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What's In This Guide

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How to Use This Guide

On each page of this guide you'll find web-based and print resources, plus tips on how to get the most out of them.  Many resources and topics overlap, and when you see a resource on multiple pages that means it's a versatile title.

This Getting Started page offers resources for getting to know Library and Information Science topics and concepts.

Need help?  Ask a Librarian. 

Library Search

Want to discover everything that the library has on your topic? Try searching for your topic in Library Search, which simultaneously searches across most of the library's resources.

 

Getting to Know Your Topic

Are you looking for information about the context or history of your topic?  Try the resources on this page for background and general information.

Databases on Your Topic: Library and Information Science

Use the dropdown arrow to choose an online resource to search for more in-depth information on your topic. This list includes resources with a wide variety of content, such as journal articles, topic overviews and definitions from encyclopedias and dictionaries, and in-depth information from e-books.

Books: In-depth Information on Your Topic

Books are a great source of in-depth information on a topic.  Use a simple keyword search to locate information on a particular topic.  You can also look for specific books by title or for books by an individual author or browse the stacks by call number.

Recommended Web Resources

There are a lot of great resources on the web where you can find information about Library & Information Science as both a discipline and a practice. Have fun exploring!