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  • Easy Net databases. WinStar Telebase
  • EasyWeb. Italian library automation software. See also Web OPACs.
  • EBSCO Information Services. Library subscription services and database host. Includes access to Collectanea Corporate. See also Dawson.
  • e-Learning Information Portal. Exciting new online portal, maintained by Paul Catherall. It covers all aspects of online learning delivery of information sevices in higher education. Includes link to e-learning book verison. *New*
  • EBSCO Publishing. Electronic reference databases.
  • EBSCO Online. Electronic journal subscription services. Some other such services and document delivery services listed in Info Connect are: British Library Document Suppy Centre, Faxon, UMI, Swets, Infotrieve, Blackwell's Electronic Journals Navigator, EMDOCS, Information Quest, Doc Deliver, OCLC Electronic Collections Online, Journals@Ovid, CAS DDS, ChemPort,The Genuine Article, CatchWord, Adonis, Information Express, EDRS (ERIC), CIS and Uncover. See also Electronic Journals.
  • EBSCOdoc. Discontinued.
  • Economist Intelligence Unit, EIU. No 1 for global economics information.
  • Ecuador Political Institute information service. ESPOL.
  • Edinburgh Engineering Virtual Library,EEEVL. Database, set up by a team of engineering librarians, containing over 2300 engineering Internet resources, for engineers and information professionals. Includes a RAM manufacturing database. See also ENGnetBASE Engineering Database.
  • Edinburgh University Data Library. UK national database facility. Web site also provide access to EDINA services.
  • Edinburgh Data and INformation Access, EDINA. A JISC funded UK national data centre. Access to numerous databases such as BIOSIS previews for UK universities,(via JANET). See also BIDS, HESA and MIDAS.
  • EDINA.Telnet. Subscribers only.
  • 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.
  • ASK ERIC. ERIC database via the clearing house at Syracuse University, New York state.
  • ERIC Document Reproduction Service, EDRS.
  • Egyptian Library Network. Includes a directory of Egyptian libraries.
  • Egypt National Scientific & Technical Information Network. Site includes Egyptian online databases.
  • Egyptian Government Information and Decision Support Centre Library.
  • Egypt State Inforrmation Service.
  • Egyptian university libraries.
  • Egyptian Yellow Pages.
  • Electric Library. Infonautics. Full text access to several publications. Huge database. Registration required. See also electronic journals, Ezine magazine database and world newspapers A to Z.
  • Electronic Development System, ELDIS. A gateway to online information on development in countries of the South. Coverage includes social, economic, political and environmental issues. See also Institute of Development Studies Information Services.
  • Electronic Access to Resources in Libraries. EARL. Works to promote the role of public libraries in providing library and information services across the network. It offers support to library authority policy makers, and demonstrates prototype networked services.
  • Electronic Development and Environment Information System. Gateway to information sources on development or the environment.
  • Electronic Information Distributors Association, EIDA. Based in Paris France.
  • Electronic journals. Publist Internet Publications Directory. Database of over over 150,000 magazines, journals, newsletters, & other periodicals. Covering all subjects. Browse or search option. Record entries include publisher, contact dertails, website of periodical were available and subscription information. Largest of its kind on the Internet. Similar to Ulrich's periodicals and serials directory. See also electronic journal subscription services, world publishers, digital libraries, MagPortal and world newspapers. For LIS electronic journals see LIS Journals/magazines.
  • Electronic journals. MediaFinder. Subscription information for journals, magazines, newsletters etc.
  • Electronic journals. Periodicals.Net
  • Electronic journals. Index to Adobe® Portable Document Format (PDF) files on the Web.
  • Electronic journals. From BUBL. See also Ezine magazine database and Electriclibrary.
  • Electronic Journals. Institute for Scientific Information Journal Tracker. Delivers the tables of contents and author abstracts from the journals you need to see directly to your desktop via e-mail delivery. Drawn from ISI's international database of 8,000 leading science, technology, and social sciences journals. See also Biomedical periodicals.
  • Electronic Journals Project MUSE. Provides worldwide, networked subscription based full text access to journals in the humanities, social sciences and mathematics.
  • Electronic journals. Directory.
