Round-Up: Finding Libraries

A recent thread on the Web4Lib listserv explored various Web tools for locating libraries geographically. Here’s a review of those plus a few more.

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National Center for Education Statistics: Library Statistics Program*
NCES: LSP

GeoLib*
Public Library Geographic Database (PLGDB) Mapping
GeoLib

Libraries411.com*
libraries411

MapMuse: Public Libraries*
MapMuse

WebJunction: Online Directory of Public Library Statistics*
“Here’s a directory of public library statistics available online, organized by state.”
WebJunction

WebJunction: LIBWEB
LIBWEB

Library Research Service
LRS

Libraries in Yahoo Directory
Libraries in Yahoo Directory

Canadian Library Gateway
Find Canadian libraries
Canadian Library Gateway

MedLinePlus
(Find medical libraries in the U.S. and Canada)
MedlinePlus

Let me know which resources I’ve missed and I’ll add ’em.


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*via Web4Lib

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