From the Special Libraries Association, a useful collection of Web resources for librarians, including ready reference resources, subject specific resources, and resources for professional development.
The 'Internet Library of Early Journals' aims to digitise substantial runs of 18th and 19th century journals, and make these images available on the Internet, together with their associated bibliographic data.
From the National Center for Education Statistics, this site allows the user to get information on a particular library, or to customize a peer group to view customized reports of the comparisons between the library of interest and its peers on a variety
Dissertations & Theses provides access to abstracts and information about United States and selected foreign Dissertations published since 1861. Access to the database is available by subject, author, title and other methods.
The premier education index/abstract, ERIC provides access to more than a million citations and abstracts of articles published in over 700 educational journals and thousands of reports from 1966 to the present.
The oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science, coverage in Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts extends back to 1966. Coverage of topics includes classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, Internet search engines, printed and electronic information sources, the information industry, electronic publishing, and more. This database indexes journal articles from more than 600 publications. Sources indexed include books, research reports, conference proceedings, and patents.
LISTA with Full Text coverage extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
Searches for freely available electronic theses and dissertations on all subjects from around the world. While this index is great, be aware that some are actually NOT free. In particular, some are restricted or embargoed.
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 and makes them available to member institutions through interlibrary loan and electronic delivery.