Library & Information Science

Databases for Library & Information Science resources

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Academic Search Premier  avl_logo

Academic Search Premier has information in nearly every area of academic study and includes full-text for more than 4,600 journals, including more than 3,900 peer reviewed titles.

Book Collection: Nonfiction  avl_logo

Book Collection: Nonfiction is a research database for school and public libraries. It contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 4,100 popular nonfiction books. It includes full text entries on core subject areas, as well as information on careers, health, sports, adventure, technology, life skills and more.

Book Review Digest Plus 

Coverage: 1983-present

Book Review Digest Plus indexes reviews of current fiction and non-fiction and provides review excerpts and over 100,000 full text reviews. Combined with BRD Retro, it provides excerpts from and citations to reviews of adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction reaching back to 1908.

Book Review Digest Retro

Coverage: 1903-1982

Book Review Digest Retrospective provides excerpts from and citations to reviews of adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction from 1903-1982.

ERIC  avl_logo

ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center, contains more than 1,194,000 records and links to more than 100,000 full-text documents from ERIC.

Expanded Academic ASAP  avl_logo

Expanded Academic ASAP provides access to scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers -many with full text and images. It includes information about the arts and humanities, social sciences, science and technology.

FirstSearch *avl_logo

FirstSearch is the gateway to ten indexing and abstracting (not full text) databases including ArticleFirst, Clase y Periodica, Electronic Collections Online, ERIC, GPO Monthly Catalog, MEDLINE, PapersFirst, ProceedingsFirst, WorldCat and World Almanac. *Citation only index; NO FULL TEXT.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)  avl_logo

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 500 core journals, more than 50 priority journals, and 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

Library Literature & Information Science Full Text

Coverage: Index & Abstract 1984-present

Full Text 1994-present

Library Literature & Information Science Fulltext indexes English and foreign-language periodicals, selected state journals, conference proceedings, pamphlets, books, and library school theses, plus over 300 books per year. This resource delivers full text articles cover to cover from over a hundred select publications.

WorldCat *

WorldCat is an OCLC catalog of books and other materials found in libraries throughout the world. *Citation only index; NO FULL TEXT.