State University (FSU) - Florida State University is a
public and coeducational institution. It is a senior member of
the ten state universities that compose the State University System
of Florida. The main campus of the University is located in Tallahassee,
the state's capital.
Center for Education Statistics (NCES) - the primary federal
entity for collecting and analyzing library and educational data.
of Museum and Library Services(IMLS) - a federal grant-making
agency that promotes leadership, innovation, and a lifetime of
learning by supporting the nation's museums and libraries.
OnLine - Microsoft project to introduce Internet access
to libraries in majority-minority areas.
Library Association Linkages
Library Association - is the oldest and largest library
association in the world, with more than 64,000 members. Its mission
is to promote the highest quality library and information services
and public access to information.
American Library Association/Office of Information Technology and Policy
- (est. 1995) promotes the development and use of electronic access to information as a means to ensure the public's right to a free and open information society.
Caucus of the American Library Association - The Black
Caucus of the American Library Association serves as an advocate
for the development, promotion, and improvement of library services
and resources to the nation's African American community; and
provides leadership for the recruitment and professional development
of African American librarians.
American Library Association - Provides links to information
about chapters, scholarships, publications, programs, etc.
Federation of Library Agencies - the leading international
body representing the interests of library and information services
and their users. It is the global voice of the library and information
The Library and Information
Technology Association (LITA) - concerns itself with
the planning, development, design, application, and integration
of technology within the library and information environment,
with the impact of emerging technologies on library service, and
with the effect of automated technologies on people.
Indian Library Association - Provides association information
as well as links to other sources of information on Native and
Minority library organizations.
Library Association - The association is dedicated to
improving the quality and leadership of the health information
professional in order to foster the art and science of health
Public Library Association -
enhances the development and effectiveness of public library staff and public library services.
- National Association to Promote Library and Information Services
to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking.
Libraries Association - is the international association
representing the interests of thousands of information professionals
in over seventy countries.
Graduate Schools of Information Studies Linkages
College of Information , Florida State University -
The College of Information at The Florida State University is one of the top-ranked programs in the nation and has held this ranking for many years.
Library Organization Linkages
and Melinda Gates Foundation - was created in January
2000, through the merger of the Gates Learning Foundation, which
worked to expand access to technology through public libraries,
and the William H. Gates Foundation, which focused on improving
Chief Officers of State Library Agencies (COSLA) -
is an independent organization of the chief officers of state and territorial agencies designated as the state library administrative agency and responsible for statewide library development.
Library Research Services -
is a unit of the Colorado State Library and the Colorado Department of Education that is operated in partnership with the Library and Information Services (LIS) Program, College of Education, University of Denver.
Geographic Information System Linkages
Geographic Data Committee - ( http://www.fgdc.gov/) federal group coordinating
many nation-wide GIS standards.
Census Bureau - Links to International Statistical Agencies.
ESRI – is the world’s largest producer of geographic
information system software (GIS) in the world. GIS combines layers
of information about a place to give you a better understanding
of that place.
- A weekly summary of recently published GIS product and company
GeoPlace.com - publisher of GeoWorld magazine and developer of
the Web portal.