and Taylor Books. Supplies books, spoken-word audio, calendars, and
related information services to more than 100,000 bookstores, schools,
public, university, and special libraries, and government agencies worldwide.
Information & Data Services, BIDS. Subscription based bibliographic information service
providing access to ISI Citation Indexes, EMBASE, IBSS and UnCover among
others for the UK academic community. See also EDINA.
access. Via Telnet. Subscribers only. ATHENS password and username required
Organic chemistry information service. Includes important updates on CrossFire. STN Express offers chemical structure searching of the Beilstein database. See also Synopsys Scientific Systems, Daylight Chemical Information Systems, and chemical databases.
Bell & Howell Information and Learning. Formerly UMI. Document delivery service/database host(ProQuest Direct). One of the foremost providers of information on CD-ROM, online, paper, microfilm, and microfiche.
BiblioCite Pro Bibliographic database. Down load free demo. See also Biblioscape.
Access to Full text Sources Online, FSO which lists over 6,500 journals,
newspapers, newsletters, magazines, and television transcripts that have
full-text content available electronically, especially on the Internet.
Complete with search engine. Includes UK bookpages.
Tech Review. Provides library automation technology news and reviews
to librarians, information scientists and other professionals. Every monthly
"issue" contains library software reviews, system sales and industry
trends. See also Computers in Libraries.
Visual. For children's libraries. See also School librarians on the
web, US School libraries, and Children's Book Council.
Biblogic Bibliographic database. See also BibDB/BIbTeX.
BigBook. Online yellow pages. See also Internet Yellow Pages.
The huge online yellow pages directory. See also WorldPages.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Libraries. Microsoft grants to public libraries, for the purpose of purchasing computers and hardware and software, to bring Internet access, as well as free training and technical assistance, and other support.
Bioinformatics databases. See molecular biology databases.
Biological Collection Information Service in Europe. BioCISE
Project funded by the European Commission, Directorate-General XII, Biotechnology Programme to identify and
publish on the web catalogues of European collection data resources which are available in electronic form. Includes access to the National FENSCORE database.
Biomedical conferences & meetings. See the Scientific World.
Biomedical databases. See Biological databases.
Biomedical periodicals. MedWeb. Emory University Health Sciences Center Library. Arranged into broad biomedical subjects. Access to web versions of biomedical journals and magazines such as Nature, Lancet, JAMA, Science, BMA Journal and Scientific American, as well as specialised titles such as Journal of Bacteriology and the Journal of Biochemistry. Most give abstracts and/or table of contents, and a few full text articles. Full text electronic access (with a very few exceptions) are available only via paid subscription based, (and as well as full text hard copies), are available either via the publisher direct or
through document delivery/electronic journal subsciption services such as Adonis, ChemPort, British Library Document Supply Centre, Linda Hall Library, Faxon, UMI, Swets, CatchWord, Blackwell's Electronic Journals Navigator, Infotrieve, US Library of Congress, US National Library of Medicine, EMDOCS, Doc Deliver, OCLC Electronic Collections Online, Highwire Press, Journals@Ovid, Chemical Abstract Service DDS, Information Quest (Dawson), Royal Society of Medicine Library, British Medical Association Library, The Genuine Article, EBSCO Online, Information Express, and Uncover. See also Electronic Journals.
Biomedical periodicals. Access to free electronic biomdecial journals on the web. Medline database has been free to access for years, and now an increasing number of biomedical jourmals are now offering free electronic access. The SERLINE database (DataStar/Medlars), provides comprehensive descriptions of all biomedical journals indexed in leading biomedical databases such as Medline, Embase, Biosis previews and Science Citation Index. See also Index Medicus.
Biomedical periodicals. WebMedLit. Specialised resource on medical journals on the web. Sponsored by SilverPlatter. View the latest medical journal literature by medical subject. Search engine available.
periodicals. Another large collection. Harvard University. Includes biomedical conferences, and current awareness services.
periodicals. Abstracts/tables of contents, of the complete range of Annual Reviews journals. Search engine available.
Virtual Library From Harvard University. Resources here includes a list of Biomedical conferences, meetings, exhibitions, symposia etc
A comprehensive web site for pharmaceutical and biotechnology-related information
and services. Has search engine.
Information Institute. Includes access to detailed biotechnology databases
such as the Federal Bio-Technology Transfer Directory Database, which covers
all global laboratory inventions, licenses granted and Collaborative Research
and Development Agreements, in the biomedical, biotechnology and pharmaceutical
for Biotechnology Information. Information service providing intelligence
on over 1300 biotechnology firms and corporations involved in biotechnology,
as well as biotechnology databases, financial information on biotechnology
stocks, and free access to the most comprehensive phone book of US biotechnology
companies on the Web.
Biotechnology Research information, BIOREP. Information service covering publicly funded biotechnology research in the European Union. The database is free of charge and produced by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences on behalf of the EC.
Systems for Biotechnology. Provides information on agricultural and
environmental biotechnology research, product development, regulatory issues,
and biosafety. Includes a selection of searchable databases such as U.S.
Centre for Biotechnology Information, NCBI. Among other things is responsible
for building, maintaining, and distributing GenBank, the NIH genetic sequence
database that collects all known DNA sequences from scientists worldwide.
This web site also links to other important bioinformatics databases such as dbGSS, and BLAST. See
also molecular biology databases.
Consultancy. UK recruitment agency for information professionals in
the financial/business sector. See also job vacancies notice board.
Electronic Services. Includes access to the electronic journal subscription service, Electronic Journals Navigator.
