Library Oriented

7 Reasons to Read (pdf)
A list of 7 reasons to read as taken from a Huffington Post article published Oct. 12, 2013.

The Alternative Basic Library Education (ABLE) Program from the Idaho Commission for Libraries provides basic library knowledge and skills for staff with no formal library education.  There are are 4 sections to each the 3 available sequences: collection development, technical services, and public services.

An experimental classification web service by OCLC.  Classify is a FRBR-based prototype designed to support the assignment of classification numbers and subject headings for books, DVDs, CDs, and other types of materials.

CREW: a weeding manual for modern libraries
Put out by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, this manual was last updated in 2012.

Fantastic Fiction
The Fantastic Fiction website, maintained by Fantastic Fiction Limited, a small family run company based in Lancashire, UK, contains bibliographies for over 50,000 authors and information on over 600,000 books. It is a good source for series information.

ISBN Converter
Converts 10-digit ISBNs to 13-digit ISBNs or 13-digit ISBNs to 10-digit ISBNs.

Northwest Central
NWCentral is the continuing education network for library staff in Oregon and beyond.

Sage Library System
Sage is a library consortium of public, school, academic, and special libraries throughout fifteen counties of Eastern and Central Oregon.

A Simple Book Repair Manual
The web version of the Simple Book Repair Manual was created by members of Preservation Services, Dartmouth College Library. Copyright 1996 the Board of Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.

A weeding resource from the Arizona State Library.


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