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The Internet Public Library (IPL, ipl2) is a non-profit, largely student-run website at Drexel University. Visitors can ask a reference question. Volunteer librarians and graduate students in library and information science form collections and answer questions. The IPL opened on March 17, 1995. The IPL originated at the University of MichiganÆs School of Information. Michigan SI students almost exclusively generated its content. They also managed the Ask a Question reference service. Since January 1, 2007 the "IPL Consortium", a group of 15 colleges still including the University of Michigan, has run the IPL. Drexel University's College of Information Science and Technology hosts the site. With a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Drexel intends to additionally use it as a "'technological training center' for digital librarians". IPL2, the new face of the Internet Public Library, results from a merger with the Librarians' Internet Index, previously managed by the Califa Library group. This project involves moving IPL2 to a new website, a process that is still underway as of 2 January 2009. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Internet Public Library)

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Metadata related to 'internet public library' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'internet public library': 2 (0.1% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'internet public library' across all Ariadne articles: 4
  • Average number of references to 'internet public library' per Ariadne article: 2.00
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'internet public library': 1996-03
  • Trending factor of 'internet public library': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'internet public library':

  1. schelle simcox (see articles on this topic by this author)

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by Dr. Radut