Some other such services listed in Info Connect are:
British Library Document Supply Centre,
Faxon, UMI, CIS, Swets, Infotrieve, EMDOCS, Information Quest,
Doc Deliver, OCLC Electronic Collections Online, CAS DDS,
The Genuine Article, Doc Deliver, CatchWord, EBSCO Online, Adonis, Information Express,
EDRS (ERIC) and Uncover. See also Electronic Journals.
BLS. Library furnishing specialists. See also Vernon Library Supplies.
Multimedia producer of 24 hours global business and financial markets information.
See also FT Profile, MAID Profound and Dow Jones News/Retrieval.
Book Aid International Works in partnership with
organisations in developing countries to support their work in literacy, education, training and publishing by providing books and other reading materials
Data. UK. Produces International bibliographic information on CD-ROM
and magnetic tape, for use by libraries, booksellers and publishers from the UK and Europe, USA, Australia, New Zealand,
South Africa and other countries. Includes information on Book Find CD-ROM databases.
Stand alone bibliographic database. Download a free demo. Other major packages listed
in Info Connect are EndNote, Idealist, Reference Manager, ProCite, Citation,
GetARef, Papyrus and Library Master.
Access to video/audio collections as well. Four international databases
(German, Spanish, French and English) with 1,000,000 books from around
the world. Renamed BuyBooks See also Amazon and Barnes and Noble.
Z39.50 client and biobliographic database for Windows. The product comes preconfigured with hundreds
of target databases and free evaluation software is available for downloading.
From Sea Change Corporation.
Wire. The first place to look for book information.
Borders. Millions of books, CDs and videos for sale! See also Amazon.
Library books/periodicals publisher. Produces the Library and Information
Science Abstracts, LISA database, Ulrich's directory, and the trade bibliography,
Books in Print. Part of the Anglo-Dutch Reed Elsevier. Some other specialist
book publishers for LIS professionals, listed in Info Connect are Libraries Unlimited, and the publication departments of national library associations.
Bowker Information Professionals' Exchange. BIPEx. Online access to the Journal of Information Science, user group discussions, current awareness service, and online free trials of LIS databases. See also Library and Information Science Discussions Forum (Library Link), LIS news, mailbase, Library Juice, Free Pint, and Nutshell.
List. One of the most popular acquisition guides for biomedical librarians in the US, approved by the US Medical Library Association and named for the list's compilers Alfred N. Brandon and Dorothy R. Hill. The UK equivalent is the Hague/Jackson Core Collection, of the Medical Information Working Party. Another good guide for biomedical journal acquisitions is the Abridged Index Medicus, (National Library of Medicine).
Health Sciences Information Centre. BIREME. Includes a large medical
library, document delivery service and access to the Index Medicus Latino-Americano
database. Also trains medical librarians. Part of the Pan American Health
Organisation, (Organizacao Pan-Americana da Saude), based in São Paulo, Brazil.
BLAISE-LINK database host. Official host providing full access to all
US National Library of Medicine MEDLARS databases, in the UK and Ireland,
via the British Library. Also involved in processing UK/Irish contributions
to the MEDLINE database. E-mail: BLINKemail@example.com. See also British
Library Health Care Information Service.
database. New web searchable version of the library catalogue and journal
articles database of the British Library for Development Studies at the
Institute of Development Studies, IDS,UK.
British Library Document
Supply Centre, BLDSC. Some other major document delivery services listed
in Info Connect are Adonis, Faxon, Doc Deliver, UMI, CIS, Swets, CAS DDS, Haworth, OCLC FirstSearch, Infotrieve, EMDOCS, The Genuine
Article, CISTI, EBSCOdoc, Information Express and Uncover
Inside Web. British Library's web database, current awareness service and document delivery.
Upcoming TOC search, e-mail delivery of results
(acii, html,pdf), new single search interface, multi language help files and real time budget and cost control.
British Library Research and
Innovation Centre. Promotes, supports, manages and disseminates high
quality research, development and innovation in LIS and related library
IT fields. See UK Library and Information Commission.
British Newspaper Index. See Primary Source Media. See also UK newspapers.
British Mobile Phone Number Directory. Covering all cellular phone numbers on the Vodapfone, One2One, BT Cellnet and
Orange mobile phone networks. Free registration. Also allows you to send e-mails. See also British Telecome phone directory.
British Official Publications Collaborative Reader Information Service, BOPCRIS. See UK Research Support Libraries Programme.
Bulletin Board for Librarians, BUBL.
Top resource for librarians and information scientists. Regular BUBL updates
posted mailbase, and on the newsgroup: news:soc.culture.libraries. Founded in 1989. Nobody
does it better!
Burwell Enterprises. Offers
seminars and publications for information brokers and information professionals. See also
Bates Information Service, and Information brokers directory.
Business databases listed in the Info Connect directory (some are free and provide detailed company information and other data):
European business database, Industry week Database, Fortune Global 500, Hoover, Kompass business directory, Dun & BradStreet business directory, ICC (UK companies only), MAID Profound, Zephus, Mintel, CorpTech, Bureau van Dijk (European companies only), GBI, Genios, Perfect Information, Datastream Primark, Dow Jones Business Directory, Disclosure, Factiva, Bloomberg. If you only need contact information see the national yellow pages e.g. UK Yellow Pages or German Yellow Pages, and international yellow pages listed in the directory. For Japanese company information data see Teikoku database at the "J" links.
such as WorldPages, Europages, and World Yellow Pages. For the latest daily business and financial news, see World news.