Library organisations and L Guide - Resources and Review

Journal documenting news of IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions). Includes articles on significant library issues and reports of meetings.
Supports and promotes the professional interests of Library Association members in industrial and commercial libraries. Offers news of ICLG events, regional news, and an archive of the group's newsletter in PDF format.
Designed as a gateway for librarians and library users, operating on an international level and dealing with online resources. Information covers news, education, a list of official associations and networks, and general library issues including collection management, cooperation, preservation and access initiatives, and library Web pages.
Professional association for librarians in the UK. Provides information about the LA, its publications, events and structure, as well as the LA JobNet service and links to related organisations.
Society for information professionals sharing an interest in the ways society stores, retrieves, analyses, manages, archives and disseminates information.
ARL aims to identify and influence forces affecting the future of research libraries in the process of scholarly communication. ARL comprises the libraries that serve major North American research institutions. Includes information on scholarly communication, information policy and technology.
Organisation representing workers in Canadian libraries. Provides an overview of the association, details of forthcoming conferences and events, and tables of contents from Feliciter, the CLA magazine. Also offers details of awards, scholarships and grants, and information on careers in libraries.
Highlights activities, news, and job opportunities within the strategic group which aims to promote collaboration between museums, archives, and libraries.
Actively promotes best practice in the management of information resources, represents its members and lobbies on all aspects of the management of and legislation concerning information at local, national and international levels.
Professional association representing information brokers across Europe and promoting cooperation between them.
BAILER's aims and objectives are to help focus the evolution of the field of information and library studies. Includes information and news relating to BAILER and links to relevant LIS resources.
Group aiming to develop quality services for users of national, research, university, and other higher education libraries. Provides details of events, publications, services such as mailing lists, and information about regional divisions.
Official information from the body responsible for coordinating library and information services across London. Features information on the objectives of the LLDA, and an electronic version of the Agency's twice yearly Bulletin.
Organisation coordinating the activities of aquatic information providers throughout Europe. Offers a forum for the exchange of ideas, details of publications including a newsletter and proceedings of meetings, information about the group's biennial conference, and a searchable directory of European aquatic science libraries and information centres.
Links to Australian library networks, professional associations, groups, jobs and information on systems and document delivery.
Group established to facilitate the exchange of ideas relating to the study of health sciences in higher education. Offers information about study days organised by the group, a mailing list, and reports on meetings and events attended by UHSL members.
The aim of SLAINTE is to provide access to information for and about the library and information community in Scotland. SLAINTE is maintained by the Scottish Library Association and the Scottish Library and Information Council, with financial support from The Scottish Office. Includes directories of names, events, publications and organisations.
The Janet User Group for Libraries looks after the interests of librarians, libraries and their users on JANET. It is a subcommittee of JNUG, the JANET National User Group, and also has strong links with SCONUL.
print circulated for comment prior to the official publication of IFLA's guidelines scheduled for the end of the year 2000. Presented as six chapters, issues addressed include the role and purpose of the public library, the legal and financial framework, meeting user needs, collection development, human resources, and management and marketing.
The regional strategic body and development agency for museum, library and archive organisations in the North East region of England. Provides access to the group's strategic plan, information about collections development, funding, standards, and training.
A special interest group which acts as a forum for social science librarians in the higher education sector to meet together to discuss and exchange information and to keep abreast of developments in information technology.
US library organisation that promotes research, organises conferences, issues publications, and manages collaborative projects in areas such as professional education, development of leadership, economics of information, and transition from traditional to electronic libraries.
Project aiming to encourage cooperation between libraries, museums, and archives under the Fifth Framework Programme. Provides a description of the initiative, partners, publications, services, and activities.
Professional association for people involved in creating, retrieving, organising or disseminating information.
LFF is a non
profit organisation that gives voice to the interests of active and potential users of America's public library system.
Group for those employed or interested in the dissemination of animal health information to encourage resource sharing and foster cooperation. Features details of the group, an index of UK and Irish university veterinary schools and links to related sites.
A worldwide, independent organisation created to provide librarians with a forum for exchanging ideas, promoting international cooperation and research and development in all fields of library activity.
A subgroup of the Multimedia Information and Technology Group, bringing together Scottish members involved in library and information science related multimedia developments.
Group aiming to facilitate communication between Library Association members interested in multimedia developments in the library and information science field. Visits to places of interest like museums and archives are frequently organised, and an email discussion list called lis
lamit has been established. The group's publication 'Multimedia Information and Technology (MmIT)' is also available.
Details about this Library Association special interest group, office
bearers, event information and publications.
UKOLN supports the UK library and information science community through research, network services and awareness raising in the area of networked information management. Includes the central web pages for the UK Electronic Libraries Programme (eLib).
Advises the UK government on all issues relating to the library and information sector, aims to coordinate the various sectors of the library and information environment, represent the interests of the UK library and information community in discussions on the European Union, Council of Europe and other funding programmes and aims to establish, develop, review and amend in accordance with Government policy and, in consultation with all interested parties, a UK nationwide research strategy for the library and information fields. Reports and publications are available either in PDF or HTML including New Library: the People's Network, Virtually New: creating the digital collection and The Role of Libraries in a Learning Society.
Organisation formed to help those working in libraries containing theological, philosophical and related materials by sharing information and experience. Provides an informal network for consultation, advice and support in both individual and continuing professional problems.
Promotes high quality library and information services and through a broad
based program of legislative advocacy, public awareness and professional education, the association provides leadership and support in more than 100,000 school, public, academic and special libraries across the US.
Provides information about the British Library's Co
operation and Partnership Programme which encourages library and information service collaboration in the areas of collection development, preservation and retention, access, bibliographic services, and record creation. Offers an FAQ section, and details of events and publications.
SLIC is an independent body which promotes the development of all types of library and information services in Scotland.
SCONUL exists to promote, maintain and advance the science and practice of librarianship and to improve the overall standards of national and university libraries for the benefit of the public.
Lists current projects supported by the Library and Information Commission, intended to improve information services for those with visual impairments. Provides grant number, name of grantee, duration of grant, amount of award, contact details, and a description of each study.
Collection of library organisations around the world.
Collection of over 150 libraries and information services, including those of universities, university colleges, and institutes and colleges of higher education. Libraries are listed alphabetically, and additional listings of UK library consortia and UK national libraries are provided.
User group for those wanting to get the most from online and CD
ROM products and services.
Charity founded in 1954 by Hermione, Countess of Ranfurly as a response to a book shortage in the Bahamas. Now works in partnership with organisations in developing countries to support their work in literacy, education, training and publishing by providing books and other reading materials.
Includes information on UKSG committees and members, abbreviations, publishers' web pages, Internet journals, copyright information, details of relevant Internet mailing lists and an archive of the tables of contents from 'Serials', the UKSG's journal.
Central point of contact for LIS organisations and academic research groups. Provides background information about the consortium, and links to UK research councils and associated libraries.
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