A guide to creating a comprehensive personal library using free web resources, this book demonstrates the steps to compiling a web library that includes a vast, rich collection of data, documents, e-books, reference materials, and images. Organized in accordance with the departments of a well-managed physical library, this guide shows librarians, potential librarians, and those who simply want to better organize their files how to access free material that can be used immediately. Free articles and indexes, digital reference services, electronic books, images, and software and hardware issues are covered.
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Nicholas Tomaiuolo is the associate librarian at the Elihu Burritt Library at Central Connecticut State University. He lives in Wethersfield, Connecticut.
“This book about high quality and free/inexpensive online information services will save you much frustration when searching the web, as well as subscription fees and steep document delivery charges.” —Peter Jacso, associate professor of library and information science, University of Hawaii, and author of Build Your Own Database
“Follow the instruction in The Web Library and for very little effort you can build yourself a periodical collection that would be the envy of many libraries, for next to nothing.” —Steve Coffman, vice president of strategic development, Tutor.com, and author of Going Live: Starting and Running a Virtual Reference Service
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