  • Electronic Journal Services. Listed in the Info Connect LIS directory: Swets (SwetsNet), Blackwell's Electronic Journals Navigator,UMI, Information Quest, Journals@Ovid, OCLC Electronic Collections Online, ChemPort, CatchWord, EBSCO Online, Adonis, Silver Platter LINK, UnCover, IDEAL, Langer & Springer, and Highwire Press. Several journal publishers also offer electronic access to their titles. Most offer either fixed-fee or pay-as-you-go (a.k.a. pay-per-view) searching in individual subscriptions. E-journals available in HTML, Adobe PDF, XML, Real Page, RTF, Tex (e.g. IBM techexplorer), and Postscript (e.g. Ghostview) formats via browser plug-in. Database hosts such as Dialog, also offer ASCII full-text of references from its databases. For a list of document delivery services see Document Delivery Finder. For a list of publishers around the world, see world publishers.
  • Electronic Library. Project Gutenberg. Electronic library providing public domain electronic texts (e-books), basically fine literature digitally re-published. Major categories:Light Literature; such as Alice in Wonderland, Through the Looking-Glass, Peter Pan, Aesop's Fables, etc. Heavy Literature; such as the Bible or other religious documents, Shakespeare, Moby Dick, Paradise Lost, etc. References; such as Roget's Thesaurus, almanacs, and a set of encyclopedia, dictionaries, etc.
  • Electronic Library. World e-text Library. Huge collection of electronic texts (e-books) from around the world. Browse or search the lectronic library.
  • Electronic Libraries magazine. D-Lib. Leading online magazine of digital library research. Includes a search engine and back issues index. See also electronic journals.
  • Electronic libraries projects in Europe. Brief overview of some of Europe's important digital libary initiatives that are forming the next generation of libraries. If you know of anymore European or international digital library links to add here please send in URLS.
  • Electronic library projects in the UK. eLib projects. Funded by the Joint Information Systems Comittee (JISC) of the British higher education funding councils.
  • Electronic library projects in the UK. South Bank University LTWorld For news on digital library projects.
  • Electronic Library and Visual Information Research ELVIRA. UK annual conference.
  • Electronic magazines. See also Ezine magazine database and worldwide newspapers.
  • Electronic Online Systems, EOS International. Library products company, e.g. GLAS library automation system. See also Data Trek.
  • Electronic Public Information Provision Seminar. Annual Loughborough Seminar.Department of Information and Library Studies Loughborough University,UK.
  • Electronic Privacy Information Centre, EPIC. Includes recently declassified US and foreign goverment documents e.g. on Internet censorship, security and privacy matters, important Freedom of Information Act documents,data protection articles and other resources, and data encryption articles, e.g. debates on encryption standards, Internet and e-commerce security, DES, RSA/PGP, and the NSA's highly controversial (key-escrow) encryption Clipper chip/Capstone chip. See also US National Security Archive, and the US Central Intelligence Agency Electronic Document Release Center
  • El Salvador Library Association. Asociación de Bibliotecarios de El Salvador.
  • El Salvador Yellow Pages. Paginas Amarillas.
  • Elsevier Science. Publisher of scientific journals, and electronic products in the medical and scientific fields.
  • Elsevier Science journals TOC database, ESTOC. Table of contents of all ElsevierScience top journals, complete with a search engine. See also Electronic journals.
  • EMDOCS Document delivery service. Some other document delivery services listed in the directory are BLSDC, Adonis, UMI, CIS, Faxon, Infotrieve, EBSCOdoc, The Genuine Article, CISTI, Swets, Information Express, CAS Document Detective Service, OCLC First Search, and Uncover.
  • EMBASE,the Excertpa Medica database. Europe's largest drugs, pharmaceutical, pharmacological and biomedical bibliographic database. Latest information. See also Medline.
  • EMedia.The magazine for electronic media producers e.g. CD-ROM, Laser Disk, and DVD ROM drives.
  • Embassies directories. See world embassies directories.
  • Emerald Intelligence. Electronic Management Research Library Database - puts all the resources of a full management library on to a standard PC. From MCB University Press.
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica. Online subscription version. Free trial access. See also Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia, World Fact Book, World Book Encyclopedia, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, Compton's Encyclopedia, World Information, Webster's online dictionary, and Library and Information Science professional resources.
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica Intermediate. Free access.
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica.com Free 14 day access.
  • Encyclopaedia.Com Free access. From Infonautics Corporation.Based on high-quality articles from The Concise Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, Third Edition.
  • Endeavor Information System. Library automation company.
