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American Library Association
Links to information regarding legislation affecting libraries, intellectual freedom issues, ALA publications, public education programs, job-listings for librarians, and thoughts on how to store information ("cultural heritage") permanently.
BIBSYS is a shared library system for all Norwegian University Libraries, the National Library and a number of research libraries. The BIBSYS database includes 2 million bibliographic records (mostly monographs). The database is free for all to search, and no password is needed.
"This site hosts links relating to digital libraries and related technologies like information retrieval and metadata."
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (or IFLA), is a worldwide, independent organization created to provide librarians around the world with a forum for exchanging ideas, promoting international cooperation, research and development in all fields of library activity. IFLA's objectives are: to represent librarianship in matters of international interest; to promote the continuing education of library personnel; and to develop, maintain and promote guidelines for library services.
Internet Public Library
IPL's goals include finding, organizing, and creating quality information resources, creating a fun and easy to use resource with an awareness of the different needs of young people, learning more on what does and does not work on the web and "uphold the values important to librarians, in particular those expressed in the Library Bill of Rights." As well as providing a much needed library on the web, it also fights for the values important to success of libraries on and off the web. They have created and maintain pages on both the Telecommunications Reform Bill and Banned Books Week.
Libraries and Collections
International listing of various library collections (both real and virtual). Includes, for example, links to the Bibliotheque nationale de France, the Internet Public Library, the Project Gutenberg home page, a home page for Early Modern Literary Studies, a women's studies library, and other on-line library collections.
Provides links to academic, public and school libraries that can be accessed on the Web or via telnet.
"Libweb currently lists over 6100 pages from libraries in over 100 countries."
Literary Resources on the Net
Maintained by Jack Lynch of Rutgers, "[t]his set of pages is a collection of links to sites on the Internet dealing especially with English and American literature, excluding most single electronic texts, and is limited to collections of information useful to academics — I've excluded most poetry journals, for instance."
The home page of the Oklahoma Department of Libraries, the state library of Oklahoma, serving the information and records management needs of state government, assisting with public library development, coordinating library and information technology projects for the state, and serving members of the general public through our specialized collections.
Special Collections, University of Calgary Library
The web page consists of general information on Special Collections. It also has information regarding their archival holdings.
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