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CUErgo: Cornell University Ergonomics Web. 10 Oct. 2006. Cornell Human Factors and Ergonomics Research Group (CHFERG). 20 Oct. 2006 <http://ergo.human.cornell.edu/>.Presents ergonomic guidelines based on research done by CHFERG, as well as ergonomic tools and checklists. Includes library-specific research.
“Ergonomics.” MedlinePlus. 27 Sept. 2006. U.S. National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health. 20 Oct. 2006 <http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ergonomics.html>.This page on the MedlinePlus website contains links to information on a range of ergonomics topics, including statistics and clinical trials in addition to information on prevention/screening and ergonomics in different workplace settings.
“Ergonomics.” Online Safety Resource Library. Oklahoma State University Department of Environmental Health and Safety. 30 Nov. 2006 <http://www.pp.okstate.edu/ehs/links/ergon.htm>. Provides a list of links to information about carpal tunnel syndrome, eyestrain, and other ergonomic issues from government agencies, university health and safety departments, and doctors.
“Ergonomics.” OSH Answers. Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety. 20 Oct. 2006 <http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/ergonomics/>. Presents practical information about ergonomic issues arranged in a question and answer format; the site presents extensive information about working in sitting and standing positions.
“Ergonomics at Work.” Division of Occupational Health and Safety. Office of Research Services, National Institutes of Health. 20 Oct. 2006 <http://dohs.ors.od.nih.gov/ergonomics_home.htm>.Contains information on stretches and exercises to prevent injury and a chart to guide individuals on the proper actions to take when experiencing pain in addition to general ergonomic guidelines. Also offers a list of office equipment manufacturers with recommended models.
Holmes, Emily. “Ergonomics Bibliography.” Assocation for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS). Jan. 2006. American Library Association. 20 Oct. 2006 <http://www.ala.org/ala/alctscontent/alctspubsbucket/webpublications/alctspreservation/ergonomicbib/ergonomicsbib.htm>. Bibliography containing ergonomics information from freely available and subscription sources (including ebooks), with highly recommended sources indicated. Several library specific sources are provided.
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. 2005. 20 Oct. 2006 <http://www.hfes.org>. Aimed at professionals working in ergonomic design, the site also contains a consultants directory searchable by location and area of expertise.
“Library Ergonomics.” University of Texas Libraries. 5 Sept. 2001. University of Texas at Austin. 20 Oct. 2006 <http://www.lib.utexas.edu/ergonomics/>. In addition to the ergonomic guidelines on this site, the authors have also provided categorized links to other ergonomics information on the Web (click on “Useful Links” on the left-hand side of the page).

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