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World University and School {in a virtual world}

Welcome to World University and School Library Resources
which anyone can add to or edit.
The Global, Virtual/Digital, Open, Free, {potentially Degree- and Credit-Granting},
Multilingual University &School
where anyone can teach or take a class or course


CoursesEdit

Add free, open Computer Music subjects Web Site Organization (if any) Degree / Non-degree Instructor's Name Location Other Info Language Tags
Computer Science 96: System Design Projects http://isites.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k83340 Harvard non-degree Prof. Stuart Shieber Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
Copyright for Librarians http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/copyrightforlibrarians/Main_Page Harvard University non-degree Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society and Electronic Information for Libraries (eIFL) Browser Focuses on 50 countries in Africa, Asia and Europe. The goal of the project is to provide librarians in developing and transitional countries information concerning copyright law. More specifically, it aspires to inform librarians concerning: copyright law in general; the aspects of copyright law that most affect libraries; how librarians in the future could most effectively participate in the processes by which copyright law is interpreted and shaped. English
Updated Class for Spring 2012: The Hyperlinked Library: Emerging Trends, Emerging Tech http://tametheweb.com/2011/09/21/updated-class-for-spring-2012-the-hyperlinked-library-emerging-trends-emerging-tech/ Tame the Web non-degree Michael Stephens Browser http://tametheweb.com/the-hyperlinked-library/ English
non-degree Browser Start anytime English


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Academic Archive or LibraryEdit

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Academia.edu http://academia.edu Academia.edu
American Memory http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html Library of Congress
AnthroHub http://anthrohub.lib.berkeley.edu/ Anthropology Library at UC Berkeley.
Arxiv at Cornell University Library http://arxiv.org/ arXiv is an e-print service of 538,000 articles in the fields of physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, quantitative biology and statistics English
Applied Math and Science Education Repository http://amser.org/ A portal of educational resources and services built specifically for use by those in Community and Technical Colleges but free for anyone to use. AMSER is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) as part of the National Science Digital Library English
Biodiversity Heritage Library http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ Ongoing project sponsored by ten natural history museum libraries, botanical libraries, and research institutions. Digitized biology texts, journals, ... Languages
BioMed Central http://www.biomedcentral.com/ The Open Access Publisher Languages
CogPrints - Cognitive Science ePrint Archive http://cogprints.org/ an electronic archive for self-archive papers in any area of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Linguistics, and many areas of Computer Science, Philosophy, Biology, Medicine, Anthropology, as well as any other portions of the physical, social and mathematical sciences that are pertinent to the study of cognition. English
Comprehensive Knowledge Archive Network - CKAN http://www.ckan.net/about a registry of open knowledge packages and projects (and a few closed ones). CKAN makes it easy to find, share and reuse open content and data, especially in ways that are machine automatable. CKAN combines the features of a listing/registry, a package index and a wiki. As a registry it acts like freshmeat but for open data and content resources. However it adds to a simple registry in key ways. English
DASH - Digital Access to Scholarship at Harvard http://dash.harvard.edu/ A central, open access repository for the scholarly output of faculty and the broader research community at Harvard. English
Digibis - DPLA/Europeana Query http://www.digibis.com/dpla-europeana/ Digital Public Library of America / Europeana Think Culture English
Digital Collections and Content (DCC) http://imlsdcc.grainger.uiuc.edu/ Digital Collections and Content contains descriptions of digital resources developed by IMLS grantees. Examples of what you will find here include: oral histories of African-Americans in the PacNW from Washington State's Columbia River Basin collection, wacky railroad pranks from Making Modern Michigan from Michigan State University, clipper ship advertisement cards from the Robert B. Honeyman, Jr. Collection, cookbooks from MSU's Feeding America. English
Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) http://dp.la/ The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Steering Committee seeks innovations from individuals, libraries, organizations, and others that could play a part in the building of a digital public library - http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/dpla/. English
Directory of Open Access Scholarly Journals in Education http://www.ergobservatory.info/ejdirectory.html The Education Research Global Observatory maintains a complete and current directory of open access peer-reviewed journals in education. English
ERIC - the Education Resources Information Center http://eric.ed.gov/ERICWebPortal/search/extended.jsp ERIC - the Education Resources Information Center - is an online digital library of education research and information. ERIC is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. ERIC provides ready access to education literature to support the use of educational research and information to improve practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making, and research. English
eGranary Digital Library http://www.widernet.org/egranary/ The eGranary Digital Library - also known as "The Internet in a Box" - provides millions of digital educational resources to institutions lacking adequate Internet access. Through a process of garnering permissions, copying Web sites, and delivering them to intranet Web servers INSIDE our partner institutions in developing countries and other places aroung the globe, we deliver millions of multimedia documents that can be instantly accessed by patrons over their local area networks at no cost. English
eScholarship http://escholarship.org/ eScholarship provides a suite of open access, scholarly publishing services and research tools that enable departments, research units, publishing programs, and individual scholars associated with the University of California to have direct control over the creation and dissemination of the full range of their scholarship. With eScholarship, you can publish the following original scholarly works on a dynamic research platform available to scholars worldwide: English
eTexts at Adelaide University http://etext.library.adelaide.edu.au/ Free web books online English
Ethos http://ethos.bl.uk/Home.do British Library - Opening access to UK theses. English
FindCourses.com http://findcourses.com/ Findcourses.com is North America's most popular site for professional development training. Their mission is to make finding courses, seminars and corporate training easy. They have created this professional training search engine to help you find and compare all the options that are available to you. Search on the type of training, location, price, date or reviews - you'll then get a list of all the trainings available in your area. Make an info request or book the course that suits your needs. English, Spanish
Google Books http://books.google.com/ Google Book Search English
Google Scholar http://scholar.google.com/ Google Scholar
Harvard Libraries http://lib.harvard.edu/ Harvard is contractually obligated to limit access to most Harvard Libraries e-resources to current Harvard students, faculty, staff, and researchers who hold Harvard IDs and PINs, but there's a lot of accessible information available online here at one of the biggest libraries in the world, anyway. English
Harvard Page Delivery Service http://hul.harvard.edu/ois/systems/drs/pds.html Harvard University - Example: http://pds.lib.harvard.edu/pds/view/14115881?n=1&imagesize=1200&jp2Res=0.125 English
Harvard Law School Library Digital Collections http://www.law.harvard.edu/library/special/exhibits/digital/ The Harvard Law School Library is dedicated to digitizing and making available online selections of its rare and important materials. In addition to bringing these materials to a wider audience, digitization facilitates access to unique and valuable materials while preserving and protecting fragile originals. English
Hathi Trust http://www.hathitrust.org/ HathiTrust is a partnership of major research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future. There are more than fifty partners in HathiTrust, and membership is open to institutions worldwide. Languages
ibiblio http://www.ibiblio.org/ ibiblio.org - the public's library and digital archiv English
Internet Archive http://www.archive.org/index.php Universal Access to Human Knowledge; Wayback machine; Permanent access for researchers, historians, scholars, people with disabilities, and the general public to historical collections that exist in digital format; includes texts, audio, moving images, and software as well as archived web pages in our collections, and is working to provide specialized services relating to training, education, or adaptive reading or information access needs of blind or other persons with disabilities English
The Internet Public Library http://www.ipl.org/div/subject/browse/hum45.70.00/ The Internet Public Library is a public service organization and a learning/teaching environment; Ask an IPL Librarian Reference Service. English
The Internet Public Library 2 http://www.ipl.org/ The ipl2 is the result of a merger of the Internet Public Library (IPL) and the Librarians' Internet Index (LII). English
International Children's Digital Library http://en.childrenslibrary.org/ A Library for the World's Children English
Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/index.html A new lab exploring the future of libraries — because their future is open. English
Library of Congress Twitter Archive http://www.loc.gov/tweet/how-tweet-it-is.html English
LibriVox: Acoustical Liberation of Books in the Public Domain http://librivox.org Free audiobooks: volunteers record chapters of books in the public domain and release the audio files back onto the net. Our goal is to make all public domain books available as free audio books. English
MERLOT http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm "MERLOT (Multimedia Education Resource for Learning and Online Teaching) is an international consortium of over 20 institutions (and systems) of higher education, industry partners, professional organizations and individuals devoted to identifying, peer reviewing, organizing and making available existing WWW resources in a range of academic disciplines for use by higher education faculty and students. One product of the collaboration among these partners is a website, hosted by the California State University, which serves as a repository of online resources."
MIT Classics http://classics.mit.edu/Browse/index.html Bringing the wisdom of the classics to the Internet since 1994 English
MyLOC http://myloc.gov/pages/default.aspx Your tool for exploring the world's largest library. The Library's new, personalized site, myLOC.gov, presents many of these items in compelling online exhibitions that reveal our nation's history, knowledge and creativity through primary sources, engaging activities and materials for teachers and students. Plan your visit. Touch history. Get lesson plans. Zoom into maps. Do a word search related to the founding documents of the United States. Try your hand at re-writing the Declaration of Independence.
My Open Archive http://www.myopenarchive.org/ Open Archive in Japanese Japanese
The National Academies Press http://www.nap.edu/ More than 4,000 National Academies Press books as PDFs Now Available to Download for Free as of June 2, 2011 Japanese
National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) http://www.neh.gov/projects/ndnp.html The National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) is a partnership between the NEH, the Library of Congress (LC), and state projects to provide enhanced access to United States newspapers published between 1836 and 1922. NEH awards support state projects to select and digitize historically significant titles that are aggregated and permanently maintained by the Library of Congress. English
National Science Digital Library http://nsdl.org/ Nation's online library for education and research in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics; K-12 and higher education.
Nature Precedings http://precedings.nature.com/ Connects thousands of researchers and provides a platform for sharing new and preliminary findings with colleagues on a global scale. Post pre-print manuscripts, posters and presentations on Nature Precedings to claim priority and receive feedback on your findings prior to formal publication.
OER Commons http://www.oercommons.org/ "OER Commons is a freely accessible online library located at www.oercommons.org that provides a web-based infrastructure for teachers and others to search and discover Open Educational Resources (OER) and other freely available instructional materials."
Online Archive of California http://www.oac.cdlib.org/ The Online Archive of California (OAC) provides free public access to detailed descriptions of primary resource collections maintained by more than 150 contributing institutions including libraries, special collections, archives, historical societies, and museums throughout California and collections maintained by the 10 University of California (UC) campuses. English
Online Literature Library http://www.literature.org/authors/ The online literature library English
Open Library http://openlibrary.org/ open Browser Open Library is an open project: the software is open, the data are open, the documentation is open, and we welcome your contribution. Whether you fix a typo, add a book, or write a widget--it's all welcome. We have a small team of fantastic programmers who have accomplished a lot, but we can't do it alone! English
Opening History http://imlsdcc.grainger.uiuc.edu/history/ U.S. History Resources from Libraries, Museums Archives English
PLoS Biology http://www.plosbiology.org/home.action A peer-reviewed, open-access journal published by the Public Library of Science
PLoS One http://www.plosone.org/home.action An interactive open-access journal for the communication of all peer-reviewed scientific and medical research English
Project Gutenberg http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page Over 100,000 titles are available at Project Gutenberg Partners, Affiliates and Resources English
Prelinger Library http://www.prelingerlibrary.org/?c9265798 and http://www.prelingerlibrary.org/ Prelinger Library Digital Collections Page, currently with 3,767 fully downloadable digital books, based in San Francisco English
Public Library of Science (PLOS) http://www.plos.org/ PLoS is a nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource. English
Public Resource http://publicresource.org/ These new Public Law Libraries of legal records are a database of federal and state case law, accessible to both the public, attorneys and legal professionals, free of charge. English
Pub Med Central http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/ a free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the United States National Institutes of Health (NIH) and is developed and managed by NIH's National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) in the National Library of Medicine (NLM). English
Research Gate http://www.researchgate.net/ For Scientists. Your reputation. Your terms. English
Social Science Research Network (SSRN) http://www.ssrn.com/ devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences; Each of SSRN's networks encourages the early distribution of research results by publishing Submitted abstracts and by soliciting abstracts of top quality research papers around the world. English
Social Science Research Network (SSRN) eLibrary by Network / Journal / Topic http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/DisplayJournalBrowse.cfm SSRN eLibrary consists of two parts: an Abstract Database containing abstracts on over 280,600 scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers and an Electronic Paper Collection currently containing over 230,100 downloadable full text documents in Adobe Acrobat pdf format. English
Spire.sciences-po.fr/ http://spire.sciences-po.fr/ Spire.sciences-po.fr/
Stanford University's Cubberley Education Library http://www.stanford.edu/group/cubberley/collections/websites/all AND Stanford Libraries in Second Life: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Stanford%20University%20Libraries/163/233/33 Broad coverage of education is offered in a collection of over 170,000 volumes. Part of this collection is stored off campus in SAL3 for preservation. These items may be paged to campus. Current subscriptions to journals and other serials number about 1100. Many of these are available electronically to those affiliated with Stanford. Cubberley offers access to myriad electronic resources, including articles, books, reports, government documents, and data. We have the ERIC documents, college catalogs, and Kraus Curriculum resources (in each case older ones are on microfiche & newer ones on the Web.) We have a small but growing curriculum collection, plus historical collections of textbooks and college catalogs in paper format. Doctoral dissertations for the School of Education are shelved in Cubberley, with those from 1989+ also available online for downloading by the Stanford community. English
Twitter Biomedical Journals https://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=tecO4mLvNETuMvVDokltQIA&gid=0 English
University of Michigan Library http://www.lib.umich.edu/ The University of Michigan Library now offers content on its website under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license. This announcement is significant because the Library had been using the more restrictive Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC) license. By switching to the Attribution license, the Library has granted more permissions to use, share, and repurpose its research and technology guides, video tutorials, toolkits, copyright education materials, bibliographies, and other resources. English
University of Pennsylvania's Online Books http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/ Listing over 35,000 free books on the Web English
University of Virginia Library http://www2.lib.virginia.edu/press/uvagoogle/faq.html The University of Virginia Library, one of the oldest research libraries in the U.S., has partnered with Google to make selected books from the Library’s collections searchable online. For books in the public domain, full-text copies will be available at no charge through Google Book Search. Here are answers to frequently asked questions about this partnership. English
VIA - Visual Information Access http://via.lib.harvard.edu/via/deliver/advancedsearch?_collection=via About VIA: http://via.lib.harvard.edu/via/deliver/home?_collection=via English
World Digital Library http://www.wdl.org/en/ The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world. Multilingual
Yale Digital Commons http://discover.odai.yale.edu/ydc/ Discover Yale Digital Commons: http://tinyurl.com/4x2x2f3 AND about: http://articles.boston.com/2011-05-11/news/29532887_1_collections-yale-center-british-art Languages: English
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The WWW Virtual Library http://vlib.org/ About: The WWW Virtual Library (VL) is the oldest catalogue of the Web, started by Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of HTML and of the Web itself, in 1991 at CERN in Geneva. Unlike commercial catalogues, it is run by a loose confederation of volunteers, who compile pages of key links for particular areas in which they are expert; even though it isn't the biggest index of the Web, the VL pages are widely recognised as being amongst the highest-quality guides to particular sections of the Web. Languages

