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British Library of Political & Economic Science

British Library of Political & Economic Science

“The working Library of the London School of Economics and Political Science and one of the largest libraries in the world devoted to the economic and social sciences.”
Subject: Business & Economics; Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Libraries By Type–Academic Libraries; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science

discus – South Carolina’s Virtual Library

discus – South Carolina’s Virtual Library

Offers South Carolina residents free online access to subscription library resources, including Grolier Online encyclopedias; full-text topical resources from SIRS/ProQuest; a NewsBank newspaper database; and a number of Thomson Gale magazine, newspaper and reference databases.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Libraries By Type–Digital Libraries–State Digital Libraries In The U.S.

MOREnet (Missouri Research and Education Network) Online Resources

MOREnet (Missouri Research and Education Network) Online Resources

Provides access to several online resources to Missouri’s K-12 schools, colleges and universities, public libraries, health care, state government and other affiliated organizations. Resources include EBSCOhost, NewsBank, NetSmartz Workshop, Missouri Resources, and more.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Libraries By Type–Digital Libraries–State Digital Libraries In The U.S.

ipl Collection Policy

ipl Collection Policy

Outlines the selection criteria for the ipl database. Provides the principles upon which new additions to the ipl are made and by which existing resources are updated and weeded out.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Libraries By Type–Digital Libraries

Library Locator

Library Locator

Because our patrons sometimes need a physical library where they can check out materials or use licensed resources, we provide the following resources to help our patrons with finding the nearest physical library to them.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Libraries Around The World; Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Libraries By Type

Core Competencies for Business Reference

Core Competencies for Business Reference

Educational guide for librarians, organized by business subjects. Each section gives definitions for relevant terms, and resources that may be useful in providing business reference for frequently asked questions.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Libraries By Type–Special Libraries–Corporate Libraries And Information Centers; Reference

Best of the Best Business Web Sites

Best of the Best Business Web Sites

A subject classified list of content-rich websites providing company and industry research resources, and other business information.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Libraries By Type–Special Libraries–Corporate Libraries And Information Centers; Reference–Web Directories; Business & Economics; Reference

Doing Research at the Library of Congress: Three Basic Principles of Library of Congress Subject Headings

Doing Research at the Library of Congress: Three Basic Principles of Library of Congress Subject Headings

Helpful information for any researcher using a system that employs the Library of Congress subject headings. Explains the principles of uniform heading, scope-match level of coverage, and specific entry.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–On The Job–Reference; Arts & Humanities–Libraries–On The Job–Cataloging

OCLC DeweyBrowser

OCLC DeweyBrowser

A tool that returns Dewey Decimal Classification “captions” (subject headings) and class numbers for keyword searches. Meant to help users access library collections in a novel way.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–On The Job–Cataloging; Arts & Humanities–Libraries–On The Job–Tips & Tools

Cataloguer’s Toolbox

Cataloguer’s Toolbox

Complies a list of useful links, tools, and resources for catalogers covering a wide variety of topics, from MARC to cataloging blogs.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–On The Job–Cataloging; Arts & Humanities–Libraries–On The Job–Tips & Tools

Search for Public Libraries – Institute for Museum and Library Statistics (IMLS)

Search for Public Libraries – Institute for Museum and Library Statistics (IMLS)

IMLS administers the Public Library Survey, formerly administered by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), and from this information provides this excellent United States public library locator tool. There is also a link that lets you compare libraries.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Libraries By Type–Public Libraries

USGS Library: Homepage

USGS Library: Homepage

The U.S. Geological Survey’s library website, “the largest earth science library in the world!” Features a searchable online catalog and databases; links to related map, journal and image archives; and detailed information about the library and its history, including the development of its classification scheme.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Libraries By Type–Special Libraries–Science & Technology Libraries; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Geosciences (Geology & Geophysics)

Evaluating Web Pages: Techniques to Apply & Questions to Ask

Evaluating Web Pages: Techniques to Apply & Questions to Ask

Answers the question, “Why evaluate Web pages,” provides examples of good and bad Web sites and offers a checklist for evaluation, including tips on details such as finding out who owns the domain name.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Internet For Libraries–Internet Resource Evaluation

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly: or, Why It’s a Good Idea to Evaluate Web Sources

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly: or, Why It’s a Good Idea to Evaluate Web Sources

“An easy to use guide for web evaluation. Lists evaluation criteria with links to actual pages that illustrate each point. The Examples page can be used by teachers for an in-class activity. Also includes a Bibliography and Suggestions for teaching web evaluation.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Internet For Libraries–Internet Resource Evaluation

Georgia Public Library System

Georgia Public Library System

Library information and collection information for Georgia State Libraries. It includes access to state-wide collections, PINES, and the GALILEO library learning resource.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Libraries By Type–State Libraries In The U.S.

Libraries of the World and their Catalogues

Libraries of the World and their Catalogues

Links to national, academic and public libraries around the world and generally not in the United States, compiled by retired librarian Sylvia Milne who set up CHESweb at the University of Chester.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Libraries Around The World