Links

LOCAL & STATE

   o Salinas Public Library www.salinas.lib.ca.us
   o Library Commission www.ci.salinas.ca.us/BoardCom/libcomm/BClibc.html
   o National Steinbeck Center www.steinbeck.org
   o Steinbeck House www.infopoint.com/mry/orgs/steinbeck/
   o CA State Library www.library.ca.gov

ASSOCIATIONS

   o American Library Association www.ala.org
   o California Library Association www.cla-net.org
   o ILoveLibraries.org www.ilovelibraries.org
   o Friends of the Library USA www.folusa.com

OTHER LIBRARIES & DATABASES

   o Bodleian Library www.bodley.ox.ac.uk
– Find out about the main research library of the University of Oxford. Access the online catalogue and read a brief history.
   o Boston Public Library www.bpl.org
   o British Library www.bl.uk
– Investigate the British Library’s Online Information Server. Includes collections, exhibitions, services, and information.
   o Carnegie Libraries www.carnegielibrary.org/
   o Digital Library Project www.dlib.indiana.edu/relatedlinks
   o Libdex – The Library Index www.libdex.com
– Libdex is a directory of library home pages, online catalogs, friend’s pages, and affiliate links.
   o Internet Public Library www.ipl.org
– Gathers links to reference materials covering computers, law, science, entertainment and education. Features sections for kids and teenagers.
   o Library of Congress www.loc.gov
   o Library of the London School of Economics and Political Science www.blpes.lse.ac.uk
– The world’s largest social sciences library.
   o Monterey Bay Area Cooperative Library System www.mobac.org

RESOURCES

o American Society of Bookplate Collectors & Designers www.bookplate.org
o C-Span Booknotes www.booknotes.org
o Internet Dictionary Project www.june29.com/IDP/IDPsearch.html
– Translates words to and from English
o Library Spot www.libraryspot.com
– Huge and valuable collection of reference and research materials. Provides links to dictionaries, thesauri, phrase-finders and related resources.
o Project Gutenberg promo.net/pg/
– Texts of over 6200 famous and important books available free online; link to another 119.
o Simple Book Repair Manual www.dartmouth.edu/~preserve/
repair/repairindex.htm
o Used Book & Pamphlet Repair door.library.uiuc.edu/preserve/procedures.html
o Your Old Books www.rbms.info/yob.shtml
– Frequently asked questions about rare books and book values.
o Young Adult Library Services Association 2011 Best of the Best http://www.ala.org/yalsa/booklistsawards/best/bob11
  • o Chegg Textbooks
http://www.chegg.com/textbooks/