially good for the
Thwart not the Librarian! - O.k.
so there's a bit of an attitude, haven't we EARNED it?
Warrior Librarian Weekly - The Zine for librarians who refused to be classified.!
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INDEXING, ABSTRACTING, AND DATABASE MANAGEMENT
American Society of Indexers -
Includes information on books and journals about indexing, database indexing, history,
meetings, courses available, software, indexing the web, and a thesauri.
Librarians' Site du Jour
Peter Milbury's School
Canadian Library Index
Chicago Public Library
Internet Public Library - The Virtual Library!
IPL Services for Librarians
Library of Congress
LibWeb - Library WWW Servers
National Libraries of the World: an
Address List - from IFLA
National Library Catalogs Worldwide
New York Public Library
State Library Web Sites
U.S. Public Libraries on the
WebCATS: Library Catalogues on the World Wide
WWW Library Directory 4.0
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LIBRARY POLICIES & STANDARDS (available online)
Manufacturing - Source for promotional mouse pads.
and Information Services - Based on previous articles by the author, Shiela Webber of
University of Strathclyde in Glascow, this site pulls heavily from the business world and
then interprets/translates these concepts into library concepts and terminology. Citations
for articles and books on library marketing as well as business marketing websites are
included. Links to several libraries are included as examples of successful library
- A subscription journal providing ideas on how to promote and market their library and
it's services. As of 8/14/98 a subscription is $59 per year for U.S. customers. They also
have a second subscription journal available, Marketing Treasures Clip Art" which is
delivered on a floppy disk. Discounts are available for combination subscriptions.
Internet Marketing - For articles on
marketing your homepage see the Articles Database provided by AccuSubmit for original and
Promotion and Marketing by the Internet Marketing Library -This site provides guidance
on promoting and marketing websites, especially the free options available. Useful for new
webmasters looking to increase the number of visitors to their sites.
Librarian's Internet - Extensive list of sites
of interest to librarians, providing links to sites covering such issues and topics as;
Marketing; Library Resource Guides; Acquisitions/Collection Development; Databases and
Licensing; Employment; ILL/Document Delivery/Full Text; as well as lists, magazines.
Demco - Look through their catalog for ideas, such as
pencils and other materials you can have your library's name put on.
MEL (Michigan Electronic Library: Libraries
& Information Science Index - An extensive list on sites and sources on the
Internet of interest to librarians. See the list of sites under the section "Public
Relations and Promotion"(http://mel.lib.mi.us/libraries/LIBS-promotion.html).
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Web News for Acquiring Minds - For news about librarians and the web.
American Libraries Online - Online version of
the American Library Association's journals and other value added features such as
columns, events, job ads, misc. resources, and an index to the journal.
Ariadne (University of Abertay Dundee - UK) - A
Bi-monthly newsletter from the Office for Library and Information Networking (UKOLN)
geared primarily towards academic subject librarians.. Feature stories, news, and
editorial columns are part of each issue. They also provide reviews of web
sites and offer some working papers and note several mailing lists.
Booklist - digital version of ALA's
Bookmark Manager Roundup" - article from Online magazine
about different options for organizing your Internet bookmarks or
College and Research Libraries NewsNet
- Good collection of Internet site reviews, also see their Archive of the Internet Reviews.
Computers in Libraries
D-lib Magazine - The Magazine of Digital Library
Digital Library News - Provided by the
IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Computer Society Task Force on
Evaluating - Article on
evaluating quality on the Internet.
"Testing the Surf: Criteria for Evaluating Internet Information Resources."
Evaluating - Information
on evaluating Internet resources.
Resources - Bibliography of sources.
E-Zines - Web
related magazines on-line
Filtering & Censorware in
Libraries - This site is strongly against filtering in libraries.
Filtering Facts Report -
First Monday - Peer-reviewed journal on
Quarterly - back issues may be ordered.
IFLA - Library and Information Science:
General Resources - Links to numerous articles by librarians, journals of interest to
librarians, misc. and other useful sites.
Image and the
Librarian: An Exploration of a Changing Profession
Index Morganagus - "a
full-text index of library-related electronic serials."
Information Today - they have other titles besides Information
Internet Resources Newsletter
- A free monthly electronic newsletter edited by Roddy MacLeod, Senior Faculty Librarian,
and the library staff of the Heriot-Watt University, Ebinburgh, Scotland.
Issues in Science & Technology
The Journal of Library Services for
Distance Education - Is your library faced with users enrolled in distance
education? This journal addresses the issues related to serving the distance
learner's library needs.