Academic Databases Edit

Add Subject - free, open Educational Software Tools Web Site Organization (if any) Degree / Non-degree Location Other Info Language Tags
NPLichen: A Database of Lichens in the U.S. National Parks http://www.nbii.gov/nplichen This database contains over 29,900 records of documented occurrences of lichens in units of the U. S. National Park System. The records were obtained from the scientific literature, from National Park Service reports, and from the University of Minnesota Herbarium.

Academic Jobs Wikis Edit

Add Subject - free, open Educational Software Tools Web Site Organization (if any) Degree / Non-degree Location Other Info Language Tags
Academic Jobs Wiki http://acawiki.org/Home A wiki for tracking searches in various categories for academic (i.e. faculty) positions. Please post listings by subject area
Jobs in Academe http://sterneworks.org/Academe/ Streneworks.org material on conference presentation, the transition to assistant professor, mentorship, and academic couples.


Accessible Books and Periodicals for Readers with Print Disabilities Edit

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Educational Software Tools

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Bookshare http://www.bookshare.org/ Bookshare.org Bookshare is free for all U.S. students with qualifying disabilities; dramatically increases the accessibility of books; is a searchable online library; offers more than 70,000 digital books, textbooks, teacher-recommended reading, periodicals and assistive technology tools; for readers of all ages.

Algebra Homework HelpEdit

free Homework Help Web Site Kind of access Location Other Info Language
Algebra Equation http://www.solve-variable.com/ open Browser Having difficulties with algebra homework? Trust our free algebra tutorials and learn how to solve linear equations, factor polynomials, work with fractions and whatever algebra topic you need to improve. English
Factoring Binomials http://algebra-equation.com/ open Browser Stop struggling against those linear equations! Search our free algebra tutorials and find the one that fits you best. Other topics available: adding, subtracting and multiplying polynomials, systems of equations, monomials, binomials and trinomials and many others. English
Linear Equations http://rational-equations.com/ open Browser Learn how to solve linear equations, quadratic equations, rational equations, systems of linear equations and many other topics by reading our free tutorials. English

Collaborative Knowledge Bases Edit

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AcaWiki http://acawiki.org/Home AcaWiki All ages Make academic research more accessible and interactive” by “[enabling] users to easily post and discuss human-readable summaries of academic papers and literature reviews online.
Europeana: Think Culture http://www.europeana.eu/portal/aboutus.html European Commission All ages Europeana.eu is about ideas and inspiration. It links you to 6 million digital items. Images - paintings, drawings, maps, photos and pictures of museum objects; Texts - books, newspapers, letters, diaries and archival papers; Sounds - music and spoken word from cylinders, tapes, discs and radio broadcasts; Videos - films, newsreels and TV broadcasts. Some of these are world famous, others are hidden treasures from Europe's museums and galleries, archives, libraries, audio-visual collections
Fotopedia http://www.fotopedia.com/ Fotopedia The first collaborative photo encyclopedia - lets photographers and photo enthusiasts collaborate and enrich images to be useful for the whole world wide web. All ages
Fotopedia Heritage Project http://www.fotopedia.com/heritage Fotopedia Welcome to an endless visual journey; 890 UNESCO World Heritage Sites; 20 000 Pictures, 3 000 Points of Interest; Thousands of photographers, Hundreds of curators. For iPhone and iPad. All ages
Freebase http://www.freebase.com/ MetaWeb Freebase is a large collaborative knowledge base. It is an online collection of structured data harvested from many sources, including individual 'wiki' contribution. All ages
Mendeley Research Networks' Public Collections http://www.mendeley.com/collections/33560/ICP-Diagnostics-Pipeline/ open Browser Organize, share, and discover research papers! Mendeley is a research management tool for desktop & web. You can also explore research trends and connect to other academics in your discipline. English

Countries' Libraries Edit

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Austrian Books Online http://www.onb.ac.at/bibliothek/austrianbooksonline.htm All ages Eine der weltweit ersten Nationalbibliotheken wird die Österreichische Nationalbibliothek ihren kompletten historischen Buchbestand vom 16. bis zum 19. Jahrhundert – eine der fünf international bedeutendsten Sammlungen historischer Bücher – digitalisieren und online zugänglich machen.
National Library of Norway http://www.nb.no/english/ National Library of Norway All ages The National Library of Norway is one of the main sources of knowledge about Norway, Norwegians and Norwegian matters, at home and abroad. It builds, preserves and makes available collections of many kinds in all media formats.
National Library of the Netherlands http://www.kb.nl/index-en.html National Library of the Netherlands All ages Vision: We offer everyone everywhere access to everyhthing published in and about the Netherlands; We play a central role in the (scientific) information infrastructure of the Netherlands; We promote permanent access to digital information nationally and internationally.
All ages

DictionariesEdit

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The Free Dictionary http://www.thefreedictionary.com/ open Browser English


EncyclopediasEdit

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Bibliotheca Alexandrina - The New Library of Alexandria http://www.bibalex.org/Home/Default_EN.aspx open Browser Digital Library English
Citizendium http://en.citizendium.org/wiki/Welcome_to_Citizendium open Browser a "citizens' compendium of everything", is an open wiki project dedicated to creating a free, comprehensive, and reliable repository of structured knowledge English
Encyclopedia of Life http://www.eol.org/ open Browser An electronic page for each species of organism on Earth? English
Insectopedia http://www.insectclopedia.com/ Browser Research portal pertaining to entomology and its related fields. After submission, all resources are classified by our staff of professional educators, including species, research, insect control, communication, pictures, schools, conservation, identification, expertise, hobbies and other important services. English
Knol http://knol.google.com/k Browser dedicated to advancing the study of economics, markets, and liberty. It offers a unique combination of resources for students, teachers, researchers, and aficionados of economic thought. English
Library of Economics and Liberty http://www.econlib.org/index.html Liberty Fund, Inc. Browser English
Musipedia http://www.musipedia.org/ open Browser Welcome to Musipedia! Inspired by, but not affiliated with Wikipedia, we are building a searchable, editable, and expandable collection of tunes, melodies, and musical themes. English
Wikipedia http://wikipedia.org/ open Browser The free encyclopedia 272 languages and growing


Free Books Sources Edit

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Bookboon http://bookboon.com/en/textbooks/office-productivity Online Textbooks for Free.
We Give Books http://www.wegivebooks.org/ Pearson Foundation. Read a Book. Give a Book. Actual books.


