Bloomsburg University's Harvey A. Andruss Library

A COLLECTION OF ONLINE REFERENCE TOOLS APPROPRIATE FOR
THE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT


Z - Z9999 : Printing, Publishing, Library Science, National Bibliography

Total of 56 Records
 
Title: a.k.a. (also known as)

Provider: EclectiCity

Subject Heading/s: Anonyms and pseudonyms.

LC Class: Z1041

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "author pseudonyms, aliases, nicknames, working names, legalized names, pen names, noms des plumes, maiden names . . . etc."

More than 11,00 entries.


Title: a.k.a. (also known as)

Provider: EclectiCity

Subject Heading/s: Anonyms and pseudonyms.

LC Class: Z1041

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "author pseudonyms, aliases, nicknames, working names, legalized names, pen names, noms des plumes, maiden names . . . etc."

More than 11,00 entries.


Title: Best-Selling Books Database

Provider: USA Today

Subject Heading/s: Best sellers--United States.

LC Class: Z1033

Reference Category: Histories

Description: The database dates to 1993 and is searchable by author, title, or date and gives a very brief summary, weeks on the chart, plus identification ad to fiction, nonfiction, paperback, or hardcover.


Title: Best-Selling Books Database

Provider: USA Today

Subject Heading/s: Best sellers--United States.

LC Class: Z1033

Reference Category: Histories

Description: The database dates to 1993 and is searchable by author, title, or date and gives a very brief summary, weeks on the chart, plus identification ad to fiction, nonfiction, paperback, or hardcover.


Title: Book and text collections

Provider: Centre for Digital Library Research at the University of Strathclyde

Subject Heading/s: Books

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: Links to both works by individual authors and to other collections. Titles appear in the left column with their descriptions in the right column.


Title: Book and text collections

Provider: Centre for Digital Library Research at the University of Strathclyde

Subject Heading/s: Books

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: Links to both works by individual authors and to other collections. Titles appear in the left column with their descriptions in the right column.


Title: Challenged and Banned Books

Provider: American Library Association

Subject Heading/s: Prohibited books

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Guides

Description: This guide includes sections on: Why are Books Challenged?, Who Challenges Books?, What's the Difference Between a Challenge and a Banning?, How is the List of Most Challenged Books Tabulated?, The Most Frequently Challenged Books of [the past year], The Most Challenged Authors for [the past year.

Updated 4/12/2009


Title: Challenged and Banned Books

Provider: American Library Association

Subject Heading/s: Prohibited books

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Guides

Description: This guide includes sections on: Why are Books Challenged?, Who Challenges Books?, What's the Difference Between a Challenge and a Banning?, How is the List of Most Challenged Books Tabulated?, The Most Frequently Challenged Books of [the past year], The Most Challenged Authors for [the past year.

Updated 4/12/2009


Title: Current Cites

Provider: Berkeley Digital Library SunSITE

Subject Heading/s: Library science

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: ""Use this service to search the full-text of over 225 Web-accessible items [pertaining to library and information science] cited in Current Cites from January 1995 to the present.""


Title: Current Cites

Provider: Berkeley Digital Library SunSITE

Subject Heading/s: Library science

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: ""Use this service to search the full-text of over 225 Web-accessible items [pertaining to library and information science] cited in Current Cites from January 1995 to the present.""


Title: CyberCemetery

Provider: University of North Texas Libraries

Subject Heading/s: Government publications--United States; Web sites--United States

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: "The University of North Texas Libraries and the U.S. Government Printing Office, as part of the Federal Depository Library Program, created a partnership to provide permanent public access to the electronic Web sites and publications of defunct U.S. government agencies and commissions. This collection was named the 'CyberCemetery' by early users of the site.
Sites are organized both alphabetically and by category. Use the buttons in the left-side navigation bar to browse the archive."


Title: CyberCemetery

Provider: University of North Texas Libraries

Subject Heading/s: Government publications--United States; Web sites--United States

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: "The University of North Texas Libraries and the U.S. Government Printing Office, as part of the Federal Depository Library Program, created a partnership to provide permanent public access to the electronic Web sites and publications of defunct U.S. government agencies and commissions. This collection was named the 'CyberCemetery' by early users of the site.
Sites are organized both alphabetically and by category. Use the buttons in the left-side navigation bar to browse the archive."


