USEFUL LINKS

ART

GOVERNMENT

International & UK Government
European Union
The Department for Communities and Local Government
Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)
The Department for Education & Employment

Directory of MPs & Peers
National Audit Office
UK Parliament
United Nations
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Org.

Local Government
The Local Government Association
The Local Government Ombudsman
The London Assembly
London Borough Directory
London Councils ( formerly The Association of London Government)

Gov. Research Organisations
Research Councils UK

Policy Research Organisations
The Adam Smith Institute
The Bow Group
Catalyst
The Campaign for the Freedom of Information

The Centre for Policy Studies
CentreForum
Chatham House
The Constitution Unit
Civitas
Demos
BEUC, (the European Consumers' Organisation)
The Fabian Society
The Future of the Book
The Henry Jackson Society
Institute of Economic Affairs
Institute for Fiscal Studies
The Institute for the Future of the Book
The Institute for Public Policy Research
The Joseph Rountree Foundation
Localis
New Economics Foundation
New Local Government Network
New Policy Institute
Policy Exchange
Politeia
Reform
The Smith Institute
Social Market Foundation


HERITAGE

Charles Darwin's Complete Work
Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE)
English Heritage
A Guide to History Libraries & Collections in London
Institute for Cultural Heritage

The Multilingual Inventory of Cultural Heritage
Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA)
Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA), London
The National Trust

Archives
Archives & Manuscript Collections of the M25 Group
British Film Institute National Archive
Crace Collection of Maps of London
Crossword Archive
The Family Records Consortium
Institute of Historical Research (IHR)
London Metropolitan Archives
Mass Observation Archive
National Archives
Oxford Dictionaries Online
Royal College of Music Archive
The Royal Mail Archive
Times Digital Archive

Art
African Art Museums
The Arts Council of England
Asian Art Museums
Canadian Art Museums
European Art Museums

Film London
Government Art Collection
Grove Art Online
Grove Music Online
Middle Eastern Art Museums
Royal Society of Arts
US Art Museums

Libraries
Andrew Carnegie and Public Libraries
British Architectural Library, Royal Inst. of British Architects
The British Library
The History of Rate-Supported Public Libraries in London

John Passmore Edwards and Public Libraries

The International Children's Digital Library
The Library of Congress

London's First Public Library
London's Specialist Libraries
Merged Catalogues of University and National Libraries in the UK and Ireland
The M25 Group of Higher Education Libraries
The National Electronic Library for Health
The National Libraries of Europe
Newspaper Library
UK Higher Education & Research Libraries
The UK Public Libraries Page
UNESCO Libraries Portal

Library Organisations
Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
The Library Association
The Library Association Links
The Library Campaign Library Campaign logo

London Libraries Development Agency (LLDA)
London Libraries (LLDA run site detailing London's libraries)

The People's Network Online
The Public Library Association (American Library Association)

Literary Criticism
dovegreyreader scribbles
The Guardian
Ready Steady Book

 

READING LISTS

WhichBook.net
WhatShallIRead.com
Reader2Reader.net

RESOURCES

Atlapedia Online (maps and statistics on countries of the world)
CIA - The World Factbook
Copyright & Fair Use (Stanford University Libraries)
Librarians' Index to the Internet
Questia (books and journal articles in the humanities and social sciences)
Wikipedia

STATISTICS

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy
DC
LG Statistics
EU Statistics
Government Statistics
International Library Statistics (ISO 2789 2006)
Key Facts about London
Key Statistics About England's Public Libraries
Library Performance Indicators (ISO 11620 1998)
London Statistics
Loughborough University Library Statistics Unit
Neighbourhood Statistics

WRITERS ORGANISATIONS

The Poetry Society
The Crime Writers Association