High School Resources Edit

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Earth’s Changing Surface: Science Images and Animations http://explore.ecb.org/videos/VLC_media?P1=VLC101 Educational Communication Board (ECB) VideoLink offers high-quality digital media for Wisconsin's K-12 students
We Give Books http://www.wegivebooks.org/ Pearson Foundation. Read a Book. Give a Book. Actual books.

How-To Wiki Manuals Edit

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wikiHow http://www.wikihow.com/Main-Page interactive The How-to Manual That You Can Edit
Maps http:// non-credit, so far Browser Activities and learning resources


Ideas (Academic)Edit

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Conversations with History http://globetrotter.berkeley.edu/conversations/ Institute of International Studies: University of California, Berkeley Browser The Institute of International Studies promotes interdisciplinary research in international, comparative, and policy studies on the Berkeley campus of the University of California. Established in 1955, the Institute focuses today on the following intellectual themes: Peace and global security in the 21st century; Environment, demography, and sustainability; Globalization, development, and human rights; Technological change and the transformation of the global economy English
TED Ed http://ed.ted.com/ TED Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing
TED Talks http://www.ted.com TED is an academic organization dedicated to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design


Institutes Edit

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Institute for Figuring http://www.theiff.org/ open Browser The Institute For Figuring is an educational organization dedicated to enhancing the public understanding of figures and figuring techniques. From the physics of snowflakes and the hyperbolic geometry of sea slugs, to the mathematics of paper folding and graphical models of the human mind, the Institute takes as its purview a complex ecology of figuring. English
Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education http://www.iskme.org/about-us/about-iskme open Browser ISKME's mission is to understand and improve how schools, colleges, universities, and the organizations that support them build their capacity to collect and share information systematically, apply it to well-defined problems, and create knowledge-driven environments focused on learning and success. English


Journalism Library ResourcesEdit

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New York Times Cybernavigator http://www.nytimes.com/navigator/ Browser The New York Times Newsroom Navigator
http:// non-credit, so far Browser Activities and learning resources


Kids Learning ResourcesEdit

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Learner.org http://www.learner.org/ non-credit, so far Browser Annenberg Learner - with a goal to advance and elevate the educational experience in American schools, Learner.org provides free access to educational video programs and print materials to K-12 teachers. Resources may be used in the classroom and at home by students. English
http:// non-credit, so far Browser

ManualsEdit

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Floss Manuals http://en.flossmanuals.net/ Browser Free Manuals for Free Software
The Professor's Manual Wiki http://professor.wikia.com/wiki/The_Professor%27s_Manual_Wiki non-credit, so far Browser a wiki guide to being a university professor
http:// non-credit, so far Browser

MapsEdit

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Google Earth http://earth.google.com/ interactive Google Earth Viewer Activities and learning resources
Maps http:// non-credit, so far Browser Activities and learning resources


Math BooksEdit

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Free Mathematics Books http://www.e-booksdirectory.com/mathematics.php open Browser E-Books for free online viewing and/or download English


Medical ReferencesEdit

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University of Michigan Medical Gross Anatomy http://anatomy.med.umich.edu/anatomytables/anatomy_tables.html open Browser University of Michigan Medical Gross Anatomy Tables English

Mobile Device CollectionsEdit

- includes audiobooks, ebooks, audio language courses, streaming music, films, images, etc. which can be used on mobile devices. These collections can either be downloaded from the library websites on user's own mobile devices or libraries lend mobile devices with the collections already on them.

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Crouch Fine Arts Library at Baylor University audio streaming databases http://www.baylor.edu/lib/FineArts/index.php?id=52075 open Browser Music files from these databases can be downloaded on user's mobile devices English
The C/W MARS library network in Massachusetts http://cwmars.lib.overdrive.com/A7EA430F-765D-4306-AB3D-E2ED2ECB8016/10/344/en/Default.htm open Browser offer ebooks and audiobooks via the OverDrive service, also for the Mac. English
Duke University Libraries digitized image collections http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/ open Browser available through the DukeMobile iPhone app (over 32,000 images) English
International Children's Digital Library http://en.childrenslibrary.org/ open Browser A Library for the World's Children English
iPhone - All Free iPhone Applications http://www.allfreeiphoneapps.com/ open Browser English
iPhone - Free iPhone Applications http://www.freeiphoneapplications.com/ open Browser English
New York Public Library ebooks and audiobooks http://ebooks.nypl.org/35E3E0ED-BCEE-4291-A3E6-5D5F6D514269/10/257/en/Default.htm open Browser ebooks and audiobooks via the OverDrive service, also for the Mac. English
University of Alaska Fairbanks - Audiobooks http://listenalaska.lib.overdrive.com/F7F1D30D-101C-4CC6-A9F1-E5DE9F846DA3/10/337/en/Default.htm open Browser ListenAlaska web portal English
University of Virginia Library Electronic Text Center http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/ebooks/ open Browser English
IEEE Xplore Mobile Digital Library http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/mobile/ open Browser IEEE Xplore documents directly on your mobile device. You can view up to [only] TEN (10) article abstracts per search. To view full-text articles, send the article links to your e-mail address. English
Free iphone application http://freeiphoneapplication.com/ open Browser Free iphone applications download. English

Music for KidsEdit

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Music for Kids http://www.sfskids.org/templates/splash.asp open Browser Symphony music education online for kids English


Musical ScoresEdit

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Forte Notation http://www.fortenotation.com/en/ open Browser Free Sheet Music and notation software, Forte is an easy to use music notation software for everyday musicians, teachers and choir leaders. Music writing and composition have never been easier. English
8notes.com http://www.8notes.com/ open Browser Free Sheet Music, Riffs, Lessons and Tools for musicians who play. English
Choral Public Domain Library http://www2.cpdl.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page open Browser Welcome to ChoralWiki, home of the Choral Public Domain Library!]. (CPDL is one of the world's largest free sheet music sites, begun in 1998. You can use CPDL to find scores, texts, translations, and information about composers English
Free Sheetmusic Library http://scorelib.com/ open Browser Use our music score search engine to quickly search over 80.000 pieces of sheet music that are available for free download on the web. Most of the music notes are in PDF format (mainly SATB notation), some in HTML format (mostly TAB notation). English
International Music Score Library Project (IMSLP), also known as the Petrucci Music Library http://imslp.org/wiki/Main_Page open Browser goal is to create a virtual library containing all public domain music, as well as music from composers who are willing to share their work with the world without charge. English
Music scores http://www.music-scores.com/ open Browser Join Music-Scores.com as a member for unlimited downloads of our sheet music. Non-members may download over 290 of our files for free. No registration required more details. English
Musopen http://musopen.org/music/by/performer/Musopen-Symphony-Orchestra open Browser Musopen (www.musopen.org) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit focused on improving access and exposure to music by creating free resources and educational materials. We provide recordings, sheet music, and textbooks to the public for free, without copyright restrictions. Put simply, our mission is to set music free. English
The Mutopia Project: Free sheet music for everyone http://www.mutopiaproject.org/ open Browser The Mutopia Project offers sheet music editions of classical music for free download. These are based on editions in the public domain, and include works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Handel, Mozart, and many others. English
Pianolicious http://pianolicious.blogspot.com/ open Browser Pianolicious - Free sheet music. English
Piano Sheet Music Online http://pianosheetmusiconline.com/ open Browser Learn how to play piano using free piano sheet music added daily from Piano Sheet Music Online, your daily free sheet music source! English

Natural History ReferencesEdit

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North American Insects and Spiders http://www.cirrusimage.com/ open Browser A catalog of over 7,000 high-resolution close-up pictures of live, wild insects and spiders with descriptions and natural history. English


Online RadioEdit

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DAR.fm - Digital Audio Recorder http://www.dar.fm/ open Browser Record, play and pause your favorite radio using DAR English

Online TextbooksEdit

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The 21st Century Physics Flexbook: A Compilation of Contemporary and Emerging Technologies http://www.ck12.org/flexr/flexbook/735 open Browser Virginia Department of Education's open textbook English
Bookboon http://bookboon.com/en/textbooks/office-productivity Online Textbooks for Free.
California Learning Resource Network (CLRN) - Free Digital Textbook Initiative http://www.clrn.org/FDTI/index.cfm open Browser a list of standards aligned free digital textbooks for high schools that cover the course content in mathematics and science subject areas. English
cK-12's FlexBook Tool http://www.ck12.org/flexr/ open Browser 8 textbooks; A place where you can find and customize content. Physical Sciences, Optics, Elements and the Periodic Table, Behavior of Gases, Mathematics, Advanced Geometry, Functions, Trigonometry, Life Science, Human Biology, Living Systems, Genetics English
College Open Textbooks http://collegeopentextbooks.org/ open Browser College Open Textbooks is a collection of colleges, governmental agencies, education non-profits, and other education-related organizations that are focused on the mission of driving the awareness and advocacy for open textbooks. This includes providing training for instructors adopting open resources, peer reviews of open textbooks, and mentoring online professional networks that provide support to authors who open their resources. Through our community outreach, we have found that open textbooks should be: easy to use, get and pass around, editable so instructors can customize content, cross-platform compatible, printable, and accessible so they work with adaptive technology. English
Community College Open Textbook Collaborative http://collegeopentextbooks.org/thetextbooks/textbooksbysubject.html or http://oerconsortium.org/discipline-specific/ open Browser Open Textbooks by Subject English
Connexions http://cnx.org/ open Browser 1 textbook; a place to view and share educational material made of small knowledge chunks called modules that can be organized as courses, books, reports, etc. English
Curriki http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Main/ open Browser 2 textbooks; Curriki is an online environment created to support the development and free distribution of world-class educational materials to anyone who needs them English
English / Language Arts open Browser Need free, world-class elementary level textbook English
English Language Development open Browser Need free, world-class elementary level textbook English
Flat World Knowledge Textbooks http://www.flatworldknowledge.com/ open Browser Remixable Textbook by Expert Authors. Free online. 'We preserve the best of the old — books by leading experts, peer‑reviewed and developed to high editorial standards, fully supported by review copies, teaching supplements and great service. Then we change everything. Our textbooks are: Free online; Affordable offline; Open–licensed; Customizable by educators.' English
Foreign Language open Browser Need free, world-class elementary level textbook English
The Global Text Project http://globaltext.terry.uga.edu open Browser We publish open content electronic textbooks that are freely available from this website English
Health Course open Browser Need free, world-class elementary level textbook English
History-Social Science open Browser Need free, world-class elementary level textbook English
Mathematics open Browser Need free, world-class elementary level textbook English
OCW Bookshelf http://mitopencourseware.wordpress.com/ocw-bookshelf/ open Browser MIT OpenCourseWare shares the course materials from classes taught on the MIT campus. English
Online Textbooks http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/online-textbooks/ open Browser This page is an index to the online textbooks in MIT OpenCourseWare. English
Science open Browser Need free, world-class elementary level textbook English
Smarthistory.org http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/ open Browser Smarthistory.org is a free, not-for-profit, multi-media web-book designed as a dynamic enhancement (or even substitute) for the traditional art history textbook. We are interested in delivering the narratives of art history using the read-write web's interactivity and capacity for authoring and remixing. Merged recently (2012) with KhanAcademy. English
WikiBooks http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Main_Page open Browser a Wikimedia community for creating a free library of educational textbooks that anyone can edit. Wikibooks began on July 10, 2003; since then Wikibooks has grown to include over 38,073 pages English
open Browser English

