Archive | October 2011

All-in-One Biblical Resources Search

Over 25 Bible and religious study resources, searchable by keyword or phrase, found here.

“We invite you to begin a journey of clicks to explore this site thoroughly. We hope that this journey is a source of education and enlightenment. If you are not a Muslim, then let this site serve as a means of introducing Islam to you, and provide you with options for exploring the beauty of this religion further. If you are a Muslim, then let this site serve as a repository for advancing your knowledge about Islam further.”–From the website.

The Condition of Education 2011 Available Online

“The Condition of Education 2011 summarizes important developments and trends in education using the latest available data. The report presents 50 indicators on the status and condition of education, in addition to a closer look at postsecondary education by institutional level and control.”–From Site.

1 In 6 Americans Has An E-Reader

According to a Harris Survey, 1 in 6 Americans now own an e-reader, which is 15% of the population, and 15% more of Americans say that they will be getting an e-reader in the next six months.

American Libraries E-Content Blog

“Keeping up with the many varieties of digital content—and how libraries can offer them to their patrons—just got easier.   American Libraries has launched an “E-Content” blog that provides information on e-books, e-readers, e-journals, databases, digital libraries, digital repositories, and other e-content issues. The blog complements the new section on e-content that appears in the weekly e-newsletter American Libraries Direct and focuses on similar issues.”–From ALA Website.

Best Free Reference Websites 2011

“This is an annual series initiated under the auspices of the Machine-Assisted Reference Section (MARS) of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) of ALA to recognize outstanding reference sites on the World Wide Web. “–From the website.