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  • Baker 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.
  • Bahrain university library.
  • Bangladesh National Databank.
  • Bank of England bulletins database. Telnet.
  • Barnes & Noble Booksellers. World's largest bookseller, but concentrated in the US. See also Amazon, and Borders.
  • Barnes & Noble Booksellers. Branch store locator in the U.S. ZIP code required. For a list of valid zip codes, see US zip codes.
  • Basch Subscriptions. Reference publications subscriptions.
  • Bates Information Services. Mary Ellen Bates' home page. Information broker. See also Burwell Enterprises.
  • Bath 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.
  • BIDS access. Via Telnet. Subscribers only. ATHENS password and username required
  • Beilstein. 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.
  • Beilstein/Cross Fire access information. For the UK higher education community. Manchester Information and Associated Services, MIMAS.
  • Belize Electronic Resource and Development Library. A member of UNAL, the UNESCO Network of Associated Libraries
  • 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.
  • Belgian Association for Documentation. Belgian LIS organisation.
  • Belgian Government Federal Information Service.
  • Belgian Information Dissemination Service. Belindis. Database service of the Belgian Ministry for the Economic Affairs covering technical and economic information.
  • Belgian Federation of Informatics Associations. Non-profit associations acting for the development of information science in Belgium.
  • Belgian Library Directory. See also Francophone libraries, European libraries and World libraries.
  • Belgian Library Directory. Another online directory of Belgian libraries. See also Francophone Libraries.
  • Belgian libraries and documentation centers.
  • Belgian LIBIS library network.
  • BELNET User Forum Workgroup on Libraries. Belgium.
  • Belgian National Centre for Scientific and Technical Documentation.
  • Belgian Yellow Pages.
  • Bernan. US government publications service. See also US GPO, and Congressional Information Service.
  • Best-Seller. Leading North American supplier of Year 2000 compliant library software and services.
  • BibDB/BIbTeX Bibliographic database. Others listed in Info Connect are: Citation, EndNote, Reference Manager, Library Master, Bookends, GetARef, ProCite, Idealist, Papyrus, Refsys Super, bibIX, BiblioCite Pro, BookWhere, Biblioscape, PowerRef, Nota Bene, Bibliographica, Experbib Biblogic, VCH Biblio, Autobiblio and dms4cite.
  • BibIX Bibliographic database.
  • BiblioCite Pro Bibliographic database. Down load free demo. See also Biblioscape.
  • Bibliodata. 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.
  • Bibliographica Bibliographic database.
  • Biblioscape Bibliographic database. See also BibDB/BIbTeX.
  • Bibliographic Retrieval Service, BRS database host. Now owned by Ovid.
  • Bibliographical Centre for Reserach, BCR. US regional multi-state library network.
  • Bibliography on library automation.
  • Bibliomania. Complete with search engine. Includes UK bookpages.
  • Biblio 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.
  • Biblio 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.
  • BigYellow. 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.
  • Biochemical databases. See also molecular biology databases.
  • BioCommerce Data. Biotechnology and biopharmaceutical business information service and database producer, e.g. Abstracts in BioCommerce. Now part of PJB. See also Pharmaventures.
  • Biography database World Biographical Index. A searchable database of over 2 million short entries from K.G. Saur's Biographical Archives.
  • Biography database See also Microsoft Encarta Encyclopaedia, and Compton's Encyclopedia.
  • 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.
  • Biological databases. Search or browse by keyword. Massive lists.
  • Biological databases. See also medical databases.
  • Biological databases. Site 3. Another good list. See also microbiological databases.
  • Biological databases and information resources. Site 4. Martindale's The Reference Desk. See also World natural history libraries. See also molecular biology databases.
  • Biological laboratory methods database. Methods Finder Database. This centralized web source will enable researchers to locate protocols and reagents quickly and efficiently. Free one month trial.
  • Biological, Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical databases.
  • Biological Taxonomy Database. Covering the botanical and zoological scientific (taxonomic) Latin names.
  • Biological Taxonomy Database. TXSearch. Also includes the subcategories for phyla, classes, orders, families, genera and species,
  • Biological Taxonomy Database. Integrated Taxonomy Information System. Larger database.
  • Biological Taxonomy Database. Biological Species Database. Species 2000. Indexing the world's known species.
  • Biological Taxonomy Database. From the NCBI. You can also browse the taxonomic structure. Emphasis is on microbes.
