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Internet Reference Links Selected by Olin Reference Staff: Library

A selection of web sites that answer frequently-asked reference questions. Click on the TABS to access each section of this guide.

Links to Catalogs by Location

Online catalogs of selected New York libraries:

Binghamton University [SHARES library; on-site borrowing]
Columbia University [SHARES library, on-site borrowing; also 2CUL reciprocal borrowing]
Cornell University
Finger Lakes Library System (includes Tompkins County Public Library)
[good for popular fiction, audio books, travel guides, language learning, gaming] [on-site borrowing]
[will deliver to Durland Alternatives Library on campus]
Ithaca College [on-site borrowing]
New York Public Library [SHARES library; on-site borrowing]
New York State Library: Excelsior
SUNY Cortland
Syracuse University [SHARES library; on-site borrowing]
Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3)


United States:

Library of Congress Catalog
Center for Research Libraries [all resources available through ILL]
OCLC WorldCat [public access version]


Anglo-European online catalogs:

The European Library
KVK: Karlsruhe Virtual Catalog
Germany: Bibliotheken, Bocher und Berichte
United Kingdom: COPAC


Links to online library catalogs worldwide: a directory of libraries worldwide

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