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  • Information from the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works on how to select a conservation practitioner. Contact information for the AIC office is given on request, they will provide a geographic listing of conservators, by specialization, who can provide the type of service required.
  • Broad coverage of the sociology field in the United States, including employment, funding, conferences, publishing, research, and institutions.
  • Digitized version of the Ayer's Directory (1869-1919), which is a list of newspapers (and many periodicals) published in the United States and Canada, arranged geographically. Includes basic facts (editor name, subscription cost, etc.) as well as advertising and circulation statistics. The library has owns this title in print (1880-1986).
  • Covers history of printing, publishing, paper, binding, book trade, etc., with related links.
  • Comprehensive collection of links to sites and resources related to book collecting.
  • List of Canadian newspapers organized by region and maintained by the News Division volunteers of the Special Libraries Association.
  • Easy-to-use portal providing free access to news, news headlines, and news sources worldwide.
  • One of the sites maintained by the News Division volunteers of the Special Libraries Association, this one archives foreign newspapers papers are organized by region and country.
  • Access to the association's activities and good range of links to sociology resources online.
  • Links to online newspapers from around the world organized by region and country, searchable by keyword.
  • A gateway service for mass media on the worldwide web, provides links to newspapers, magazines, radio and TV stations around the world. Searchable by country, city, and topic.
  • A gateway to local U.S. newspapers maintained by the Newspaper Association of America.
  • Provides online access to selected historical newspapers from Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego and St. Lawrence counties.
  • Gateway to the world of early printed books. Links to libraries, special collections, web exhibitions, and other information resources.
  • Part of News Directory, it allows you to search for free full-text articles in selected newspapers. Coverage varies. News Directory is a free directory of newspapers, magazines, television stations, colleges, visitor bureaus, governmental agencies and more.
  • A thorough guide to sociology resources online, aimed at sociology students and professionals. Good coverage of theorists and sociological issues.
  • Extremely thorough and well-produced guide to internet resources in sociology with an international perpective. Created and maintained by the Social Science faculty of the University of Amsterdam.
  • Contains links to national and international newspaper archives and indexes available over theInternet.
  • For World Social Science report, DARE Data Bank, Social Science online periodicals, and more.