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020 2004 Library and Information Statistics Tables The site provides annual collection of statistics of the library and information scene in the UK. It also includes coverage of public, national, academic and special libraries..

020 Become a Librarian This site provides information about types of librarian, scholarship opportunities, and training programs in the library profession in the US.

020 Big Blue A JISC-funded project examining standards currently in place within information skills training programs. The aim is to consider the effectiveness of courses, with a view to improving the information literacy of UK FE and HE students. Provides details of the background and context of the project, progress reports, and key deliverables.

020 Documents in Information Science Keywords searchable database of LIS-related full text articles and conference proceedings. Each resource is accompanied by author details, an abstract, and a link to the original online source.

020 English-Spanish Language Resources for Library and Information Professionals An English-Spanish translation dictionary, thesauri, and an IFLA glossary of around 50,000 terms commonly encountered in Library and Information Science literature.

020 IFLA: Quotations about Libraries and Librarians A selection of quotations arranged by subjects such as books, borrowing, catalogues, collection development, learning, and public libraries. Entries are also listed by author, and material can be downloaded as a PDF file.

020 Internet Library for Librarians A directory of reference works including almanacs, biographies, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopaedias and maps, an extensive collection of librarianship links broken down by department, and a listing of news, jobs and discussion lists.

020 Joint Funding Councils’ Libraries Review Group (Follett Report) Influential analysis of UK university library provision in 1993.

020 FIL: Forum for Interlending Organisation for interlending and document supply personnel set up to enable library and information workers who are involved in ILL and document supply to exchange ideas and views and also to raise the profile of this area of work nationally and internationally.

020 Librarians’ Resource Centre A selective collection of resources compiled to facilitate information research and retrieval. It is organised along three major divisions. Section one is dedicated to public services and has pointers to search engines, topical guides, ready reference and databases. Section two is devoted to professional development, knowledge management and library literature on the web. Section three covers technical services and provides guides for cataloguing, Internet and intranet development tools and acquisitions sourcing.

020 Library and Information Science Service Publicises LIS facilities available at the British Library. Covers reading room, enquiry, and copying services, and also provides current awareness resources including access to journals.

020 Library and Related Resources Provides links to many library related resources and services, including catalogues, projects, organisations, reports and bibliographic information sources.

020 Library Related Conferences List of links to conferences in the library and information science field. Dates and locations are also listed.

020 Notess.com: Greg Notess Web Site Collection of work written and presented by Greg Notess, a prominent figure in the world of library related IT and computing. Includes columns such as ‘On the Net’, as published in Online magazine, articles on Internet searching, details of presentations and workshops, and examples of completed Web based projects.

020 Researching Librarian Collection of databases, journals, statistics, discussion lists, and current awareness resources, all of which are intended to assist librarians undertaking research. Also offers links to funding bodies and guidelines on writing proposals.

020 SALSER: Scottish Academic Libraries Serials SALSER is a Web-based union catalogue of serials holdings in all 13 Scottish universities, the municipal research libraries of Edinburgh and Glasgow, numerous smaller Scottish research libraries and the National Library of Scotland. Through SALSER, users can not only discover which serials are held where, they can also connect to the participating libraries’ Online Public Access Catalogues (OPACs).

020 Spire Project A guide to Internet, library and commercial information resources. Describes how to find Web pages, books, articles, patents, statistics, theses and dissertations, from sources such as discussion groups, commercial databases, journals and government publications.

020 Warrior Librarian Over 100 pages of original library humour.

020 Information Science Conferences Worldwide Provides upcoming conference alerting services in information science, library science and related fields.

020 LISSPS: Library and Information Studies Students and Prospective Students Aims to bring together students on LIS courses, and those intending to start a LIS course in the next academic year. Provides information about LISSPS and links to relevant Internet resources.

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