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Resources for Academic Libraries
Administrative Resources
Orbis Cascade Alliance
 
Library Laws of Oregon
 
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Grants
Academic libraries can apply for competitive grants under Oregon's state LSTA program.  Grant guidelines are released in mid-January and are posted on the web on the "Oregon's LSTA Competitive Grants" page at: http://www.oregon.gov/OSL/LD/LSTAcomp.shtml.
Links to online Academic statistics
 
 
Oregon Intellectual Freedom Clearinghouse 
The Oregon Intellectual Freedom Clearinghouse (OIFC) collects reports on formally challenged materials from all types of Oregon libraries (school, academic, and public).  OIFC uses challenge reports as a resource to help libraries deal with challenges.
Senate Bill 950 (Oregon Public Records)
 
Statewide Database Licensing 
Oregon's LSTA program subsidizes academic library access to a suite of statewide databases.  The Statewide Database Licensing Advisory Committee (SDLAC) has several academic members that participate in the database licensing process.
 

 
Communications
Electronic Discussion Mailing Lists 
The State library hosts the Libs-Or list which is used for many major announcements and general library messages.  There is also a one-way list, AL-Directors,  which the State Library adds new director to. 
 
Oregon Library Directory 
Libraries can edit their own entries, so please help by checking your library's information.

 
Continuing Education
Library and Information Science materials 
 
Announcements of new titles added  to the OSL's Library Science collection are posted on the libs-or list, as well as a blog at http://osl-lis.blogspot.com/.   Suggestions of titles to acquire are welcome.
 
Northwest Central 
NW Central is an active clearinghouse of CE opportunities in the Northwest.  Its easy to get an account and share opportunities.
 
Webinars from the College of DuPage 

 
Information Literacy Resources
 
OSLIS
OSLIS is the state's K-12 web portal providing access to quality licensed databases
within an information literacy framework.  It features an up-to-date citation maker for APA and MLA that is used by many academic institutions.
 
CLIP project
The Cooperative Library Instruction Project (CLIP) is a partnership between Chemeketa Community College, Lane Community College, Oregon State University, Western Oregon University and Willamette University whose mission is to design and develop  sharable, web-based tutorials to assist in library instruction and  information literacy.



 
Professional Organizations
ALA’s Association of College & Research Libraries  
 
OLA’s Association of College & Research Libraries 
 
Association of Research Libraries
 
Readers Advisory and Reference Resources
L-net 
Oregon's 24x7 online reference.  Software can also be used to support in-house reference.
Oregon Authors Website 
 
Oregon Poetry Collection  
 
Resources in the Oregon State Library Collection related to Oregon Tribes  
 
Statewide Database Licensing Program