Online TextsEdit

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California Legacy Project http://californialegacy.org/ open Browser over 500 California Legacy Project Radio Anthology scripts, with some Machinima English
Classic Book Shelf http://www.classicbookshelf.com/library/ open Browser The literature network - We currently have over 1900 full books and over 3000 short stories and poems by over 250 authors. Our quotations database has over 8500 quotes. English
Dave McKay's Philosophy Books http://davemckay.co.uk/philosophy/ open Browser Philosophy texts English
E-Books Directory http://www.e-booksdirectory.com/ open Browser E-Books Directory is a daily growing list of freely downloadable ebooks, documents and lecture notes found all over the internet. You can submit and promote your own ebooks, add comments on already posted books or just browse through the directory below and download anything you need. English
EPubs http://www.epubbooks.com/ open Browser EPUB formatted eBooks which will allow users of modern eBooks readers to have the best possible reading experience. English
Free Books http://www.free-books.org/index.php open Browser A lifetime of free audio ebooks and chapters English
The European Library http://search.theeuropeanlibrary.org/portal/en/index.html All ages The European Library searches the content of European national libraries.
Europeana: Think Culture http://www.europeana.eu/portal/aboutus.html European Commission All ages Europeana.eu is about ideas and inspiration. It links you to 6 million digital items. Images - paintings, drawings, maps, photos and pictures of museum objects; Texts - books, newspapers, letters, diaries and archival papers; Sounds - music and spoken word from cylinders, tapes, discs and radio broadcasts; Videos - films, newsreels and TV broadcasts. Some of these are world famous, others are hidden treasures from Europe's museums and galleries, archives, libraries, audio-visual collections
Free Books - Australia http://www.e-book.com.au/freebooks.htm open Browser Many book collections in the public domain may be freely accessed here English
Good Reads http://www.goodreads.com/ open Browser Get great book recommendations from people you know; Keep track of what you've read and what you'd like to read; Form a book club, answer book trivia, collect your favorite quotes. English
Hongkiat's Free eBooks http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/20-best-websites-to-download-free-e-books/ and http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/20-best-websites-to-download-free-e-books-part-ii/ open Browser 20 Best Websites To Download Free EBooks, Parts i & ii English
The Free Library http://www.thefreelibrary.com/ open Browser News, Magazines, Newspapers, Journals, Reference Articles and Classic Books English
Gigapedia http://gigapedia.com/ open Browser lots of free quality ebooks! English
Harvard University's Woodberry Poetry Room Listening Booth. http://hcl.harvard.edu/poetryroom/listeningbooth/index.cfm# open Browser HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE Woodberry Poetry Room AUDIO ARCHIVE English
Library Thing http://www.librarything.com/ open Browser A home for your books. Enter what you’re reading or your whole library. It’s an easy, library-quality catalog. A community of 900,000 book lovers. LibraryThing connects you to people who read what you do. English
Online Literature http://www.online-literature.com/ open Browser English
Planet Book http://www.planetebook.com/ open Classic literature for download as free eBooks English
Project Humanity and Earth http://www.project-humanity-earth.org/e-library open A Online Library for All of Humanity! English
Poem Hunter http://www.poemhunter.com/eBooks/ open Browser Free Poetry Ebooks E-books English
Read Print http://www.readprint.com/ open Browser Free online books library for students, teachers, and the classic enthusiast. English
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Online ToolsEdit

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Aardvark http://vark.com/ open Browser Aardvark was conceived as the first Social Search engine: a way to find people, not web pages, that have specific information. English
True Knowledge http://www.trueknowledge.com/ open Browser What would you like to know? English

Science Resources and ToolsEdit

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Periodic Table http://www.galaxygoo.org/biochem/PeriodicTable.htm Galaxay Goo non-credit, so far Browser Activities and learning resources

Second Life Teaching and Learning Resources Edit

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Discover Second Life http://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/Discover Browser A simple list of ways to discover cool stuff in Second Life. English education, virtual worlds, Second Life
Global Kids' Digital Media Initiative - "Education" search http://www.holymeatballs.org/mt/mt-search.cgi?IncludeBlogs=1&search=education Browser Global Kids explores how to bring a youth development model around global issues into an island within this teen grid, including education-wise English education, virtual worlds, Second Life
ISTE Eduverse Talks http://www.iste-eduverse.org/ Browser highlights innovations in educational technology, in both real life and Second Life. English education, virtual worlds, Second Life
Learning in Second Life http://twitter.com/learninginworld Browser where educational institutions are using Second Life as a cost-effective platform to augment an existing curriculum or explore new mode English education, virtual worlds, Second Life
Metaverse Journal http://www.metaversejournal.com/ Browser site devoted to bringing an Australian perspective to virtual worlds English education, virtual worlds, Second Life
SalamanderWiki - Second Life Resources http://www.eduisland.net/salamanderwiki/index.php?title=Main_Page open Browser a folksonomy of practical and theoretical applications, builds and designs in the Virtual World of Second Life for the purposes of teaching and learning English education, virtual worlds, Second Life
Second Life Education in New Zealand http://slenz.wordpress.com/2009/08/24/slenz-update-no-131-august-24-2009/ Browser English education, virtual worlds, Second Life
Second Life Education Programs' manager, Claudia Linden of Linden Lab http://twitter.com/claudialinden Browser shares great examples and ideas about education in Second Life English education, virtual worlds, Second Life
Second Life Education Roundtable https://blogs.secondlife.com/community/learninginworld non-degree Second Life Linden Lab’s Learning Inworld blog where we explore how teachers, students, and administrators—within educational institutions—are using Second Life as a compelling and cost-effective platform to augment existing curriculum and practice new models of learning Multiple Languages education, virtual worlds, Second Life
Second Life Educational Events' Calendar, Where You Can Teach, Too http://secondlife.com/events non-degree Second Life Select 'Education;' Teach and learn virtually in Second Life via educational events' calendar Multiple Languages education, virtual worlds, Second Life
Second Life Educators' Email List https://lists.secondlife.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/educators non-degree Second Life This list is for educators interested in or currently using Second Life, and we will be using it to send out information we feel is of interest to educators and academic Multiple Languages education, virtual worlds, Second Life
Second Life Tours http://secondlife.iste.wikispaces.net/sltours open Browser, Second Life Second Life Tours English education, virtual worlds, Second Life
Sim Teach http://simteach.com/sled/db/ open Browser, Second Life, virtual worlds Resource Database for Second Life Educators - Keep track of educational content and organizations in the popular virtual world. English education, virtual worlds, Second Life
Virtual Worlds Roundtable http://www.virtualworldsedu.info/vwer/index.html AND http://www.virtualworldsedu.info/slroundtable/ open Montclair State University links to transcripts of the weekly meeting of the SL Education Roundtable as well as transcripts of the annual EDUCAUSE Virtual Worlds sessions. English education, virtual worlds, Second Life

Template for New Sections or ResourcesEdit

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Books http:// non-credit, so far Browser Activities and learning resources
open Browser English
open Browser English

Twitter for LearningEdit

Add Subject - free, open Educational Software Tools Web Site Organization (if any) Degree / Non-degree Location Other Info Language Tags
Internet Papers https://twitter.com/internetpapers Edu-Tweets Internet Papers Many Levels English


VideoEdit

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MIT Tech TV - Collections http://techtv.mit.edu/collections MIT non-degree Browser Start anytime English
MIT Tech TV - Videos http://techtv.mit.edu/videos MIT non-degree Browser Start anytime English
New York Times' Video Library http://video.nytimes.com/video/ The New York Times non-degree Browser Start anytime English
Course's Name http:// non-degree Browser Start anytime English

WUaS Idea- and Academic ResourcesEdit

IdeasEdit

WUaS is a fan of Free Public Libraries, in general ... and WUaS will aggregate all of those online libraries with significant resources, in ALL languages, here on this, and related pages - http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Library_Resources ... to participate not in only in the free, public library, historical fest, but also the free education fest (k-12 public education is free in the U.S.) ... as wiki, - with an invitation to edit this page :)


Publish my article in a WUaS academic journal in this subjectEdit

Open Journal Systems. 2012. Open Journal Systems. Public Knowledge Project.

(WUaS's wiki, information technologies and criteria for this - informed by the WUaS academic journal subject matter - are developing, since you can already publish your article at Academia.edu http://www.academia.edu or Research Gate - http://www.researchgate.net/ - or Spire - http://spire.sciences-po.fr/web/ - for example); See Library Resources below at WUaS for further resources.


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The British Library Blogs. 2013. The British Library Blogs. (These blogs are written by our curators and other staff). London, UK: The British Library.

Digital Public Library of America – Beta Sprint Blog. 2011. Digital Public Library of America – Beta Sprint. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University.


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Begin a Google + Hangout: https://plus.google.com/u/0/108179352492243955816/posts

Calendar: https://www.google.com/calendar/


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Coreno, Anne. 2015. BiblioTech: Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google - John Palfrey, Author. publishersweekly.com/978-0-465-04299-9 .


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https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Wikibooks

Cottrell, Megan. 2013. A Digital Library for Everyone. March/April. americanlibrariesmagazine.org

Hertzog, Christine. 2011. Smart Grid Library. (see also her Smart Grid Dictionary, 2nd ed.). Smart Grid Library.

Palfrey, John. 2015. BiblioTech: Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google. New York, NY: Basic Books.

Warwick, Henry. 2014. No. 07: Radical Tactics of the Offline Library, Henry Warwick. Amsterdam, NL: networkcultures.org/blog/publication/no-07-radical-tactics-of-the-offline-library-henry-warwick/


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(See also editable World University and School's 'You at World University' page: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/You_at_World_University).


Select Concerts OnlineEdit

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Palfrey, John. 2015. [https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rethinking-libraries-in-the-digital-age-tickets-16862905404 Rethinking Libraries in the Digital Age Knight Foundation Monday, June 8, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)]. (Free). Miami, Fl: www.eventbrite.com/e/rethinking-libraries-in-the-digital-age-tickets-16862905404 .


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Murty, Rohan (founder), and Sheldon Pollack (editor). Classical Library of India | Q&A. 2015. Founder and General Editor - The Murty Classical Library of India | Q&A. Cambridge, MA: Mint Youtube channel.

Palfrey, John, with Joe Donahue. 2015. 'BiblioTech' By Jon Palfrey. May 18. wamc.org/post/bibliotech-jon-palfrey .


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Alexander Berkman Archive. 2015. Alexander Berkman Archive - An Online Research Center on the History and Theory of Anarchism. dwardmac.pitzer.edu/anarchist_archives/bright/berkman/berkman.html .

Free Music Archive. 2013. Free Music Archive. (The Free Music Archive is an interactive library of high-quality, legal audio downloads. The Free Music Archive is directed by WFMU, the most renowned freeform radio station in America. Radio has always offered the public free access to new music. The Free Music Archive is a continuation of that purpose, designed for the age of the internet). freemusicarchive.org/.

Friends Libraries. 2014. Friends Libraries. quakerinfo.org/quakerism/libraries .

International Youth Library - Internationale Jugendbibliothek Muenchen. 2011. International Youth Library - Internationale Jugendbibliothek Muenchen. Munich, Germany: International Youth Library - Internationale Jugendbibliothek Muenchen.

Library of the Society of Friends online catalogue. 2014. Library of the Society of Friends online catalogue. (See, too: http://www.quaker.org.uk/visiting-library). London, UK: quaker.org.uk/search-catalogue .

littleBits. 2014. littleBits. (MIT-Originating; littleBits makes an opensource library of electronic modules that snap together with tiny magnets for prototyping, learning, and fun). New York, NY: littlebits.cc.

Murty Classical Library of India. 2015. Murty Classical Library of India. murtylibrary.com/ .

World Peace Library. 2014. World Peace Library. worldpeacelibrary.com .


(See also editable World University and School's Library Resources' page: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Library_Resources).


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Mizushima, Tsukasa. 2011. India Place Finder. Tokyo, Japan: Mizushima Lab at The University of Tokyo.

VIAF: The Virtual International Authority File. 2015. VIAF: The Virtual International Authority File. (The VIAF® (Virtual International Authority File) combines multiple name authority files into a single OCLC-hosted name authority service. The goal of the service is to lower the cost and increase the utility of library authority files by matching and linking widely-used authority files and making that information available on the Web). rdap02pxdu.dev.oclc.org:8080/ .


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(See also editable World University and School's Museums' page: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Museums).


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Mang. 2010. New BookReader!. Deember 2. Open Library Blog.


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Quora. 2013. Quora. (Quora's mission is to share and grow the world's knowledge. Quora is your best source of knowledge. Ask any question, get real answers from people with first hand experience, and blog about what you know). quora.com/.

Stack Exchange. 2013. Stack Exchange. (expert answers to your questions). stackexchange.com.


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Apply to be a DPLA Hub!. 2014. Apply to be a DPLA Hub!. Cambridge, MA: us4.campaign-archive2.com/?u=e1490d1305c4b651f3ad0ace4&id=8d6588e894 .

Ashar, Amar. 2010. Berkman Center Announces Digital Public Library Planning Initiative. December 13. Cambridge, MA: Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.

Boss, Suzie. 2012. Accessible Images: An open source web application draws on the wisdom of the crowds to give the blind access to images. Fall. Stanford, CA: Stanford University.

CC0 use for data. 2012. CC0 use for data. Creative Commons.

Carey, Kevin. 2012. Never Pay Sticker Price for a Textbook Again: The open educational resources movement that’s terrifying publishers.. December 12. slate.com.

Carmody, Tim. 2013. How the Digital Public Library of America hopes to build a real public commons: Long-awaited network will open access to museum and library collections nationwide. April 3. theverge.com.

Carr, Nicholas. 2012. The Library of Utopia: Google’s ambitious book-scanning program is foundering in the courts. Now a Harvard-led group is launching its own sweeping effort to put our literary heritage online. Will the Ivy League succeed where Silicon Valley failed?. April 25. Cambridge, MA: MIT Technology Review.

Clinton, Hillary Rodham. 2013. Remarks at the Announcement of the Open Book Project. January 28. Washington DC: Ben Franklin Room, The White House.

Darnton, Robert. 2011. A Digital Library Better Than Google’s. March 23. New York, NY: The New York Times.

Darnton, Robert. 2014. A World Digital Library Is Coming True!. May 22. New York, NY: The New York Times.

Darnton, Robert. 2013. The National Digital Public Library Is Launched!. April 25. New York, NY: The New York Review of Books.

Darnton, Robert. 2015. The State of the Libraries. Cambridge, MA: http://harvardmagazine.com/2015/05/state-of-harvard-libraries.

DAVIS, BRYAN, CHAD HOROHOE AND KUNAL MEHTA. 2015. Modernizing MediaWiki with libraries. JANUARY 29. blog.wikimedia.org/2015/01/29/modernizing-mediawiki-with-libraries/ .

Digital Public Library of America. 2011. Digital Public Library of America Steering Committee Announces the Beta Sprint Review Panel. (with other key links about the emerging DPLA). August 16. Cambridge, MA: cyber.law.harvard.edu.

Digital Public Library of America Sign On Petition. 2012. DPLA Sign On. Cambridge, MA: dp.la/wiki/Sign_On.

Do We Still Need Libraries? 2012. Do We Still Need Libraries?. December 28. New York, NY: The New York Times.

Fallows, Deboarah. 2015. [http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2015/04/a-visit-to-the-shanghai-public-library/391032/ A Visit to the Shanghai Public Library Aging manuscripts share the building with makerspaces]. April 22. www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2015/04/a-visit-to-the-shanghai-public-library/391032/ .

Fialkoff, Francine. 2011. Digital Public Library of America: Pro and Con: Conference at Columbia brings together opposing players in the drive for a true digital public library. October 13. thedigitalshift.com.

Geuss, Megan. 2012. Exercises in democracy: building a digital public library. May 6. New York, NY: Ars Technica.

Google Books' Library Partners. 2011. Google Books' Library Partners. (Best viewed in Chrome Browser). encrypted.google.com/googlebooks/partners.html

Greenemeier, Larry. 2011. E-book lending services ramping up as e-readers storm the market. February 2. Scientific American.

Helft, Miguel. 2011. Judge Rejects Google’s Deal to Digitize Books. March 22. New York, NY: The New York Times.

How to make your own work open access. 2012. How to make your own work open access. Wikipedia.

Ireland, Corydon. 2013. The digital Dickinson: Sophisticated site gathers her poems, in her handwriting, for all to see and study. October 23. Cambridge, MA: news.harvard.edu.

Ireland, Corydon. 2012. Holmes’ suite home: Law library launches massive database on famed American jurist. December 13. Cambridge, MA: news.harvard.edu.

Jain, Radhika. 2012. Harvard Library To Contribute "Crown Jewels" to Digital Public Library of America. November 07. Cambridge, MA: The Harvard Crimson.

Joho. 2013. Podcast about the DPLA’s status and its relation to public libraries. April 1. Cambridge, MA: hyperorg.com/.

Kelley, Michael. 2014. As its first anniversary approaches, the Digital Public Library of America is thriving. Mar 07. Publishers Weekly.

Kravets, David. 2012. Judge Says Fair Use Protects Universities in Book-Scanning Project. October 10. Wired.

Kumar, Gautam S. and Sirui Li. 2011. Harvard Leads Digital Library Initiative: Digital library might eventually include all printed books. (http://infodocket.com/2011/04/13/harvard-crimson-harvard-leads-digital-library-initiative/). April 12. Cambrigde, MA: The Harvard Crimson.

Le Guin, Ursula K. 2013. Why Your Library May Not Have the E-Book You Want. May 20. bookviewcafe.com.

Lee, Timothy B. 2012. California universities to produce 50 open-source textbooks: Backers hope to offset rising cost of traditional textbooks. Sept 28. Ars Technica.

Lozada, Carlos. 2015. [http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/book-party/wp/2015/04/23/when-google-is-your-librarian-and-starbucks-your-wifi-do-we-still-need-public-libraries/ When Google is your librarian and Starbucks your WiFi, do we still need public libraries? Review of "BiblioTech: Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google" by John Palfrey]. April 23. Washington, DC: www.washingtonpost.com/news/book-party/wp/2015/04/23/when-google-is-your-librarian-and-starbucks-your-wifi-do-we-still-need-public-libraries/ .

McLemee, Scott. 2013. Digital Public Library of America. April 24. insidehighered.com.

Morris, Laura. 2013. Finding a Spark: Libraries in the 21st Century. Cambridge, MA: rising.globalvoicesonline.org.

Murray, Peter. 2012. Trip Report of DPLA Audience & Participation Workstream. December 7. OH: dltj.org.

Nesson, Charles. 2010. design opportunity: not extraordinarily complex compared to cataloging the stars. November 21. Cambridge, MA: blogs.law.harvard.edu/nesson

Owens, Simon. 2013. The Growing Adoption of Creative Commons Textbooks: Governments turn to the Creative Commons license to reform education programs. January 17. US News.

Palfrey, John. 2011. Bibliotheca Class, and Learning and Teaching at Harvard. October 19. Andover, MA: Phillips Academy Andover.

Palfrey, John. 2011. Bibliotheca Class Final Projects Presentations. November 30. Andover, MA: Phillips Academy Andover.

Palfrey, John. 2013. The DPLA and School Libraries: Partners Focused on Digital-Era Learners. January 22. The Digital Shift.

