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Information Science: Reference Sources

Bibliographies

Directories

Biographies

Searching Databases

Boolean logic is used to search most databases.  By using connecting terms like AND, NOT, and OR searches can be broadened or narrowed. 

Below is a brief tutorial, (0:27) explaining how Boolean logic works.  

Boolean Logic

This last video is a lighter take on Boolean logic, (6:54).  Along with a good laugh, the video provides expert information on how to properly conduct a search using a database or search engine.

Search smarter, search faster

Search for Materials

 

Boolean Searching

Here is more help on using Boolean operators when searching.

Cataloging Tools

Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

Online Book Reviews

Suggested LIS Journals

UNT's Libraries provide access to thousands of journals.  Below are only a small number of the journal titles offered relating to Library and Information Sciences.

Children's Literature

LIS/Outreach Librarian

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Greg Hardin
Contact:
University of North Texas
Willis Library 155
Library Learning Services Department
1155 Union Circle #305190
Denton, Texas 76203-5017
Greg.Hardin@unt.edu
940.565.3980
Website Skype Contact: greg.hardin

Google Scholar

Scholar is a great way to use Google for academic searching!

Google Scholar Search

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