Title: Digital Library Collections By Subject

Provider: British Columbia Digital Library

Subject Heading/s: Library resources; Electronic books

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "The focus of this set of links is on collections of electronic texts (not individual titles) preserved through libraries, archives, museums and corporate or private initiatives."


Title: Digital Library Collections By Subject

Provider: British Columbia Digital Library

Subject Heading/s: Library resources; Electronic books

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "The focus of this set of links is on collections of electronic texts (not individual titles) preserved through libraries, archives, museums and corporate or private initiatives."


Title: Digital Library of Information Science and Technology

Provider: University of Arizona/School of Information Resources & Library Science

Subject Heading/s: Library Science; Information technology.

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "The objective of DLIST is to serve as a repository of electronic resources in the domains of Library and Information Science (LIS) and Information Technology (IT).

. . . DLIST will contain materials will include a variety of formats. These will include but not be limited to:

* Published and unpublished papers
* Data sets
* Instructional and help materials
* Pathfinders
* Reports
* Bibliographies "


Title: Digital Library of Information Science and Technology

Provider: University of Arizona/School of Information Resources & Library Science

Subject Heading/s: Library Science; Information technology.

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "The objective of DLIST is to serve as a repository of electronic resources in the domains of Library and Information Science (LIS) and Information Technology (IT).

. . . DLIST will contain materials will include a variety of formats. These will include but not be limited to:

* Published and unpublished papers
* Data sets
* Instructional and help materials
* Pathfinders
* Reports
* Bibliographies "


Title: ERIL (Electronic Resources in Libraries)

Provider: Joan Conger

Subject Heading/s: Electronic information resources.

LC Class: Z692

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: "ERIL: Electronic Resources in Libraries is a community of librarians concerned with the practical aspects of managing electronic resources in libraries. We are from acquisitions, administration, archives, collection development, cataloging, reference, serials, systems, and beyond. We frequently fulfill many of these roles simultaneously, and at times we even blur these designations to better serve our library users."


Title: ERIL (Electronic Resources in Libraries)

Provider: Joan Conger

Subject Heading/s: Electronic information resources.

LC Class: Z692

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: "ERIL: Electronic Resources in Libraries is a community of librarians concerned with the practical aspects of managing electronic resources in libraries. We are from acquisitions, administration, archives, collection development, cataloging, reference, serials, systems, and beyond. We frequently fulfill many of these roles simultaneously, and at times we even blur these designations to better serve our library users."


Title: Gabriel: National Libraries of Europe

Provider: British Library

Subject Heading/s: National libraries.

LC Class: Z675

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "Gabriel is the World Wide Web service of Europe's National Libraries represented in the Conference of European National Librarians (CENL). In Gabriel you can find information about all the National Libraries of Europe, their services and the online exhibitions they offer."


Title: Gabriel: National Libraries of Europe

Provider: British Library

Subject Heading/s: National libraries.

LC Class: Z675

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "Gabriel is the World Wide Web service of Europe's National Libraries represented in the Conference of European National Librarians (CENL). In Gabriel you can find information about all the National Libraries of Europe, their services and the online exhibitions they offer."


Title: Gary Price's List of Lists

Provider: Specialissues.com

Subject Heading/s: Periodicals--Special numbers.

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "The List of Lists is a database of ranked listings of companies, people and resources freely available on the Internet. Content comes from a number of sources including: Specialissues.com, Gary Price's "ResourceShelf" and individual users of the LOL.

The LOL is organized by subject headings based on the two-digit 1997 U.S. NAICS Codes. There is hope to expand the subject headings to include more detail, but at this time these are only headings."


Title: Gary Price's List of Lists

Provider: Specialissues.com

Subject Heading/s: Periodicals--Special numbers.

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "The List of Lists is a database of ranked listings of companies, people and resources freely available on the Internet. Content comes from a number of sources including: Specialissues.com, Gary Price's "ResourceShelf" and individual users of the LOL.

The LOL is organized by subject headings based on the two-digit 1997 U.S. NAICS Codes. There is hope to expand the subject headings to include more detail, but at this time these are only headings."


Title: Glossary of Library and Internet Terms

Provider: Bedford/St. Martin's

Subject Heading/s: Library science; Internet

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: An interactive dictionary of terms helpful for those doing research in an electronic library environment.


Title: Glossary of Library and Internet Terms

Provider: Bedford/St. Martin's

Subject Heading/s: Library science; Internet

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: An interactive dictionary of terms helpful for those doing research in an electronic library environment.


Title: International Directory of Performing Arts Collections and Institutions

Provider: SIBMAS, the International Association of Libraries and Museums of the Performing Arts

Subject Heading/s: Performing arts.

LC Class: Z675

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "The SIBMAS International Directory of Performing Arts Collections and Institutions lists over 7000 international institutions with material relating to the performing arts (theatre, opera, music, ballet, film, circus, radio, television, cabaret, pantomime). Not only basic information about the institution is provided, but also information about the collections which are to be found within the institutions.

Access to the Directory is by name of the institution (local name and English), by name of the collections within the institution or by location (English name of the city)."


Title: International Directory of Performing Arts Collections and Institutions

Provider: SIBMAS, the International Association of Libraries and Museums of the Performing Arts

Subject Heading/s: Performing arts.

LC Class: Z675

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "The SIBMAS International Directory of Performing Arts Collections and Institutions lists over 7000 international institutions with material relating to the performing arts (theatre, opera, music, ballet, film, circus, radio, television, cabaret, pantomime). Not only basic information about the institution is provided, but also information about the collections which are to be found within the institutions.

Access to the Directory is by name of the institution (local name and English), by name of the collections within the institution or by location (English name of the city)."


Title: Internet Library for Librarians

Provider: InfoWorks Technology Company

Subject Heading/s: Library Science

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "Internet Library for Librarians has been a popular information resource site for librarians since 1994. It is an information portal designed for librarians to locate Internet resources related to their profession."


Title: Internet Library for Librarians

Provider: InfoWorks Technology Company

Subject Heading/s: Library Science

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "Internet Library for Librarians has been a popular information resource site for librarians since 1994. It is an information portal designed for librarians to locate Internet resources related to their profession."


Title: ISBN.nu

Provider: ISBN.nu

Subject Heading/s: Bookstores.

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "isbn.nu offers a quick way to compare the prices of any in-print and many out-of-print books at nine online bookstores. You can view the results with or without the shipping costs of a single book, and also find the fastest source for a book from ordering to delivery.

Search on the title, author, or subject to find books of interest, and then simply click Compare Prices to rapidly find the prices for that book."


Title: ISBN.nu

Provider: ISBN.nu

Subject Heading/s: Bookstores.

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "isbn.nu offers a quick way to compare the prices of any in-print and many out-of-print books at nine online bookstores. You can view the results with or without the shipping costs of a single book, and also find the fastest source for a book from ordering to delivery.

Search on the title, author, or subject to find books of interest, and then simply click Compare Prices to rapidly find the prices for that book."


Title: LibDex

Provider: Northern Lights

Subject Heading/s: Libraries

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "Libdex is a worldwide directory of [over 13,000] library homepages, web-based OPACs, Friends of the Library pages, and library e-commerce affiliate links."


Title: LibDex

Provider: Northern Lights

Subject Heading/s: Libraries

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "Libdex is a worldwide directory of [over 13,000] library homepages, web-based OPACs, Friends of the Library pages, and library e-commerce affiliate links."


Title: Library of Congress Authorities

Provider: U.S. Library of Congress

Subject Heading/s: Subject headings, Library of Congress.

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "Using Library of Congress Authorities, you can browse and display authority headings for Subject, Name, Title and Name/Title combinations."

This thesaurus could be helpful in identifying proper headings to be searched in catalogs and databases, especially those using LC headings.


Title: Library of Congress Authorities

Provider: U.S. Library of Congress

Subject Heading/s: Subject headings, Library of Congress.

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "Using Library of Congress Authorities, you can browse and display authority headings for Subject, Name, Title and Name/Title combinations."

This thesaurus could be helpful in identifying proper headings to be searched in catalogs and databases, especially those using LC headings.


Title: Library of Congress Online Catalog

Provider: U.S. Library of Congress

Subject Heading/s: Online library catalogs

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: ". . . a database of approximately 12 million records representing books, serials, computer files, manuscripts, cartographic materials, music, sound recordings, and visual materials in the Library's collections."


Title: Library of Congress Online Catalog

Provider: U.S. Library of Congress

Subject Heading/s: Online library catalogs

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: ". . . a database of approximately 12 million records representing books, serials, computer files, manuscripts, cartographic materials, music, sound recordings, and visual materials in the Library's collections."


Title: lib-web-cats

Provider: Marshall Breeding, Library Technology Officer, Jean and Alexander Heard Library at Vanderbilt University.

Subject Heading/s: Libraries

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Directories

Description: " Web pages, online catalogs, and profiles: a directory of over 4,700 libraries worldwide." Maintained by Marshall Breeding, Technology Analyst at Vanderbilt University's Heard Library.

updated 4/12/2009


Title: lib-web-cats

Provider: Marshall Breeding, Library Technology Officer, Jean and Alexander Heard Library at Vanderbilt University.

Subject Heading/s: Libraries

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Directories

Description: " Web pages, online catalogs, and profiles: a directory of over 4,700 libraries worldwide." Maintained by Marshall Breeding, Technology Analyst at Vanderbilt University's Heard Library.

updated 4/12/2009


Title: National Academy Press

Provider: National Academies

Subject Heading/s: Catalogs, Publishers'

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: "The National Academy Press (NAP) was created by the National Academies to publish the reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council, all operating under a charter granted by the Congress of the United States. NAP publishes over 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and health, capturing the most authoritative views on important issues in science and health policy."
The texst of the books themselves may be searched in this powerful catalog and free text is often available; Look for the link, "Read it Online - FREE!"


Title: National Academy Press

Provider: National Academies

Subject Heading/s: Catalogs, Publishers'

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: "The National Academy Press (NAP) was created by the National Academies to publish the reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council, all operating under a charter granted by the Congress of the United States. NAP publishes over 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and health, capturing the most authoritative views on important issues in science and health policy."
The texst of the books themselves may be searched in this powerful catalog and free text is often available; Look for the link, "Read it Online - FREE!"


Title: Online Books Page

Provider: University of Pennsylvania Library

Subject Heading/s: Electronic books

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: "The Online Books Page is a website that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet. It also aims to encourage the development of such online books, for the benefit and edification of all.

Major parts of the site include:

* An index of thousands of online books freely readable on the Internet
* Pointers to significant directories and archives of online texts
* Special exhibits of particularly interesting classes of online books
* Information on how readers can help support the growth of online books

Who's Responsible, and Who Supports It
The Online Books Page was founded, and is edited, by John Mark Ockerbloom, He is a digital library planner and researcher at the University of Pennsylvania. He is solely responsible for the content of the site. "


Title: Online Books Page

Provider: University of Pennsylvania Library

Subject Heading/s: Electronic books

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: "The Online Books Page is a website that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet. It also aims to encourage the development of such online books, for the benefit and edification of all.

Major parts of the site include:

* An index of thousands of online books freely readable on the Internet
* Pointers to significant directories and archives of online texts
* Special exhibits of particularly interesting classes of online books
* Information on how readers can help support the growth of online books

Who's Responsible, and Who Supports It
The Online Books Page was founded, and is edited, by John Mark Ockerbloom, He is a digital library planner and researcher at the University of Pennsylvania. He is solely responsible for the content of the site. "


Title: Outstanding Books for the College Bound and Lifelong Learners

Provider: Young Adult Library Services Association of the American Library Association

Subject Heading/s: Best books

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: "The books on this list will give you the opportunity to see yourself and the world in a new way; to reconnect with memories; and open doors to discovery, knowledge, adventure, and enchantment. They will inspire you to think about life, universal truths, and the human experience. This list is intended as a tool for a variety of audiences -- college bound students, educators, librarians, and parents. . . The list is divided into five sections: fiction, biography, nonfiction, drama, and poetry."


Title: Outstanding Books for the College Bound and Lifelong Learners

Provider: Young Adult Library Services Association of the American Library Association

Subject Heading/s: Best books

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: "The books on this list will give you the opportunity to see yourself and the world in a new way; to reconnect with memories; and open doors to discovery, knowledge, adventure, and enchantment. They will inspire you to think about life, universal truths, and the human experience. This list is intended as a tool for a variety of audiences -- college bound students, educators, librarians, and parents. . . The list is divided into five sections: fiction, biography, nonfiction, drama, and poetry."


Title: Project Gutenberg

Provider: ibiblio

Subject Heading/s: Electronic books

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: Project Gutenberg is one of the largest collections of free etext. Most of the books are not copyright protected, hence most were published prior to 1923. The collection may be searched by author, title, subject, notes, language (some texts are in languages other than English), and Library of Congress class. Texts are in ascii.


Title: Project Gutenberg

Provider: ibiblio

Subject Heading/s: Electronic books

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: Project Gutenberg is one of the largest collections of free etext. Most of the books are not copyright protected, hence most were published prior to 1923. The collection may be searched by author, title, subject, notes, language (some texts are in languages other than English), and Library of Congress class. Texts are in ascii.


Title: PubList.com

Provider: PubList.com

Subject Heading/s: Periodicals

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Directories

Description: Based on Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory of over 150,000 print and electronic publications including magazines, journals, newsletters, and some monographs; links to the publishers' Web sites.


Title: PubList.com

Provider: PubList.com

Subject Heading/s: Periodicals

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Directories

Description: Based on Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory of over 150,000 print and electronic publications including magazines, journals, newsletters, and some monographs; links to the publishers' Web sites.


Title: Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text and Image

Provider: University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Subject Heading/s: Electronic books.

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "SCETI, a fully integrated digital library, was created in 1996 to publish virtual facsimiles of rare books and manuscripts in the Penn Library's collections. Its ongoing mission is to make accessible to the global community of scholars and researchers primary source materials that would otherwise be difficult to access. The site is free and open to all in the interests of knowledge and learning."

Virtual copies of rare books and manuscripts from the 9th through the 20th centuries in the Library's collections.


Title: Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text and Image

Provider: University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Subject Heading/s: Electronic books.

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "SCETI, a fully integrated digital library, was created in 1996 to publish virtual facsimiles of rare books and manuscripts in the Penn Library's collections. Its ongoing mission is to make accessible to the global community of scholars and researchers primary source materials that would otherwise be difficult to access. The site is free and open to all in the interests of knowledge and learning."

Virtual copies of rare books and manuscripts from the 9th through the 20th centuries in the Library's collections.


Title: Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography

Provider: University of Houston Libraries

Subject Heading/s: Electronic publishing

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: Where available, articles on electronic publishing are linked. Edited by Charles W. Bailey, Jr. Assistant Dean for Systems, The University of Houston Libraries


Title: Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography

Provider: University of Houston Libraries

Subject Heading/s: Electronic publishing

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: Where available, articles on electronic publishing are linked. Edited by Charles W. Bailey, Jr. Assistant Dean for Systems, The University of Houston Libraries


Title: Standards and Guidelines

Provider: American Library Association

Subject Heading/s: Library science; Libraries.

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Guides

Description: Documents written by various subgroups of ALA pertaining to collections, confidentiality of library records, freedom of information, service to various types of users, etc.


Title: Standards and Guidelines

Provider: American Library Association

Subject Heading/s: Library science; Libraries.

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Guides

Description: Documents written by various subgroups of ALA pertaining to collections, confidentiality of library records, freedom of information, service to various types of users, etc.


Title: Tilt

Provider: University of Texas System

Subject Heading/s: Information retrieval--Study and teaching (Higher)

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Guide

Description: In the Texas Information Literacy Turorial, "Students are taught three groups of skills related to research: selecting appropriate sources, searching library databases and the Internet, and evaluating and citing information."


Title: Tilt

Provider: University of Texas System

Subject Heading/s: Information retrieval--Study and teaching (Higher)

LC Class: Z

Reference Category: Guide

Description: In the Texas Information Literacy Turorial, "Students are taught three groups of skills related to research: selecting appropriate sources, searching library databases and the Internet, and evaluating and citing information."