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Please do not submit sites here. Please submit the library to the correct regional category.
Please do not submit sites here. Please submit the library to the correct regional category.
This category is to provide links to other parts of the directory that have college and university library sites. Do not submit here. Instead, submit to the correct category at Reference: Education: Colleges and Universities.
This category is to provide links to other parts of the directory that have college and university library sites. Do not submit here. Instead, submit to the correct category at Reference: Education: Colleges and Universities.
Please only submit links to web sites that provide entrance into the collections and user services of a digital, non-physical library.

Links to collections of electronic texts should be submitted to: Arts/Literature/Electronic_Text_Archives

Links to sites detailing the digitization of library resources should be submitted to: Reference/Libraries/Library_and_Information_Science/Digital_Library_Development

This should include sites that cover digital library development in terms of management, techniques, methodologies and components.

Links to sites with information about electronic books, including e-book guides, news reports on e-book business and technology, and pages about electronic book readers should be submitted to: Computers/E-Books.

A digital library provides users with access to collections of electronic documents, and may contain a number of different file types including text, image, sound and multimedia or any combination thereof. While it may be associated with a physical library, a digital library can stand on its own without a physical counterpart. A digital library may also be referred to as: a virtual library; an electronic library; a hybrid library; or an electronic document collection. Please note that there is separate category for "printed literary texts available on the Internet" called Electronic Text Archives: Arts/Literature/Electronic_Text_Archives.
Submit alphabetical or classified links to library sites. Directories listed in this folder should contain comprehensive indexes and not be limited to a specific geographic area.
Alphabetical or classified links to library sites. Directories listed in this folder should contain comprehensive indexes and not be limited to a specific geographic area.
Please submit sites that deal specifically with Friends of the Library and their activities. Sites that contain library information (hours, location, etc.) should be submitted to Reference: Libraries and to the appropriate regional category.
A Friends of the Library group is a not-for-profit organization formed to provide support for a library. Support provided by a Friends group may include fundraising, volunteering, programming, public relations, and advocacy.
Submit the web sites of libraries that are affiliated with governmental agencies, providing collections and services to the staffs of those agencies, to other governmental organizations, or to the individuals that government serves.
This category is for the web sites of libraries that are affiliated with governmental agencies, providing collections and services to the staffs of those agencies, to other governmental organizations, or to the individuals that government serves.
Category for sites relating to government documents and government documents collections.
Independent libraries are membership institutions outside the public and academic library systems, often charging a subscription. This does not include the information services of private companies.
Independent libraries are membership institutions outside the public and academic library systems, often charging a subscription. This does not include the information services of private companies.
Please submit sites listing library associations around the world. Please put individual association pages into to the appropriate subcategory.
Included are: professional resources for librarians, i.e., resources which assist librarians in carrying out their duties; resources for librarians' personal professional development; and resources related to the academic discipline of library and information studies.
Only the web sites of the official national library of a nation are included in this category. Please do not suggest a site if its content has been either copied from other web sites or if the web site has unfinished sections (labeled "under construction"). Thank you.
Reference/Libraries/National lists the web sites of national libraries worldwide, whose content is also presented in English.
A national library is a library established by the government of a country, and whose role is to serve as the preeminent repository of information for that country.
Please submit the web site entrance for an online catalog only. The web site of the library that owns the catalog should be submitted to a subcategory of Reference/Libraries that best best represents the type of library it is or that library''s subject specialty.
Online catalogs provide various means of searching for items that are held in the collections of an organization or institution. This category is for web sites that provide entrance into online catalogs.
Submit the sites of libraries devoted to archiving and providing access to the papers, records, and other historical materials of U.S. Presidents which are established following each president''s final term of office. This category lists the web sites of these US Presidential libraries.
Libraries devoted to archiving and providing access to the papers, records, and other historical materials of U.S. Presidents are established following each president's final term of office. This category lists the web sites of these US Presidential libraries.
This category is for sites that deal with public libraries and public library librarianship.

Sites for individual libraries are not listed here - see the appropriate regional subcategories.

This category is for sites that deal with public libraries and public library librarianship. It is not for the sites of individual libraries which should be submitted to the correct Regional category. A public library is a library which offers collections and services to anyone who resides within the geographic locality the library has been designated to serve.
Only libraries which are organized to provide facilities and support to researchers and which maintain significant collections of primary or rare materials should be submitted here.

Research Libraries

Libraries which acquire and maintain collections of primary and derivative materials of interest to academic and independent researchers and which are organized to provide resources and facilities in support of their work. Included in the these collections may be any assortment of books, manuscripts, maps, screen plays, musical scores, microfiche records, audio and video tapes, and digital recordings covering all areas of scholarly inquiry.
Please submit your web site to the region or locality in which the physical school library resides.
School libraries, also called school media centers or learning resource centers, provide collections, services, and information literacy education for schools with students from the age of about 5 to about 18. This category is for the web sites of school libraries.
Submit sites about special collections libraries which collect, preserve, archive, and provide guarded access to rare, valuable, and unique materials. These materials can range widely and can include first or unusual editions of monographs; manuscripts; incunabulae (books printed in the 15th century); photographs; maps; realia (objects rather than printed or photographic material); materials focusing on a particular subject or historical era; or archival documents for an institution, organization, or individual.
Special Collections libraries collect, preserve, archive, and provide guarded access to rare, valuable, and unique materials. These materials can range widely and can include first or unusual editions of monographs; manuscripts; incunabulae (books printed in the 15th century); photographs; maps; realia (objects rather than printed or photographic material); materials focusing on a particular subject or historical era; or archival documents for an institution, organization, or individual. This category is for the web sites of Special Collections libraries.
Sites about libraries which specialize in a specific subject.
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