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  • UK Acts of Parliament. Includes full text of Bills currently before the UK Parliament. With effect from the first printed Acts of 1988, all new Acts have been published in full text form on the Internet. See also UK Houses of Parliament Database and Lawtel.
  • UK Art, Design, Achitecture, and Media information Gateway. ADAM. A searchable catalogue of over 1200 Internet resources that have been carefully selected and catalogued by professional librarians for the benefit of the UK Higher Education community. See also Art database.
  • UK Arts and Humanities Data Service AHDS.
  • UK arts and humanities resources. See also Arts and humanities resources.
  • UK Art History Libraries. See also UK National Art Library.
  • Foyles Bookshop.
  • Waterstone's Bookshops. Formerly Dillons.
  • UK BookWorld. Old, rare, second hand and out-of-print book database. Offered for sale by British booksellers. See also Alibris and 21 North Main ("T" links).

  • British Airports Authortity Flight Schedules. Information on flights to and from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Stanstead, Aberdeen, Glasgow, and Edinburgh airports. From OAG. See also SAbre and world airlines.
  • British Airports Authortity Flight Arrivals. London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Stansted, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Southampton airports.
  • 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 Information Sciences Services, BLISS. 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.
  • 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. Now run by the 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 Vodafone, 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. Updated daily. Very good search options
  • British Railway timetable database. Includes booking forms. More up to date timetable.
  • British Standards Institution, BSI.
  • British Telecom Phone Directory. See also UK mobile phone number directory, UK Telephone number code locator, and UK Yellow Pages.
  • British Telecom Phone Directory. 192.com. This includes data from the UK electoral register, so more comprehensive.

  • UK business directory. Scoot. Free UK business directory. Search results include maps. See also UK Yellow Pages, and ICC.
  • UK business directory. DataGold. See also business databases.
  • UK business Directory. Thomson.
  • UK Central Office of Information. COI. See also UK Government Information.
  • UK Central Laboratory of the Research Councils, CCLRC Library. Responsible for one of Europe's largest multidisplinary scientific research organisations. Has service points at Daresbury Laboratory (Chadwick Library) and Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Library.
  • Centre for Research in Library and Information. CERLIM. Undertakes research with a practical focus to support operational work in all kinds of library and information services.
  • UK Chemical Database Service, CDS. UK's National database service on chemical information. Daresbury Laboratory. See also Royal Society of Chemistry library.
  • UK Chartered Institute of Bankers, CIB. Library.
  • UK Companies House database. CRO. Limited companies registration information. Agency of the UK Department of Trade and Industry. See also ICC and business information resources.
  • UK Copyright Libraries Agency, CLA.
  • UK Copyright Licensing Agency, CLA. UK reproduction rights organisation. See also British Copyright Council.
  • UK Court Alerting Service Information on daily courtroom list, running list and warned list for UK Crown Court circuits, including the Old Bailey (Central Criminal Court). See also UK Inns of Court law libraries.
  • UK Data Archive A national resource centre with largest collection of computer data in the social sciences and humanities in the UK.
  • Datagold business directory. Free UK business directory. See also UK Yellow Pages.
  • UK Department for Culture, Media and Sport. Formerly Department of National Heritage. Responsible for the British Library and UK public libraries.
  • UK Department of Trade and Industry Library for Exporters. Export Market Information Centre, EMIC. See also business information resources.
  • UK Embassies and High Commissions. UK overseas diplomatic missions, including consulates. Addresses, telepnone & fax numbers, e-mails and websites. From the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office.
  • Embassies and High Commissions. Diplomatic missions in London and elsewhere. Electronic version of The London Diplomatic List. See also UK tourist offices and world embassies.
  • English National Board Health Care Database. UK nursing literature abstracts database.
  • UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office information services. Website includes a full text database of foreign policy speeches made by current and past FCO ministers.
  • UK general databases. A list of free web databases covering legislation, arts, entertainment, travel etc.
  • UK Government Information Directory. Open.Gov.uk. Includes links to all UK government and local government departments, ministries, research centres and agencies, as well as government information centres and libraries. Search engine included. CCTA Government Information Service. See also World Government Information Directories.
  • UK Government Information. Direct from the UK Prime Minister's office at no 10 Downing Street, London.
  • UK Government Information. UKonline.gov.uk. Provides the latest news about the UK Government. Not be confused with the Internet Service Provider, UK Online.
  • UK Government IT news and resources. Updated weekly.
  • UK Health Care Libraries Unit.
  • Her Majesty's Stationery Office. HMSO. UK Government publishing office.
  • UK hotel database. See also world hotel database.
  • UK Hotels. Website offers 1000's of UK hotels, many at discounted rates that you can book online.*New*
  • UK House of Commons Information Office. Westminster.
  • UK House of Commons Research Library. Access to the text of Research Papers which are compiled for the benefit of British Members of Parliament by the staff of the UK House of Commons Library.
  • UK Houses of Parliament Database. Access to Bills, House of Commons and House of Lords Hansard, Select Committee Reports and other important parliamentary documents. See also UK Acts of Parliament.
  • UK Inns of Court law libraries. Inner Temple, Middle Temple, Lincoln's Inn, and Gray's Inn. Leading non-academic library OPAC for barristers and solicitors in the UK. See also UK Court Alerting Service, UK Legal directories & databases, and World Legal Libraries.
  • UK Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. ICAEW. Library and information service. See also accounting databases.
  • UK Institute of Information Scientists, IIS. Equivalent to the American Society for Information Science. See also European Information Science Professional Organizations.
  • UK Institute of Public Finance. Statistical Information Service, Datanet. Provides impartial data and information on UK local government operations. The IPF is the commercial arm of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy. See also London Research Centre.
