This guide lists all the major resources for research in Library and Information Sciences.
Last Updated: Jun 3, 2013
These links will help you to be more effective and ethical in your
research and writing:
- Dissertations & Theses (formerly Dissertation Abstracts)
Dissertations & Theses provides access to abstracts and information about United States and selected foreign Dissertations published since 1861. Access to the database is available by subject, author, title and other methods.
- Dissertations & Theses @ Iowa State University
Dissertations & Theses @ Iowa State University searches for Iowa State University theses and dissertations only.
The premier education index/abstract, ERIC provides access to more than a million citations and abstracts of articles published in over 700 educational journals and thousands of reports from 1966 to the present.
- Library and Archival Exhibitions on the Web
Links to online exhibitions created by libraries, archives, and historical societies, focused primarily on library and archival materials.
- Library Conference Planner
By Douglas Hasty, this site has links to library conference websites, national and international, as well as to accommodations and airlines, and other interesting information.
- Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
The oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science, coverage in Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts extends back to 1966.
- Library Literature and Information Science Full Text
Library Literature provides access to articles from more than 220 key library and information science periodicals from 1984 to the present
- IPL2: Internet Public Library and Librarians' Index to the Internet
An index to librarian-selected internet resources on just about every topic.
- National Libraries of the World: Address List
Includes addresses and phone numbers alphabetically by country.
- Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations
A searchable database of accessible digital libraries of these and dissertations.
- ODLIS--Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science
A good reference source for defining terms that librarians may encounter in their work.
- The On-line Books Page Presents Banned Books On-Line
Contains listing of banned books with links to their full-text versions plus a brief history of banned books in the United States.
- Open Access Bibliography
A great source for information on open-access materials.
A listing of state libraries nationwide.
- The Researching Librarian
A compilation of Web resources helpful for librarians doing research with the categories: databases, funding, journals, statistics, tools, awareness, and proceedings.
- The Resource Shelf
News and resources for information professionals. Updated daily.
- Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography
Contains over 2,000 entries on scholarly publishing from a variety of scholarly and professional journals. Created by Charles W. Bailey, Jr., at the University of Houston.
- Those Dark Hiding Places: The Invisible Web Revealed
A listing of sources for searching for invisible Web resources, those sites not indexed by the usual search engines.
- Understanding MARC: Machine-Readable Cataloging
A great introduction to MARC for the non-expert.