The "Library Science Subject Guide" is maintained by Marcy Milota,
LIBRARY SCIENCE SUBJECT GUIDE
This page recommends databases, items in the Reference collection, and Internet sites which should be useful to those who are interested in investigating libraries and the discipline of Library Science. Grasselli Library has limited resources on this topic. Search Library Science as a subject in OhioLINK for additional relevant material.
Use these databases to find JOURNAL ARTICLES.
Academic Search Complete
Provides full text for more than 3,430 scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies. Features PDF content going back as far as 1887, but the bulk of the sources are from the 1970s going forward. This database is updated on a daily basis.
Tables of contents, citations and abstracts to journal articles on many subjects.
Arts and Humanities Citation Index --see Web of Science.
To search only the Arts and Humanities Citation Index subset, enter your search terms and then DE-SELECT the other subsets (Science Citation Index Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index).
ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) (1966 - Current)
Indexes education-related literature, beginning in 1966. It is the worldï¿½s largest source of education information, containing abstracts of documents and journal articles on education research and practice. ERIC covers descriptions and evaluations of programs, research reports and surveys, curriculum and teaching guides, instructional materials, position papers, and resource materials. In 1993, it began indexing education-related books, including the output of major publishers.
ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) Ebsco interface (1966 - Current)
Indexes education-related literature, beginning in 1966. It is the world’s largest source of education information, containing abstracts of documents and journal articles on education research and practice. ERIC covers descriptions and evaluations of programs, research reports and surveys, curriculum and teaching guides, instructional materials, position papers, and resource materials. In 1993, it began indexing education-related books, including the output of major publishers.
Humanities International Complete (1925 - Current)
A comprehensive database covering journals, books and other important reference sources in the humanities. Produced by Whitston Publishing (an imprint of EBSCO Publishing), Humanities International Index provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracting for over 1,900 titles with coverage dating as far back as 1925. HII contains more than 1.6 million records and includes all data from American Humanities Index plus bibliographic records from a multitude of international journals, books and reference works. This database provides citations and abstracts for articles, essays and reviews, as well as original creative works including poems, fiction, photographs, paintings and illustrations.
JSTOR's collections provide electronic access to back issues of core journals in the humanities, social sciences and sciences with a moving wall of three to five years. Authorized John Carroll users have access to all JSTOR content.
Library Literature & Information Science Full Text
Reflecting the latest trends in a rapidly evolving field, this database indexes English and foreign-language periodicals, selected state journals, conference proceedings, pamphlets, books, and library school theses, plus over 300 books per year. This invaluable resource delivers full text articles cover to cover from over a hundred select publications. AVAILABLE THROUGH CLEVELAND PUBLIC LIBRARY TO CPL CARDHOLDERS.
Library, Information Science & Tech Abstracts
Provides indexing & abstracts for more than 600 periodicals plus books, research reports, and proceedings, with coverage dating back to the mid-1960s.
Web of Science (1980 - Current)
Indexes 1,700 journals over 50 disciplines and covering individually selected, relevant items from over 3,300 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals. Contains searchable, full-length, English-language author abstracts for approximately 60% of the articles in the database. Partial full text. Can limit by Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, or Science. All users, on campus and off, should use this single link.
Use these databases to explore resources beyond journal literature.
Chronicle of Higher Education (1989 - Current)
News, research, and job ads pertaining to higher education.
Electronic Book Center (OhioLINK)
Contains thousands of scholarly and reference e-books covering the humanities, sciences and social sciences. * ABC-CLIO: educational reference books – encyclopedias, handbooks, biographical collections, guides – on many specialized topics, primarily in the humanities and social sciences. * Gale: reference books published by Thomson Gale; also includes a few reference books from Macmillan, Saur, and Scribner. * Oxford University Press: important scholarly books, both classic and newly-published works, in the humanities and social sciences. Oxford imprints include OUP Oxford, OUP USA, and Clarendon Press. * Sage: encyclopedias and reference handbooks from the Sage eReference catalog, mainly in the social sciences. * Springer: high-quality scientific, technological and medical books. Springer imprints also include Apress, Birkhäuser, Physica-Verlag, Steinkopff, and others.
