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View Resource LiveRef(sm): A Registry of Real-Time Digital Reference Services

Another resource put together and maintained by Gerry McKiernan of the Science and Technology Services Department at Iowa State University Library, LiveRef(sm) provides a wealth of links related to real-time reference services. This is a great resource for both users looking for an online reference librarian and librarians interested in instituting a Web-based, real-time reference service. The...

http://www.public.iastate.edu/~CYBERSTACKS/LiveRef.htm
View Resource The Collaborative Digital Reference Service

The CDRS provides professional "library to library" reference service to researchers any time, anywhere, through an international network of libraries and related institutions. Cooperative Partners include the Library of Congress, OCLC, Reference and Users Services Association of the American Libraries Association, Library Systems and Services (LSSI), and Virtual Reference Desk (VRD) with over 100...

http://www.loc.gov/rr/digiref/
View Resource YALSA Academy

The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) is a division of the American Library Association dedicated to "support[ing] library staff in alleviating the challenges teens face, and in putting all teens - especially those with the greatest needs - on the path to successful and fulfilling lives." For those who work with teens, whether that be in a library, classroom, or youth program...

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http://www.ala.org/yalsa/academy