  • UK Institute of Physics library OPAC. Several online databases also available.
  • UK Institution of Civil Engineers, ICE library. Largest civil engineering and construction library in the UK.
  • UK Institution of Electrical Engineers, IEE library.
  • UK IEE INSPEC database.
  • UK Legal databases. UK Law Search. Collection of six major UK legal databases. See also law journals, European legal databases and world legal databases.
  • UK Legal Information Centre. Numerous legal information resources available here. See also Lawtel, Lexis-Nexis, Context, Sweet& Maxwell and Butterworths.
  • UK Legal directories & databases. Includes Bar directory, Waterlows, Proflist(The Lawyer's Diary), Kimes International Law Directory, The Legal 500 etc.
  • UK Legal directories & databases 2. Legal Information on the Internet. Long list of legal resources, databases and journals for the UK and abroad. See also UK Social Science Information Gateway.
  • UK Institution of Mechanical Engineers, IME library.
  • UK libraries. Public libraries. Also includes UK library projects and other important resources. Compiled by Sheila and Robert Harden. See also UK public librarians directory.
  • UK libraries. Public library actuals statistics. Data compiled by the UK Institute of Public Finance, Statistical Information Service Datanet.
  • UK libraries. Public Libraries. EARL. See also World libraries.
  • UK libraries. Academic and research libraries. See also world university libraries.
  • UK libraries . Academic and research libraries.
  • UK libraries . Academic and research libraries.
  • UK libraries . Academic and research libraries. Including Irish academic and research libraries.
  • UK Libraries Plus . Co-operative venture between higher education libraries. It enables part-time, distance, and placement students to borrow material from other libraries.
  • UK Library and Information Commission. New Library: The People's Network. A report of the LIC on behalf of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, (formerly Department of National Heritage).
  • UK Library and Information Commission. Non-departmental public body which advices the British Government on a wide range of policy issues relating to libraries and information services.
  • UK Library Association, LA. Includes access to Record magazine.
  • UK Library and Information Science Schools. See World LIS Schools.
  • UK Library History Database. Contains information on over 27,000 libraries and histopry up to 1850, in the British Isles, and is based on over 1,200 published works.
  • Manchester Information and Associated Services, MIMAS. Formerly MIDAS. A JISC-supported national data centre providing the UK higher education, further education and research community with networked access to key data and information resources to support teaching, learning and research across a wide range of disciplines.
  • UK MARC. Includes very useful information on the 1996 4th edition UK MARC Manual. See also US MARC.
  • UK Map database. Coloured maps includes A to Z London street map and UK postcodes.
  • UK Map database 2. A to Z London street map and UK postcodes and telephone codes.
  • UK Medical Library Association See also European Association for Health Information and Libraries, EAHIL.
  • UK Medical Schools Library Group. Representative group for the librarians of undergraduate and postgraduate medical schools in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. See also Health Libraries Group, of the UK Library Association and European Association for Health Information and Libraries, EAHIL.
  • UK Medical Libraries Directory. Very brief list. See also European Association for Health Information and Libraries EAHIL.
  • UK Mobile Phone Directory. Covering all cellular phone numbers on the Vodafone, One2One, BT Cellnet, Virgin Phone, and Orange mobile phone networks. Free registration. Also allows you to send e-mails.
  • UK Museums. MuseumNet. Directory of UK museums.
  • UK National Art Library, NAL. South Kensington, London. See also UK art libraries.
  • UK National Digital Archive of Datasets. Contains archived digital data from UK government departments and agencies.
  • UK National Health Promotion Database.
  • UK National Health Service, NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination database, CRD. Telnet. Username is "crduser", password is "crduser"
  • UK NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination database, CRD. Web access.
  • UK NHS National Research Register. NRR. This UK Department of Health database is a register of ongoing and recently completed research projects funded by, or of interest to, the United Kingdom's National Health Service. The current release contains information on over 42,000 research projects, as well as entries from the UK Medical Research Council's Clinical Trials Register, and details on reviews in progress collected by the NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination.
  • UK NHS Viewdata Information Services. Demos: 7-1-E 1200bps Modem: 0131 536 3333. Login as "DEMO." Try using a viewdata/videotex emulation software rather than a modem communication software.
  • UK National Information Services & Systems, NISS gateway. Includes a comprehensive list of general reference resources.
  • UK National Marine Biological Library, NMBL. It contains one of the world's major collections of literature on aquatic sciences and fisheries, and acts as a marine biological sciences resource for the UK.
  • UK National Monuments Record. Swindon, Wiltshire.
  • UK Natural History Museum reference library. London.
  • UK National Institute for Biological Standards and Control, NIBSC Library.
  • UK National Institute of Medical Research Library. Mill Hill, London. Largest medical research library in the UK.
  • UK National Preservation Office. Provides an independent focus for ensuring the preservation and continued accessibility of library and archive material held in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Incluudes annotated links to other preservaiton sites relevant to libraries and archives.
  • UK National Register of Archives database. Telnet. Consists of more than 41,000 unpublished lists of major manuscript collections, approximately 150,000 lists of miscellaneous and minor collections, and about 5,000 published finding aids and repositories' annual reports. Login as "public"
  • UK Newspapers. Over 200 UK newspapers on the web. Full text of all major UK newspapers are available on CD-ROM from Gale Group and Newsbank, and available online from DIALOG / DataStar, and Lexis-Nexis databases. See also world newspapers.
  • UK Newspapers. Daily Newspapers Search Services. A newspaper portal in the UK featuring a large variety of news and press articles. *New*
  • UK Office of Data Protection.
  • UK Office for National Statistics. Databank Service. DataBank provides access to more than 40,000 time series, primarily macro-economic data, which are drawn from a variety of sources including other government departments and the Bank of England.
  • UK Office for National Statistics. StatBase? StatBase?is an on-line database, which holds a large selection of Government statistics. It also provides detailed descriptions of all the UK Government Statistical Service's data sources, derived analyses, all its statistical products and services, and all the relevant contact points.
  • UK Office for Library and Information Networking, UKOLN. National focus of expertise in digital information management.
  • UK Overseas Development Institute, ODI library.
  • UK Online Information 2005. Exhibition and conference for librarians and iformation professionals. See also Infobase 2005 (Germany); Online World 2005 (U.S.); Internet Librarian International Conference (U.K.); InfoToday 2005 (U.S.); IDT 2005 (France) and National Online Meeting 2005 (US & Canada).
  • UK PA news agency. Press Association / Ananova. London.
  • See also UK newspapers and UK Teletext web service.
  • UK Patent Office. See European Patent Office and World Patent Offices Directory.
  • UK postcodes database. See also UK Map databse.
  • UK Public Health Laboratory Service Library.
  • UK public librarians directory. A database of contact information for UK public library staff. It is particularly targeted at those staff who have an email address.
  • UK public libraries with Internet access. Where you can access the Internet in Public Libraries. See also Internet Cybercafes in the UK.
  • UK public library periodicals. Magnet. Find magazines, journals and newspapers in public libraries throughout the UK. Need to know which public libraries stock the magazine What Video? Then look here!
  • UK Public Records Office.PRO. The national archives of Britain. All declassfied top secret documents are opened for public inspection at the PRO after 30 years. For the national archives of other countries see "N" links. See also UK National Register of Archives.
  • Public Records Office of Northern Ireland.
  • UK Research Support Libraries Programme. Includes access to the BOPCRIS (British Official Publications Collaborative Reader Information Service) web database, which provides data on all major British official publications (1835-1983). See also British Official Publications Current Awareness Service, BOPCAS.
  • UK Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts. Includes link to the British National Register of Archives database, and Manorial Documents Register
  • Royal Astronomical Society Library.
  • Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. UK. Database and catalogue access. Foremost information resource for botany, horiculture and plant research.
  • Royal College of Physicians Library . Edinburgh, Scotland. Has many rare and old medical publications dating before the 17th century.
  • Royal Free Hospital medical school library. University College, London University.
  • Royal Geographical Society Library. UK.
  • Royal Greenwich Observatory Library. UK. Service closed October 1998. See also worldwide astronomical libraries.
  • Royal Postgraduate Medical School library, RPMS. London. Merged with the Imperial College of Medicine library in 1997.
  • Royal Institute of British Architects Library. UK.
  • Royal Society Library. Independent scientific academy of the UK, dedicated to promoting excellence in science.
  • Royal Society of Chemistry, RSC. Library. UK. See also UK Chemical Database Service.
  • Royal Society of Medicine Library and Information Services. London, UK. See also British Medical Association library.
  • UK Science Museum library. London. See also the French Cit?des Sciences et de l'Industrie Library, and the German Deutsches Museum Library.
  • UK Science Museum Picture Library.
  • UK Serials Group, UKSG.
  • UK Social Science Information Gateway. SOSIG. Economics, education, geography, law sociology, politcs, and philosophy internet resources. See also social science resources.
  • UK Statutory Instruments. With effect from the first printed Statutory Instrument of 1987, all new Statutory Instruments have been published in full text form on the Internet. Website includes Scottish Statutory Instuments and Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland. See also UK Acts of Parliamnet and UK legal information centre.
  • UK schools. Database of all the independent or fee-paying schools in the British Isles (England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland), and the Republic of Ireland. From ISBI. See also World schools.
  • UK Telephone Numbers Directory. Directory of all 0800 free phone numbers in the UK. Equivalent to the US Toll Free 800/888 telephone numbers database.
  • UK Telephone Number Code Locator. Exchange Code database. Covers both London and UK national telephone codes.
  • UK Telephone Number Code Locator. 2
  • UK Telephone Number Change Database. From the year 2000 certain UK telephone numbers changed. Use this database to find the new number.
  • UK Teletext information service.
  • UK tourist offices. National tourist offices around the world, in the UK. See also UK embassies.
  • UK Visual Arts Data Service VADS.
  • UK Web library
  • UK Yellow Pages. From British Telecom. See also British Telecom phone directory, UK business Directory. For US equivalents see American Business Information, Big Book, Big Yellow, Info Space, Internet Yellow Pages, Search America, Biz-Info-Search, Switch Board, and US Yellow Pages. For European and global coverage see Europages, and WorldPages and World Yellow Pages.
  • UK Yellow Pages. Ask Alix business directory.
  • Ukrainian libraries.
  • Ukrainian Parliament Library. Kiev, Ukraine.
  • UMI. See University Microfilms International.
  • UnCover. Telnet. Free access to over 18,000 magazines, journals and other textual documents. User restrictions may apply for subscription services. From CARL. See also University Microfilms International UMI.
  • UnCoverWeb. Web access to UnCover services.
  • Unique recruitment services. UK.
  • United Arab Emirates University Libraries.
  • United Arab Emirates Yellow Pages.
  • United Medical and Dental Schools, UMDS medical library. Guy's and St Thomas hospitals, London, UK.
  • United Nations. Complete list of UN organisations, agencies and programmes.
  • UN Archives and Records Section.
  • UN Bookshop.
  • UN databases. Official collections. See also Bank World Development Indicators Database.
  • UN demographic and economics databases. InfoNation. View and compare the most up to date statistical data for the member states of the UN. See also World Fact Book 2004.
  • UN Crime and Justice Information Network. Vienna, Austria.
  • UN Documentation Centre.
  • UN Documentation Centre texts. Complete list of United Nations resolutions and the texts. UN resolutions can be difficult to locate in all but the few libraries that are depositories of U.N. Documents. Four U.N. organizations issue resolutions. They are the General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council, and Trusteeship Council.
  • UNESCO's Central Library. Paris, France. Includes access to UNESCO bibliographic databases.
  • UNESCO bulletin for libraries.
  • UNESCO Communication, Information and Informatics. UNESCO Libraries Portal, UNESCO Archives Portal, Photobank,etc.
  • UNESCO Digitisation Project. Memory of the World Programme for digitisation of old and rare books, documents and manuscripts and the preservation of the valuable archive holdings and library collections all over the world and ensuring their wide dissemination.
  • UNESCO Digitisation Project. Old website on the Memory of the World Programme.
  • UNESCO Electronic Library. E-publications.
  • UNESCO full text documents. E-publications.
  • UNESCO Heritage List. The new 2004 list of 690 properties which the World Heritage Committee has inscribed on the World Heritage List.
  • UNESCO Information and Documentation Services.
  • UNESCO Libraries Portal.
  • UNESCO Network of Associated Libraries, UNAL.
  • UNESCO Network of Associated Libraries. Presentation slides.
  • UNESCO Public Library Manifesto.
  • UN FAO World Agricultural Information Centre. WAICENT. UN's Food and Agricultural Organisation strategic programme on information management and dissemination. Rome, Italy.
  • UN FAO databases. Huge FAO multilingual statistical databases covering all UN member states.
  • UN FAO statistical databases index.
  • UN FAO digital photo archive database.
  • UN global depository libraries. List of Depository Libraries receiving United Nations Material.
  • UN global Information Centres.
  • UN High Commissioner for Refugees Centre for Documentation and Research. UNHCR. Geneva, Switzerland. Includes access to REFWORLD full-text databases.
  • UNIDO databases.
  • UNICEF resource database.
  • UN Library. Dag Hammarskjold Library. New York city, US.
  • UN Library. Geneva, Switzerland.
  • United Nations Treaty Collection database. UN Treaty Series and UN Depositary Agreements. Collection of international treaties.
  • University Medical School Librarians Group, UMSLG. UK.
  • University Microfilms International, UMI. Document delivery service/database host(ProQuest Direct). One of the foremost providers of information on CD-ROM, online, paper, microfilm, and microfiche. Now part of Bell & Howell Information and Learning. See also Swets.
  • Urica. Library automation products company.
  • Urban Libraries Council, ULC. US.
  • Uruguayan National Library of Medicine.
  • US Academic Library Newsletters, ALiNUS. The ALiNUS database is an Internet gateway to more than 400 online academic library newsletters published by US institutions of higher education. See also US library directories.
  • US Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, HazDat database. Hazardous Substance Release/Health Effects Database. To do a toxicology search use "Site Contaminant Query", then chose "3" = substance records" as the search results include detailed toxicology FAQs.
  • US Agriculture Network Information Centre. Includes access to AgDB (Agriculture-Related Information Systems, Databases, and Datasets, and other resources such as AGRICOLA Subject Category Codes. See also US National Agriculture Library.

  • American Association of Law Libraries. See also British and Irish Association of Law Librarians, and worldwide law libraries.
  • American Association of Law Libraries. Telnet. Login as 'aallnet'
  • American Association of School Librarians, AASL. See also InfoEN.
  • American Business Information. Info USA. Includes access to business information resources such as American Yellow pages. See also US Yellow Pages and WorldPages.
  • American Chemical Society, ACS, ChemCenter database system. Includes access to online ACS journals and Chemical patents database. See also Chemical Abstracts Service.
  • American Economics Association database. One of the world's foremost source of information on economics.
  • American Forces Information Service. See also US DefenseLink.
  • American Geographical Society Library. Golda Meir Library. Largest of its kind in the world.
  • American Institute of Physics Journals and Electronic Service.
  • American Indian Library Association, AILA.
  • American Libraries magazine.
  • American Library Association, ALA.
  • American Library in Paris. France.
  • American University of Beirut Libraries. Lebanon.
  • American University Library in Cairo. Egypt.
  • American Medical Informatics Association, AMIA.
  • American Medical Association Doctor/Physician database. Search by name or medical speciality.
  • American Mathematical Society. Mathematical databases producer. Includes access to MathSciNet.
  • American Museum of Natural History Library.
  • American Museum of Natural History Web OPAC
  • American Museum of Natural History library NIMIDI OPAC Telnet. Login as "library" and simply hit "enter" or "return" at the password prompt.
  • American National Standards Institute, ANSI. Includes updates on Z39.50/NISO and access to Standards Information Databases. See also BSI and ISO.
  • American Numismatic Association Library. Dedicated to the collection and study of coins, paper money, tokens and medals.
  • American Petroleum Institute, API databases. Crude oil production database producer e.g APILIT. See also Petroleum Abstracts.
  • API EnCompass information service.
  • American Philatelic Research Library.
  • American Philosophical Society. Major national center for research in the history of science, medicine, and technology.
  • American Society for Indexers, ASI. See also Society of Indexers UK.
  • American Society of International Law Library.
  • American Society for Information Science, ASIS. The UK equivalent is the Institute of Information Scientists.
  • ASIS, European chapter. See European Information Science Professional Organizations.