Index of papers presented at conferences.
Holdings of libraries worldwide.
ITEMS IN THE REFERENCE COLLECTION
Consult a Reference Librarian if you need help finding these books.
American Library Directory
Available at Library only
Ref AAZ731 .A53
Bowker Annual Library and Book Trade Information
Available at Library only
Ref AAZ731 .A47
Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science
Available at Library only
Ref AAZ1006 .E57 2003
SELECTED INTERNET SITES
Academic Job Network
Millions of academic job postings at your fingertips!
Center for Career Services, John Carroll University
The JCU Center for Career Services should be a JCU student's top resource for discovering and evaluating answers to career-path questions.
The Going Global Country Guide collection is available from the JCU Center for Career Services Web Site. It was created to support job seekers with an extensive source of country-and-city-specific career and employment information.
International Job Opportunities, The Riley Guide
The Riley Guide is a directory of employment and career information sources and services on the Internet
The coolest jobs on earth.
Europe's career market on the Internet.
Find Jobs. Build a Better Career. Find Your Calling.
GENERAL WEB SITES ON LIBRARIES AND LIBRARY SCIENCE
Guide to College Majors in Library Science
Good general website on degree opportunities in the field of Library and Information Science.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Library Link of the Day
The Library Link of the Day provides you a daily link for keeping up to date with the library profession. Destinations include the latest library news, good reads on the web, and other valuable resources.
Library of Congress Web Site
This is the web site for the national library of the United States
Master's Programs in Library and Information Science
Looking for a graduate program in library and information sciences? These links to graduate programs in library and information sciences will help out.
National Libraries of the World
A country-by-country list of natrional libraries.
School of Library and Information Science, Kent State University
SLIS at Kent State University is the only American Library Association accredited Masters in Library and Information Science (M.L.I.S.) degree program in the state of Ohio. An M.L.I.S. degree is the basic requirement for professional employment in most libraries and information centers.
Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO)
With over 600 members, representing more than 100 libraries, organizations, and businesses, ALAO provides support, encouragement, and continuing education opportunities for academic library staff from all over Ohio through our workshops, annual conference and other programs. ALAO is the Ohio chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).
American Library Association
Founded in 1876, the American Library Association is the oldest, largest, and most influential library association in the world. The ALA’s mission is “to provide leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all.”
American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T)
Since 1937, the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) has been the society for information professionals leading the search for new and better theories, techniques, and technologies to improve access to information.
Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
ACRL is the largest division of the American Library Association (ALA). It is dedicated to enhancing the ability of academic library and information professionals to serve the information needs of the higher education community and to improve learning, teaching, and research.
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is the leading international body representing the interests of library and information services and their users. It is the global voice of the library and information profession.
OCLC Online Computer Library Center
Founded in 1967, OCLC Online Computer Library Center is a nonprofit, membership, computer library service and research organization dedicated to the public purposes of furthering access to the world's information and reducing the rate of rise of library costs. More than 71,000 libraries in 112 countries and territories around the world use OCLC services to locate, acquire, catalog, lend and preserve library materials.
The Ohio Library and Information Network, OhioLINK, is a consortium of 88 Ohio college and university libraries, and the State Library of Ohio, that work together to provide Ohio students, faculty and researchers with the information they need for teaching and research. Serving more than 600,000 students, faculty, and staff at 89 institutions, OhioLINK’s membership includes 16 public/research universities, 23 community/technical colleges, 49 private colleges and the State Library of Ohio.
Special Library Association
The Special Libraries Association (SLA) was founded in 1909 in the state of New York and is now the international association representing the interests of thousands of information professionals in over eighty countries worldwide.