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General

Portal

UNESCO Libraries Portal
Librarian’s Resource Center
Candy Schwartz’s Library and Info. Science Resources

Dictionary

library : a place in which literary, musical, artistic, or reference materials (as books, manuscripts or films)
are kept for use but not for sale — Webster See also Oxford, OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, InfoPlease, Word Reference, Urban Dictionary

Thesaurus

Roget’s II (Thesaurus.com), Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords

Preservation

History

Library History Round Table
Libraries of the Anicent World (Lionel Casson, Yale)

Quotation

Quotations Page Bartlett’s

Library

Internet Library for Librarians
Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science Library
Library of Congress, Library science

WorldCat (OAIster) Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

Participation

Education

Course

OER Commons: Open Educational Resources
Open Education Consortium

Community

Occupation




Occupational Outlook Handbook, Librarians (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Library Journal, Jobs
Special Libraries Association, Jobs
Jobs in Library and Information Technology

Organization

American Libraries Association (ALA)

Event

Conference Alerts Worldwide (Conal)
Meetup.com

Forum

Reddit

Blog

WordPress

News

NPR Archives
Google News

Article

Google Scholar

Book

ISBNdb, Google Books

Government

US Library of Congress

Document

USA.gov

Expression

Fun


Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

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LISNews: Librarian And Information Science News

  • Ten Stories That Shaped 2017
    by John on December 15, 2017 at 4:13 pm

    Topic: LibrariesLISNews FeaturesNewsCan you believe it's almost 2018? That means it's time to look back at some of the notable library-related stories from the past year. 10. Librarians Fight Fake News The problems with fake news caused many of us to revamp our web evaluation handouts into guides for spotting bogus information sources. 9. Elsivier Roundup Elsivier made several headlines this year, in the form of boycotts and resignations. Their buyout of bepress also raised eyebrows. In […]

  • What Public Libraries Will Lose Without Net...
    by birdie on December 15, 2017 at 2:27 pm

    Topic: InternetLibrariesNewsVia the Verge, New York Public Library’s CEO and president Anthony Marx and associate director of information policy Greg Cram discuss the issue, explaining exactly which library resources an open internet protects, who would be hurt the most by net neutrality’s rollback, and why handing the internet to ISPs could threaten the basic foundation of American democracy. The rollback of net neutrality opens the possibility for ISPs to start to play with […]

  • Stolen Car Crashes into Southwest Side Chicago...
    by birdie on December 13, 2017 at 2:45 pm

    Topic: Public LibrariesFrom the Chicago Tribune, A 14-year-old boy was shot while riding in a stolen car Tuesday night on the Southwest Side, causing the driver to lose control and crash into a public library, according to Chicago police. The Scion crashed into the Chicago Lawn Library in the 6100 block of South Kedzie Avenue, sending books, wooden tables and glass flying. The car came to rest in the middle of a large room of the library, breaking out its glass windows. […]

  • Egyptian President Closing Libraries
    by birdie on December 5, 2017 at 5:35 pm

    Topic: CensorshipInternationalLibrariesPoliticsFrom The Atlantic. […]

  • Scientific Search Engines Are Getting More...
    by Blake on December 3, 2017 at 7:48 pm

    Topic: LibrariesBut most science is still paywalled. More than three quarters of published journal articles—114 million on the World Wide Web alone, by one (lowball) estimate—are only available if you are affiliated with an institution that can afford pricey subscriptions or you can swing $40-per-article fees. In the last several years, though, scientists have made strides to loosen the grip of giant science publishers. They skip over the lengthy peer review process mediated by […]