Welcome to Free Resources!
A source for reference materials reviewed by librarians.
In addition to containing search strategies, Free Resources is:
"... in these tight economic times, it is libraries themselves that may be one of the best markets for this information. One of the key functions of a library is to assure that its patrons get the best information at the best price. And when money is so tight for libraries, it is professionally irresponsible to pay for resources that are otherwise available for free." [Foreword by Steve Coffman]
from: Tomaiuolo, N.G. & Quint, B. (2004). The Web Library: Building a World Class Personal Library with Free Web Resources. Medford, N.J.: Information Today, Inc. p. xxi.
Free Resources is continually being updated. Icons indicate:
Please share your links for great resources so we can share them with others! Please bear in mind the following criteria when suggesting links (NOTE: We are currently accepting only recommendations from librarians).
(The Web Page Evaluation Checklist from University of California, Berkeley, is a great resource for this).
Thank you for your contribution! If you do not like or feel a particular resource listed is relevant or useful, please let us know that too!
Lauri and Bebe