On-Line Collections and Research Guides

Access to resources like these underscore one of the major contributions of the Internet.

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Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre

Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, part of the University of Melbourne in Australia, fosters the preservation, promotion and development of the heritage of Australian science, technology and medicine. Posting archives like this on-line allows wide spread, low cost access that would not otherwise be available.  learn more

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New York Public Library

Some of the famous collections at the New York Public Library have been placed online, including Small-Town America Stereoscopic views from the Robert Dennis Collection.  learn more

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Oakland University Library

The Oakland University Library provides on-line access to a diverse set of articles and databases.  learn more

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Online Computer Library Center

OCLC is a nonprofit library cooperative providing research, programs and services that help libraries share the world's knowledge and the work of organizing it.  learn more

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Online Newspaper Directory for the World

This site indexes 1,000's of newspapers around the world that publish an on-line edition, broken out by location and language. Want to interest students in a particular place or area? Share current events, issues or photos.  learn more

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The Librarians' Index to the Internet

Over the years, thousands of students and volunteer library and information science professionals have been involved in answering reference questions. This site, hosted by Drexel University, organizes that work into some 9000 resources, including lists of libraries themselves. It is a favorite of librarians, bridging traditional catalogs and virtual links.  learn more

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The Library of Virginia

The Library of Virginia provides a glimpse of the vast library resources, accumulated at universities, upon which older students will rely as they progress towards and in college.  learn more

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The UC Berkeley Library

The Library at the University of California, Berkeley contains some of the finest research collections in the United States. Library holdings include over 8 million print volumes, and a significant number of maps, manuscripts, photographs, video and sound recordings, as well as a growing collection of materials in electronic formats.  learn more

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Virtual Learning Research Center

The mission of the Virtual Learning Resources Center is to index thousands of the best academic information websites, selected by teachers and library professionals worldwide, in order to provide to students and teachers current, valid information for school and university academic projects! The Virtual LRC is both a dedicated index of over 10,000 web pages…  learn more