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Ebooks on Ebscohost Users can search within a wide range of relevant eBooks using the powerful EBSCOhost search experience. Relevant eBook titles appear directly alongside databases and other digital content, exposing users to the full depth of the library's offerings. Dates of Coverage: multi-year
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Begin by going to the Databases tab on the library home page and choosing a database in the alphabetical list. I've listed some recommended databases here.
If you find that the article you are looking for is not available online, don't be too concerned. Not everything is available electronically. With the title, issue number, year, and page numbers in hand, check out the UNT Library Catalog. Do a journal title search and check to see if our library holds a print copy. If not, you can put in a request from another library using our Interlibrary LoanILLiad system.
Recommended Library & Information Science Databases
EBSCOhost acts as a "one stop shop" by providing access to over 91 EBSCO databases which can all be searched simultaneously. Dates covered range from 1997 to present day. Library and Information Science Source, Library Literature & Information Science Full Text, Library Literature & Information Science Retrospective, Library, and Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text are all good resources for SLIS students.
Library & Information Science Source formed by the merger of Library Literature & Information Science Full Text and LISTA Full text. Indexes articles and book reviews from English and foreign-language library and information science journals. Also indexes books, chapters in conference proceedings, library school theses, and more. Contains full-text books. Covers librarianship, classification, cataloging, censorship, children's literature, copyright, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management preservation, reference, web sites and more.
Cabell's Directories of Publishing Opportunities The Directories contain addresses, phones, e-mails, web site addresses, and guidelines and submission information for over 4,000 journals in Business, Economics, Education and Psychology. The Directory helps users choose journals by topical coverage. It also provides manuscript and publication guidelines, as well as descriptions of the review processes for the journals included. Dates of Coverage: Current
Information Science & Technology Abstracts is a leading database in the areas of information science. ISTA indexes journal articles from more than 450 publications plus books, research reports, and conference proceedings and patents, with ongoing comprehensive coverage of the most important periodicals in this field. Coverage dates back to the mid 1960s
Library & Information Science Abstracts (LISA) Abstracts Library and information Science periodicals from more than 68 countries and in more than 20 different languages. Many full-text documents are available through article and e-journal links. Dates of Coverage: 1969 to current.
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.
Via ProQuest Research Library- “The Electronic Library” provides publications on applications and implications of new technology, automation, digitization, the internet, user interfaces, and networks for all types of libraries.
Via ScienceDirect Freedom Collection- This scholarly journal provides articles on research and development in international and comparative librarianship, information science, information policy, digital values and digital libraries.
Via ScienceDirect Freedom Collection- This peer-reviewed journal focuses on the research process in library and information science as well as research findings, and their practical applications and significance.