  • Endnote.Stand alone bibliographic database. Download a free Mac/PC demo. Otherslisted in Info Connect are Reference Manager, Library Master, ProCite,Idealist, Citation, Bookends, GetARef, Papyrus, Refsys Super, BibDB, bibIX, BiblioCite Pro, BookWhere, Biblioscape, Bibliographica,Biblogic, VCH Biblio, Autobiblio, dms4cite and NotaBene.
  • En Fish Technology. Indexing services, e.g. Tracker Pro.
  • Engineering Information. Ei. Publishes the most comprehensive interdisciplinary engineering and technical databases in the world. See also UK IEE INSPEC database.
  • Engineering Information internet resources. Includes engineering bookshops, directories and a newsletter. See also Ensys.
  • ENGnetBASE Engineering Database. Extensive database of engineering information provides engineers easy access to data, facts, figures, graphs, equations, illustrations, charts etc. See also Edinburgh Engineering Virtual Library, EEEVL.
  • English National Board Health Care Database. UK nursing literature abstracts database.
  • Environmental Librarian's Network, ELN.
  • ENDS Environmental Data Services.
  • Environmental Reference Database.
  • ENSYS Engineering Training. Established in 1990 Ensys is a leading engineering training provider of Engineering Eit/Pe Licensure Training Programs, Continuing Engineering Professional Education and Engineering Licensure Renewal Courses. *New*
  • EPMS(Ellis Publications). European Union CD-ROM and document delivery.
  • Equifax. Consumer credit information company.
  • Essays of an Information Scientist. Eugene Garfield.
  • Ethnologue Database. Catalogue of more than 6,700 languages spoken in over 220countries. See also Language Translation Databases.
  • Eurobases. European Commission's commercial database host. Now terminated. See European Union databases.
  • Euromonitor.Consumer market intelligence.
  • Europagate. Multifunctional Gateway for Information Retrieval Protocols. Includes information, services such as web and e-mail gateways, reports, articles and software: e.g searchZ39.50 servers from your web browser.
  • Europages European yellow pages. A number of specific European yellow pages are also listed in Info Connect, e.g UK, French, German, Spanish and Italian yellow pages. See also WorldPages.
  • European Academic Research Networks, EARN. E.g JANET (UK), DFN (Germany), and GARR (Italy). Major networks are partners in the EuropaNet project, (based protocols such as International X.25 Interconnect IXI, and TCP/IP), and operated by DANTE in Cambridge UK. A number of European academic library directories are hosted by EARN web servers.
  • European Association for Grey Literature. EAGLE A consortium of leading libraries in Europe. Web site includes access information to the SIGLE database (System for Grey Literature in Europe). This multi-disciplinary database is available via major online database hosts. See also GreyNet.
  • The European Association for Library and Information Education and Research, EUCLID.
  • European Association for Health Information and Libraries, EAHIL. Belgium. 2002 Conference. Past Conferences of Medical and Health Librarians have been: Utrecht (Holland, 1998); Coimbra (Portugal, 1996); Oslo (Norway, 1994); Montpellier (France, 1992); Bologna (Italy, 1988); and Brussels (Belgium, 1986). The 8th International Congress on Medical Librarianship was held in July 2000 in London. Previous meetings have been in Washington DC(1995), New Delhi(India, 1990); Tokyo (Japan, 1985); and Belgrade (Yugoslavia, 1980).
  • European Association of Information Services, EUSIDIC. Based in Luxembourg.
  • European Association of Research Libraries, LIBER.
  • European Banks. Websites of all major European commercial banks.
  • European Board for EDI [electronicdata interchange] Standardization.
  • European Bureau for Library,Information and Documentation Associations, EBLIDA.
  • European Business Database. Information on the top 500 companies in Europe. From the Wall Street Journal. See also business databases.
  • European Business Register. EBR. Official company information throughout Europe.
  • European Copyright UserPlatform, ECUP. Latest information on European copyright developments.
  • European Commission Information Society Promomotion Office, ISPO. Part of the Information Society Activity Centre (ISAC) of DG XIII (Information Society : telecommunications, markets, technologies - Innovation and exploitation of research). Related EU projects include ESPRIT, PROMISE, RACE, DELTA, AIM and DRIVE. Based in Brussels, Belgium.
  • European Commission Information Society Technologies Programme. IST. Major theme of research and technological development within the European Union's Fifth RTD Framework Programme, (1998-2002). IST is conceived and implemented as a single and integrated programme that reflects the convergence of informationprocessing, communications and media technologies.
