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  • ARL SPEC Kits
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    SPEC surveys gather information from ARL member institutions on current research library practices and policies.
  • CRL Catalog
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    The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) is a consortium of North American universities, colleges and independent research libraries. The consortium acquires and preserves newspapers, journals, documents, archives and other traditional and digital resources for research and teaching. These resources are then made available to member institutions cooperatively, through interlibrary loan and electronic delivery. USC is a member institution. Bibliographic access to more than 600,000 titles held at CRL is available through its online catalog.
  • Digital Scholarship
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    Digital Scholarship is a web portal to information on open access publishing since 1989. It is created and maintained by Charles W. Bailey, Jr. It provides ready access to Digital Koans, a weblog on digital information issues; the periodically updated Open Access Bibliography; The Open Access Webliography; the periodically updated Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography; and the Scholarly Electronic Publishing Weblog.
  • Directory of Open Access Journals
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    The aim of the Directory of Open Access Journals is to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals thereby promoting their increased usage and impact.

    The Directory aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content. All subject areas and languages will be covered.

  • Glassdoor
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    Glassdoor is free career resource that searches “over 20,000 job sites, newspapers, and company career pages” at once. Apply directly for millions of jobs. This database also provides access to company reviews and ratings written anonymously by employees and job seekers; salaries; and sample interview questions.
  • Informed Librarian Online
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    THE INFORMED LIBRARIAN is a monthly compilation of the most recent tables of contents from over 250 valuable domestic and foreign library and information-related journals, e-journals, magazines, e-magazines, newsletters and e-newsletters.
  • Library & Information Science Source (EBSCO)
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    A comprehensive resource for Library and Information Science research, this EBSCO database provides full text articles from more than 430 LIS journals, indexing for hundreds more and selected full text monographs. Library & Information Science Source contains the content that was formerly found in the Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) database.
  • Library & Information Sciences Abstracts (LISA)
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    Index to over 550 periodicals in the areas of librarianship and information science.
  • Library of Congress Classification Outline
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    The Library of Congress Classification Outline presents in broad outline form the Library of Congress Classification Schedule, broken down by letter and combination of letters and then by numerical divisions within each letter or combination of letters, i.e., J, JC, JC49, etc.
  • Library of Congress Web site
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    The Library of Congress's home page, linking to an extraordinary wealth of information including the Library's atalogs and its very significant digital collections.
  • USC Digital Library
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    The USC Digital Library (USCDL) is the digital repository for original research materials which have been selected for archiving by the Libraries. Content made available by the USCDL facilitates new and creative opportunities for scholarship and teaching by providing enhanced access to materials which feature and highlight the Libraries' holdings or from non-Library held collections identified in collaboration with members of the USC academic community. Accordingly, the USCDL provides a wealth of primary and original source material in a variety of formats. These may include, but are not limited to USC theses and dissertations; photographs; rare books, or portions thereof; manuscripts; source documents; sound recordings; moving images; data sets; 'born digital' documents; and digital representations of physical objects. USCDL content can be licensed or sub-licensed to parties outside of USC.