Beta Phi Mu – The international Library and Information Studies honor society founded by a group of librarians and library educators to recognize and encourage scholastic achievement among library and information studies students.
Documents in Information Science – Database of articles and conference proceedings published in electronic format in the area of library and information Science. Contains articles and papers some of which are full-text.
Librarians’ Resource Center – A selective collection of resources compiled to facilitate information search and retrieval. Organized in three categories: public service (pointers to search engines, topical guides, ready reference and databases on the net), professional development (knowledge management, library literature, employment resources, and library associations), and technical resources (cataloguing, internet/intranet development tools, and acquisitions sourcing). Provided by the Toronto chapter of the Special Libraries Association.
The Libraries FAQ – A collection of basic information regarding libraries and librarianship, and an introductory guide to library resources on the Internet.
Library and Information Studies Resources – Created by Rutgers Libraries, this site offers a useful overview of library and information studies resources on the Internet. Although some information is directly related to the School of Communication, Information and Library Studies at Rutgers, there is substantial content of interest to all. There are extensive lists of electronic journals and newsletters, and electronic texts relating to the profession, as well as Internet subject guides, links to library schools in the U.S. and Canada, to a variety of listservs, and to libraries, consortia and professional organizations. There are also significant resources in three specific subject areas: digital library projects, copyright, and young adult and children’s literature.
Library Link – United Kingdom discussion and information forum for librarianship and information management.
Library Support Staff Resource Center – Links for education, employment, classifications and wages statistics, organizations and events, e-mail lists, and other resources for library paraprofessionals.
NDIIPP – National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program – In December 2000, Congress appropriated $100 million for a national digital-strategy effort, to be led by the Library of Congress. The LOC seems develop a national strategy to collect, archive and preserve the burgeoning amounts of digital content, especially materials that are created only in digital formats, for current and future generations.
Top Technology Trends for Libraries – A dozen leading members of the Library and Information Technology Association discuss the technological issues that have a good chance of affecting libraries in the next few years.
UKOLN Public Library Networking Focus – Contributes to strategic, policy-making, awareness raising and development activities in the area of public library networking and lifelong learning. Previous projects, resources for public librarians, current initiatives, publications and presentations, hosted resources, links to related materials, and contact information.
WebJunction – An online community where library staff meet to share ideas, solve problems, take online courses, and have fun.