Palfrey, John. 2011. Digital Public Library of America, Session 1 Notes. March 1. Cambridge, MA: Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.

Palfrey, John. 2011. Digital Public Library of America, Session II. March 1. Cambridge, MA: Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.

Palfrey, John. 2011. Digital Public Library of America, Session III. March 1. Cambridge, MA: Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.

Palfrey, John. 2011. Digital Public Library of America, Session IV. March 1. Cambridge, MA: Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.

Palfrey, John. 2012. Do We Still Need Libraries?. December 30. Andover, MA: jpalfrey.andover.edu.

Palfrey, John. 2011. Future of Law Libraries: The Future is Now?. June 16. Cambridge, MA: blogs.law.harvard.edu/palfrey.

Palfrey, John. 2015. Google is not the answer: How the digital age imperils history: From floppy disks to thumb drives, we get better at storing things -- while trapping history in obsolete formats. www.salon.com/2015/05/30/google_is_not_the_answer_how_the_digital_age_imperils_history/ .

Palfrey, John. 2014. Happy 1st Birthday, DPLA!. April 17. Andover, MA: jpalfrey.andover.edu.

Palfrey, John. 2013. What the DPLA Can Mean for Libraries. January 3. Library Journal.

Palfrey, John. 2013. Why We Miss the First Sale Doctrine in Digital Libraries. March 8. Library Journal.

Palfrey, John. 2011. William Rawn Associates, Architects come to Bibliotheca Class (as do David Lamberth, Matthew Sheehy, and Michael Barker). November 22. Andover, MA: Phillips Academy Andover.

Pallante, Maria A. 2011. Legal Issues in Mass Digitization: A Preliminary Analysis and Discussion Document. Washington DC: UNITED STATES COPYRIGHT OFFICE.

Pallante, Maria A. 2015. Orphan Works and Mass Digitization. Washington DC: UNITED STATES COPYRIGHT OFFICE.

Pareek, Shreya. 2014. A Government School Teacher Who Is Creating A Library In Every Home. August 1. thebetterindia.com/12637/teacher-creating-library-every-home/.

Price, Gary. 2015. New Article: “Linked Data URIs and Libraries: The Story So Far”. May 15. www.infodocket.com/2015/05/15/new-article-linked-data-uris-and-libraries-the-story-so-far/ .

Price, Gary. 2015. New Article: “Linked Data in Libraries: A Case Study of Harvesting and Sharing Bibliographic Metadata with BIBFRAME”. March 31. infodocket.com/2015/03/31/research-article-linked-data-in-libraries-a-case-study-of-harvesting-and-sharing-bibliographic-metadata-with-bibframe/ .

Price, Richard. 2013. After Aaron, Reputation Metrics Startups Aim To Disrupt The Scientific Journal Industry. February 3. techcrunch.com.

Poynder, Richard. 2012. The OA Interviews: Harvard’s Stuart Shieber. (http://www.richardpoynder.co.uk/Shieber_Interview.pdf). December 03. poynder.blogspot.co.uk.

Prof. Hacker (Chuck Tryon). 2013. Recording and Hosting Podcasts Using the Internet Archive. January 14. Chronicle of Higher Education.

Ragusea, Adam and Jeremy Bernfeld. 2011. Harvard Prof Proposes Free ‘Google Books’. April 6. Boston, MA: radioboston.wbur.org

Ramey, Jessie B. 2012. Libraries Tell Our Story. November 27. Pittsburgh, PA: yinzercation.wordpress.com/

Rapp, David. 2011. Harvard Library Lab Funds First Round of New Tech Projects. March 10. New York, NY: Library Journal.

Readers win when libraries add e-books, but preserve print, as well. 2015. Readers win when libraries add e-books, but preserve print, as well. July 10. Washington DC: The Washington Post.

Rodrik, Dani. 2011. [http://dash.harvard.edu/handle/1/5131504 The Future of Convergence. (HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP11-033, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University). Cambridge, MA: Digital Access to Scholarship at Harvard (DASH).

Sample, Ian. 2012. [Harvard University says it can't afford journal publishers' prices:University wants scientists to make their research open access and resign from publications that keep articles behind paywalls]. April 24. Manchester, UK: The Guardian.

Sheehan, Kate. 2011. We're For You, Not Against You: A Librarian's Take On E-book Lending. March 14. publishersweekly.com.

Sherry, Andrew and Kenny Whitebloom. 2012. Seven pilot sites join national digital library project with Knight Foundation funding: Project will engage communities in local history. Oct 12. Cambridge, MA: knightfoundation.org

Shieber, Stuart. 2012. Archivist Video. (http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/pamphlet/2012/05/29/shieber/). Cambridge, MA: http://isites.harvard.edu.

Shieber, Stuart. 2011. The future of the library, expressed in sculpture. October 13. Cambridge, MA: The Occasional Pamphlet.

Shieber, Stuart. 2012. Processing special collections: An archivist’s workstation. May 29. Cambridge, MA: The Occasional Pamphlet.

Shieber, Stuart. 2012. SEAS Colloquium Series. (http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/pamphlet/2012/05/29/shieber/). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Extension School.

Shieber, Stuart. 2012. ES/CS 96 FINAL REPORT: HARVARD LIBRARY SPECIAL COLLECTIONS. (http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/pamphlet/2012/05/29/shieber/). Cambridge, MA: isites.harvard.edu/fs/docs/icb.topic1076801.files/es96d.pdf.

Singer, Natasha. 2013. In a Scoreboard of Words, a Cultural Guide. December 7. New York, NY: The New York Times.

Singer, Natasha. 2011. Playing Catch-Up in a Digital Library Race. January 8. New York, NY: The New York Times.

sj. 2012. Testing a Virtual Digital Library (try this at home!). June 26. Cambridge, MA: blog.laptop.org.

Smith, Mitch. 2012. Why Pay for Intro Textbooks?. February 7. Inside Higher Ed.

Student jobs at the MIT Libraries: Working at the MIT Libraries. 2015. Student jobs at the MIT Libraries: Working at the MIT Libraries. Cambridge, MA: libguides.mit.edu/student-jobs .

Vaisman, Andries. 2011. Future of libraries? Improved search, content creation, panel says: With an avalanche of changes in the information landscape over the past decade, libraries are looking at ways to redefine themselves. But how?. April 20. knightblog.org.

Vollmer, Timothy. 2012. Library catalog metadata: Open licensing or public domain?. Creative Commons.

Walsey, Paula. 2012. National Endowment for the Humanities announces award to build “library of the future”. Washington, DC: National Endowment for the Humanities.

Watters, Audrey. 2012 Online Video Meets STEM Education, with MIT's New Reality TV Series August 13. Inside Higher Ed.

Watters, Audrey. 2012. Venture Capital and the Future of Open Education. November 6. Hacker Education.

Whitebloom, Kenny. 2013. Dan Cohen Named Founding Executive Director of the Digital Public Library of America. March 5. Cambridge, MA: DPLA Updates.

Wojcicki, Esther. 2012. TEDxStanford Opens Its Doors Today With Free Live Streaming. May 19. huffingtonpost.com

Yi, Esther. 2012. Inside the Quest to Put the World's Libraries Online. Jul 26. The Atlantic.

yourlord. 2012. Project To Turn Classical Scores Into Copyright-Free Music Completed. August 17. entertainment.slashdot.org

Zeamer, V. 2012. DIGITAL LIBRARY DIGEST: OCTOBER 23, 2012. October 23. (Digital Public Library of America). Cambridge, MA: blogs.law.harvard.edu

Zelenkauskaite, A., & Massa, P. 2011. Digital libraries and social Web: Insights from Wikipedia users’ activities. July. Rome, Italy: Proceedings of IADIS Collaborative Technologies 2011.

ZICKUHR, KATHRYN AND LEE RAINIE. 2014. [http://www.pewinternet.org/2014/09/10/younger-americans-and-public-libraries/ Younger Americans and Public Libraries How those under 30 engage with libraries and think about libraries’ role in their lives and communities]. September 10. pewinternet.org/2014/09/10/younger-americans-and-public-libraries.

Zittrain, Jonathan. 2014. Why Libraries {Still} Matter. Cambridge, MA: medium.com/biblio/why-libraries-still-matter-3df27e7522cb.


Audio books

Openculture.com. 2013. 525 Free Audio Books: Download Great Books for Free. openculture.com/freeaudiobooks.

Reske, Skip. 2013. English Listen & Read - Audiobooks in English: With Read-Along Text for English Language Learners. (e.g. "The Great Gatsby" in audio book). esl-bits.net

Widder, Brandon. 2013. BEST WEBSITES FOR FREE AUDIOBOOKS. digitaltrends.com.


Digital Public Library of America Launch on 18 April 2013

Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Launches Today. 2013. Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Launches Today. April 18. dp.la/info/2013/04/18/digital-public-library-of-america-dpla-launches-today/.

Kanalley, Craig. 2013. Digital Public Library Of America (DPLA) Launches To Public. April 18. The Huffington Post.

Palfrey, John G. 2013. The Launch of the Digital Public Library of America. April 18. Andover, MA: jpalfrey.andover.edu/2013/04/18/the-launch-of-the-digital-public-library-of-america/.

Rosen, Rebecca J. 2013. Now, With No Further Ado, We Present ... the Digital Public Library of America!: Three questions with the project's executive director. April 18. The Atlantic.


Select ReviewsEdit

Select Search EnginesEdit

BASE - 2012. BASE - Bielefeld Academic Search Engine. Bielefeld, Germany: base-search.net.

Creative Commons' Search. 2013. Creative Commons' Search. San Francisco, CA: search.creativecommons.org.


Select Simulations, Applets and VisualizationsEdit

Select SlideshowsEdit

Hillman, Alex. 2015. LIBRARIES AS HUBS OF SELF-ORGANIZING COMMUNITIES. Philadelphia, PA: dangerouslyawesome.com/2014/05/libraries-as-hubs-ofself-organizing-communities/ .

Park, Jane. 2014. CC Tools and Resources for Librarians and Libraries. May 2. Creative Commons.


Select Societies, Associations, Groups, Networks, etc.Edit

Select Study GuidesEdit

Select SyllabiEdit

Select Teachers with Email Addresses/Contact InformationEdit

Select Tests, Exams, etc.Edit

Select TextbooksEdit

Select Theses, Dissertations, Papers, etc.Edit

Select TimelinesEdit

Select TwittersEdit

Select Video and AudioEdit

The British Library Videos. 2013. Videos from the British Library, the national library of the United Kingdom. London, UK: The British Library.