  • 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. Includes full text titles, and science electronic journals.
  • Biomedical periodicals . Includes ISSN, currency info, and URL link.
  • 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.
  • Biomedical periodicals. Another large collection. Harvard University. Includes biomedical conferences, and current awareness services.
  • Biomedical periodicals. Abstracts/tables of contents, of the complete range of Annual Reviews journals. Search engine available.
  • Biomedical Virtual Library From Harvard University. Resources here includes a list of Biomedical conferences, meetings, exhibitions, symposia etc
  • BioOnline. A comprehensive web site for pharmaceutical and biotechnology-related information and services. Has search engine.
  • Biosafety Information Network and Advisory Service, BINAS.
  • Biosciences Information Service, BIOSIS. Biological abstracts database producer, e.g. BIOSIS Previews and Zoological Record.
  • Common Access to Biotechnological Resources and Information.CABRI. Project to provide information resources via the internet to meet the need of European biotechnology.
  • Biotechnology Industry Organisation Library.
  • Biotechnology Information Centre. Strong in agricultural biotechnology. See also US FDA approved Animal Drug Database.
  • Biotechnology 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 areas, 1980-present.
  • Biotechnology information resources 1. Includes a list of biotechnology companies in various categories. BioSpace.
  • Biotechnology information resources 2.
  • Biotechnology Information System India. Distributed database and network organisation.
  • Institute 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.
  • Information 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. Biotechnology Centers.
  • National 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.
  • Birchs Consultancy. UK recruitment agency for information professionals in the financial/business sector. See also job vacancies notice board.
  • Birmingham Libraries Cooperative Mechanisation Project, BLCMP. Library products company, e.g Talis library automation system.
  • Biz-Info-Search. Prentice Hall business publishing. Includes search engine.
  • BizInt Solutions. Pharmaceutical Information product company. Develops applications for use with Data-Star pharmaceutical databases.
  • Blackwell's UK publisher and bookseller.
  • Blackwell's 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.
  • Bloomberg. Multimedia producer of 24 hours global business and financial markets information. See also FT Profile, MAID Profound and Dow Jones News/Retrieval.
  • Bodleian Library, Oxford University. Member of the UK copyright libraries.
  • 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
  • Book Browser. Collection of fiction reading lists.
  • Book 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.
  • Bookends Plus. 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.
  • Book Industry Study Group.
  • Booklist magazine. The digital counterpart of the American Library Association's Booklist magazine.
  • Books Online.
  • Bookpages Internet bookstore offering fast delivery and friendly customer service on all British books in print. Now part of Amazon. See also Book Place.
  • The Book Place. Huge UK online bookshop.
  • Bookport. Online editions of books.
  • Books-A- Million Huge US online bookshop/bookstore.
  • The Bookseller magazine.
  • Booksellers in the UK Book Industry Communication homepage. Includes links to the Booksellers Association of Great Britain, Publishers Association of the UK, and a brief list of booksellers in the UK.
  • Book Search Engine. Find any book published around the globe, and compare prices!
  • BookServe. 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.
  • Books A to Z.
  • Books in Print. UK. Internet Book Shop. See also Bookpages.
  • Book Web. American Booksellers Association.
  • BookWhere. 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.
  • Book Wire. The first place to look for book information.
  • Borders. Millions of books, CDs and videos for sale! See also Amazon.
  • Bowker-Saur. 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.
  • Brainwave. See Easynet.
  • Boston Athenæum Library. Independent membership library specializing in US and British history, literature, and arts.
  • Brandon-Hill 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).
  • Brazilian Association for Documentation and Information Science. Associação Brasileira de Ensino de Biblioteconomia e Documentação.
  • Brazilian Institute for Science and Technology Information, IBICT. Instituto Brasileiro de Informação em Ciência e Tecnologia. See also World science and technology information centres.
  • Brazilian legal information directory.
  • Brazilian library associations. Includes links to public and academic libraries.
  • Brazilian library directory. See also Latin American academic, public libraries and archives, and world libraries.
  • Latin-American 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.
  • São Paulo Municipal Library Biblioteca Mário de Andrade. Largest public library in Latin America.
  • University of São Paulo Libraries. Largest academic library in Brazil.
  • Brazilian Yellow Pages. See also Latin American Yellow Pages.
  • Brazilian Yellow Pages Brazil.Biz.Com
  • Bridge Information Services Information management consultancy.
