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Serials Directory, The

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Provider: EBSCO
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Descriptions: Provides bibliographic information and current pricing structures for popular serials; lists over 184,000 U.S. and international titles, including newspapers; data from nearly 83,500 publishers worldwide, including e-mail and Internet addresses. Historical data is provided for an additional 20,000 titles; and Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal Classification numbers are listed for each entry.
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WorldCat

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Provider: OCLC
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Descriptions: This is the web-based version of WorldCat, a catalog of holdings from libraries worldwide. Search for items in library collections around the country and the world. Input your ZIP code to find items locally. Register for a free account in order to create and save lists and bibliographies or write reviews.
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WorldCat (TexShare)

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Provider: OCLC FirstSearch
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Descriptions: A universal catalog of books, journals, audiovisuals, websites, internet resources, newspapers and maps held or claimed by libraries worldwide, including records of items held by The TMC Library. This version of WorldCat, from OCLC, is well-suited to skilled bibliographic researchers.
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Internet Archive

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Provider: Internet Archive (nonprofit organization)
Descriptions: The Internet Archive, a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts, holds a great many free diversions, and many of these are educational-- full-text books, university lectures, music, films, photography and software. There is also the Wayback Machine, for viewing earlier versions of websites: "Browse through 85 billion web pages archived from 1996 to a few months ago." In collaboration with the National Federation of the Blind, Internet Archive now also provides free access to more than a million books for blind, sight-impaired and dyslexic readers.
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History of Medicine Finding Aids Consortium

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Provider: National Library of Medicine
Descriptions: Finding aids help researchers locate materials by providing contextual information and detailed inventories for archival collections. The History of Medicine Finding Aids Project combines several thousand such records contributed by members of a cooperative group of 20 institutions under one search engine.
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World Digital Library

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Provider: Library of Congress and UNESCO (United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization)
Descriptions: Initiated as a joint project of the Library of Congress and UNESCO (United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization) and launched in 2009, the World Digital Library is a curated collection of a variety of digitized items- books, art, film, periodicals and more, many of them considered primary source materials- representing the cultural identities and histories of UNESCO's member nations through every branch of learning. In the initial exploration one can view thumbnails of content according to time, place, topic, item type or institution.
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Wellcome Library

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Provider: Wellcome Library
Descriptions: "Through its collections and services, the Wellcome Library provides insight and information to anyone seeking to understand medicine and its role in society, past and present... Collections of books, manuscripts, archives, films and pictures on the history of medicine from the earliest times to the present day." Items that may be of particular interest: the Turning the Pages interactive feature [note: requires Shockwave] and a digitized collection of Francis Crick's papers on consciousness, soon to be viewable online.
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User’s Guide to Finding and Evaluating Health Information on the Web

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Provider: Medical Library Association
Descriptions: This resource provides tips on how to judge whether a website purveying medical information is trustworthy and authoritative. It also presents links to high quality sources of such information. The guide "...outlines the collective wisdom of medical librarians who surf the web every day to discover quality information in support of clinical and scientific decision making by doctors, scientists, and other health practitioners responsible for the nation's health."
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TILT (Texas Information Literacy Tutorial)

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Provider: University of Texas at Austin Library Instruction and Information Literacy Services
Descriptions: A tutorial for library and Internet users that helps users to: determine which are the best resources to answer their research questions; evaluate the quality of information retrieved via the Web; understand the basics of copyright law; and more. Shockwave Flash 3 plug-in required for interactive features.
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Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery – NN/LM SCR

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Provider: National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region
Descriptions: This agency's page is a portal linking to a variety of emergency/disaster resources, notably its own NN/LM Emergency Preparedness and Response Toolkit. Categories of resources included here are: Federal Government; Libraries, Schools and Medical Associations; People Locator; Animal Health; and miscellaneous Other Resources.
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Crossref.org

website Descriptions: Crossref is one of the organizations that administer and enhance the DOI (Digital Object Identifier) system. On its home page, a search box lets you test a DOI link, and a free DOI lookup page is provided-- enter a citation to receive the DOI (if one has been established.) An entertaining animated short explanation of the reason for the DOI system, also on the home page, is not to be missed. Crossref, in its mission to provide "the citation linking backbone for all scholarly information in electronic form" has services and resources on its website for publishers, librarians and you, the researcher.
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Critical Thinking Web

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Provider: University of Hong Kong
Descriptions: OpenCourseWare with over 100 tutorials on critical thinking, logic, scientific reasoning, and creativity.
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PRIMO Database

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Provider: American Library Association/Association of College and Research Libraries
Descriptions: PRIMO = Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online Database. "PRIMO is a means to promote and share peer-reviewed instructional materials created by librarians to teach people about discovering, accessing and evaluating information in networked environments. The Committee hopes that publicizing selective, high quality resources will help librarians to respond to the educational challenges posed by still emerging digital technologies."
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NN/LM Emergency Preparedness & Response Toolkit

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Provider: National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM)
Descriptions: This website from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) contains useful resources on preparing plans to meet any kind of disaster-- storms and flooding, earthquakes, terrorism, pandemics-- and links to many governmental and outside sources. In addition to providing a clearly organized site, to help the new user navigate the website, a video tutorial has been posted.
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Google Scholar

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Provider: Google.com
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Descriptions: Sources of information in many diverse disciplines are retrievable with Google Scholar. A search can return citations to articles, theses, books, patents, abstracts and court opinions from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and the Web itself. Scholar ranks your search results according to the full text of each document, its place of publication, its author, and the frequency/currency of its citation by others. Choose this link if you are registered with The TMC Library as an Academic (Educational) user, to access available full text by clicking the "Find It" button. Even with an individual, independent Google Scholar registration one can set persistent preferences, among them the convenient option to display The TMC Library's holdings at title level (and/or those of other libraries.) In either case, the "Advanced Scholar Search" page allows restriction of your search results to a particular date range, subject area, author or journal. This link is the one to choose if you are not a registered TMC Library E-Resources user and if you are not a member of a TMC academic institution.
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IPL2: Information You Can Trust

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Provider: Drexel University, Florida State University, members of the IPL2 Consortium
Descriptions: This resource is the result of a merger between the Librarians' Internet Index and the Internet Public Library. Lists of authoritative websites selected by librarians and arranged by subject areas.
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