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Recommended Sources for IS Information
Because information science is such an interdisciplinary field, relevant information can be found in a very wide range of sources. The following list contains resources that can help you in your research process.
For more recommended sources, consult the LibGuides tagged as “library science”
LIS Databases by Subdiscipline
A list of article databases for LIS research, with both general LIS databases and relevant databases from other disciplines.
LIS Reference Sources
Tools for background information and statistics related to LIS.
Annual Review of Information Science & Technology (ARIST)
(Online, Licensed) - Thorough reviews of the literature on a variety of LIS topics, written by experts in the field. The last five years of print volumes are in the Reference Department and older volumes are in the the Main Stacks. Will cease publication in 2011.
(Online, Free and Licensed) – Links to various sources for e-books related to LIS.
LIS Web Resources
A selective list of web-based information sources for many topics within LIS.
Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library
, Children’s Literature
, Gender & Women’s Studies
, Health & Medicine
, Labor & Employment Relations
, Political Science
, Social Work
, Speech & Hearing Science
, Sports & Kinesiology