  • British Airports Authortity Flight Schedules. Fligths to and from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Stanstead, Aberdeen, Glasgow, and Edinburgh airports. From OAG.
  • British Association of Picture Libraries & Agencies.
  • British Association for Information and Library Education Research, BAILER. American equvalent is the Association for Library and Information Science Education.
  • British Computer Society, BCS. Online databases and resources available. The BCS library is at the UK Institution of Electrical Engineers library.
  • British Copyright Council. See also UK Copyright Licensing Agency.
  • British Council Libraries and Information Services. Worldwide libraries.
  • See also Goethe Institute Libraries, Cervantes Institute Libraries and French Cultural Centre Libraries (Alliance Francaise).
  • British Film Institute Library. World’s largest collection of documentation and information on film and television. See also Internet Movie Database.
  • British Geological Society Library. See also Royal Geographical Society Library, and American Geographical Society Library.
  • British Information Services, Australia.
  • British Information Services, Germany.
  • British Information Services, New York. US.
  • British Information Services, South Africa.
  • British and Irish Association of Law Librarians, BIALL. See also American Association of Law Libraries, and worldwide law libraries.
  • British Library Automated Information Service, BLAISE-LINE. British library bibliographic database host. Telnet access available.
  • BLAISE Web. Web version of BLAISE-LINE.
  • 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: BLINK-helpdesk@bl.uk. See also British Library Health Care Information Service.
  • British Library CATRIONA project. a distributed, locally-oriented, Z39.50 OPAC-based approach to cataloguing the Internet.
  • British Library for Development Studies, BLDS. See also Institute of Development Studies Information Services
  • BLDS Bibliographic 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
  • BLDSC Current Serials.
  • British Library, Gabriel access to all European National libraries. GAteway and BRIdge to Europe's national Libraries. See also world national libraries.
  • British Library Index guide.
  • 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's Librarianship and Information Sciences Service. Successor to BLISS (British Library Information Sciences Services). Has the largest collection of literature on librarianship and information science (LIS) in the UK. See also LIS Journals/magazines.
  • British Library UK MARC. Includes very useful information on the new 1996 4th edition UK MARC Manual. See also Z39.50
  • British Library National Sound Archive, NSA.
  • British Library Newspaper Library. London. See also UK Newspapers.
  • British Library Public Catalogue. In January 2001, it replaced the former British Library OPAC 97 (which was launched in May 1997).
  • British Library of Political & Economic Science, BLPES. London School of Economics.
  • British Library Science Reference Information Service, SRIS.
  • 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 Library St Pancras building. New building opened to the public in November 1997.
  • British Medical Association Nuffield Library
  • British Medical Association Library Bulletin.
  • British Medical Association Nuffield library OPAC. Telnet. Login as "bmaopac"
  • British Medical Association Nuffield library web OPAC. Direct access to the BMA catalogue via the web.
  • 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.
  • British Official Publications Current Awareness Service, BOPCAS. Includes links to Houses of Commons and Lords Hansard, current full text Statutory Instruments, and Acts of Parliament. See also UK Acts of Parliament and UK Statutory Instruments.
  • British Pharmacopoeia. See also US Pharmacopeia and Pharmaceutical Information Network.
  • British Railway timetable database. Includes booking forms. More up to date time table.
  • British Railways timetable database. Updated daily. Very good search options
  • British Standards Institution, BSI.
  • British Telecom phone directory Alternative to dialing 192. See also British Mobile Phone directory , UK Telephone Number Change Database, and UK Yellow pages.
  • Brodart Corporate. Library products company.
  • Brunei university library
  • 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!
  • BUBL Dewey 20 guide to its resources
  • BUBL LIS (Library and Information Science), resources.
  • Bureau van Dijk. Europe's leading publisher of financial analysis and banking databases on CD-ROM and on the Internet. E.g AMADEUS, FAME and BANKSCOPE. See also business databases.
  • Burrelle's Information Services. Producers Burrelle's Media Directory. See also World newspapers.
  • 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.
  • Business information resources Yahoo. See also Powerize.
  • Business information conference and exhibition. Online Information for the City. UK.
  • Business Libraries worldwide. Yahoo.
  • Business search engine. Business.com. Includes a company finder for quotes, news, financials, chief executive officer biographies etc.
  • Butterworths. Leading UK legal publisher, (print and electronic databases). See also Sweet & Maxwell.
  • Butterworths online. Australian legal information services.

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