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== [[Libraries Using IM Reference]] ==
 
== [[Libraries Using IM Reference]] ==
*[http://www.adrian.edu/library/resources/ask.php Adrian College] - AIM,  MSN, Yahoo, ICQ via Trilian
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[[Libraries Using IM Reference|This section now has its own page.]]
*[http://www.apl.lib.in.us/im.html Alexandrian Public Library] - Trillian
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*[http://www.library.american.edu/ask/index.html American University (Washington, D.C.)] - AIM
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*[http://www.arcadia.edu/library/default.aspx?id=1432 Arcadia University] - Trillian
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*[http://www.questionpoint.org/crs/servlet/org.oclc.home.TFSRedirect?virtcategory=12292 Arlington Heights Memorial Library] - AIM, Yahoo, MSN
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*[http://www.arlingtonva.us/Departments/Libraries/ref/IQuery.aspx Arlington (VA) Public Library] - AIM, GoogleTalk/Jabber, MSN, Yahoo! via Trillian
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*[http://www.barnard.edu/library/reference/index.htm#AIM Barnard College Library] - AIM
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*[http://www.barringtonarealibrary.org/ Barrington Area Library] - AIM, Yahoo, MSN
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*[http://library.lib.binghamton.edu/webdocs/IMpilot.html Binghamton University]- Trillian 
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*[http://library.queensu.ca/webmed/reference/im.html Bracken Health Sciences Library at Queen's University]- AIM, MSN, Yahoo! via Trillian 
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*[http://www.brookfieldpubliclibrary.info/services/ask Brookfield Public Library (Illinois)] - AIM, Yahoo, MSN
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*[http://www.brown.edu/Facilities/University_Library/services/askalib.html Brown University] - AIM, Yahoo!, MSN, Trillian
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*[http://www.butler.edu/library/research/ask.html Butler University] - AIM and Yahoo! via GAIM
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*[http://apps.carleton.edu/campus/library/ Carleton College (Minnesota)] - Primarily AIM
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*[http://www.library.carleton.ca/instruction/askus.html Carleton University (Ottawa)] - MSN
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*[http://www.ncpl.lib.in.us/departments/reference/im.htm Carlisle Public Library] - AIM, MSN, Yahoo
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*[http://cass.lib.mi.us/ask.htm Cass District Library] - Trillian
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*[http://www.champaign.org/reference/contact_librarian.html Champaign Public Library] - AIM, MSN, and Yahoo! via GAIM
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*[http://libraries.claremont.edu/help/askalib/ Claremont Colleges] - AIM, MSN, Yahoo
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*[http://yyz.clcillinois.edu/library/libchat.cfm College of Lake County Library] - AIM, MSN, Yahoo!, ICQ via Trillian
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*[http://swem.wm.edu/news/story.cfm?id=111 College of William and Mary] - Trillian
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*[http://www4.cord.edu/library/reference/ask.asp Concordia College, Moorhead, MN] - AIM, Yahoo!, and MSN via Gaim
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*[http://www.depauw.edu/library/get_help/#chat DePauw University Libraries] - AIM, MSN, Yahoo via Trillian; campus GroupWise
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*[http://www.lib.duke.edu/reference/chat/im.html Duke University] - AIM via GAIM
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*[http://www.fsc.edu/library/virtualref.html Fitchburg State College] - AIM, MSN, Yahoo
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*[http://fpc.cb.docutek.com/vrlplus/vrl_entry.asp Franklin Pierce College (NH)] - AIM, MSN, Yahoo! via Trillian
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*[http://library.gallaudet.edu/im.html Gallaudet] - AIM
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*[http://www.gpc.edu/~declib/chat.htm Georgia Perimeter College] - AIM, MSN, Yahoo! via Trillian
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*[http://www.library.gsu.edu/services/pages.asp?ldID=68&guideID=281&ID=3112 Georgia State University] - AIM, MSN, Yahoo! via Gaim
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*[http://www.gettysburg.edu/library/askquestion/ Gettysburg College] - Trillian
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*[http://www.greenelibrary.info/im.asp Greene County Public Library] - AIM, MSN, Yahoo via Trillian
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*[http://www.gwinnettpl.org/askus.html Gwinnett County Public Library] - AIM, MSN, and Yahoo! via Trillian
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*[http://hackleylibrary.org/ Hackley Public Library] - Trillian
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*[http://hplibrary.org/library/instantmessage.htm Highland Park Public Library] - AIM, Yahoo, MSN, GoogleTalk
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*[http://msass.cwru.edu/harrislibrary/General/gencontact.htm#AIM Harris Library at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences] at Case Western Reserve University - AIM
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*[http://www.homerlibrary.org/ Homer Township Public Library] - AIM, MSN, Yahoo! via Trillian
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*[http://www.hccs.edu/system/library/library.html Houston Community College Libraries] - AIM, MSN, Yahoo! via Trillian
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*[http://www.lansing.lib.il.us/ Lansing Public Library]- AIM, MSN, Yahoo! via Trillian
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*[http://www.co.marin.ca.us/depts/lb/main/im.cfm Marin County Free Library] - AIM, MSN, Yahoo! via Trillian
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*[http://www.lawlib.state.ma.us/ Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries] - AIM, MSN, Yahoo! via Trillian, Google Talk
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*[http://library.mcmaster.ca/justask/ McMaster University] - AIM, MSN, Yahoo! via Trillian
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*[http://swilley.mercer.edu/askmercer.asp Mercer University - Atlanta] - AIM, MSN, Yahoo!, Google Talk via Meebo
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*[http://www.mohawkcollege.ca/dept/library/brain/askus.htm Mohawk College] - MSN, Yahoo! via Trillian
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*[http://home.moravian.edu/public/reeves/research/askReeves.htm Moravian Theological Seminary, Reeves Library] - AIM
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*[http://library.morrisville.edu/talk.html Morrisville State College] - AIM
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*[http://www.mppl.org/online-weblibrarian.html Mount Prospect Public Library ]- AIM, Yahoo, MSN
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*[http://www.muskingum.edu/home/library/help/ask.html Muskingum College] - AIM, MSN, Yahoo! via Trillian
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*[http://www.nchcpl.org/ask_librarian.htm New Castle-Henry County Public Library] - AIM, MSN, Yahoo!
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*[http://library.njit.edu/aboutus/e-ref.cfm New Jersey Institute of Technology] - AIM, Yahoo!
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*[http://www.ncu.edu/library/FAQs/about_elrc.asp#What%20services%20does%20the%20ELRC%20provide? Northcentral University] - ICQ
