Library and Information Science Databases

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Most Useful

Database Database Description
Library Literature

Index to library and information science periodicals.

Dates of coverage: 1984 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

Index of articles, books and conference proceedings on information and library science. Subjects covered include information retrieval, information management, search engines, printed and electronic information sources, the information industry, etc.

Dates of coverage: 1966 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles

Also Useful

Database Database Description
ACM Digital Library

Citations and full text from Association for Computing Machinery journals as well as newsletter articles and conference proceedings.  

Dates of coverage: 1960 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles
Communication & Mass Media Complete

Index of journals in areas related to communication and mass media. Includes many fulltext journals.

Dates of coverage: 1915 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles
Education Fulltext

Index to articles from periodicals and yearbooks on administration, teaching methods and curriculum, literacy, government funding, etc. Some full-text articles are available.

Dates of coverage: 1983 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles
Emerald Library Journals

Index to over 100 full text journals on a variety of topics, including business, library technology and education.

Dates of coverage: Coverage varies
Content Type: scholarly articles
Jstor

Provides access to articles published more than 2 years ago in over 100 scholarly journals.

Dates of coverage: Coverage varies
Content Type: scholarly articles
PsycInfo

Index to articles from more than 1,800 journals on psychology and the psychological elements of related fields such as education, psychiatry, business, medicine, linguistics, nursing, law, and social work.

Dates of coverage: 1840 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles
Science Citation Index (Web of Science)

Multidisciplinary database that covers over 5700 significant scientific and technical journals.

Dates of coverage: 1980 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles