The word library is a noun. Library means (1) a depository built to contain books and other materials for reading and study, (2) a room where books are kept, (3) a building that houses a collection of books and other materials, (4) (computing) a collection of standard programs and subroutines that are stored and available for immediate use, (5) a collection of literary documents or records kept for reference or borrowing.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word library.
- Library Technician Careers
page comprises information about library technician careers in the United States of America plus a photograph of a library technician using a computer.
- Library Guide
Browse this library
guide and directory to learn about public libraries and institutional libraries in the United States of America. The photo on this page depicts books on a library table and on library bookshelves.
- Library of Congress Online Catalog
of Congress Online Catalog contains records for over 110 million items in a variety of formats and languages. The catalog information for many of these items has appeared in a number of traditional card catalogs located in the Library. Much of the information in these catalogs is also searchable over the Internet.
- Education Resources Information Center
This online digital library
of education research and information is sponsored by the Institute of Education Services of the United States Department of Education. ERIC users include academics, researchers, and educators as well as policymakers and the general public.
- California Digital Library
The CDL, established in 1997, is the 11th University Library in the California system. Its purpose is to build a digital library
that incorporates all the resources of the California State University System. The website describes the Library and ongoing research and projects. It also provides links to other online educational sources in California.
- OCLC: Online Computer Library Center
OCLC, located Dublin, Ohio, was founded as a cooperative library
consortium. It is a non-profit, membership, computer library service and research organization. There are more than 57,000 member libraries in 112 countries. Their services include locating, acquiring, cataloging, lending and preserving library
materials. Users can access WorldCat to locate items from anywhere in the world.
- Library Planning
When building a new library
or renovating a current library, thoughtful planning is essential to ensuring that the information resource needs of its user community are met.
- WWW Virtual Library
The Virtual Library
is the oldest catalogue on the web, created in 1991 by Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of HTML. The virl.org links pages that exist on hundreds of different servers around the world. The Library is arranged by subject.
- Library Furniture
In addition to traditional bookshelves, tables and chairs, libraries of today must incorporate furniture that allows for computers and other electronic media.
- Internet Public Library
IPL was founded in 1995 at the University of Michigan School of Information and Library
Studies. It is now run by a consortium that is managed by Drexel University. Users can actually ask a question on the site, and it will be answered by email complete with sources consulted. Users can also search by subject for reference guides, sources, and information. Numerous other features located on this site.
- Library of Congress - LOC
The United States' Library
of Congress is the oldest federal cultural institution in the nation and serves as Congress' research arm. Its collections include millions of books and photos as well as recordings, maps and manuscripts.
- National Library of Medicine
The NLM is the world's largest medical library. It collects materials on all areas of biomedicine and health care. The collection has 9 million items including books, journals, manuscripts, and more. It also contains a large collection of rare and old medical works. The website contains the catalog, a history of medicine, information on grants and funding, current health news, events, and more.
- Jewish Virtual Library
Produced by the American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise. This online source provides information about topics related to Jewish history and more current topics. Also contains bibliographies and lists of relevant websites.
- Virtual Middle School Library
Created by a former middle school librarian, this site contains resources for students, teachers, calendars and timelines, recommended reading lists, and lists of online newspapers and magazines.
- Web Developer's Virtual Library
This website contains all kinds of information for web site developers. There are news articles, downloadable access free developer tools, discussion forums, software reviews, tutorials, graphics, software, WDVL resources, an e-commerce site, a developer channel and much more.
- University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries
The website provides access to the resources of the University library. Users can search the catalog (MadCat), search for articles, find ejournals, subject guides, and much more. Non-University members must log-on to the online databases and journals.
- Webmonkey: The Web Developer's Resource
Webmonkey is part of Lycos, Inc. On Webmonkey, users can find information for all levels of web building--beginners, builders, and masters. There is a large how-to library
A database of citations to agricultural literature, compiled and created by the National Agricultural Library
(NAL) and its cooperators.
CiteSeer is a Scientific Literature Digital Library, hosted by Penn State University School of Information Sciences and Technology. The citations are mostly to articles in computer science and technology. CiteSeer is unique in that it allows searching by algorithm, data, metadata, services, techniques, and software as well as author, title, and subject.
- Library Products Directory
Visit this library products directory for information about library equipment and supplies vendors throughout the USA. The illustration hereon depicts a female student reading a book in a college library, with bookshelves in the background.
- William & Gayle Cook Music Library
Site produced and maintained by the William and Gayle Cook Music Library
of the Indiana University School of Music. Information on individual musicians including popular, composers, groups, performance, research, journals, and the commercial world of music.
- ACM: Association for Computing Machinery
The ACM is the primary organization in the field of Computing Machinery and promotes computing as a science and a profession. The site has a digital library
with online articles from some of the journals published by ACM. There are also book lists, Special interest groups, a career service center and more.
Professional association of architects in the UK and elsewhere. Site features architectural news, exhibitions, architect directories, and an extensive architecture resources library.
- BCI Library Furniture
planning, design, and furnishings organization specializes in modern library architectural solutions and products.
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- Library News
Recent news stories about the topic library, aggregated from diverse, English-language news sources.
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- Library Tweets
Recent English-language tweets that include the hashtag library.
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