Database List

The following 7 databases are best for: Library Science

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Choice Reviews Online    
Contains reviews of books and electronic products from all disciplines.
  • Coverage Range: 1988 to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: American Library Association
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Library & Information Science Source    
Library & Information Science Source was developed to meet the needs of librarians, information professional and students. Content includes full text for more than 460 publications and indexing for hundreds of high-quality journals, as well as books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage encompasses librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. In addition, Library & Information Science Source provides comprehensive coverage of the history of library studies.
  • Coverage Range: 1905 to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Ebsco
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Library Literature & Information Science Full Text    
Indexes selected library and information science journals, books, conference proceedings, theses, and pamphlets. Also a good source for book reviews in all fields.
  • Coverage Range: Indexing 1984+, Abstracting 1984+, “select” Full Text 1994+
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO (WilsonWeb)
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Library Science (ProQuest)    
Access to around 150 top publications in library and information science.
  • Coverage Range: 1970 to present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full-Text (LISTA)    
Covers topics such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, and information management. Indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports, and proceedings.
  • Coverage Range: Varied, 1960 to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Resources for College Libraries (RCL)    
A book selection tool to help librarians with collection development.
  • Coverage Range: Varied
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: American Library Association
  • Jumpstart Searchable

 
Ulrich's International Periodical Directory    
Publication information ABOUT serials, periodicals, journals. Indicates if a journal is peer-reviewed (refereed). NOT for finding specific articles. Tells where a journal is indexed. Includes evaluative reviews for most journals. Includes full-text links to some Open Access journals.
  • Coverage Range: 1932 to present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: ProQuest
  • 4 Simultaneous Users