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Abbreviations and Acronyms of the U.S. Government

Abbreviations and Acronyms of the U.S. Government lists 500+ abbreviations. Agencies, programs and publications of the U.S. government are covered. Links to the homepages are provided. There is a link to Acronym Finder for locating military acronyms. This site is maintained by the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis University Library.

Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities

This site provides accessibility guidelines for buildings and facilities. Included are additional physical requirements for public areas of a library.

Ixquick Metasearch

Lxquick indexes fourteen search engines and directories. The user can select among the search engines if he/she so chooses. Lxquick awards one star for each search engine that placed a site in its top ten. Sites that appear earlier in the top ten rankings are prioritized and Ixquick tells you the rankings. Natural language and complex boolean searches can be performed. Lxquick supports phrases, wildcards, omitted terms, must-have terms, parentheses, and other modifiers such as NEAR. Support for German, Spanish, French, Italian, and Portuguese is provided.


Metaeureka has no graphics, ads, or anything except the search box and the results of your search. To determine the last time a site was modified, click on the “Site Info” link under your search result. AltaVista, Google, Lycos, Alltheweb, and Yahoo are indexed. There are ten to twenty search results displayed for each search engine. The site is can be searched by keyword.

Top Technology Trends for Libraries

This site summarizes trends and provides links to examples of trends in technological issues that are likely to affect libraries in the near future. Twelve members of the Library and Information Technology Association of the American Library Association (ALA) are monitoring these issues.

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