Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Great Sites I've Found Recently

The Changing 'Place' of the Library discusses how libraries can meet the needs of distance education students and faculty.

Best Tech Videos on the Net is a super directory of tech videos.

The 24 Languages Project offers electronic access to over 200 health education brochures in 24 different languages. This is a project of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, in partnership with the Utah Department of Health, the Immunization Action Coalition, AAPCHO, and many others to improve access to health materials in multiple languages.

Access My Library gives free access to millions of articles from top publications available at your library.

AMSER (the Applied Math and Science Education Repository) is a portal of educational resources and services built specifically for use by those in Community and Technical Colleges but free for anyone to use. AMSER is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) as part of the National Science Digital Library, and is being created by a team of project partners led by Internet Scout.

Refdesk is a one-stop site for all things Internet including news, weather, sports, reference, encyclopedia (50 areas), facts on file, FAQs, tutorials, search engines and more.

E-JASL: The Electronic Journal of Academic and Special Librarianship - v.7 no.3 (Winter 2006) is now available.

The January/February 2007 issue of D-Lib Magazine is now available.

And finally, a couple of archives related sites.

Conservation on Line or CoOL is a project of the Preservation Department of Stanford University Libraries and "is a full text library of conservation information, covering a wide spectrum of topics of interest to those involved with the conservation of library, archives and museum materials". Definitely cool!

Ready, 'Net, Go!" Archival Internet Resources, offered by Tulane University, is an archival meta index with referrals to major indexes, lists, and databases of archival resources.