LIBRARY JOURNALS / MAGAZINES


American Libraries   >>>
The magazine of the American Library Association

The Chronicle of Higher Education  >>>
The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.

College & Research Libraries  >>>
Bimonthly journal featuring scholarly research in academic librarianship. All articles from 1997 to the present are freely available online.

College & Research Libraries News  >>>
Monthly newsmagazine, featuring articles on the latest trends and practices affecting academic and research libraries and the official news of ACRL. All articles from 2004 to the present are freely available online.

Huff Post Libraries in Crisis  >>>
A series about library cutbacks and closings across the country.

I Love Libraries  >>>
ALA's website for the public, designed to keep America informed about what's happening in today's libraries, which are found in public, school, academic, corporate and institutional settings.

Information Today - "the most widely read publication in the information industry" >>>

Library Journal  >>>
In its 133rd year of publication, Library Journal is the oldest and most respected publication covering the library field. Considered to be the “bible” of the library world, LJ is read by over 100,000 library directors, administrators, and staff in public, academic, and special libraries. LJ  is the single-most comprehensive publication for librarians, with groundbreaking features and analytical news reports covering technology, management, policy, and other professional concerns. Its hefty review sections evaluate nearly 7000 books annually, along with hundreds of audiobooks, videos, databases, web sites, and systems that libraries buy.

Librarian and Information Science (LIS) News and Wire  >>>
LISNews/LISwire was created in 1999 by Blake Carver, LJ Mover & Shaker.

Public Libraries Online  >>>
News, magazine, blogs, from the Public Libraries Association.

Publishers Weekly  >>>
The leading publishing trade news magazine also targeted at librarians, booksellers, and literary agents. Its content includes library-related news, book reviews, publishing industry news, news and feature stories about authors. 

School Library Journal  >>>                                                                                    School Library Journal, is the leading print magazine, and now SLJ.com serving librarians who work with young people in schools and public libraries. The two resources give librarians up-to-date information needed to integrate libraries into the school curriculum, become leaders in the areas of technology, reading, and information literacy, and create high-quality collections for children and young adults.


LIBRARY NEWS / BLOGS

BLOG LINKS
100 Best Blogs for Librarians of the Future  >>>
100 Best Blogs for School Librarians  >>>
Best Library / Librarian Blog 2011 nominees  >>>
Books-related blogroll  >>>
Information literacy blogs  >>>
Library blogs lists  >>>
Library Weblogs  >>>
LIS favorite blogs  >>>
The Top 50 Librarian Blogs  >>>
Librarian blogs bookmarks  >>> 
Salem Press 2012 Library Blog Award winners  >>>


SELECTED BLOGS
Bates InfoTips - search tips from renowned Colorado information broker Mary Ellen Bates  >>>
David Lee King - Social web, emerging trends, libraries (Shawnee & Topeka County Public Library, KS)  >>>
InfoCommons and Beyond - Considering innovative services and resources in academic libraries (by David Murray, Brookdale Comm. College, NJ)  >>>
INFOdocket - Information industry news, new websites and tools from Gary Price and Shirl Kennedy  >>>
Joe Murphy - Librarian, Innovator  >>>
The Kept-Up Academic Librarian - (Steven J. Bell Temple Univ., Philadelphia)  >>>
Information Literacy Weblog - (Sheila Webber, Univ. of Sheffield, UK)  >>>
Librarian in Black - (Sarah Houghton, San Rafael Public Library, CA)
LISNews blogs - blog aggregator  >>>
Musings About Librarianship - (Aaron Tay, Singapore University)  >>>
No Shelf Required - e-books and other digital content in libraries (by Sue Polanka, Wright State University Libraries, Ohio)
Resource Blog - Where dedicated librarians and researchers share the results of their directed (and occasionally quirky) Web searches for resources and information  >>>
The Scholarly Kitchen - What's hot and cooking in scholarly publishing  >>>
Will Unwound - Rants, raves, reflections (by Will Manley, retired librarian, columnist extraordinaire and University of Denver library school grad)  >>>


LIBRARY PORTALS

DMOZ Open Directory Project - Libraries  >>>
International librarianship  >>>
Internet Library for Librarians  >>>
Library and Information Science Wiki  >>>
Library Spot  >>>
Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki  >>>
LibraryWorks  >>>
Yahoo! Libraries  >>>


OPEN ACCESS JOURNALS

Directory of Open Access Journals  >>>
Over 100 free open access library journals.
Free e-journals and academic papers  >>>
Library journals lists from the Internet Library for Librarians  >>>
Open J-Gate  >>>
Library journals search category


