August 20, 2014

Muslim Americans: A Guide to Online Resources

Title Muslim Americans: A Guide to Online Resources Author Allison A. Cowgill Head of Reference, California State University-Fresno Source College and Research Libraries News (May 2011; Vol. 73 No. 5) From the Introduction There are numerous authoritative Internet resources that focus on Muslim American philosophies, attitudes, and lives. Space restrictions made decisions about what to […]

New Science Reference Guide from LC: “Bioterrorism & Bio-Weapons: Curator’s Choice”

This recently published Science Reference Guide from the Science Reference Section at the Library of Congress. It was compiled by Tomoko Y. Steen, Ph.D The guide provides citations and links to resources in three categories: Books Technical Reports Internet Resources See Also: Links to All Science Reference Guides

New Reference Publication Now Available: The Data Journalism Handbook

The web version (free) of The Data Journalism Handbook was released today. An ebook and a print version will be available soon from O’Reilly Media. Web Version: Direct to Full Text From an Introductory Blog Post: The handbook is a free, open source reference book for anyone interested in the emerging field of data journalism. […]

New Research Guide: The National Recovery Administration (NRA): An Inventory of Publications in the Collections of the Library of Congress

Direct to The National Recovery Administration (NRA): An Inventory of Publications in the Collections of the Library of Congress This guide represents an inventory of several of the major series issued by the United States National Recovery Administration between 1933 and 1935, which are available in the general collections of the Library of Congress. The […]

New Searchable Directory Lists "Alternative" Book Publishers and Periodicals

A new, useful, and important resource from Rory Litwin and Library Juice Press. From the Alternatives In Print Directory: Alternatives in Print is an online directory of alternative periodicals and book publishers, “alternative” in this case referring to literature that is outside the mainstream, politically-oriented, and in some sense rooted in the Left. It is […]

Mobile: GPO Adds New Features to Congressional Guide App

From the U.S. Government Printing Office: The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) has enhanced the features of the Mobile Member Guide, a mobile Web application (app) that GPO released in November 2011, which provides the public with quick, easy access to information on Members of the 112th Congress. The app’s new features include: Official biographical […]

Updated: Library of Congress: Selected Internet Resources — Cherry Blossoms

Updated and released today by Science Reference Services at the Library of Congress. Resources are Organized Into Three Categories: Cherry Blossoms in Washington D.C. More Cherry Blossoms Resources from Brooklyn, Philadelphia, Tokyo, Macon, and Califiornia Flowering Cherry Information Direct to Selected Internet Resources — Cherry Blossoms  (via Library of Congress)

Creative Writing and the Web: Resources for the Literary Arts

Title Creative Writing and the Web: Resources for the Literary Arts Author Hugh Burkhart Reference Librarian, Copley Library University of San Diego Source C&RL News From the Guide: Writing can be at once exhilarating and exasperating, and getting your poetry, prose, or script noticed can be the most frustrating part of the process. As a […]

New: "Key Issues for e-Resource Collection Development: A Guide for Libraries" (Full Text, Free)

Written and edited by members of IFLA’s Acquisition and Collection Development Section. There is no charge to access/download the complete guide. Title Key Issues for e-Resource Collection Development: A Guide for Libraries 30 pages; PDF. Authors Sharon Johnson, with Ole Gunnar Evensen, Julia Gelfand, Glenda Lammers, Lynn Sipe and Nadia Zilpe Edited by members of […]

Research Guide: Newspaper Photograph Morgues

The guide was compiled by Librarians in the Prints and Photographs Division at The Library of Congress. From the Research Guide: The following list cites public institutions with custody of at least one newspaper photograph morgue in the United States and Canada. Researchers should contact directly the institutions listed for current information on policies and […]