  • European Commission public library projects.. E.g. PUBLICA.
  • European Commission Telematics for Libraries. Provides core information on the work carried out by the European Commission in the libraries field under the Third and Fourth Framework Programmes for Research and Technological Development.
  • European Commission Library Information enquiry and Referral Network project, LIRN. Working pilot IT system between Belgium, Portugal and the United Kingdom.
  • European Council for Information Associations, ECIA.
  • European Court Case Database. Details of all European Court of Justice andCourt of First Instance judgments since March 1991 with the exception of Court of First Instance Staff Cases. See also European Legal databases. *New*
  • European Database on Higher Education. Ortelius. Details of the higher education and university systems in Europe. See also European Union Information Network on Education in Europe.
  • Central European Environmental Data Request Facility. CEDAR.
  • European Forum for Implementation of Library Automation. EFLIA
  • European Information Association. EIA
  • European Information Networkon International Relations and Area Studies. EINIRAS
  • European Information Network Services. EINS. Online information service offering access to science, technology and business information. It was established by the British Library in 1998, specifically toreplace the European Space Agency's Information Retrieval Service,ESA-IRS. EINS consists of a series of online host systems working in co-operation with theBritish Library, a network of "National Centres" providing customer support; a Technological Centre providing the computing, networking and Internet facilities required; and an Administration Centre.
  • EINS databases.
  • European Information Researches Network. EIRENE. The professional association for information brokers.
  • European Information Science Professional Organisations.
  • European Legal Databases. See also World law libraries.
  • European libraries. Includes a list of European library associations and organisations. See also world libraries.
  • European libraries. Another good list.
  • European libraries.
  • European libraries and the Internet: A report.
  • European Library and information science Associations. See also World Library Associations.
  • European Library Automation Group. ELAG.
  • European Local Government Database. ELGO. Comprehensive source for databased marketing to local and regional government, covering 27countries, 23 functions, 14.000 authorities and 56.000 names.
  • European Medical School Information System. Among many resources here, is information on every medical school in Europe. Site has a free bespoke search engine.
  • European Medical Informatics Society. EMIS.
  • European Newspapers. Over 500 newspapers from Europe on the web. See also world newspapers.
  • European Online Information Network /Direct Information Access for Europe. EURONET/DIANE. Former EC communication network project to provide access to various online database hosts for EU member countries. Now terminated and replaced by national X.25 PDN networks. See X.25 PDN web sites lists.
  • OPAC Network in Europe, ONE. Library network project based on the Z39.50 protocol.
  • European Patent Office. EPO. See also US Patent Search, Patents database (from IBM), MicroPatent, InternetPatent Search, Derwent Information patent databases, and Questel-Orbit, European Patent Office and World Patent Offices Directory.
  • European Preservation Information Centre, EPIC.
  • European Register of Microform Masters, EROMM. Database for libraries for preserving printed materials through microfilming.
  • European Southern Observatory, ESO. libraries. A multinational organisation of eight European member states involved in astronomical research. See also worldwide astronomical libraries.
  • European Space Agency Information Retrieval Service, ESA-IRS database host. See European Information Network Services, EINS.
  • European Space Agency MicroGravity Database. Provides scientists with access to information regarding all experiments carried out on ESA and NASA missions since the 1960s.
  • European travel information directories. Transportation data and information for trains /subways/metros/trams, buses, airlines, ferries, road maps, European national transportation systems etc. Very extensive. See also world travel databases.
  • European Union Business Information.
  • European Union Document Delivery Service.EUDOR.

  • European Union databases. (Formerly Eurobases, and European Commission Host Organisation, ECHO databases). The following are some of the major public domain databases of the European Union. Databases are available on the web, CD-ROM/DVD-ROM, or online, and are either free to access or need a subscription. Databases are maintained by the European Union institutions based in Belgium, Luxembourg and elsewhere.
    1) ADAM. SystŠme Administratif et Documentaire des Achats et March‚s database.
    2) APC database. European Union legislative proposals during the preparatory stages.
    3) BCNET database.
    4) CELEX EU law databases.
    5) CLAB Case law about unfair contractual terms database.
    6) Court of Justice of the European Communities. Recent Case-Law databases. See also European Court Case Database.
    7) CORDIS European Commission Research & Development Information Service databases.
