Last Updated: May 15, 2013
Have you played with Google Labs' Ngram Viewer? It's an addicting tool that lets you search for words and ideas in a database of 5 million books from across centuries. Erez Lieberman Aiden and Jean-Baptiste Michel show us how it works, and a few of the surprising things we can learn from 500 billion words.
Basic Research Methods for Librarians
Call Number: Main 020.72 C762b 2010
Foundations of Library and Information Science
Call Number: Main 020.973 R824f 2010
Publication Date: 2010-04-01
Our Singular Strengths
Call Number: Main 020.221 G68ou
Publication Date: 1997-01-01
Call Number: Main 027 M4511 2006
Publication Date: 2006-04-01
Call Number: Main 025.3 M451f 2008
Publication Date: 2007-09-01
How do we consume data? At TED@SXSWi, technologist JP Rangaswami muses on our relationship to information, and offers a surprising and sharp insight: we treat it like food.
- Atlas of New Librarianship
In The Atlas of New Librarianship, R. David Lankes offers a guide to this new landscape for practitioners. He describes a new librarianship based not on books and artifacts but on knowledge and learning; and he suggests a new mission for librarians: to improve society through facilitating knowledge creation in their communities.
- Digital Public Library of America
The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. It strives to contain the full breadth of human expression, from the written word, to works of art and culture, to records of America’s heritage, to the efforts and data of science.
News and resources on Library 2.0 and the information revolution.
- Information Literacy Weblog
News and reports about information literacy around the world
- Information Wants To Be Free
- Library Stuff
Library weblog dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development
- Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki
This wiki was created to be a one-stop shop for great ideas and information for all types of librarians.
- Library Web Chic
This site is meant to be a resources for librarians (and maybe others) who are interested in the application of web design and technologies in libraries.
A free virtual library resource center for educators and students, librarians and their patrons, families, businesses and just about anyone exploring the Web for valuable research information.
- No Shelf Required
No Shelf Required is a blog about eBooks, loosely defined to discuss eBooks, audio books, and other digital content found in libraries as well as the technology needed to read and listen to this digital content.
- Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science
- Stephen's Lighthouse
TeleRead is an online publication offering daily news and opinion about e-books, e-reading, libraries, copyright, and a wide range of other topics related to the many changes taking place in the print and digital publishing industries today.
- Walt at Random
WebJunction's mission is to promote learning for all library staff by providing an open, affordable online learning community.