Library

Cosma Home > Communication > Knowledge > Form > Preservation > Library

Spotlight


Related

Pages

Preservation History (Quotation), Museum, Archive, Library (Bibliography)

Resources

These are organized by a classification scheme developed exclusively for Cosma. More…

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 OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, 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

Library

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

WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

Participation

Education

Course

OER Commons: Open Educational Resources

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

Conferences and Events (ALA)

News

NPR Archives

Book

ISBNdb

Government

US Library of Congress

Document

USA.gov

Expression

Fun


Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

Music

Song Lyrics

returntotop

More…


LISNews: Librarian And Information Science News

  • Your internet data is rotting
    by Blake on May 17, 2019 at 3:29 pm

    Topic: InternetFree storage is a great offer, but sometimes you only get what you pay for. The internet is neither secure nor permanent. It never promised to be, and users should not assume that it will become so. Parts are rotting and corroding and collapsing as I type this. Just hope and plan to not be resting on that platform when it falls. From Your internet data is rotting […]

  • A Memorial for a Slain Sacramento Librarian
    by birdie on May 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    Topic: LibrariansFrom KCRA, Sacramento city leaders honor slain librarian Amber Clark, a supervisor at the branch, who was shot and killed in the library parking lot last December as she was leaving work. Sacramento police arrested 56-year-old Ronald Seay in connection with Clark’s death. […]

  • 11 Authors on Their One-Word Book Titles
    by Blake on May 15, 2019 at 1:22 am

    Topic: LibrariesAt Merriam-Webster we know that words have the power to shape worlds both real and imagined. And we know that writing is hard work. To distill a story, its characters, and all the associated emotions into a single word is no small feat. That’s why we’ve partnered with eleven of our favorite authors who have shared the story and significance behind their one-word-title books. From 11 Authors on Their One-Word Book Titles | Merriam-Webster […]

  • BBC - Future - Why there’s so little left of...
    by Blake on April 4, 2019 at 12:41 pm

    Topic: LibrariesIt took nearly five years into the internet’s life before anyone made a concerted effort to archive it. Much of our earliest online activity has disappeared. From BBC - Future - Why there’s so little left of the early internet […]

  • In Praise of Public Libraries
    by birdie on April 2, 2019 at 3:11 pm

    Topic: Libraries...from the New York Review of Books, an opinion piece by Sue Halpern..A public library is predicated on an ethos of sharing and egalitarianism. It is nonjudgmental. It stands in stark opposition to the materialism and individualism that otherwise define our culture. It is defiantly, proudly, communal. Even our little book-lined room, with its mismatched furniture and worn carpet, was, as the sociologist Eric Klinenberg reminds us libraries were once called, a palace for […]