  • American Society Health System Pharmacists ASHP. Access to the latest published information on drug development, and online databases. Produces International Pharmaceutical Abstracts, Drug Information Full Text, and MedAxon.
  • American Theological Library Association, ATLA.
  • American Type Culture Collection ATCC databases. Includes bacteriology, bacteriohages, virology, plant tissue cultures, fungi, yeasts, protozoa, algae, as well as clones, microbial culture media, hosts, vectors and oligonucleotides. Each search result includes the ATCC number. See also World Data Center for Micro-organisms, Microbial Strain Data Network, microbiology databases, Yeast genome databases and viruses databases.

  • US Animal Welfare Information Center.
  • US archives. Franklin County Publications Archive Index. A new website of vintage newspaper articles. The archive currently contains nearly 7,000 articles, dated between 1870 and 1872, from the Greenfield Courier & Gazette, (today's The Recorder). The articles are indexed by topic, and are searchable by keyword. Currently the db has over 22,6000 articles. Coming soon: better search and photos.See also US National Archives and Records Administration, and U.S. newspapers. *New*
  • US Army Combined Arms Research Library.
  • US Army Europe Library Information Network.
  • US Book Exchange. A nonprofit organization which supplies back issues of scholarly periodicals, trade journals, popular magazines and other serials to libraries worldwide. Over 17,000 titles and 5 million back issues available.
  • US Centre for Biological Informatics.
  • US Defense Technical Information Centre
  • US Centres for Disease Control CDC. Information unit, IRMO.
  • US Centre for Defense Information. CDI is an independent, non-profit, research organization monitoring military affairs throughout the world.
  • US Centres for Disease Control WONDER databases. General-purpose public health information and communications system developed by CDC. It provides query access to about 40 text-based and numeric databases. Also provides free-text search facilities and document retrieval for several important text datasets, including the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) from 1982 to the present, and CDC Prevention Guidelines.
  • US Centre for Networked Information Discovery and Retrieval, CNIDR.
  • US Centre for Research Libraries, CRL.
  • CRL OPAC Over 400,000 records. Telnet, login as "guest"
  • US Central Intelligence Agency, CIA. Nothing classified here though! See also US National Security Agency.
  • CIA Electronic Document Release Center. The CIA has established this electronic reading room to provide the public with an overview of access to CIA declassified information, including electronic access to previously released classified documents, using the Freedom of Information Act.
  • US Chief Information Officers Council. CIO.
  • US Clocks. Local time now in the 4 US times zones: Eastern Standard Time, Central Standard Time, Mountain Standard Time, and Pacific Standard Time zones plus GMT (UTC). See also world clocks.
  • US Code Database. The Code is a consolidation and codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States.
  • US Code of Federal Regulations.
  • US Consumer Information Centre, CIC.
  • US Copyright Clearance Centre. See also Copyright Law in the Electronic Environment.
  • US Copyright Office.
  • US Defense Department Libraries. See also Pentagon Library, US military libraries and World military libraries.
  • US Defense Technical Information Centre, DTIC.
  • US DefenseLink. Official US military information service. See also American Forces Information Service.
  • US Demographic database. See also US National Census Bureau databases, World demographic, and socio-economic databases, and United Nations demographic and economics database, InfoNation.
  • US Department of Agriculture Nutrient Database for Standard Reference.
  • US Department of Commerce Library.
  • US Department of Education Databases and Publication.
  • US Department of Energy Library.
  • US Department of Energy, Technology Information Network.
  • US Department of Energy, Reports Bibliographic database.
  • US Department of Housing and Urban Development library.
  • US Department of the Interior, Natural Resources Library.
  • US Department of Justice Documents and publications services
  • US Department of Labor Library.
  • US Department of State Library.
  • US Department of Transport Library.
  • US Department of the Treasury. Publications
  • US EDGAR database. From the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Free access. Boolean and proximity operators available. Equivalent to the UK Companies House database (CRO database).
  • US EDGAR database access. Real time access to SEC filings, corporate Information, company profiles and filings. Searchable by company name, ticker, or SIC Code. Immediate e-mail notification of SEC filings. From Partes Corporation.
  • US Educational Resources Information Centre, ERIC. US National Library of Education's federally funded, nationwide information network designed to provide ready access to education literature. The ERIC database is the world's largest index to journal articles and documents in education, containing over 800,000 citations.
  • US Embassies. US overseas diplomatic missions. Addresses, telepnone & fax numbers, e-mails and websites. Includes US Missions to international organizations such as NATO and the UN. From the US State Department. See also world embassies.
  • US Energy Information Administration. Data energy production from coal nuclear fusion, petroleum/crude oil and natural gas, as well as alternative fuel.
  • US Environmental Protection Agency EPA National Library Network.
  • US EPA Publications database.
  • US EPA main databases and software. e.g. Environmental Data Registry and Envirofacts,
  • US EPA multiple database system. Databases include: FINDS (facility index system), EMCI (master chemical intergrator), AIRS/AFS (air releases), SWDID (safe drinking water data), CERCLIS (super fund data), PCS (water discharge permits), RCRIS (toxic waste data), and TRI (toxic release inventory).
  • US EPA Clean Air Act database. Free searching.
  • US EPA Online library system, OLS. Telnet.
  • US Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI Library.
  • US FBI Freedom Of Information Act. Electronic Reading Room.
  • US Federal Register.
  • US Federal Reserve National Information Center.
  • Friends of Libraries. US.
  • US Food and Drug Administration public database and information.
  • US FDA FOI Services. Document delivery services. Using the Freedom of Information Act, the FDA FOI collects over 150,000 documents that record the inner workings of the approval and regulation of medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biologics, veterinary products, foods and cosmetics.
