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    You are desperate to know what year William Shakespeare wrote Hamlet. Well, if you're me, you can look at the Globe Theatre ruler on your desk and see that it was written in 1600. However, if have not spent quality time (and way too much money) in the Globe's giftshop like I have (and aren't willing to trust the info on a ruler), you will need to refer to some resources to get your answer. This site is for online resources only, and are sites that I have found useful and updated regularly. I will check these links monthly for viability. I have listed several categories below.


    News
    News from the Library of Congress
    BBC
    New York Times
    London Evening Standard
    The Guardian


    Organizations
    American Library Association
    Nat. Archives and Records Administration
    Society of American Archivists
    International Council on Archives
    Institute of Museum and Library Services
    US National Commission on LIS
    Archives and Museum Informatics
    Art Libraries UK/Ireland


    Tools
    OCLC
    OCLC Librarian's Toolbox
    Bibliographic Formats and Standards - available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese
    Northeast Document Conservation Center
    InterPARES project on Permanent Authentic Records in Electronic Systems
    Info on 19th cen. photographic print processes


    General
    Library of Congress
    British Library
    National Library of Canada
    National Library of Ireland
    Bodleian Library, Oxford
    List of Web-accessible libraries
    Online Dictionary of LIS
    Govts. online
    Museum Finder
    Index on censorship
    Language Translation Center
    Babelfish Translation Center
    Numbers 1-10 in 4,000+ languages
    LC Map Collections 1500-1999
    Library Journal
    Bartlebys
    McSweeneys
    Smoking Gun (original public documents online)
    Amazon.com

    Books
    Times Literary Supplement
    Salon.com
    The Guardian - Books
    Bookwire
    The Modern Word

    Art/History
    LC American Memory Digitization Project
    Virtual Art Museum
    Book of Kells, Trinity College, Dublin
    Metropolitan Museum, NY
    Imperial War Museum
    Judaica Collection at Yale

    Image Corporation of London
    Guildhall Library Image Database


    Search engines
    Jake at Yale
    Google
    Bibliopile
    Yahoo



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