Canada's one-stop-shopping for public libraries

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Daniel writes "collectionscanada.ca, The Canadian Library Gateway provides a centralized window to Canadian libraries of all types and sizes. Through this site you can find information on and link to:

    -Canadian library catalogues and Websites

    -directory of Canadian interlibrary loan and charging policies

    -directory of special collections held in Canadian libraries

    -other resources of interest "

Why don't we have something like this?"

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And in Australia we have the Australian Libraries Gateway (http://www.nla.gov.au/libraries/ ), provided by the National Library and updated by the contributor libraries, providing a similar range of information services - a searchable directory of libraries, links through to extra information or the libraries themselves, directories of booksellers and publishers, exhibitions in libraries, the national ILL directory....