    8) Comtext database. Eu statistical database on internal and external trade. See also Eurostat.
    9) DARE social science database.
    10) ECLAS Bibliographical database and library catalogue.
    11) EUDOR database. On-line document delivery.
    12) ELCID database.
    13) Eurhistar historical database.
    14) EURODICATOM Translation database covering the major European Union languages.
    15) EUROCRON European Union statistics database.
    16) EURES. European Employment Services database..
    17)Epoque. European Parliament database.
    18) Euristole database, covering university research theses and studies covering European Union policies.
    19) Eureka database, covering various projects financed by the European Union.
    20) Eur-Lex database. European Union Law for the general public.
    21) EMIRE employment and industrial relations database.
    22) Euro (formerly ECU) exchange rates database.
    23) ECOSOC database.
    24) EUDOR(ABEL) database.
    25) IDEA database. Who is who in the EU ?
    26) INFO 92 archive on the 1992 single market documents Now part of SCAD database.
    27) LIFE-Environment database. Information on selected projects under LIFE I and LIFE II.
    28) NEW CRONOS Macroeconomics statistical database.
    29) OIL database on current oil prices.
    30) Prosoma database. Commercialisation, industrial application and exploitation of research and development projects of ESPIRIT.
    31) QUEST database Questions and answers on the Euro and European Economic and Monetary Union.
    32) RAPID database. Press releases and news briefings of the EU institutions.
    33) REM database. Environmental radioactivity monitoring database
    34) REGIO. Regional statistics database.
    35) SCAD database. European Union legislation, government policies and related documents from employers and trade unions.
    36) SESAME energy technology research projects database.
    37) TED database Tenders electronic daily. For business opportunities in Europe
    38) WATER QUALITY database. Data on the quality of bathing water.

  • EU databases. Description and access to all major EU databases. European Documentation Centre, Mannheim, Germany.

  • European Union Information. Europa. Official information and data on the European Union, and its many components e.g European Parliament, Council of the European Union, European Commission, Court of Justice, Court of Auditors, European Investment Bank, Economic and Social Committee of the Regions, European Ombudsman, and the European Monetary Institute. Each has its own seperate search engine for locating documents, publications and press releases. See also Know Europe.
  • European Union Information. EuroGuide. Extensive information and data on the European Union, and its many components
  • European Union Information Network on Education in Europe Database. EURYDICE. Includes information on the SOCRATES programmes such as ERASMUS and LINGUA. See also European Database on Higher Education, Ortelius.
  • European Union StateWatch database. The database contains over 25,500 entries, with news, features, books, pamphlets and reports on the state, civil liberties and justice and home affairs in the UK and the European Union. This free access database is an archive of Statewatch's work since 1991.
  • European Union IDEA database. Electronic database which comprises the directories of the various European Union institutions. Locates information on every one working at the EU offices as well.In conjunction with this electronic directory a printed version is published annually in 11 languages. See also European Union databases.
  • European Union Official Publications EUR-OP. Includes a list of EUR-OP's databases, gateways and CD-ROMs. See also Eurobases.
  • European University Institute,IUE library. Based in Italy.
  • European University Institute,library OPAC. Telnet. Login as library
  • European Yellow Pages. Includes European telephone directories. See also Europages.
  • European Yellow Pages. 2 White and yellow pages.
  • Eurospan Library Science and Information Technology Group.
  • EWOS Expert Group on Library Applications, EGLIB.
  • Eurostat.European Union's statistical information service.
  • Experbib Bibliographic database. Down load free demo. Others listed in Info Connect are: Citation, EndNote, Reference Manager, Library Master, Bookends, GetARef, ProCite, Idealist, Papyrus, Refsys Super, BibDB, bibIX, BiblioCite Pro, BookWhere, Biblioscape, PowerRef, Nota Bene, Bibliographica,Biblogic, VCH Biblio, Autobiblio and dms4cite.
  • Excalibur Technologies. Knowledge retrieval database software, e.g. RetrievalWare.
  • Ex Libris. Israeli library automationproducts company, e.g ALEPH library automation system.
  • Experian. Provides informationon consumers, businesses, motor vehicles, and property. UK limited companies.
  • Exploit Interactive. New web magazine for the European library and information professionals. See also Information World Review newspaper.
  • Ezine magazine database.See also Electric Library, world newspapers and NewsBank.


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