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http://www.imls.gov/

An independent US federal agency supporting museums and libraries of all types.

http://www.catholic.org/

A long biography of the patron of librarians, the most learned of the Fathers of the Western Church.

http://www.noblenet.org/

Provides access to the online catalog, online resources, library services, guides, policies, and other functional information

http://www.quincycollegelibrary.org/

A collection of research materials available to the college community

http://www.seattlecentral.edu/

Includes information on seminars, databases, and library services.

http://www.wdl.org/

Significant primary materials from cultures around the world, including manuscripts, maps, rare books, musical scores, recordings, films, prints, photographs and architectural drawings to promote international and inter-cultural understanding and awareness, provide resources to educators, expand non-English and non-Western content on the Internet, and to contribute to scholarly research. [multilingual]

http://www.kyvl.org/

Online catalogs and databases, online tutorial and help with internet-based research, a virtual reference desk, and access to Kentuckiana digitized collections, serving Kentuckians and supporting the Kentucky Commonwealth Virtual University.

http://www.cdlib.org/

Provides access to scholarly materials, databases of journal article abstracts and citations, electronic journals, publishing tools, and reference databases for the University of California. The CDL also builds collections and provides public access to cultural heritage materials though a variety of innovative programs.

http://www.questia.com/

Paid subscription service that provides access to a large online collection of books and journal articles in the humanities and social sciences, plus magazine and newspaper articles.

http://www.worthingtonmemory.org/

Brings together records including digitized photographs and documents, indexed newspaper articles, burial records from cemeteries, historic artifacts, audio and video. Worthington, Ohio.

http://www.lifeinwesternpa.org/

Historic photographic collection provided by the library and archives of the Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania. The site also covers the local history of photography and information on the care and handling of photographs.

http://nsdl.org/

A source for science, technology, engineering and mathematics education. Funded by the National Science Foundation.

http://www.ceeol.com/

A paid subscription service providing access to articles, scholarly journals, electronic books and re-digitized documents from cultural and scientific publications related to central and eastern Europe.

http://www.ethnomath.org/

Collection of links and papers covering the interaction of mathematics and culture, with emphasis on the indigenous mathematics of the Pacific region.

http://www.vivalib.org/

Information on this library consortium of shared digital collections.

http://www.americanjourneys.org/

A digital library of more than 18,000 pages of eyewitness accounts of North American exploration. A collaboration between the Wisconsin Historical Society and National History Day.

http://www.ndltd.org/

Promotes the adoption, creation, use, dissemination and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations.

http://commoncrawl.org/

Builds and maintains an open crawl of the web.

http://isbndb.com/

Multilingual database of international standard book numbers. Offers the possibility to investigate by category.

http://www.chanrobles.com/

Chan Robles and Associates provides links to major law libraries around the world.

http://www.pacscl.org/

Includes links to member libraries, online exhibits, and catalogs.

http://www.libraries411.com/

Searchable directory and maps for over 20,000 US and Canadian public libraries.

http://www.fostpl.org/

Works to preserve and strengthen library services and create awareness and appreciation of the importance of the public libraries. Includes programs, membership information and news. US Virgin Islands.

http://www.accessola.com/

Includes information about the association, conference programs, awards, idea exchange, and their newsletter, both the current issue and archives. Question and Answer list covers legal, financial, and organizational matters.

http://www.friendsofrpl.ca/

Offers ways to assist the library, displays active petitions, and promotes fundraising events.

http://www.friendscardifflibrary.org/

Mission, board members, history of the organization, membership form, events, and Book Nook information.

http://www.fopl.org/

Fund-raising and advocacy for the Oakland Public Library. Friends activities and membership information, and news from the Bookmark Bookstore.

http://www.ftol.org/

Membership, book sale, and volunteer information. Excerpts from the current newsletter, calendar of events, endowment fund, event reservations on-line.

http://www.fscpl.org/

Calendar of Friends and Library activities, weekly highlights, Friends newsletter. Volunteer, sponsor, and membership information, with on-line volunteer application. Friends store, with pictures of gift items.

http://www.fopal.org/

Supports the five branches through advocacy and fund raising. Includes news, membership information, volunteer opportunities and a newsletter.