Condliffe, Jamie. 2013. This Is Officially the Best Copyright-Free Way to Sing Happy Birthday. February 21. gizmodo.com.

Digital Scores - Top 10 technical advantages of having our music in MuseScore format. 2013. Digital Scores - Top 10 technical advantages of having our music in MuseScore format. Youtube.com.

Gonzales, Fernando. 2015. Palfrey: The library of the future must be digital + physical. June 10. www.knightfoundation.org/blogs/knightblog/2015/6/10/palfrey-library-future-must-be-digital-physical/ .

Howard, Dorothy. 2013. Wikipedia & Cultural Heritage Institutions: Opportunities for Partnership - Dorothy Howard. Rutgers CommInfo Youtube channel.

MIT OpenCourseWare Video Distribution Partners. 2012. MIT OpenCourseWare Video Distribution Partners. Cambridge, MA: MIT OpenCourseWare.

Macgillivray, Alexander. 2009. Alexander Macgillivray of Google on the Google Book Search Settlement. Cambridge, MA: Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.

New York Times' Video Library. http://video.nytimes.com/video/. New York, NY: New York Times.

One Man and His Beard. 2014. "We Need Libraries" - One Man and His Beard. England: Out of the Ark Productions.

Palfrey, John. 2011. John Palfrey on The Digital Public Library of America Beta Sprint. May 19. Cambridge, MA: Youtube.com.

Palfrey, John. 2011. Update from John Palfrey on The Digital Public Library of America. May 19. Cambridge, MA: Youtube.com.

Price, Richard (Interview). 2012. Academia.edu and the Evolution of Peer Review with Richard Price. July 25. San Francisco, CA: mendelspod.com.

Schnapp, Jeffrey, Matthew Battles and Pablo Barría Urenda. 2013. Curated by the Crowd: collections, data, and platforms for participation in museums and other institutions: hosted by metaLAB's Jeffrey Schnapp, Matthew Battles and Pablo Barría Urenda. September 24. Cambridge, MA: cyber.law.harvard.edu/events/luncheon/2013/9/metalab.

Sydell, Laura. 2013. Combining The Nation's Digitized Libraries, All In One Place. August 19. NPR.

Wood, John. 2010. "Room to Read: Globalizing Carnegie's Vision for Libraries" with John Wood. November 4. Cambridge, MA: Harvard School of Education.


Audio books

Le Guin, Ursula K. 1971. The Lathe of Heaven — Ursula K Le Guin {audiobook}. fantasy audiobooks Youtube channel .


Select Video ConferencesEdit

Select Videocasts and PodcastsEdit

Select WebsitesEdit

Academia.edu. 2012. Academia.edu - Share Research. San Francisco, CA: Academia.edu.

Ancient Lives. 2013. Ancient Lives. (Ancient Lives is a collaboration between a diverse collection of Oxford Papyrologists and Researchers, The Imaging Papyri Project, The Oxyrhynchus Papyri Project, the Egypt Exploration Society and the following institutions). Oxford, England: ancientlives.org.

The Awesome Box. 2013. The Awesome Box. Cambridge, MA: Office for Scholarly Communication at Harvard University.

BASE - 2012. BASE - Bielefeld Academic Search Engine. Bielefeld, Germany: base-search.net.

Bibliographic Knowledge Network. 2011. Bibliographic Knowledge Network. (Open bibliographic data for the academic community. Easy to use tools for curating bibliographies).

Blue Button - Download my Data. 2012. Blue Button - Download my Data. Washington, DC: Department of Veteran's Affairs.

Curarium. 2013. Curarium. (The Curarium is a collection of collections. It is a platform which leverages the power of the crowd in order to annotate, curate, and augment works within and beyond their respective collections, with the aim of constructing sharable, media-rich stories and elaborate arguments about individual items as well as groups of items in our corpora). Cambridge, MA: curarium.com.

DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals. 2012. DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals. Lund, Sweden: Directory of Open Access Journals

digitalculturebooks. 2011. digitalculturebooks. (digitalculturebooks is an imprint of the University of Michigan Press and the Scholarly Publishing Office of the University of Michigan Library dedicated to publishing innovative work in new media studies and the emerging field of digital humanities. digitalculturebooks seeks to explore all aspects of new media and its impact on society, culture, and scholarly communication and will present work that exhibits and advances the understanding of the relationship between humanities and digital technologies. The imprint aspires to both investigate and demonstrate new forms of scholarly practice in the humanities. digitalculturebooks is an experimental publishing strategy with a strong research component. By making our content available in print and online, we intend to: develop an open and participatory publishing model that adheres to the highest scholarly standards of review and documentation; develop a model for press/library collaboration at Michigan and elsewhere; showcase and extend Michigan's leading role in the development of digital resources; encourage and participate in a national dialogue about the future of scholarly communication). Ann Arbor, MI: Digital Culture Books.

Digital Texts & Tools. 2013. [https://sites.google.com/site/textsandtools/ Digital Texts & Tools]. (This site is an open, educational resource for use in Pre-K all the way up through higher education). sites.google.com/site/textsandtools/.

The Harvard Library Innovation Laboratory at Harvard Law School. 2011. The Harvard Library Innovation Laboratory at Harvard Law School. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Law School.

Harvard Open Access Project. 2012. Harvard Open Access Project. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University.

IKSME. 2013. [http://www.iskme.org/ IKSME - Institute for the Study of KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT IN EDUCATION]. (IKSME's mission is to help schools, colleges, and other educational institutions expand their capacity to gather and use data, share information, and make knowledge openly accessible to students, educators, and the public]. Half Moon Bay, CA: iskme.org.

IQSS Dataverse Network. 2012. IQSS Dataverse Network. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University.

metaLAB (at) Harvard. 2013. metaLAB (at) Harvard. Cambridge, MA: cyber.law.harvard.edu/research/metalab.

The OAIster® database. 2012. The OAIster® database. (Millions of digital resources from thousands of contributors). Dublin, Ohio: oclc.org.

OLNet - Open Learning Network. 2012. OLNet - Open Learning Network. Pittsburgh, PA: olnet.org/

Open bibliography and Open Bibliographic Data. 2011. Open bibliography and Open Bibliographic Data. (Producers of bibliographic data such as libraries, publishers, universities, scholars or social reference management communities have an important role in supporting the advance of humanity’s knowledge. For society to reap the full benefits from bibliographic endeavours, it is imperative that bibliographic data be made open — that is available for anyone to use and re-use freely for any purpose).

OpenStax College. 2013. OpenStax College. (OpenStax College is a nonprofit organization committed to improving student access to quality learning materials. Our free textbooks are developed and peer-reviewed by educators to ensure they are readable, accurate, and meet the scope and sequence requirements of your course). Rice University.

OpenGrey. 2012. OpenGrey. (System for Information on Grey Literature in Europe, is your open access to 700.000 bibliographical references of grey literature (paper) produced in Europe and allows you to export records and locate the documents). OpenGrey

Perma.cc. 2014. Perma.cc. (Perma.cc helps scholars, journals and courts create permanent links to the online sources cited in their work). perma.cc.

Public Library Online. 2014. Public Library Online. (UK, NETHERLANDS, USA, AUSTRALIA, CANADA, NEW ZEALAND, DENMARK - Public Library Online offers access to a dynamic range of fiction and non-fiction titles, from a range of renowned publishers. Simply access the books using any internet enabled device in the library, whilst you’re on the move, or from the comfort of your own home). publiclibraryonline.wordpress.com/

Stanford TEDx. 2012. Stanford TEDx. Stanford, CA: Stanford TEDx.

United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld Library. United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld Library. (In Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish). New York, NY: un.org/depts/dhl/.

WorldCat. 2012. WorldCat. (WorldCat is the world's largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online - Deutsch | English | Español | Français | Nederlands | Português | 한국어 | 日本語 | 中文). worldcat.org


Google Books

Google Books Partner Program. 2015. Google Books Partner Program. www.google.com/googlebooks/partners/ .

Google Books Library Project. 2015. Google Books Library Project – An enhanced card catalog of the world's books. www.google.com/googlebooks/library/ .

Google Books Partner Program Tour. Google Books Partner Program Tour. www.google.com/googlebooks/partners/tour.html .


Select WikisEdit

Archivopedia. 2013. Welcome to Archivopedia: the archives wiki encyclopedia!. archivopedia.com.

Digital Public Library of America planning initiative wiki. 2011. Welcome to the Digital Public Library of America planning initiative wiki!. May 19. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University.

GLAM-WIKI. 2014. GLAM-WIKI. (The GLAM-WIKI project supports GLAMs and other institutions who want to work with Wikimedia to produce open-access, freely-reusable content for the public). outreach.wikimedia.org/wiki/GLAM .

Wikisource. 2014. Wikisource. (Welcome to Wikisource, the free library that anyone can improve). en.wikisource.org/wiki/Main_Page.


Select Wikidata QueriesEdit

Select WikisEdit

WikiBase (http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:Wikibase_Client)

WikiData (http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikidata)


Select WorkshopsEdit

Select Writers, Researchers, etc.Edit

Subjects' Social Networking SitesEdit

TutoringEdit

Wikimedia CommonsEdit

Wikimedia Commons: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page


WikipediaEdit

Wikipedia: https://www.wikipedia.org/


WikiquotesEdit

Wikiquotes: https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Main_Page


WikisourceEdit

Wikisource: https://wikisource.org/wiki/Main_Page


WikivoyageEdit

Wikivoyage: https://www.wikivoyage.org/


World University and School LinksEdit

Library Resources: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Library_Resources

Library Science: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Library_Science

Open Access Resources: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Open_Access_Resources

Software Libraries: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Software_Libraries




WUaS NavigationEdit

New WUaS in MediaWiki: http://worlduniversityandschool.org/mediawiki-1.24.1/index.php?title=Main_Page


Academic Advising at WUaSEdit

Academic Press at World University and SchoolEdit

Academic Press at World University and School: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Academic_Press_at_World_University_and_School


Access to Live, or Email, University Technical ExpertiseEdit

Ask a question in a specific discipline, or find, for example, a Robotics' or Computer programmer, or Translator, easily and freely.


Additional CategoriesEdit

Admissions at World University and SchoolEdit

Admissions' Department: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Admissions_at_World_University_and_School

Flyer seeking degree-oriented, WUaS students: 'Quaker-informed World University & School seeks friendly, undergraduate students for free, online, Greatest Universities-centric, bachelor’s degrees to apply in the autumn of 2013, for matriculation in autumn 2014' - http://scottmacleod.com/WUaSFriendsFlyerforProspectiveStudentApplicants.pdf - and accessible here, also - http://scottmacleod.com/WUaSNoticeArchive.html. WUaS holds open, electronically-mediated, hour-long, monthly business meeting on the second Saturdays at 9 am Pacific Time, in the manner of Quakers - email worlduniversityandschool@gmail.com if you'd like to participate.


