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Northampton Area Libraries

Forbes Library
http://www.forbeslibrary.org
Northampton, Massachusetts' public library.

Smith College Libraries
http://www.smith.edu/libraries/
Links to Neilson Library, Hillyer Arts Library, Josten Performing Arts Library, Young Science Library, Mortimer Rare Book Room, College Archives, and Sophia Smith Collection.

Lilly Library
http://www.lillylibrary.org/
The Public Library in Florence, Massachusetts.

Hampshire Law Library
http://www.lawlib.state.ma.us/libraries/locations/hampshire.html
The Hampshire Law Library is one of 17 Mass Trial Court Law Libraries, is located in Northampton, and (like our city & town public libraries) is free to the public.

Libraries in Northampton
http://www.lillylibrary.org/nham-libraries.html
Lilly Library's list of Northampton Libraries.

Library Catalogs
https://bark.cwmars.org/eg/opac/home?loc=247
Quick links to catalogs of Northampton area libraries.

Massachusetts Libraries

Massachusetts Libraries
http://mass.gov/libraries/
The state's new gateway website for all library services in MA is attractive, informative and easy to use.

Massachusetts Library System
http://www.masslibsystem.org/
The consolidated library system that has replaced Massachusetts former regional library systems. The Massachusetts Library System provides services to and promotes cooperation between Massachusetts libraries.

Five College Library Catalog
http://fcaw.library.umass.edu:8991/F
Search UMass, Amherst, Hampshire, Mt. Holyoke, and Smith College library catalog at one time.

UMass Amherst Library
http://www.library.umass.edu/
University of Massachusetts Amherst Library website.

C/WMARS
http://www.cwmars.org/
Our library network of central & western Massachusetts C/WMARS catalogs.

Greater Springfield Union List of Serials
http://clgsul.spfldcol.edu/
Search for periodicals.

Springfield City Library
http://www.springfieldlibrary.org/
Springfield Massachusetts' public library. Click here to access their extensive Reference Desk Bookmarks site.

Boston Public Library
http://www.bpl.org/

Western Massachusetts Center for Healthy Communities
http://www.westernmasshealthycommunities.org/library.php
Formerly Western Mass. Prevention Center Library.

American Antiquarian Society
http://www.americanantiquarian.org/
National research library in Worcester Ma with materials from pre-twentieth century history and culture.

Perkins Braille and Talking Book Library
http://www.perkins.org/community-programs/btbl/

LibCat
http://www.librarysites.info/states/ma.htm
A Guide to Library resorces on the Internet. Featuring a list of Massachusetts Libraries.

Massachusetts Library Directory
http://mblc.state.ma.us/libraries/directory/index.php
Search for any of the more than 1,700 libraries that are members of the six Massachusetts Regional Library Systems. Created by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Massachusetts Virtual Catalog
http://www.cwmars.org/virtcat
Search the virtual catalog for several eastern Mass. library networks, academic libraries from the Boston Library Consortium, and others or search for special collections and archives in Massachusetts. Created by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

National Libraries

Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/index.html
The Nations oldest federal cultural institution.

U.S. National Library of Medicine
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/

National and International Directories and Combined (Virtual) Catalogs

lib-web-stats
http://www.librarytechnology.org/libwebcats/
A directory of libraries worldwide. While the majority of the current listings are in North America, the numbers of libraries represented in other parts of the globe is growing. Each listing includes links to the library's website and online catalog. Other information available includes the geographic location, address, library type, current and previous library automation systems used, and the size of the library's collection.

Libdex
http://www.libdex.com/
Worldwide index of library catalogs.

WorldCat(OCLC)
http://www.worldcat.org/
Search to locate materials worldwide.

Digital Libraries

Five College Archives Digital Access Project
http://clio.fivecolleges.edu/
A digital archive of historical materials available through the 5 college consortium.

Sophia Smith Collection
http://www.smith.edu/libraries/libs/ssc/digitalcoll.html
Women's online history materials at Smith College.

International Children's Digital Library
http://www.childrenslibrary.org
A Library For the World's Children.

Library of Congress American Memory Project
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html
"American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience."

Online Books Page
http://digital.library.upenn.edu/books/
Books available free online from UPenn.

NYPL Digital
http://nypl.org/digital/index.htm
New York Public Libraries digitized versions of rare and unique materials.

Documenting the American South
http://docsouth.unc.edu/
University of North Carolina's digital library initiative with "access to texts, images, and audio files related to southern history, literature, and culture. Currently DocSouth includes ten thematic collections of books, diaries, posters, artifacts, letters, oral history interviews, and songs.

Best of the Web: Digital Libraries
http://botw.org/top/Reference/Libraries/Digital/

I Love Libraries
http://www.ilovelibraries.org/
ILoveLibraries.org is a Web site designed by the American Library Association for the people who use and love libraries and books.

 
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