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Helpful Websites

Below are a list of websites that might be of help when working on class papers and projects.

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BibMe - The Fully Automatic Bibliography Maker - Faster than EasyBib™! BibMe AutoFills citations for you. Download your MLA, APA, Chicago, or Turabian bibliography in RTF for free.

Buffalo and Erie County Public Library - delivers timely, confidential and customer-oriented service to meet the informational, recreational and educational needs of the community. They contribute to the region's economic vitality by assisting individuals, businesses and government as they pursue better jobs and economic growth.

Clusty the Clustering Search Engine - This search tool from Vivísimo offers clustered results for a selection of searches. Metasearch the whole web, or use tabs to search for whatever your heart desires!

Directory of Open Access Journals - Categorized, searchable links to free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.

Google Scholar - provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.

Internet Public Library - The Internet Public Library (IPL) features a searchable, subject-categorized directory of authoritative websites; links to online texts, newspapers, and more!










LIS Wiki - LISWiki was established to give the library community a chance to explore the usefulness of Wikis. Not meant to replace Wikipedia but to enhance it!

ODLIS - The Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science - Reference resource of library and information science terminology maintained by Libraries Unlimited.

The Pathfinder Project- People of all ages need to develop their own systems for navigating and managing the information-rich environment of today's world. Those who have the ability to find, evaluate, and use information effectively achieve greater success. They enjoy increased access to basic services, job opportunities, academic achievement, and a richer quality of life. Like good reading skills, information literacy is a natural fit--and a vital service--for libraries of all types.

Research and Documentation Online - Guidelines and annotated lists of print and online resources for findings and documenting sources in a variety of different fields.

Rochester Regional Library Council - Patron membership for library students is $25 / year. The Council is a "multi-type library network serving libraries and library systems in the five-county Rochester region." Membership has several benefits including borrowing privileges at Rochester area colleges (such as Roberts Wesleyan College's Golisano library), corporate libraries (Baush & Lomb), and electronic resources (WorldCat).

WorldCat - Find what you want in a library near you with WorldCat, a global catalog of library collections.