Digital and Print catalog


Assistive TechnologiesEdit

WUaS plans to anticipate numerous developing assistive technologies for sight-impaired, hearing-impaired, and similar -

Assistive Technologies: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Assistive_Technologies


Blog at World University and SchoolEdit

http://worlduniversityandschool.blogspot.com/


Bookstore / Computer Store (New & Used) at World University and SchoolEdit

Bookstore / Computer Store (New & Used) at WUaS: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Bookstore_/_Computer_Store_%28New_%26_Used%29_at_WUaS

with educational electronics, as well; with musical instruments; value pricing ... 2% below market, consistently; available via mail and electronically;


Calendar (Schedule what you'd like to teach)Edit

Calendar: https://www.google.com/calendar/

Join the World University and School Google + Group to add to its wiki-like calendar to teach an open, free class or course, converse about ideas, and jam (e.g. musically or theater improvisation): https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/108179352492243955816/ .


CareersEdit

Career counseling: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Career_counseling

Finding / creating a job you really love: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Finding_/_creating_a_job_you_really_love

WUaS Job hunting: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/WUaS_Job_hunting


CounselingEdit

Counseling: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Counseling


CoordinatesEdit

Geodetic datums such as WGS84 or GPS

Geohash keys

... in a virtual world


CreditsEdit

Many thanks to each of you!

Please feel free to hyperlink your name to a location of your choice (or tell WUaS where to link to - worlduniversityandschool@gmail.com). Please do not hesitate to let WUaS know if you think that somebody (including yourself) has been forgotten, now or in the future; please include a URL, which is, of course, one main way identity created on the internet.


Digital To DoEdit

Android


Brainwave device / Headset


Broadcast to radio frequencies


Broadcast to TV / television


Create EMail group for page


Digital Text to Audio file format (Browse Aloud / Read Aloud?)


Google Glass


MIT OCW Mirror Site Instructions: http://ocw.mit.edu/about/mirror-site-program/mirror-site-instructions/


Oculus Rift


Print


Publish to DVD


Recommend


Send to phone


Tablets


Translate


Videophone


Free Degrees / CreditEdit

MIT OCW Audio Video Courses: http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/audio-video-courses/

Admissions at World University and School: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Admissions_at_World_University_and_School

Conference Method of Teaching and Learning: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Conference_Method_of_Teaching_and_Learning

The College at World University and School: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/The_College_at_World_University_and_School

Ph.D. Degrees at World University and School: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Ph.D._Degrees_at_World_University_and_School

World University Law School: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/World_University_Law_School

World University Medical School: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/World_University_Medical_School

World University Music School: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/World_University_Music_School

WUaS International Baccalaureate Diploma and Programme: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/WUaS_International_Baccalaureate_Diploma_and_Programme
(beginning with United Nations' languages - Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, Russian, Spanish)


In Google EarthEdit

Google Earth.


In Virtual WorldEdit

(Search on the word 'lists' here, too: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Virtual_Worlds)

3D Learn. 2013. http://www.learningin3d.info/

Active Worlds Educational Universe (AWEDU). 2012. http://www.activeworlds.com

Alice. 2012. http://www.alice.org/

Minecraft. 2012. www.minecraft.net

Edusim. 2013. http://edusim3d.com/

Gifted Kids.ie. 2013. http://www.giftedkids.ie/daynuv.html

ISTE – SIGMS. 2013. http://sigms.iste.wikispaces.net/secondlifeplayground2010

Kaneva. 2014. http://www.kaneva.com/

Open Cobalt. 2013. http://www.opencobalt.org/

OpenSim. 2012. http://opensimulator.org/wiki/Main_Page (http://www.scribd.com/doc/57959626/OpenSimulator-School-Quick-Start-Guide)

Open Croquet. 2012. http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?OpenCroquet and http://www.opencroquet.org/

Open Wonderland. 2012. http://openwonderland.org/

Primary Games. 2013. http://www.primarygames.com/arcade/virtualworlds.php

Quest Atlantis. 2012. http://atlantisremixed.org/ (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZoT3pilNPI).

SimScience. 2012. http://simscience.org/

Second Life - Harvard's virtual island. 2012. http://slurl.com/secondlife/Berkman/115/53/25 - and teach, learn and share ideas - in group voice chat, or in group type chat, and via building.

SmallWorlds. 2014. https://www.smallworlds.com/

There.com. 2014. http://www.there.com/

Twinity. 2014. http://www.twinity.com/en/choose-your-free-avatar

Unity3D. 2012. http://unity3d.com/

WiloStar3D. 2013. https://www.wilostar3d.com/

World of Warcraft in School. 2014. http://wowinschool.pbworks.com/w/page/5268731/FrontPage


Add a learning-oriented virtual world here:

Travel to this virtual island to learn building:


Item NumberEdit

Global ID and Multiple IDs - see https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Requests_for_comment/New_sites_system

Bar code


LabelsEdit

Learning NetworkingEdit

Teach and Learn using free Social Networking software to share what courses, etc., you find edifying, what you enjoy learning ....


About Me - World University and School - http://about.me


Academia.edu's World University and School - http://worlduniversityandschool.academia.edu/


Delicious.com's World University and School - http://www.delicious.com/WorldUniversityandSchool


Facebook.com's World University and School - http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=48753608141 ('This group may be archived').


Good Reads - http://www.goodreads.com/group/show/99021-worlduniversityandschool


Google + Profiles - worlduniversityandschool@gmail.com - Scott MacLeod - https://plus.google.com/115890623333932577910/


Google + Profiles Company page - worlduniversityandschool@gmail.com - World University and School - https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/108179352492243955816/108179352492243955816/posts


Google Groups' World University and School - http://groups.google.com/group/World-University-and-School


Like


LinkedIn's World University and School - http://www.linkedin.com/groups/World-University-School-4024337


Quora - http://www.quora.com/


Research Gate - http://www.researchgate.net/


Redditt.com's World University and School - http://www.reddit.com/user/WorldUnivandSch/


Tribe.net's World University and School - http://tribes.tribe.net/worlduniversityandschool


Twitter.com's World University and School - http://twitter.com/WorldUnivandSch


Wer Kennt Wen - World University and School - http://www.wer-kennt-wen.de/


World University & School 'subject page' group


World University & School Share This


Yahoo Groups' World University and School: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/worlduniversityandschool/


Linked Open DataEdit

Linked Open Data, Linked Data for artificial intelligence and machine learning, with a focus on privacy and security.


List of WikipediasEdit

List of Wikipedias. 2015. List of Wikipedias. meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/List_of_Wikipedias .


RSS FeedEdit

Save this page for download in the following formatsEdit

atom

GeoJSON

csv.csvm

map.html

csv

xls

rdf

klm


TV-Live BroadcastingEdit

Broadcast to television


Teach and learn using free TV-Live Broadcasting software to the web:


Google + Hangouts - https://plus.google.com/hangouts


Justin TV - http://www.justin.tv


Livestream TV - http://www.livestream.com


MIT UnHangouts - https://unhangout.media.mit.edu/


Ustream TV - http://ustream.tv


Video CommunicationEdit

Teach and learn using free TV-Live Broadcasting software


Free video conferencing

iChat - http://www.apple.com/macosx/what-is-macosx/ichat.html


Skype - http://www.skype.com/


Free, group video conferencing

AnyMeeting - http://anymeeting.com/homepage/

Google + Hangout - https://tools.google.com/dlpage/hangoutplugin - http://www.google.com/+/learnmore/hangouts/

Meeting Burner - http://www.meetingburner.com/index?page=signup-v2 – up to 15 connection

ooVoo - http://www.oovoo.com/home.aspx

Paltalk - http://www.paltalk.com

sifonr - free communication - http://www.sifonr.com/‎

Tokbox | OpenTok - API - http://tokbox.com/opentok

Vyew - http://vyew.com/

Web Huddle - https://www.webhuddle.com/homepage.jsp - http://sourceforge.net/projects/webhuddle/

Zoom.us - Cloud HD Video Meetings - http://zoom.us/


Universal Translator at WUaS Edit

http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/WUaS_Universal_Translator

Google Translate language:

Sugar Labs: Translation System language:

Region:


Select Translators

Babelxl. 2015. Babelxl: the best translator. http://babelxl.com/ .

Babylon Online Translation. 2015. Babylon Online Translation. (Offering hundreds of dictionaries and translation in more than 800 language pairs). translation.babylon.com/ .

Free-translator.com. 2015. Free-translator.com. free-translator.com/ .

Google Translate. 2015. Google Translate. translate.google.com/ .

SDL Free Translation. 2015. SDL Free Translation. freetranslation.com/ .

Word Lingo Free Translation Tools. 2015. Word Lingo Free Translation Tools and Machine Translation Products. worldlingo.com/en/products/ .


Select Video with Subtitles for Translation

Amara.org. 2015. Amara.org: Captions, subtitles, and translations simplified. (Amara makes video globally accessible: Captions, subtitles, and translations simplified). amara.org/en/

TED Open Translation Project. 2015. TED Open Translation Project. (See - https://www.ted.com/about/programs-initiatives/ted-open-translation-project - and - https://www.ted.com/participate/translate/get-started). ted.com/about/programs-initiatives/ted-open-translation-project .


The "Universitian" Newspaper at World University and SchoolEdit

The "Universitian" Newspaper at WUaS


Wiki Software for Courses Edit

Media Wiki - http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/MediaWiki


PB Works - http://pbworks.com/


Wet Paint - http://wikisineducation.wikifoundry.com/


Wikia - http://www.wikia.com/Wikia


Wikispaces - http://www.wikispaces.com/


Wikidata / Bots Edit

http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikidata/Bots


World University and School LicensingEdit

World University and School - like Wikipedia with Greatest Universities' OpenCourseWare - incorporated as a nonprofit effective April 2010 and is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, educational organization charity.

World University & School is a community of learners and teachers who value — and are themselves strengthened by — the rich diversity of its participants. In order to cultivate a flourishing teaching, learning and creating conversation in a diverse and complex world, WUaS welcomes all languages, students, families, faculty, board members, and staff with differences based on (but not limited to) race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, family structure, and economic background.

All content on this site is freely available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/ .



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