"Knowledge is Power, Really" - Check out this article from GovExec.com about
The Librarian is Dead, Long
Live the Librarian - an article from PreText Magazine.
Library Journal Digital - is this the same?
Mailing Lists, and News Groups Archive
Library Juice - current awareness service.
Library Reference Center - From EBSCO this is
a database of over 30 library titles going back more than three years.
LIBRES: Library and Information Science
Electronic Journal - Two issues per year in March and September.
MC Journal - The Journal of
Academic Media Librarianship.
NETFUTURE - on technology and human
responsibility this is a free newsletter, editor is Stephen L. Talbott. Mr. Talbott
is also the author of a book entitled The Future Does Not Compute: Transcending the
Machines in our Midst, 1995.
Online Learning News -
Free weekly e-journals on distance education.
Researchbuzz.com - Covers the world of Internet Research.
The Researching Librarian - Web sources useful for Librarians doing research.
ROADS (Resource Organization
and Discovery in Subject-based Systems) newsletter
Scout Report - weekly produced by InterNIC Information Services to help keep you current
of what's happening with the Internet.
Technical Notes - Go here for the
back issues of the Tech Notes newsletter from FEDLINK, click on "Publications",
then on "Publications for Members".
Technostress and the Reference
Librarian - Originally published in Reference Services Review.
Telecommunications Electronic Reviews (TER) -
Publication of the Library and Information Technology Association.
Uncover - searchable database of thousands
of magazine articles.
University Journal - some limited free access to peer reviewed papers.
Journal Continuing Professional Development - free.
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OTHER SOURCES FOR SERIALS:
Library and Information Science
Magazines, Journals, Mailing Lists, and News Groups - From the Texas State Electronic
Library this is an extensive list of sites of interest to librarians.
Electronic Newsletters and Virtual
Collections: PR Tools for the New Millennium - Electronic version of a presentation by
Anneke Bullock, Coordinator of the Career Resource Center at the Lapeer County Library.
Library-Oriented Lists &
Electronic Serials - Yet another list of library orientated journals, listservs, and
similar electronic media. This one has the advantage of having a title index (can jump to
alphabetic letter), subject index, and a search engine.
L I B R A R Y R E F E R E NCE C E N T E R
- Login requires you enter your name, email address, and name of library. From EBSCO
Publishing this site provides indexing and abstracts from over 30 library trade journals,
access to the Guide to Citing Electronic Resources, the Internet Manual for
Librarians, HTML Toolkit a special tutorial for beginners on designing Web
pages, and Full Speed Ahead on the Internet, a Special Supplement for Technology
Connection, The Book Report, and Library Talk readers. A short list of
conferences, access to information about their available commercial databases, EBSCO
employment opportunities, EBSCO news, access to EBSCO's Factsheets, as well as general to
specific contact information for EBSCO services and people.
©Primer -Sponsored by Center for Intellectual Property and Copyright, University of Maryland University College,its " free
interactive online tool to assist educating faculty, staff and students
about copyright principles and compliance."
Information and extremely useful links for acquisition & catalog librarians.
Ah-ha.com - Is an new Internet search engine that
proports to avoid duplicates, partial matches, and adult-content sites.
Amazon.Com - Huge digital bookstore with a searchable
database, now includes music media as well.
BarnesandNoble.com - Amazon.com finally has
some real Competition in the value-added virtual bookstore. You can even sign up for
book recommendations (a sort of CAB) for areas of interest. Yet another way to keep
up with doing book orders. They also have, besides their search database, several
highlight areas such as: Books in the News, Award Winners, an Online Community Gift
Center, Bargain Books, and Bestseller list.
Citing Electronic Resources
- the Internet Public Library
Direct Page - over 700
specialized searchable/interactive resource links.
DoD Directive 3200.12 - DoD
Scientific and Technical Information (STI) Program (STIP) - dated February 11, 1998,
provided in full text from DTIC. (or you can order
from DTIC as ADA 336-281 IAG. The
order form is available online, must be a registered DTIC user to use.
DoD Directive 3200.14 - Principles and Operational Parameters of the DoD Scientific and
Technical Information Program, dated May 13, 1997, provided in full text from DTIC (or you can order from DTIC as ADA 335-459 IAG.
FLICC/FEDLINK Home Page - "Centralized,
Simplified Procurement of: Online Database Services, Books, Serials and Other
Publications." They also provide OCLC support, internet training, FLICC/FEDLINK
publications, and Federal Library News.
Free Web Clipart for National
Library Week - from ALA's PR-TalkShop.
