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"To learn which resources have emerged as the most remarkable tools in a sea of digital research options, we polled a group of librarians and LJ reviewers to choose the “best” of 2011 (see our list of contributors on page 18).
Many of them were involved in the original E-Reference Ratings. Here are their picks.
"It’s a given that librarians are adept at database navigation, but with the number of digital information storehouses proliferating at an exponential rate, just finding the appropriate source to search can be a daunting task. Herewith, then, are a few tools I’ve found to be helpful in this regard." ~ Michael F. Bemis
It's a truism in library circles today to say that Google and web search engines (I will use "Google" as a stand in for web search engines) have changed the way users search which in turn affects what they expect from searches in the library.
Literary Happenings: Library databases provide knowledge at click ...Ventura County StarWhether it's the layout of a California mission or a practice SAT test, the latest in car repair techniques or learning a foreign language, readers can often...
LISTA (the Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts) database as a free resource to anyone interested in libraries and information management. This indexes nearly 600 periodicals plus books, research reports, and proceedings.
Teacher Reference Center is an index of over 260 titles from the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books. This database provides coverage on key education topics such as Assessment, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, Science & Mathematics, and more for K-12 Teachers & Librarians.
European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750 ) is a new bibliographic database for libraries, scholars and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas.
GreenFile is a research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment with well-researched but accessible information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond.