Selected by Kathy Wheeler, Electronic Resources Reference Librarian

Bookstores

abebooks.com: out-of-print material. Search for books or browse by topic.
Alibris: rare and out-of-print books.
Amazon.com
Americana Exchange: rare books
AntiQbook: Antiquarian Booksellers Online
Association of American University Presses: online catalog
Barnes and Noble
Biblio.com: used and out-of-print books
Bookfinder.com
Books-A-Million
Buy.com
Classbook.com: new and used college textbooks. Search by isbn, title or author.
efollet.com: college bookstore online with new and used college textbooks.
Faculty Online: Registration is mandatory, but free. Provides faculty with access to textbook sales data.
Films.com: Films for the Humanities and Sciences
ISBN Search: compare prices among online bookstores or search for a book at a specific store.
Powell's Books: new and used books.
Seminary Co-Op Bookstores: academic and literary titles
Strand Book Store: New, used, rare and out-of-print books
textbooks.com: new and used college textbooks; site also has a buyback program. From Barnes & Noble
USA Bookstore: the University of South Alabama's store. Books can be ordered online and the site includes textbook buyback information.
varsitybooks.com: Select your school or search for a book by title, author, professor, keyword, isbn or course.  to top of page 

Publishers

About.com: writing and publishing links.
Audio Publishers Association
Books-in-Print: Requires USA password for remote access.
Bookwire Index -- Publishers: sorts by genre and includes non-English publishers.
Publishers Catalogues
Publishers' Homepages.com: from Bowker. Author interviews included
PubList: "database of over 150,000 magazines, journals, newsletters, & other periodicals." to top of page

Professional Sites for Librarians

Abbreviations.com: Journal abbreviation source.
AcqWeb:for collection development and acquisitions.
Alabama Association of College and Research Libraries
Alabama Library Association
American Library Association  
Ariadne: online journal aimed at academic librarians.
Association of College and Research Libraries
Books-in-Print: on campus or USA ID for remote access.
E-JASL: the Electronic Journal of Academic and Special Librarianship
E-LIS: e-prints in Library and Information Science
Highwire Press: some free electronic journals
ISBN.org: places to apply for isbns and some professional development resources.
LIBLICENSE: Licensing Digital Information: a project from Yale University Library. Both the web site and the Liblicense-L discussion List are searchable.
Librarian's Resource Centre: includes ready reference and professional development resources.
Library Grants Center
Library, Information Science and Techology Abstracts: from EBSCO. Indexing and abstracting for over 600 journals.
Library Journal
Library of Congress Classification Outline
Lyrasis Workshop Schedule:searchable by state, title or date. You can register for a workshop online.
Medical Library Association  
Network of Alabama Academic Libraries (NAAL)
NISO Standards: available at no charge
OCLC
Publishers' Homepages.com: from Bowker. Author interviews included
Southeastern Library Association
Special Library Association
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Copyright

Copyright Advisory Office: from Columbia University
Copyright and Fair Use: from Stanford University Libraries. Includes primary resources.
Copyright Central: Web sites of interest.
Copyright Clearance Center
Copyright Law of the United States of America
Digital Copyright Slider
Digital Millennium Copyright Act
Intellectual Property Watch
International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations
Professional and Scholarly Publishing
Questions & Answers on Copyright for the Campus Community
U.S. Copyright Office
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