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Australian Books: Click here to visit James Bennett, a great site for on-line ordering and full service (covering, MARC, etc.)
Australian Books: Click here to visit Pages and Pages bookstore with on-line ordering.
Australian Books: Click here to visit AustralEd, which has a great newsletter & special services.
Barcode scanners: Click here to visit a competitive source serving the library community.
British Books: Click here to visit Coningsby, order books, texts, and/or school equipment on-line. For those hard-to-access
British books, not available from Australia.
Buying locally - Foreign Buyers' Club: the convenience of on-line ordering, competitive pricing, and unbeatable turn around
Buying locally - Amazon.co.jp: Great if you're Nihongo-tolerant. Prices are slightly cheaper than if you ordered from abroad,
but it the book is not in their warehouse, delivery can take time. CASH on DELIVERY.
Canadian Books: Click here to visit The Canadian Book Centre.
Canadian Books: Click here to visit S & B, a full service wholesaler.
Canadian Books: Click here to visit NBS, a well-organized website offering on-line ordering and full service, including French
Canadian Book Selection: Click here to visit the selection tool "CM: Review of Materials," an electronic review journal.
Currency Exchange: Click here to visit a useful on-line site.
MARC: Cleveland Public Library has MARC that you can copy and paste; especially good for AV.
MARC: Kansas City Public Library has MARC that you can copy and paste; also good for AV.
MARC: Berkeley Public Library: another copy & paste source.
MARC: Library of Congress: For U.S. books this should be your 1st cut & paste source!
Reference: If you can't find an answer, the Internet Public Library might be able to help. If you e-mail them, they will want
to know what sources you have already consulted.
Signs: click here to visit a good source for inexpensive, attractive library signs.
U.S. Books plus: Click here to visit Follett Library Resources ("Titlewave").
U.S. Books, videos plus: Click here to visit Baker and Taylor online.
Used Books - Caravan Books: Submit a request and they'll browse for the title(s) you're looking for.
Used Books - Good Day Books: You can e-mail them to ask about certain titles.
Websites - WebLinks: A great, inexpensive source for MARC catalogued websites.
Websites - WebMARC: A Sagebrush Corp. supplier for MARC records to school libraries.