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Amicus
Website
Service giving search access to over 30 million records from 1,300 Canadian libraries including Library and Archives Canada. Enables users to check library holdings, loan policies, homepages, etc., an...
The Case for Grassroots Archives
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2012
Grassroots archives play a valuable role in what has been called "the battle of memory". People's history projects such as grassroots archives preserve and share stories of resistance, hidden historie...
Library and Archives Canada
Website
Information about the collections and services of Library and Archives Canada, and direct access to a wide range of online resources.
Sources.com: Portal for Journalists and Writers - The directory for reporters, writers, editors and researchers
Website
1977
Sources is an information portal for journalists, freelance writers, news editors, authors, researchers and journalism students -- and a resource for organizations, institutions, businesses, and ind...
Sources (portal for journalists and writers) - Wikipedia article: Connexipedia Article
Article
2008
An information portal for journalists, freelance writers, editors, authors, and researchers, focusing especially on human sources: experts and spokespersons who are prepared to answer reporters' quest...
Toronto Public Library Online
Website
An on-line catalogue of more than one million books, serials, government documents, maps, scores, sound recordings and other materials. Extensive Canadiana and Toronto and Ontario local history sectio...

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Sources
Sources specializes in collecting, indexing, and disseminating information to help journalists, editors, and researchers quickly reach articulate experts and spokespersons who can provide background i...
Sources Select Resources
SOURCES SELECT Resources, published by Sources, features articles about and reviews of information resources, research techniques, and other issues of interest to journalists and researchers. SOURCES ...

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

ibiblio.org
The public's library and digital archive. Home to one of the largest "collections of collections" on the Internet, ibiblio.org is a conservancy of freely available information, including software, music, literature, art, history,...
Museum of the History of Science
The Museum of the History of Science houses an unrivalled collection of historic scientific instruments in the world's oldest surviving purpose-built museum building, the Old Ashmolean on Broad Street, Oxford. By virtue of the col...
National Archives of the United States
As the nation's record keeper, it is our vision that all Americans will understand the vital role records play in a democracy, and their own personal stake in the National Archives. Our holdings and diverse programs will be availa...
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
The ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives honours the past, celebrates the present, and enriches the future of all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. We foster acceptance of sexual and gender diversity by supporting educ...
Sources
Sources specializes in collecting, indexing and disseminating information to help journalists, editors and researchers quickly reach articulate experts and spokespersons who can provide background information and comment on a wide...
Sources Select Resources
SOURCES SELECT Resources, published by Sources, features articles about and reviews of information resources, research techniques, and other issues of interest to journalists and researchers. SOURCES SELECT Resources app...

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Does Wikipedia Suck?
Weir, Rob
2010
Students were told to pick a concept, theory, or individual central to their paper, read the matching Wikipedia entry, and assess how useful it is for their research.
Finding Answers
The Essential Guide to Gathering Information in Canada
Tudor, Dean
1993
Outlines the essentials of how to find and use information.
Frequently Asked Questions about the Sources Subject Index
Diemer, Ulli
1998
A careful choice of subject headings pays off in leading journalists to you when they need your expertise.
Going to the Sources
A Guide to Historical Research and Writing
Brundage, Anthony
1989
How to get the most out of your Sources Listing
1998
You get out what you put in! Extra attention to the content of your listing can result in more calls, more media awareness and greater success. The number of calls you'll receive from the media direct...
An Intelligent Guide to Intelligent Research
A review of The Oxford Guide to Library Research, by Thomas Mann
Diemer, Ulli
2000
Review of the Oxford Guide to Library Research, a first-rate guide to how to think about research and how to formulate strategies for answering research questions.
ipl2 Collection Policy (Internet Public Library)
The ipl2 is an educational, research, and service laboratory; two of its major roles are educating students at graduate schools of information and providing library services to internet users.
Library of Congress Authorities
Using Library of Congress Authorities, you can browse and view authority headings for Subject, Name, Title and Name/Title combinations; and download authority records in MARC format for use in a local...
The Meaning of Everything
The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary
Winchester, Simon
2003
1000 Questions About Canada
Places, People, Things and Ideas. A Question-and-Answer Book on Canadian Facts and Culture.
Columbo, John Robert
2001
The Oxford Guide to Family History
Hey, David
1993
Shows how to trace family origins through the basics of research: where to begin, where to find records, how to decipher early styles of handwriting.
The Oxford Guide to Library Research - Review
1998
An excellent guide to doing research, explaining research methods and strategies and their strengths and weaknesses of. See review in Sources Select Resources.
Too Much To Know
Managing Scholarly Information Before the Modern Age
Blair, Ann M.
2010
A study of Latin reference works compiled in the Middle Ages and Renaissance when digests and compendia containing quotations, excerpts and precis of works of the canon were a popular source of knowle...
The Wiley Book of Business Quotations
Ehrlich, Henry
1998
Largely drawn from the press and speeches of business leaders, these quotes are clever, topical, alarming and amusing, but not very familiar.

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Library and Archives Canada / Canadian Acquisitions Division and Legal Deposit Office
Organization
All Canadian periodicals are required to file two copies of each issues with the National Library.
Rethinking Columbus
Teaching About the 500th Anniversary of Columbus's Arrival in America
Rethinking Schools
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1992
Sources Select Resources
Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers
Website
1977
Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers.