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Open Educational Resources (OER)
African & South African Internet sites
SAOUG: Southern African Online User Group
Aims to provide an insight into the extent of the growth and activity taking place in the information industry.
The Standing Conference of Eastern, Central and Southern African Library and Information Associations (SCECSAL) is a regional grouping of library and information associations in Africa.
The National Library of South Africa
The National Library of South Africa is a custodian and provider of the nation's key knowledge resources. The library is mandated by the National Library of South Africa Act to collect and preserve published documents and make them accessible/available for research.
Association and Institutes
American Library Association (ALA)
The American Library Association (ALA) is the oldest and largest library association in the world, providing association information, news, events, and advocacy resources for members, librarians, and library users.
Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL)
The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), a division of the American Library Association, is a professional association of academic librarians and other interested individuals. It is dedicated to enhancing the ability of academic library and information professionals to serve the information needs of the higher education community and to improve learning, teaching, and research.
Association of Research Libraries (ARL)
For more than 80 years, ARL has addressed issues of concern to the library, research, higher education, and scholarly communities.
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is the leading international body representing the interests of library and information services and their users. It is the global voice of the library and information profession.
LIASA: The Library and Information Association of South Africa
LIASA is a professional non-profit organisation, uniting and representing all institutions and people working in libraries and information services in South Africa.
Society of South African Archivists (SASA)
The Society of South African Archivists (SASA) is a professional association representing those working in archives and records management in South Africa.
International Internet sites
Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR)
CLIR is an independent, nonprofit organization that forges strategies to enhance research, teaching, and learning environments in collaboration with libraries, cultural institutions, and communities of higher learning.
Emerald for Librarians
Emerald for Librarians is designed specifically for the library and information science (LIS) community to improve information services and better serve library users.
Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL)
The Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) is a major international forum focusing on digital libraries and associated technical, practical, and social issues.
The British Library
The British Library serves business and industry, researchers, academics and students, in the UK and world-wide.
The Library of Congress
The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections.