Disciplines & Professions: Library & Information Sciences
About.com's Librarian and Library Science Directory
Browse by subject or keyword to search the database of Library and Information Sciences. This field encompasses areas such as distance learning, media centers, and the latest technology in research tools available.
Academic Info's Library and Information Science Gateway
Includes sections on library acquisitions and technical services in addition to employment listings, links to digital libraries, serials and cataloging processes, and the latest technology. Also contains a link to sites specific to school librarianship.
Open Directory's Library and Information Science Directory
Provides annotated lists of sites to best direct you in choosing from a very large selection of both referential and professional library and information studies sources.
Yahoo!'s Library and Information Science Directory
Rather limited for a Yahoo! site. Look to find general information here. More user-oriented than professionally geared.
Information Science Abstracts (Dialog)
Specialized database for information and library sciences. Indexes articles from more than 300 journals, as well as books, conference proceedings, and reports. Entries include citations and abstracts from 1966 to the present.
Library and Information Science Abstracts (Bowker-Saur, available through Cambridge Scientific Abstracts)
Designed for librarians and other information specialists. Abstracts from more than 400 periodicals. Over 200,000 records from 1969 to the present.
Library Literature (Wilson, available through OCLC FirstSearch and SilverPlatter)
Entries include books, library journals, conference proceedings, theses, and book reviews. Over 185,000 references from more than 360 sources. Covers 1980 to the present.
Bibliographic Index. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1937-.
Provides a subject list of bibliographies. Includes separate bibliographies, as well as those published as parts of a book or periodical. Arranged alphabetically.
Feather, John, and Paul Sturges, eds. International Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science. New York: Routledge, 1997.
Articles on a wide array of topics in information and library science. Entries are arranged alphabetically, and include references and suggestions for further reading. Provides a subject index.
Keenan, Stella. Concise Dictionary of Library and Information Science. London: Bowker-Saur, 1996.
Provides brief definitions of terminology in the field. Organized thematically, and then alphabetically. Includes an index.
Library Literature and Information Science. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1970-.
Indexes articles, books, pamphlets, and theses on library and information science. Arranged alphabetically.
Prytherch, Ray. Harrod's Librarian's Glossary. 8th ed. Brookfield, VT: Ashgate, 1995.
A glossary of more than 9,000 terms used in the field. Entries are organized alphabetically.
Watters, Carolyn. Dictionary of Information Sciences and Technology. Boston: Academic Press, 1992.
An alphabetical listing of definitions for terms in information sciences. Provides an extensive list of references.