Monthly Archives: July 2009

Writers News

http://www.writersnews.co.uk/main/default.asp       Home News Talkback Competitions Subscription Home Study Bookshelf Back Issues Links Advertising Holidays About Us SUPERBREAK Reader offers News | News Index | Suggest a news story | Writers’ Round-up | Cartoon Corner | DSJT/WN Awards … Continue reading

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RedRoom Where The Writers Are

                      http://www.redroom.com/ RED ROOM RISING Red Room Rising Star He sold his self-published novel to a big publisher. Learn How Brian Moreland Did It. » AUTHOR CONVERSATIONS Author Conversations How did Hal Niedzviecki come up with the “peep culture” concept? Read … Continue reading

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The One Stop Write Shop

                                                                           The One Stop Write Shop Home Forums Contests Classes FAQ Register Contact Us Login Categories Quotes (11) Writing Tips (0) Nonfiction (33) Poetry (301) Special Occasions (4) Fiction (70) Science Fiction (12) Flash Fiction (30) Novel Chapters (31) Western … Continue reading

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The Bridport Prize

http://www.bridportprize.org.uk/?gclid=CJ2yoa6ngJwCFYYU4wodiF4b_Q The richest OPEN writing prize. SHORT STORIES: 1st prize = £ 5000  (approx. 7100 US$)  POEMS: 1st Prize = £ 5000 (approx. 7100 US$) You can buy the 2008 or 2007 anthology online now The competition is now closed … Continue reading

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Writing Contests

http://www.writing-world.com/contests/index.shtml Writing Contests  More Information About Contests Feature Articles: A Beginner’s Guide to Writing Contests – Dawn Copeman Choosing a Writing Contest – Tammy Mackenzie Contesting: Why and How – Kathryn Lay Contests: To Enter or Not to Enter? – … Continue reading

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University College Cork – Resources

http://booleweb.ucc.ie/index.php?pageID=220   Search the Library Library Catalogue Audio Visual & Multimedia Images Library Glossary New Books Newspapers Reference Resources IReL Resources Library Catalogue Search the Library Catalogue for books, journals, music, DVDs, etc. Search the Journals Portal for journals. Search … Continue reading

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Library Collection Development Policy

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Library_collection_development Library collection development From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Library Collection Development is the process of planning and acquiring a balanced collection of library materials of many formats, including books, periodicals, online resources, and other media. Collections are developed by … Continue reading

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Catalogue your Own Book Library

Cataloguing Aids http://www3.ns.sympatico.ca/allegrow/cat.htm Library  Cataloguing  Aids compiled by Lynne LeGrow Cataloguer  Halifax Public Libraries, Nova Scotia, Canada AACR2 Library Quotes Authority work Listservs & Blogs for cataloguers Cataloguing other formats (DVDs, E resources, music, MP3 files etc) MARC coding Cataloguing … Continue reading

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Dewey Book Classification System

The Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system is the world’s most widely used library classification system 000 – Computer science, information & general works 100 – Philosophy and psychology 200 – Religion 300 – Social sciences 400 – Language 500 – … Continue reading

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Book Care and Repair

http://www.tcpl.lib.in.us/find-a-good-book/book-care-and-repair The following Internet links are drawn from a variety of academic, library and individual sources on book care and repair. They cover general care and specific conditions, bookbinding terms and supplies, and additional Internet resources. Links to newspaper and … Continue reading

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Care, Handling and Storage of Books

http://www.loc.gov/preserv/care/books.html Care, Handling and Storage of Books Damage to a book is cumulative. The repeated incorrect handling and storage of a book can quickly transform a new book into a worn or even an unusable one. Proper handling and storage … Continue reading

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OCLC -The Worlds Libraries

http://www.oclc.org/global/default.htm Welcome!  Please choose your preferred OCLC site. Check the “save my choice” box below to save your choice for future visits.   AmericasUnited States English Canada English | Francais Latin America and Caribbean English | Español | Português Asia … Continue reading

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Printing

BUBL LINK Printing history http://bubl.ac.uk/Link/p/printinghistory.htm       Titles   Gutenberg Digital Handpress History of Books and Printing Manuscripts, Books, and Maps: The Printing Press and a Changing World Printing History Printing’s Past by Frank Granger Psymon Web Bindery Descriptions Gutenberg Digital Digitised … Continue reading

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American Printing History Association

http://www.printinghistory.org/index.html The American Printing History Association encourages the study of printing history and its related arts and skills, including calligraphy, typefounding, typography, papermaking, bookbinding, illustration, and publishing. APHA is especially, but by no means exclusively, interested in American printing history. … Continue reading

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National Print Museum Ireland

http://www.nationalprintmuseum.ie/ About Us Our Mission The National Print Museum collects, documents, preserves, exhibits, interprets and makes accessible the material evidence of printing craft and fosters associated skills of the craft in Ireland. National Print Museum, Garrison Chapel, Beggars Bush Barracks, … Continue reading

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History of Printing

History of printing From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_printing The history of printing began as an attempt to make easier and reduce the cost of reproducing multiple copies of documents, fabrics, wall papers and so on. Printing streamlined the process … Continue reading

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Literary Awards

http://www.powells.com/prizes/prizes.html Award Winners <!– The 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award Fiction Nonfiction Poetry The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz Medical Apartheid by Harriet Washington Elegy: Poems by Mary Jo Bang more about this title more … Continue reading

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The Dublin Review

http://www.thedublinreview.com/ Current Issue | Summer 2009 The Dublin Review Reader the Dublin Review home | current issue | reader | archive | order | submissions About the magazine The Dublin Review is a quarterly magazine of essays, criticism, fiction and … Continue reading

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Writers Resources

http://www.internet-resources.com/writers/ Internet-Resources.com Writing Links & Links for Writers Writers’ Resources on The Web and More REFERENCE & RESEARCH [020090110] : Unsorted · Assorted Information · Experts · Maps · Names & Naming · News Links · Online Texts · Research … Continue reading

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Irish Interest Books Suppliers

http://www.irishwriters-online.com/booksellers.html BooksIrish the online home of Books Upstairs, the College Green, Dublin branch of which also features in The Fabulists . Most of the in-print Irish writers listed on this site are linked to booksirish to facilitate purchase and also … Continue reading

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