FREE BOOKS

College Open Textbooks Collaborative  >>>
Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)  >>>
Flat World Knowledge  >>>
Google Books  >>>
National Academies Press  >>>  
Project Gutenberg  >>>


LITERACIES 

DigitalLiteracy.gov  >>>
Information literacy blogs  >>>
Information Literacy Weblog - (Sheila Webber, Univ. of Sheffield, UK)  >>>
Technology Proficiency Checklist from the Colo. State Library  >>>


OTHER

Colorado authors (CIPA)  >>>
Colorado authors (CAL)  >>>
Colorado book organizations, associations, clubs  >>>
Colorado Independent Publishers Association  >>>
Colorado publishing service providers  >>>
DaVinci Institute (Colorado-based) - Thomas Frey (called the "dean of    futurists") shares his vision of the future of libraries >>>


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Recent links - May

1.The Library of Utopia [Technology Review]
2.A universal digital library is within reach [Los Angeles Times]
3.Why Barnes & Noble-Microsoft pact hurts Google [CBS News]
4.Libraries as Indoctrination Mills [Library Journal]
5.Are You Being Watched? [Library Journal]
6.Bird flu research from UW-Madison is finally published [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
7.Conservatives defend cuts to Archives Canada [canada.com]
8.Changing Policies On Digital Books Wreak Havoc on Libraries [MindShift]
9.Chip Kidd: Designing books is no laughing matter. OK, it is. [TED]
10.Frank Zappa and John Lofton [Crossfire]
11.Google, Author’s Guild Clash Over Class Action and Standing [Library Journal]
12.Is It Time to Stop Using the Word 'Textbook'? [HuffPost]
13.National Federation of the Blind Assists in Litigation Against Free Library of Philadelphia [NFB]
14.'50 Shades of Grey' won't be coming to some libraries [The Christian Science Monitor]
15.Fairness questions are raised when retired Fort Worth school librarian is rehired [Stat-Telegram]
16.Jay Leno’s 3D Printer Replaces Rusty Old Parts [Jay Leno's Garage]
17.Alzheimer's Patients Turn To Stories Instead Of Memories [Morning Edition]
18.JP Rangaswami: Information is food [TED]
19.Gay worker claims Facebook 'like' got him fired [Today]

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Recent links - April

1.Dog Lending Coming to Harvard Library [The Daily Crimson]
2.The Decline and Fall of the Library Empire [Searcher]
3.Birth of a Book [Glen Milner]
4.Scholarship, Liberated From Paper at Last [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
5.Hungarian president resigns in plagiarism scandal [The Atlanta Journal-Constitution]
6.Libraries in schools keeping up with times [The Boston Globe]
7.You Autocomplete Me [Slate]
8.Are Privatized Public Libraries So Bad? [The Atlantic Cities]
9.US archives website overload with interest in 1940 census [The Telegraph]
10.E-books spur reading among Americans, survey shows [CNN]
11.Think Like A Startup: a white paper to inspire library entrepreneurialism [Brian Mathews]
12.Apple's Steve Jobs conspired on e-book price-fixing, lawsuits say [Los Angeles Times]
13.Disgruntled library patron ready for court [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
14.Timbuktu librarians protect manuscripts from rebels [Reuters]
15.Oxford University, Vatican libraries to digitize works [Reuters]
16.Police salvage blind Trish Vickers' inkless novel pages [Bridport News]
17.Next Issue launches "Netflix for magazines" [CBS News]
18.High court steps into key online copyright case [The Salt Lake Tribune]
19.Web freedom faces greatest threat ever, warns Google's Sergey Brin [The Guardian]
20.Yale University Card Catalog [Ellen Su]
21.Has Kindle Killed the Book Cover? [The Atlantic]
22.Trust pushes for open access to research [BBC News]
23.Amazon's knock-off problem (35 Shades of Grey, anyone?) [Fortune]
24.Sacking a Palace of Culture [The New York Times]
25.U of M opens up to open source textbooks [Minnesota Public Radio]
26.Resolved: Libraries are Obsolete [Harvard University]
27.If Harvard Can’t Afford Academic Journal Subscriptions, Maybe It’s Time for an Open Access Model [Time]
28.At 92, a Bandit to Hollywood but a Hero to Soldiers [The New York Times]
29.Hitler Back in Print [Der Spiegel]
30.Book Reviews: A Tortured History [The Atlantic]