Friends of the Library -
The Front Page: Collection of
Search Engines & Web Site Links
Firstgov. gov - Newly refurbished site.
How to Help Someone use a Computer - What a wonderful reality check
and guide. This is the kind of insight that reference librarians
need to be effective with their customers!
Hypertext Library Lingo: A Glossary of Library Terminology
Index Morganagus - "a
full-text index of library-related electronic serials."
Information Literacy Toolkit - Consortium of Naval Libraries Information Literacy Tool Kit , a set of information and knowledge age skills that enable individuals to recognize what information is needed when, and how to locate, evaluate, use, and effectively communicate it.
The Internet Public Library
Internet Search Engine
Update - Published in Online magazine, January 1999 by Greg Notess.
IPL Services For Librarians
KSA's for library positions -
Need to write KSA's for your recruitments? FLICC's Personnel Working Group has made
KSA's for Public Service Librarians, Systems Librarians, Catalog Librarians.
Librarians' Index to the
Internet - From California State Library this site is a webliography or metasite, it
provides a topical list of Internet sites. It has a search feature allowing searches
by keyword, subject, title, or description.
Librarian's Online Warehouse - A guide to
commercial resources, over 1000 companies of interest to librarians are listed.
Librarians' Site du Jour - Jenny
Levine gives a in-depth review to a useful site each day! Highly recommended
as an aid to keeping up!
Librarian's Yellow Pages - Buyer's
guide created by librarians for librarians.
Library and Information
Science Resources - this is a wonderful site with something for every librarian.
There are links to on-line journals, library catalogs, Internet topics, reference
resources and databases and other great material for librarians!
Library and Information Science -
Extensive list and guide to sites of interest to librarians. From the Library of Congress.
Library Resource List
- Lists more that 500 resources on the Internet of interest to librarians.
List of Library Blogs - Library Blogs or Weblogs
Listing By Country of Foreign Search Engines
Needle in a CyberStack - the
InfoFinder is another extensive webliography or metasite, i.e. an extensive list of web
sites organized by subject categories. Check out the "Cybrarians'
The New Athenaeum List, collects Internet guides written/compiled by librarians.
Online Morse Code Translator - Translates from Morse to Alphabet and vice versa.
OnlineNewspapers.com - Thousands of Newspapers online. (
Online Journalism Review - European Online News Resources
Reference - From the Galaxy
site "The professional's guide to a world of information." Links to sites
useful for answering reference questions.
Reference Resources - This
webliography of Internet sites is available in two formats, by name or by subject, or you
can use a search feature. Should be a boon to reference librarians, this guide was
produced by the Iowa State University Library.
Research-It! - Your one-stop reference desk
- While this site doesn't have as many links to resources as others it is certainly unique
in how it presents them. It provides an attractive and clear table format showing
each resources, a box to put your search, and a button to start the search - at another
website. Basically providing a common interface to other websites and saving you
several steps. They've also done the same thing with search engines, see this
product at Find-It!.
Research Libraries Group - A not-for-profit
membership corporation devoted to the "improving access to information that supports
research and learning." RLG is now "an international alliance of
more than 155 members, including universities and colleges, national libraries, archives,
historical societies, museums and independent research collections, and public
SciTech Publishing- Publisher and reseller of military books and scientific books.
Scitech Sources.GOV - FirstGov catalog of government science and technology resources.
Search Engine Comparison Chart -
by Kansas City Public Library
Speech and Transcript Center -
Top 200 Technical Services
Benefits of Home Page Development
University of Ottawa Libraries
- Outline of their strategic plan.
U.S Military Commissions--A Quick Guide to Available Resources - Stephen Young provides an historical introduction to military commissions, and addresses their statutory authority, judicial consideration and executive authority. He also covers relevant
secondary texts, web resources and journal articles.
The Virtual Reference Desk is a special project of
Syracuse University's ERIC Clearinghouse on Information & Technology.
Best Information on the Net (BIOTN) -
"Librarian's Guide to the Best Information on the Net", they've won several
awards so they must be doing something right. (formerly "Where the Wild Things
Websites for Book Lovers - Morton Grove, (IL) Public Library resource to book sites, book discussion groups, and readers advisory pages.
Wolinsky's Virtual Office: Making the Net
Work for You
Women Networking - Their "Daily
Agenda" provides a ten-minute surf of the web for sites of use to women working in
the Internet industry.
Writing for the
Web: A Primer for Librarians
Yankee Book Peddler - One of it's unique features is it's
electronic book reviews for science and engineering.
Z39.50 Resources - A
short list of starting points.
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