United states libraries and U Guide - Resources and Review

Academic library housing speeches, performances, lectures, interviews, and broadcasts recorded over the last 100 years. Includes American presidential resources, and recordings of readings from prominent Michigan writers. RealAudio is required and can be downloaded free of charge.
The LC aims to make its resources available and useful to the US Congress and the American people and to sustain and preserve a universal collection of knowledge and creativity for future generations. As well as information about the Library, its publications and services, there is access to the catalogue and to legislative, copyright and government information.
US focused online magazine aimed at recently qualified librarians. The bimonthly publication offers articles, interviews with figures involved in librarianship, regular columns, advice, letters from readers, and a listing of job sources. An archive of past issues is available.
Cooperative project aiming to deliver a searchable database of library materials which either belong to SUS (State University System of Florida) institutions, or relate to the State of Florida through geography or themes. An annotated listing of collections is given, together with guidelines as to what constitutes a 'PALMM Collection'.
A tool which can be used to uncover data about public libraries throughout the US. On entering address details, information about organisational characteristics, paid full time staff, operating income and expenditures, size of library collection, and library services is returned.
Links to Web pages created or maintained by school librarians in the USA.
An organisation of public and private institutions committed to working cooperatively to expand and enrich the information resources and services necessary for the scholarly and wider community around the Portland area.
Descriptions and images of over 100 Californian libraries constructed between 1902 and 1921 as a result of funding by Andrew Carnegie. Entries are arranged by city, region, architectural style, and name of architect, and information is given on original grant amounts and how the buildings are used today.
A gateway to over 600 online newsletters from academic libraries in the United States. Topics covered include new acquisitions and special collections, services and resources for staff and students, and scholarly library science. Access is provided to the full list of newsletters or searches can be conducted based on title or institution.
Library and information science arena providing news stories relating to librarianship in the US. Articles are keyword searchable, and browsable by topic such as cataloguing, circulation, information retrieval, knowledge management, and technology.
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.
Regional library cooperative established in 1987 to support the information and research needs of seven universities in the Washington DC metropolitan area. A voluntary alliance which grew out of a long history of inter
library cooperation among the academic libraries in this area.
A consortium of academic libraries in Virginia (US) aiming to create a network of shared electronic resources within Virginia for students and faculty to facilitate cooperation among its members.
The New York Metropolitan Reference and Research Library Agency (METRO) is a not
for-profit library cooperative which promotes resource sharing among member libraries.
Extensive alphabetical index of academic libraries.
Details of a range of US digital libraries research projects and applications designed to accelerate development, management, and accessibility of digital content and collections, to create new capabilities and opportunities for digital libraries to serve existing and new user communities, and to encourage the study of interactions between people and digital libraries in various social and organisational contexts.
Professional association of academic librarians aiming to enhance information services within the higher education community and improve learning, teaching, and research.
Information on the library coalition serving US higher education institutions by facilitating discussion on issues such as new electronic information resources and pricing practices of electronic providers. Offers full text documents, press releases and consortia listings.
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