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*[http://www.norwich.edu/academics/library/askalibrarian.html#IM Norwich University] - AIM, MSN, Yahoo (using GAIM for client)
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*[http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/libref/im/ North Carolina State University] - AIM, GoogleTalk, MSN, and Yahoo via Gaim
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*[http://www.oberlin.edu/library/ask.html Oberlin College] - AIM, Yahoo, MSN, GoogleTalk, GoogleChat via Trillian
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*[http://www.library.ohiou.edu/ask/im.html Ohio University] - Trillian
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*[http://www.library.osu.edu/ The Ohio State University] - Yahoo! (in trial)
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*[http://www.ppl.nl/chat/  Peace Palace Library] - Yahoo!, MSN and PHPLive
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*[http://www.pct.edu/library/  Pennsylvania College of Technology] - AIM
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*[http://www2.plattsburgh.edu/acadvp/libinfo/library/iref.html Plattsburgh State University] - AIM
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*[http://www.princeton.edu Princeton University] - Trillian
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*[http://www.providence.edu/library/chat.html Providence College] - AIM, Yahoo, MSN via Meebo
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*[http://www.library.qut.edu.au/ask.jsp Queensland University of Technology Library] - Windows Live Messenger
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*[http://wally.rit.edu Rochester Institute of Technology] - Trillian
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*[http://http://www.rochesterpubliclibrary.org/reference/rplmninfo.htm/ Rochester(MN) Public Library] - Trillian
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*[http://library.samford.edu Samford University Library] - AIM, Yahoo! and MSN through Trillian
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*Southern Connecticut State University - [http://library.southernct.edu/de_home.html Distance Education Services] - AIM, MSN through Trillian, and Flash chat from Chatango
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*[http://www.lib.siu.edu/hp/resources/morrismessenger.shtml Southern Illinois State University - Morris Messenger] - AIM, ICQ
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*[http://www.spfldcol.edu/homepage/library.nsf/EB4F2767C562479445256BE5002DAE84/EEA410A88745743A85256E5F0070150D?OpenDocument Springfield College] - Trillian
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*[http://www.stcharleslibrary.org/247ref/im_us.htm St. Charles Public Library (IL)] - Trillian
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*[http://sjcpl.lib.in.us/asksjcpl/asksjcpl.html St. Joseph County Public Library] - Fire
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*[http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/help/refchat.html State University of New York at Buffalo]
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*[http://library.cortland.edu State University of New York at Cortland] - AIM, Yahoo! and MSN via GAIM
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*[http://www.potsdam.edu/library/home/IMService.php State University of New York at Potsdam]
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*[http://vrl.temple.edu Temple University] - Trillian
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*[http://www.fordlibrary.org/chat/ Thomas Ford Memorial Library (Western Springs, IL)] - Trillian
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*[http://www.library.ualberta.ca/imlibrary/ University of Alberta Libraries] - GAIM (gTalk, AIM, Yahoo!, MSN)
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*[http://lib.berkeley.edu/doemoff/govinfo/gov_online.html University of California Berkeley - Government Information] - GAIM (gTalk, AIM, Yahoo!, MSN)
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*[http://denison.uchsc.edu/askalibrarian/index.html#Now University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center] - AIM, MSN, Yahoo! and GoogleTalk via Trillian
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*[http://www.uflib.ufl.edu/ask.html University of Florida] - Jabber, AIM, Yahoo!, GoogleTalk via GAIM
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*[http://www.library.uiuc.edu/askus/ University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign]
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*[http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/asklibrarian.html University of Iowa, Hardin Library for the Health Sciences] AIM, Google Talk, MSN and Yahoo! via Gaim
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*[http://aok.lib.umbc.edu/reference/chat.php3 University of Maryland, Baltimore County] - AIM
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*[http://www.lib.umich.edu/askus/askusnowspeedbump.html University of Michigan University Libraries] - AIM, Yahoo, MSN
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*[http://library.umd.umich.edu/services/im.html University of Michigan-Dearborn] - Trillian
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*[http://www.d.umn.edu/lib/askus/ University of Minnesota Duluth] - AIM, Yahoo, MSN, ICQ, & GoogleTalk via Trillian
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*[http://www.library.unlv.edu/ask/chat.html University of Nevada, Las Vegas] - Trillian
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*[http://www.lib.unc.edu/reference/imalibrariandavis.html University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Davis Library] - AIM, Yahoo, MSN, Google Talk, Jabber clients via Gaim
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*[http://www.lib.unc.edu/house/im_a_librarian.html University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Undergraduate Library] - AIM, Yahoo, MSN
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*[http://www.lib.unc.edu/brauer/imbrauer.html University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Brauer Math/Physics Library] - AIM
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*[http://refchat.library.upenn.edu University of Pennsylvania Libraries] - AIM, MSN, Yahoo!, proprietary LiveChat
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*[http://library.richmond.edu/help/ask_lib/aimboatwrightinfo.htm University of Richmond] - AIM
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* [http://www.usfca.edu/library/ask.html University of San Francisco, Gleeson Library] Gaim aggregator includes: AIM, MSN, Yahoo, Google, ICQ, Jabber.
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*[http://www.lib.utexas.edu/services/reference/chat.html University of Texas at Austin] - AIM, MSN, Yahoo via Trillian
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*[http://library.uvm.edu/dana/services/aim.html University of Vermont, Dana Medical Library] AIM
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*[http://www.lib.virginia.edu/ref-aimhelp.html University of Virginia Library] AIM
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*[http://westmontlibrary.org/ Westmont Public Library] - AIM, MSN, Yahoo, via Trilian
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*[http://www.wfu.edu/zsr/services/information/ask.html Wake Forest University] - AIM, MSN, Yahoo! via Trillian
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*[http://library.waubonsee.edu Waubonsee Community College's Todd Library] AIM, Yahoo, MSN via Gaim
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*[http://www.wpi.edu/Academics/Library/Help/refchat.html Worcester Polytechnic Institute Instant Answers@WPI] - AIM
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== Libraries Using Jybe ==
 
== Libraries Using Jybe ==

Revision as of 14:19, 25 October 2006

Contents

Software for SMS Reference


Software We Like for IM Reference

If you would like to recommend software, please sign your name to the recommendation so that we know it's not from a vendor. An explanation of why you like this software would be great too!

  • Trillian - Multiple network program (Recommended by Meredith)
  • Gaim - Open Source, multiple network (Recommended by Meredith)
  • Fire - Open Source, Mac, multiple network (Recommended by Aaron)
  • Adium - Open Source, Mac, multiple networks (Recommended by Aaron)
  • Wavago - Multiple network program including Skype and Google Talk, Windows only. Not a really polished user interface... (Recommended by Paul)
  • Meebo - Multiple network, web-based interface (Recommended by Jon)
    • Also: Meebo me! is a widget that lets people chat at you directly through your web site.
  • Miranda - Has anyone tried the Miranda client? This isn't a recommendation, but a query.

Software We Like for Other Types of Online Reference

If you would like to recommend software, please sign your name to the recommendation so that we know it's not from a vendor. An explanation of why you like this software would be great too!

Libraries Using Virtual Reference Services

Check out the LISWiki's List of libraries providing virtual reference services for a list of libraries providing Virtual Reference services of all kinds.


Libraries Offering SMS Reference Services

Libraries Using IM Reference

This section now has its own page.

Libraries Using Jybe

Libraries Using MeeboMe for Embedded Chat

Libraries Using Chatango for Embedded Chat

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Specific Blog Posts/Articles to Check Out

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