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Library Literature & Information Science Full Text and Retrospective from EBSCOhost

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. PDF page images of the full text articles bring researchers charts, graphs, photos, and other valuable graphical information. Providing enhanced access to your periodical collection, this database also steers users to valuable information on the Web with hotlinks to sites mentioned in articles.

The retrospective index includes full text content from 69 years of the Wilson Library Bulletin (the classic trade magazine for librarians, founded in 1914), indexing from Library Work (1905-1911), plus citations to book reviews, books, book chapters and library school theses.

  • Automation
  • Cataloging
  • Censorship
  • Children's Literature
  • Circulation Procedures
  • Classification
  • Copyright Legislation
  • Education for Librarianship
  • Government Aid
  • Information Brokers
  • Internet software
  • Library Associations & Conferences
  • Library Equipment & Supplies
  • Personnel Administration
  • Preservation of Materials
  • Public Relations
  • Publishing
  • Web sites


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1905-present; full text 1994-present


December 19, 2011


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