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  • FactSet Research Systems. Financial and business information services for analysts, investment managers, investment bankers and other financial professionals.
  • Factiva. Merging of Dow Jones Interactive and Reuters Business Briefing. See also business databases.
  • Faxon. Serial subscription agent/document supply service. Other document delivery services listed in Info Connect are BLDSC, Adonis, CAS Document Detective Service, UMI, CIS, Doc Deliver, EBSCOdoc, Knight Ridder Source One, EDRS (ERIC), OCLC First Search, Infotrieve, EMDOCS, The Genuine Article, CISTI, Swets, Information Express and Uncover.
  • Federal Library and Information Network. FEDLINK US regional library network.
  • Federal Information News Syndicate (FINS) Information Age Library.
  • Fenwood Systems. Provides IT systems for libraries, e.g. LIBERO library management system.
  • FIDDO, Focused Investigation of Document Delivery Options. UK.
  • Film databases. See Internet Movie Databases.
  • Findlaw. Bespoke legal database. Search for law schools, law firms, law cases etc. See also LawCrawler.
  • FIND/SVP Global business intelligence service.
  • Finnish Library Association. Suomen kirjastoseura.
  • HELECON databases. Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration Library online services, Finland. Access to international economics and business science databases.
  • National Information Network for Libraries in Finland. LINNEA.
  • Digitized national material of Finnish libraries, archives, and museums. English version. Muisti project.
  • Finnish National Library of Health Sciences.
  • Finnish Public Libraries. PULSE. See also Scandinavian Libraries.
  • Finnish Research Library Association.
  • Finnish Society for Information Services Samfundet för Informationtjänst i Finland
  • Finnish Technical Information Service. VTT. Finnish library and information services, offering computer searches of databases and procurement of documents in all areas of science and technology.
  • Finnish Yellow Pages.
  • First Edition. Operates the largest EDI trading network for library acquisitions in the UK.
  • Fish Information Service. Search engine.
  • Fiz (Fach Information Zentrum)-Chemie. Chemistry Information Centre. Producer of chemical databases and mirror for CAS databases in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
  • Fiz-Karlsruche. Scientific and technical information service provider. Operates the European access to the STN International databse host.
  • Fiz-Technik. Technology Information Centre. Engineering, electronics and technical database host.
  • FOIA Group. Freedom of Information Act Services. A leader in information support and document retrieval from US federal and state agencies.
  • Folger Shakespeare Library. A major centre for scholarly research, the Folger houses the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed works, in addition to a magnificent collection of other rare renaissance books and manuscripts on all disciplines.
  • Follett Report and lectures. Joint Funding Council's Libraries Funding Review. UK.
  • Folio. Business management information service.
  • Follett Software Company. Library products company.
  • Food for Thought FFT directory. Specializes in the food and drink markets research from 1989. .*New*
  • Foyles Bookshop. Largest single bookshop in the UK. See also Waterstone's bookshop.
  • Fortune Global 500. Regular list of the 500 top companies in the world, with the biggest revenues and biggest profits. From the publishers of Fortune magazine. Includes Fortune 500, which lists only US companies. See also Industry Week Database for the world's 1,000 largest publicly held manufacturing companies based on revenue, and European Business Database for the top 500 European companies. For more lists see World Information Lists. Also see business databases.
  • Forum for Interlending. Organisation for interlending and document supply librarians in the UK.
  • Francophone libraries and library organisations. Information on libraries from French speaking nations apart from France.
  • Francophone libraries and library organisations. Site 2.
  • Frankfurt International Book Fair. The largest book fair with over 6,000 exhibitors from over 100 countries in the world. See also world book fairs.
  • Fraunhofer Information Centre. Produces ICONDA international databases for the building and construction industry and structural enginering.
  • FreePages. Scoot. Free UK business directory. See also UK Yellow Pages.
  • Free Pint. Free fortnightly newsletter for information professionals. See also Nutshell, mailbase, Newsgroups, Bowker Information Professionals' Exchange and LIS news.
  • French Agency for the Diffusion of Scientific and Technical Information . ADIT. Agence pour la Diffusion de l'Information Technologique.
  • Association of Professionals in Information and Documentation, ADBS. L’Association des professionels de l’information et de la documentation.
  • French Bibliography Agency, ABES. L'Agence Bibliographique de l'Enseignement Supérieur. Online union catalog of French university libraries.
  • French Books. FNAC. Largest bookshop in France.
  • French Books. Le Furet Du Nord. 2nd largest bookshop in France.
  • French Books. Gallimard. Popular French book publisher.
  • French Books. Alapage. Online bookshop.
  • French Bookshops.
  • French Central Office for Documentation. Includes database access.
  • French Centre for International Economics Information. CEPII.
  • French Data Network.
  • Cite des Sciences et de l'Industrie The famous Science City in Paris, has an impressive multimedia library and information services. See also the German Deutsches Museum Library and the UK Science Museum Library.
  • French Cultural Centre Library. Institut Français. London. Largest French language multimedia library in the U.K.
  • French Government Information Services. La Documentation Francaise. Official French government publishing, documentation and information service. Includes the Logos database (socio-political), Iconos database (photographic collections), a major library with books on administrative, political, economic and social life in France.
  • French Government Information Services. AdmiFrance Official French government directory of the web sites of government bodies and institutions, including academic and research institutions. All URLs given in full clickable links.
  • Georges Pompidou Centre, Paris. Public Information Library, BPI. The "oil refinery" has an impressive library and multimedia services.
  • Georges Pompidou Centre. Public Information Library OPAC. Telnet. In French.
  • Gustav Mahler Music Library, Paris. Music Research and Documentation. library.
  • French Information Industry Association. Groupement Francaise de L'Industrie de L'Information. Helps to promote the production and dissemination of electronic information, such as French databases.
  • French Information Centre on Tourism. Maison De France.
  • French Inter-university medical library, BIUM. Biblioth?ue interuniversitaire de m?ecine.
  • French Institute for Applied Science and Technology web OPAC.
  • Jouve. French CD-ROM database host.
  • French legal information. Jurisnet.First French Internet information service entirely dedicated to the lawyers in France.
  • Le Furet Du Nord. Largest bookshop in France.
  • French Library Association. ABF. Association des Bibliothèque Francais.
  • French Libraries Bulletins. Bulletin des Bibliothèque de France.
  • French library catalogues.
  • French Library Network, PEB. Pret Entre Bibliothèque.
  • Swiss-French libraries network catalogue, SIBIL. Telnet.
  • Louvre Museum information resources. Paris.
  • Lyon Public Library. France. See also World libraries.
  • French medical libraries, and Information centres.
  • French National Agriculture Institute INA Central library.
  • French National Institute for Documentation Techniques. INTD. Institut National des Techniques de la Documentation.
  • French National Institute for Health and Medical Research.INSERM. Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale. Scientific Literature Information Service.
  • French National Institute for Scientific and Technical Information, INIST. Access to numerous major information resources, catalogues and databases. Plus a document delivery service. See also World Science and Technology information centres.
  • French National Library Gallica Database. This is the complete Internet version of the huge Bibliothèque Nationale de France Gallica database. The catalogue includes not just bibliographic data, but also photographs and full text of monographs, (Adobe PDF), making it the first national library to allow full-text access to its collections over the Internet. Video, animation and audio files not yet included at the moment. Sorry only French version available at present, but some search results are in English. At least it saves you the trip to Paris. To start searching the database click on "Recherche" *New*
  • French National Institute for Research in Information technology, Computation and Automation. INRIA. Information Centre.
  • INRIA. Libraries.
  • INRIA. Web OPAC and documentation/information centre.
  • French National Institute for Information Science and Librarianship. ENSSIB. Ecole Nationale Superieure des Sciences de l'information et des Bibliothèque.
  • See also World Library and Information Science schools.
  • French Newspapers. See also World newspapers.
  • French Patent and Trade Mark Office. See European Patent office.
  • French Public research laboratories databases. These databases are affiliated to the French National Centre for Scientific Research, CNRS.
  • Pascal database information. Leading French reference, technical, scientific and biomedical database. Not to be confused with Pascal programming language.
  • Pasteur Institute library. Paris, France.
  • Pasteur Institute library web OPAC.
  • Paris Observatory Library.
  • French Research Institute in Acoustics and Music. IRCAM Multimedia Library. La Mediatheque Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique.
  • IRCAM Multimedia Library web OPAC.
  • French university libraries.
  • French university libraries. See also France listings at Hytelnet Europe, world university libraries and world libraries.
  • French Yellow Pages. Les Pages Jaunes. From France Telecom. See also Europages and World Pages.
  • FYI France. Reports on French/European libraries and the evolution of information technology. Includes URL lists of important French libraries.
  • Friends of Libraries. US.
  • Fretwell-Downing. Library automation products company, e.g Olib and Oracle library automation systems.
  • FT Profile. Business and media information service. FT Profile, FT Discovery and FT NewsWatch. Has been acquired by the online information services division of Reed Elsevier. See also business databases.
  • Fulcrum. Library products company.

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