  • US Federal Information Exchange, FIE. Includes access to FEDIX, the largest and most updated database of research and education funding opportunities and the Grants Keyword Thesaurus, used by the federal government in grant dissemination. FIE is merged with Research Administration Management Systems RAMS.
  • US FedWorld Information Service. Access to numerous information resources and databases such as Davis-Bacon Act wages database, FLITE Supreme Court database,FAA database, US Standard Industrial Classification ( North American Industry Classification System NAICS), Defence Department Solicitations database, US Federal Government Job Announcements database, Worldtec Technology Alerts, AGRICOLA database, FEDRIP, Federal and Industry Standards, Satellite Images database, Service Contract Act database, BIA Law Enforcement Services, and EPA Clean Air Act database
  • US FedWorld Information Service. Full index of databases and descriptions. Some databases are free to access, others are subscription only databases.
  • US Food and Nutrictional Information Centre, FNIC.
  • US FOIA Group. Freedom of Information Act Services. A leader in information support and document retrieval from US federal and state agencies.
  • US FNIC Gopher.
  • US Foreign Broadcast Information Centre
  • US Geological Survey Library.
  • US Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, BRD libraries. See also US National Biological Information Infrastructure.
  • US Geographic Names Information System.
  • US general databases. A list of free web databases covering legislation, arts, entertainment, travel etc.
  • US Global Land Information System. Geological, geographical, topographical, climatic, hydrological, weather maps and data etc. Includes CORONA satellite data and photographs, as well as digital line maps. Highly advanced search interface. See also NASA Earth Science Data Search and Order System (EOSDIS) database.
  • US Government Brookhaven National Laboratory Research Library.
  • US Government E-mail directories.
  • US Government Information. FirstGov. Official US Government website providing rapid access to extensive US Government information and services to the public. It was launched in August 2000, and consolidates the 20-thousand various US Goverment websites into a single website.
  • US Government Information. Access to several databases available including: Code of Federal Regulations, Core Documents of U.S. Democracy,Current Bibliographies in Medicine (National Institutes of Health),Department of Defense Publications, Federal Register, Green Book, Presidential Speeches e.g State of the Union Speeches, and Biographies, US and World Government Documents and U.S. Supreme Court Decisions and database.
  • US Government Information Locator Service. Select a range of US government departments and agencies and search their huge GILS database records. GILS is a decentralized collection of agency-based information locators using network technology and international standards to direct users to relevant and publicly accessible information resources within the US Federal government. See also US GPO database access.
  • US Government Information Sharing Project. Demographics and economics databases.
  • US Government Information Sources. Access to the Executive Branches, Executive Departments, and Independent Agencies of the US Government. See also World Government Information Directories.
  • US government search engine. Specialist search engine for finding US Government data on the net.
  • US Government Printing Office, GPO. See also Congressional Information Service.
  • US GPO Access databases. Web access. Official site. Over 60 databases including: FY 2002/2003/2004 etc, Budget, Economic Report of the President, Congressional Bills, Congressional Directory, Government Manual, GAO Reports; Comptroller General Decisions, Privacy Act, GILS Records for over 25 Federal Agencies, Public Laws, Code of Federal Regulations; Federal Register and Unified Regulatory Agenda.
  • US GPO Access databases. Telnet access. login as "guest"
  • US GPO Access databases Web access via Purdue University Indiana.
  • US GPO Access databases gateway. Web access via University of California gateway. Samples of databases include Congressional Bills database, Congressional Record Index, Federal Register and Government Information Locator Service (GILS) databases.
  • US Government Statistical Databases. See also US National Census Bureau databases.
  • US Gulf Coast Environmental Library. Specialized library offering books, journals, microfiche and databases covering a wide variety of environmental issues affecting Texas, the Gulf Coast region, and the United States.
  • US Hazardous Chemical Database. Search by keywords search results include the registry numbers: CAS, DOT, RTECS and EPA. See also US Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, HazDat database, US NLM ChemID Toxic chemicals database, and US Environmental Protection Agency, EPA multiple database system.
  • US hospitals database.
  • US Hotel Database. See also World Hotel Database.
  • US House of Representatives Law Library.
  • US Information Agency, USIA.
  • US Information Service, USIS. USIA's overseas information centres. The service is now managed by US embassies. The British and German equivalents are the British Council, and Goethe Institute libraries respectively.
  • US Institute of Museum and Library Services. Independent US government federal agency supporting public and academic libraries.
  • US ISSN Centre.
  • US Justice Information Center. One of the most extensive sources of information on criminal and juvenile justice in the world, providing services to an international community of policymakers and professionals. See also US National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database.
  • US law school libraries. See also world law libraries.
  • US law library OPACs. Telnet.
  • US Law Library of Congress. See also Global Legal Information Network and World Legal Information Association.
  • US Laws Online. Includes US Circuit Court data, US Supreme Court cases, State and Federal Court cases, and miscellanous legal databases.
  • US Legal Information Centre. Includes access to federal and state legislation, as well as database of US Supreme Court decisions since 1939, US legal dictionaries, and other legal archives. See also Find Law and Westlaw.
  • US Legal Information Institute. Access to several US legal databases. See also US Code.
  • US libraries. Public libraries. Over 700 links.
  • US libraries. Hennen's American Public Library Ratings (HAPLR) system. Annual rankings of US public libraries, as a measure of standards in US public libraries.
  • US libraries. Hennen's American Public Library Ratings (HAPLR) system. PDF version.
  • US libraries. Public libraries.
  • US libraries. Academic libraries.
  • US libraries. Public libraries.
  • US libraries Depository libraries.
  • US libraries. Consortium and networked libraries.
