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In this Guide
Background Info: Reference material and key sources that provide an overview of librarianship.
Article Databases: Use key library science databases to find new and old journal articles.
Statistics & Data: Many statistics are available in government publications and can provide supportive research.
Associations: Associations, institutions, and foundations conduct a lot of research and disseminate this research in reports.
News: Keep up to date with innovations and trends within the field
School Libraries: Find resources useful for school librarians
Citations: Learn to organize your citations for easier access and properly cite in APA format.
Library Literature & Information Science Full Text (LLIS)
Provides full-text from over 170 journals as well as indexing and abstracts for over 400 journals in the library and information science field. Books, chapters in collected works such as conference proceedings, theses, and pamphlets are also indexed. Note: Limited to one simultaneous user, please close your browser when finished.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with full text (LISTA)
Indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings about online information retrieval, information management, librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, etc.
American Library Association (ALA) Library Statistics
Offers statistics organized by library type: international libraries, US libraries, academic libraries, public libraries, etc. Includes statistics such as circulation numbers, gate counts, reference questions, and more.
Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD)
Search for children's literature based on reader's age, grade, language, author, subject, interest level, reading level, genre, and many other data points. Includes an extensive collection of reviews and entries for award entries dating back to 1922. Users can register for MyCLDC and build, save, revisit and share - saved searches, lists and bibliographies.
Abstracts and full text of journal articles and non-journal literature (aka ERIC documents or ED documents) selected by the Educational Resources Information Center using the EBSCO interface. Future additions to the EBSCO collection may include audio and video materials.