Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Link O'Day: Three Cheers for Gary Price and Resource Shelf!

Gary Price is an Info Hero! He is the founder and boss of The Resource Shelf. I got to thinking about him today because he posted the information below to LM_NET. It is just a sampling of all the RESOURCES at The Resource Shelf. The link from the title goes to the home page of this most excellent resource. You can learn more about Gary at this link: http://web.resourceshelf.com/go/about/people

Here is Gary's posting to today with some specific resources of interest to you:

Greetings from DC.

The past 10 days have been an exceptional time for new and free
web-based resources to go live online.

Here are links to info from our ResourceShelf.com.

1. Just WOW!
A Must See: (New) The Google Art Project: Super High-Resolution
Images, Virtual Tours, and More

2. A new version of the essential Wayback Machine from the Internet
Archive is Now Available
Archived web pages back to 1996.

3. State Library of Kansas Releases State History Database, Powered by Gale

4. This is not a research resource but might be of interest.
Egypt: The Director of the Library of Alexandria, Ismail Serageldin,
Has Posted a Statement on the IFLA Web Site

5. Again, not a research resource but a lot of fun.
Cool! Movie: "Do You Want to Be a Librarian?" (1946)

6. Global: Historic Weather Conditions & Real Time Weather Conditions
(Interactive Map)
The real time map is very cool!

7. New from National Geographic: Interactive Map of Surnames in the
United States

Feel free to drop by our site at

whenever you have a few moments. We post material
seven days a week.

You can also follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/resourceshelf

Finally, don't hesitate to share a link to ResourceShelf with your colleagues.
We're also free to access and use.


1 comment:

  1. I encourage everyone to take a look at Resource Shelf. It provides excellent insights that help me keep pace with important changes that are occurring in user trends and technologies.