  • US libraries. Arranged by state. From Yahoo.
  • US libraries. Arranged by state. More US libraries at US Medical libraries and US State libraries. See also world libraries.
  • US Librarians Information Online Network, LION. Information resource for school librarians in the US.
  • US Library of Congress home page.
  • US Library of Congress alphabetical index. Browse and search
  • US Library of Congress Cataloguing Newsline journal. Gopher.
  • US Library of Congress catalogues.
  • US Library of Congress catalogues. Telnet. Faster access to the catalogues than via the web.
  • US Library of Congress experimental catalogue.
  • US Library of Congress call numbers
  • US Library of Congress classification codes. A very good independent effort.
  • US Library of Congress Federal Library & Information Centre Committee. Includes access to the Federal Library & Information Network.
  • US Library of Congress gateway to other global catalogues. Via Z39.50
  • US Library of Congress Information System, LOCIS. Telnet.
  • US Library of Congress Information Bulletin, LCIB. Access to past issues available.
  • US Library of Congress publications index.
  • US library and information science schools. See world LIS schools.
  • US library and information science schools for 1999. The Top 10 list. According to a survey in a major US magazine.
  • US Library Paraprofessional Associations.
  • US MARC.
  • US Map database. Street map, atlas and road maps. Map Blast. See also world map database.
  • US Map Database. Microsoft Expedia Maps.
  • US Map database. National Atlas of the US. Highly advanced official atlas of the US.
  • US medical libraries. See also world medical libraries
  • US medical libraries. Some major ones. From Yahoo.
  • US medical libraries 3 Telnet.
  • US medical school libraries.
  • US Medical Library Association, MLA.
  • US Military Academy library OPAC. Telnet. West Point.
  • US Military Libraries. See also US Defense Department Libraries.
  • US Military Persicope Database. One-stop shop for open-source defense and military information of the major world armed forces and descriptions of weapons systems. Databases includes pentagon blue tops, daily defense news capsules and special reports. See also Military Search Engine.
  • US Music Library Association.
  • US National Academy Press. Publishes for National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council. Includes access to the book store.
  • US National Academy of Science. Publications and library.
  • US National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA Earth Science Data Search and Order System (EOSDIS) database. Search, browse and order NASA's earth science data from various data centers around the globe. Much data is from weather satellites. See also US Global Land Information System.
  • US NASA libraries. Link to all NASA library links.
  • US NASA Scientific and Technical Information Program. Provides ready access to over 3 million aerospace and related citations. Powerful search capabilities offer access to both the latest and most important historical information about aerospace, aeronautics and related topics.
  • US National Association of State Information Resource Executives.
  • US National Agricultural Library, NAL. The NAL Bulletin Board System outside the Internet is on the modem phone no: (301) 344 8510, in Maryland, US. See also US Agriculture Network Information Centre, Biological databases, Plant Genome database and Plants National Database.
  • US NAL database index Complete updated list. Includes several molecular biology based databases.
  • US NAL. Telnet.
  • US National Archives and Records Administration, NARA. Includes access to the Freedom of Information Act, (FOIA) homepage.
  • US National Biological Information Infrastructure, NBII. Information on and access to biological databases, information products, directories, and guides maintained by Federal, State, and local government agencies, and private organizations. See also US Geological Survey Biological Resources Division libraries.
  • US 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 website also links to other databases such as dbGSS, and BLAST. See also European Bioinformatics Institute, Biotechnology Information Centre, European Commission Biotechnology Research Projects, Molecular biology database directories, and Biotechnology Information Institute.
  • US National Census Bureau databases. See also US Demographic Database.
  • US National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, NCLIS.
  • US National Criminal Justice Reference Service, NCJRS Abstracts Database. Contains summaries of more than 140,000 criminal justice publications, including Federal, State, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, and unpublished research. See also Justice Information Center.
  • US National First Ladies' Library. See also US Presidential Libraries.
  • US National Health Information Center, NHIC.
  • US National Federation of Abstracting and Information Services, NFAIS. A membership organization made up of more than 60 leading information publishers, producers, and providers. Its purpose is to serve the world's information community through education, research, and publication.
  • US National Geographic Archives database. See also American Geographical Society Library.
  • US National Geologic Map Database. Find information about maps and related data for: geology, hazards, earth resources, geophysics, geochemistry, geochronology, paleontology, and marine geology.
  • US National Information Center for Educational Media, NICEM. The NICEM database covers film, video, videodisc,audio,CD-ROM and software catalogues, as well as nonprint instructional materials.
  • US National Information Services Corporation, NISC. Publishes a full range of bibliographic and full-text databases, CD-ROM, print products, abstract and index services have been used by university libraries and research centers in nearly every country. Website includes free demo access to the newc BiblioLine search service.
  • US National Information Standards Organisation, NISO An accredited ANSI standards association responsible for the Z39.50 Information Retreival standard protocol. NISO has other developed standards such as 12083 (an SGML Tool), Z39.2 (InformationInterchange Format), Codes for Languages and Countries, and Z39.18 (Scientific and Technical Reports). See also American National Standards Institute, and Z39.50.
  • US National Institutes of Health, NIH library. Bethesda, Maryland. See also US National Library of Medicine.
  • US NIH library Web OPAC.
  • US National Information Services Corporation, NISC. Bibliographic and full-text databases on such topics as wildlife, family, Latin American and African studies.
  • US National Institute of Standards and Technology, NIST library See also TREC (Text Retrieval Conference).
  • US National Library of Education, NLE.
  • US National Library for the Environment. Project of the Committee for the National Institute for the Environment CNIE.
  • US National Library of Medicine, NLM. Bethesda, Maryland. Largest medical library in the world. Valuable latest information on Medlars, Medline, MeSH, Grateful Med and Index Medicus available. See also MEDLINE (free access sites), MEDLARS and Medical Library Association.
  • US NLM OPAC. Telnet access.
  • US NLM DOCLINE. Automated interlibrary loan request routing and order referral system.
  • US NLM Grateful Med bimonthly newsletter. Access to past issues available here.
  • US NLM Index Medicus journals. List of medical journals cited in MEDLINE.
  • US National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.
  • US National Network of Libraries of Medicine, NNLM. Includes a list of major US library networks. Very useful resource for medical librarians
  • US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration central library. NOAA.
  • US National Organization for Rare Disorders Database.
  • US National Research Council Library.
  • US National Resource Management databases.
  • US National Security Agency, NSA. Apart from high-tech cryptology and electronic eavesdropping, the NSA is involved in high-tech offensive and defensive aspects of information warfare. To find out more go to the INFOSEC link in this website. See also Information Warfare.
  • US National Security Archives. Includes declassified documents, a Nuclear Non-Proliferation database, Freedom of Information Act declassified documents, and other secretive resources. For more declassified documents, see also Electronic Privacy Information Centre and US Central Intelligence Agency Electronic Document Release Center.
  • US National Sporting Library. See also Virtual Resource Centre for Sport Information.
  • US National Technical Information Service, NTIS. Indispensable resource of scientific, technical, engineering, and business related government sponsored information in the US and worldwide. See also US Science and Technical Information interagency Working Group, and world science and technology information centres.
  • US National Telecommunications and Infomation Administration. NTIA.
  • US Naval Academy Nimitz library. Annapolis, Maryland.
  • US Naval Observatory Library
  • US Navy Department Library.
  • US Navy Library.
  • US Navy Library OPAC. Telnet.
  • US Navy Public Affairs Library.
  • US Newspapers. Over 500 US newspapers on the web. See also world newspapers.
  • New York Academy of Medicine library. See also US National Library of Medicine and Harvard University medical school library.
  • New York Botanical Garden Library. Web OPAC.
  • New York Botanical Garden library OPAC. Telnet.
  • New York Metropolitan Reference and Research Library Agency
  • New York public library. World's largest public library. See also US public libraries.
  • New York public library OPAC. Telnet, login as "library"
  • New York State Archives and Record Administration.
  • New York Review of Books. The huge archive is being extended.
  • New York Society Library. Specialists library for the humanities.
  • New York State Library. See also US state libraries.
  • New York State library OPACs. Telnet.
  • New York State University Libraries. Albany. See also World University libraries.
  • US Occupational Safety and Health Administration Library.
  • US Patent and Trademark Office. The largest collection of US patents in the world is provided by IFI/Plenum Data Corporation. Other patent database resources suggested are: Patents database (from IBM), MicroPatent, Smart Patents, Search Systems, IFI Plenum Data, IMS Global services (pharmaceutical patents), Internet Patent Search, Derwent Information patent databases, Japanese Patent Information Organisation, and Questel-Orbit's detailed patents databases (QPAT). Also check out national patent offices such as the European Patent Office and World Patent Offices Directory.
  • US Patent and Trademark database. Official government site. One of the most advanced patents database, options include Boolean searches and advanced options using field name and code.
  • US Patent and Trademark Depository Library Program
  • Pentagon Library. See also US Defense Department libraries.
  • US Pharmacopeia See also British Pharmacopoeia.
  • US Pharmacopeia Drugs database. Includes indications, contra-indications, and side effects. See also Drug database, and Pharmaceutical Information Network.
  • US Presidential libraries. From Herbert Hoover to George Bush. Very impressive. See also White House library, and US National First Ladies' Library.
  • US Public Library Association, PLA.
  • US school libraries. Links to numerous elementary and high school libraries in the US. See also School Libraries on the Web and World school libraries.
  • US Science and Technical Information interagency Working Group. CENDIS. See also US National Technical Information Service.
  • US Smithsonian Institution Libraries.
  • US Special Libraries Association, SLA. An international association of librarians and information professionals who use or produce specialized information. 2nd largest library and information related association in North America. See also Special Librarianship.
  • Special Libraries Association News Division.
  • US State Department library. OPAC searches include MARC records.
  • US state libraries.
  • US state libraries. Site 2.
  • US state library associations.
  • US Supreme Court Files Database. Search for court files or court docket files. Most in Adobe PDF.
  • US Supreme Court Decisions Database. From 1990. See also US Legal Information Centre.
  • Thomas Legislative Information System. US Congress and Library of Congress joint access to updated and archive information on the US Senate and House of Representatives. Includes Text, summaries and status of Bills, Senate and House of Representatives Committee Reports, Roll call votes, Public Laws, Senate and House Committees, and Congressional Record Index. Valuable documentary information on the workings of Congress. See also Congressional Information Service and Congressional Quarterly.
  • US Toll Free 800 & 888 telephone numbers database.
  • US Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse . Data gathering, data research and data distribution organization providing comprehensive information about the activities of federal enforcement and regulatory agencies, and the communities in which they take plac
  • US TV programs listings database. US Zip codes needed to locate TV station channels.
  • US Yellow Pages. See also Info USA, WorldPages, InfoSpace, Internet Yellow Pages, Search America, and Information America.
  • US Yellow Pages 2. Bell South.
  • US Yellow Pages 3. GTE Super Pages. Search results include a map guide.
  • US Yellow Pages 4. Pacific Bell.
  • US Yellow Pages 5. US west.
  • US Zip code database.
  • US Zip code database. Includes 5-digit search option.


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