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American Dream Grants. With a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, the American Library Association (ALA) and its Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services (ODLOS) is launching the fifth round of American Dream grants to public libraries to expand services to adult English language learners.

American Dream Grants

To be eligible for funding, the applicant institution must be a public library serving adult English language learners and must be within 20 miles of a Dollar General Store, distribution center or corporate office. ALA is offering tailored categories of funding: one-time $5,000 seed grants for libraries in rural and other small communities to develop their collections and services for immigrants one-time $10,000 grants for libraries with the experience and capacity to expand existing programs, add services and foster community partnerships. The program year will begin in January 2017. View the list of 2014 American Dream libraries. AMICUS - Library and Archives Canada. EPA National Library Network. Auto-Graphics Inc. Print/Save/Email/Cite Help: LC Online Catalog (Library Catalogs, Library of Congress)

You may Print, Save, Email, or Cite one or more records using services integrated into the LC Online Catalog.

Print/Save/Email/Cite Help: LC Online Catalog (Library Catalogs, Library of Congress)

From a Titles List or a Call Numbers Browse List, you have the option to Select All records on the current page of your search results or to mark individual records by checking the box to the left of the brief record information. Unless you reset the number of records displayed per page, the records you select will be retained when you page forward and backward through your search results. Augusta Memorial Public Library. The Writer’s Quick List 3.0 Note: This list was compiled by a Wisconsin: Elsewhere ML/Librarian who does not own, run, or receive any monetary compensation for recommending the books and websites enlisted.

Augusta Memorial Public Library

Overcomer mandisa. Simple Citations. Why was Simple Citations created?

Simple Citations

Simple Citations was created because none of the software applications for maintaining family history data has ever incorporated (or developed) a standardized, simple-to-use, method to cite genealogical data in a consistent manner. Indeed, citing sources has always been a nightmare. Part of the reason for this is that the first software application to receive widespread use was Personal Ancestral File (PAF) which advocated the use of GEnealogical Data COMmunication (GEDCOM) as means to share genealogical data between computer programs.

Unfortunately, GEDCOM became the de facto standard despite the fact that it was so poorly designed. NoodleTools. RefWorks. APA Style. Citing Electronic Information in History Papers. By Maurice Crouse Department of History, The University of Memphis <mcrouse@memphis.edu> 8 May 2013 Copyright © 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 by Maurice Crouse. You may freely reproduce this document, provided that you reproduce it in its entirety and without any modification. This document is available in a Slovenian translation by Victor Zdrawlica at Index. Citation Builder. CitationCreation. BibMe.

Son of Citation Machine. Citefast. EasyBib. 19th Century Masterfile. Catalog of U.S. Government Publications. CIA Library. Ancestry Wiki: Specific Databases & Indexes. From Ancestry.com Wiki This article originally appeared in "General References and Guides" by Kory L.

Ancestry Wiki: Specific Databases & Indexes

Meyerink, MLS, AG, FUGA in The Source: A Guidebook to American Genealogy The following list of specific databases and indexes is organized alphabetically. Some groups of small, related databases or indexes are grouped together by subject. One important index to biographical information in local histories is the American Biographical Index (ABI). The selection of sources in ABI is quite broad, geographically and by scope. The index is actually a tool to access the same company’s American Biographical Archives, which is a microfiche collection of the indexed biographical sketches. The largest and most comprehensive index to published, book-length family histories is Fremont Rider’s American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI). US National Archives Wiki. NARA: Access to Archival Databases.

Collection of Collections. International Directory of Libraries. 250+ Killer Digital Libraries and Archives. Hundreds of libraries and archives exist online, from university-supported sites to accredited online schools to individual efforts.

250+ Killer Digital Libraries and Archives

Each one has something to offer to researchers, students, and teachers. This list contains over 250 libraries and archives that focus mainly on localized, regional, and U.S. history, but it also includes larger collections, eText and eBook repositories, and a short list of directories to help you continue your research efforts. death The sites listed here are mainly open access, which means that the digital formats are viewable and usable by the general public. So, such sites as the Connecticut Digital Library (iCONN) are not listed, as they operate on the premise that the user has a Connecticut library card in his or her possession. DistantCousin.com. Internet Archive: Universal Library. Untitled document. Getit_manual_v1008_05272011.

Authorized Access Point - Corporate Name - MARC to RDA Mapping. Resource Description and Access (RDA): Information and Resources in Preparation for RDA (Aquisitions and Bibliographic Control, Library of Congress) Joint Steering Committee for Development of RDA: RDA. Background RDA: Resource Description and Access was developed by JSC as part of its strategic plan (2005-2009) to replace the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, 2nd Edition Revised, which were first published in 1978.

Joint Steering Committee for Development of RDA: RDA

RDA provides a set of guidelines and instructions on formulating data to support resource discovery. RDA provides a comprehensive set of guidelines and instructions covering all types of content and media. Details of how to subscribe to the RDA Toolkit can be found on the publisher’s website. For a brief summary of RDA see the RDA Brochure (PDF format). Work on the new standard began in 2004, and in the same year the Committee of Principals for AACR (CoP) appointed Tom Delsey as the Editor. RDA: Resource Description and Access is developed in a collaborative process led by the Joint Steering Committee for Development of RDA. JSC Aggregates Working Group (2015– ) Chair [not yet named] See terms of reference of the JSC Aggregates Working Group. Bibliographic Formats and Standards. Special Libraries Cataloguing, Inc. Welcome - AMICUS - Library and Archives Canada.

Welcome to AMICUS, the Canadian national catalogue available free of charge.

Welcome - AMICUS - Library and Archives Canada

As a national catalogue, AMICUS not only shows the published materials held at Library and Archives Canada (LAC) but also those located in over 700 libraries across Canada. Please note that the National Union Catalogue contains the holdings of libraries that choose to participate. Use AMICUS to find where the item you need is located. Expert advice on cataloguing and RDA. RDA: Resource, Description and Access Print 2013 Revision Designed for the digital world and an expanding universe of metadata users, RDA: Resource Description and Access is the new, unified cataloguing standard.

Expert advice on cataloguing and RDA

This full-text print version of RDA offers a snapshot that serves as an offline access point to help solo and part-time cataloguers evaluate RDA, as well as to support training and classroom use in any size institution. The 2013 RDA Print Revision contains: Catalogingstandards62912. Amazon to Marc Converter. IMBD to MARC Converter. Digital Libraries to School Libraries.

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Connexion - Logon. Login. Frequently Asked Reference Questions. We get a lot of questions from patrons who are curious about different aspects of the U.S. presidency.

Frequently Asked Reference Questions

These patrons may not be aware of the extensive resource about the presidency that resides right here at the IPL: New Tab. LINK 2.0 Koha. SCLS to hold a Technology Day, April 29 9:15 to 3:45 Come and check out the new Madison Public Library Central branch and hear Head Bubblerian, Trent Miller, talk about the new and innovative programming happening at the library. Then take your choice of table talks and find out more about LINKcat/Koha, OverDrive (including some new devices), Square for payments, LibraryBox, Awesome Box and 3D printing, or brainstorm with your colleagues about new technologies and how you can utilize them in the library. Stay for the afternoon and get a sneak peek at Office 365 and a tour of the Library. Registration Registration is open and available here: Walking with Pioneer on the path to Koha. NExpress Regional Library Catalog. Official Website of Koha Library Software.

AspenCat. MARC STANDARDS (Network Development and MARC Standards Office, Library of Congress) Understanding MARC Bibliographic: Machine-Readable Cataloging. Understanding MARC Bibliographic: Machine-Readable Cataloging Written by Betty Furrie in conjunction with the Data Base Development Department of The Follett Software Company. MARC Code List for Languages. MARC Code List for Geographic Areas. MARC Code List for Countries. Pioneer Consortium Catalog. Koha › Log in to Koha. Library of Congress Online Catalogs. Library of Congress Authorities (Search for Name, Subject, Title and Name/Title)