7 Library Tools Students Would Find Handy

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Internet as we know it has become a major source of information for many students. Getting maximum amount of knowledge on all sort information such as books, journals, electronic articles is now just a few clicks away. Today, we have gathered a list of 7 online library services all students should get their hands on.

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WorldCat.org lets you search the collections of libraries in your community and thousands more around the world. WorldCat is one of the largest network of library content and services which students can use to complete their projects, essays and other school/university related work.


LOC Catalog

LOC Catalog contains a massive library of books, serials, computer files, manuscripts, cartographic materials, music, sound recordings, and visual materials which can be useful for students. They can search for different books to study for their exams, complete assignments and much more.


Smithsonian Institution of Libraries

SIL was founded in 1846 and manage around 20 branches today which contains hundreds of thousands of books and electronic journals which students can check and take help from.

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Libweb consists of over 8000 pages in over 146 countries which can be used to search libraries, their location, name and other information and can be used by students to find out about libraries in their areas.


National Library of Medicine

The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, is the world’s largest medical library and collects materials, provides information and research services in all areas of biomedicine and health care.


Library Elf

Elf is a web-based and email tool for library users to keep track of their library borrowings and helps users keep track of what they have on loan from the library.



ipl2 is a public service organization which helps students get answers to different academic questions from other students, volunteer library and information science professionals.


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