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Subject: Library Science databases

Library Science titles

  • Academic Search Premier   

    Multidisciplinary indexing/full-text database that covers scholarly journal articles back to 1975. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • ARL SPEC Kits    UW login not required

    Library science eBook database that provides summaries of library practice at member libraries back to 2006. On the ARL platform.

  • ARL Statistics   

    Library eBook database that provides annual statistical compilations from member libraries back to 2004-2005. On an ARL platform.

  • BCcampus OpenEd Resources    UW login not required

    Collection of OER (Open Educational Resources) textbooks on a variety of subjects.

  • Book Review Index Plus   

    Book Review Index Plus includes more than 6 million reviews of books, periodicals, books on tape, and electronic media representing a wide range of popular, academic and professional interests. Many of the reviews are in full-text, allowing users to conduct research in numerous disciplines, including literature, history, education, psychology, and more. This unique product is OpenURL compliant, which allows subscribers to link to full-text reviews from other sources.

  • Books and Authors   

    Searchable and browsable database of fiction and non-fiction works serving as a reader's advisory tool.

  • Books in Print   

    Standard reference database that covers all books that are currently available for purchase. On its own platform.

  • ccAdvisor   

    Reviews of e-resources for libraries

  • Charleston Briefings    UW login not required

    A series of short books (12,000 to 20,000 words) on the topic of innovation in the world of libraries and scholarly communication.

  • Chicago Manual of Style Online   

    English style guide produced by the University of Chicago Press that deals with editorial practice, grammar, writing and citation styles widely used in publishing. On the University of Chicago platform.

  • Choice Reviews Online   

    Library reference database that reviews books, media and websites for possible acquisition by academic libraries back to 1987. On its own platform.

  • ERIC [Educational Resources Information Center] (Ebscohost)   

    ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. ERIC contains more than 1.6 million records and links to hundreds of thousands of full-text documents. It includes records for a variety of source types, including journal articles, books, conference papers, curriculum guides, policy papers and more. In addition, it provides an education-specific thesaurus that includes controlled vocabulary to help users find what they need.

  • Information Science (Gale OneFile)   

    Aimed at library science students, information science and technology professionals, the Information Science & Library Issues Collection is updated daily with articles covering all aspects of managing and maintaining information and technology, including usability, cataloging, circulation, business information, and more.

  • Library Science Database   

    Library Science Database gives users full-text access to a selection of publications relevant to library and information science. It covers a range of titles and topics relevant to the theoretical and applied study of library science, including trade publications aimed at the library profession as well as scholarly journals.

  • LitFinder   

    LitFinder provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and includes more than 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. The database also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more.

  • MERLOT II    UW login not required

    Collection of OER (Open Educational Resources) textbooks on a variety of subjects.

  • New Librarianship Master Class   

    A collection of videos featuring R. David Lankes, a professor and Dean's Scholar for the New Librarianship at Syracuse University's School of Information Studies.

  • OER Commons    UW login not required

    Collection of OER (Open Educational Resources) textbooks on a variety of subjects.

  • Open Textbook Library    UW login not required

    Collection of OER (Open Educational Resources) textbooks that have been funded, published, and licensed to be freely used, adapted, and distributed. These books have been reviewed by faculty from a variety of colleges and universities to assess their quality. These books can be downloaded for no cost, or printed at low cost.

  • OpenStax    UW login not required

    Collection of peer-reviewed OER (Open Educational Resources) textbooks on a variety of subjects.

  • Periodicals Index Online   

    Multidisciplinary indexing database that indexes journal articles from 1665 to 1995. On the Chadwyck-Healey platform.

  • Popular Magazines (Gale OneFile)   

    The Popular Magazines provides a strong focus on current events, sports, science, and health. Includes the full collection of National Public Radio programs, including transcripts and podcasts.

  • Resources for College Libraries   

    Library science reference database that suggest the most important print and electronic resources, derived from Choice and Bowker. On the Bowker platform.

  • ROAD - Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources    UW login not required

    Directory of Open Access scholarly resources identified by an ISSN : journals, monographic series, conference proceedings and academic repositories. A subset of the ISSN Register.

  • Scribner Writers Series   

    Bio-critical essays on the lives and works of more than 1,400 important authors from around the world. Entries include concise essays, citations, and biographical information that places the author's work in personal and historical context.

  • Social Sciences Citation Index   

    Social science indexing database covering journal articles and citation information back to 1956. Part of Web of Science on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Twayne's Authors Series   

    Twayne's Author Series is devoted to literary critical interpretation and discussion. It offers in-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers of the world, including close analysis of key works. It provides insightful and original commentary on the history and influence of literary movements.

  • WorldCat Discovery   

    Search bibliographic data about holdings at University of Wyoming and libraries worldwide

  • Wyoming Libraries Directory    UW login not required

    Library directory database covering all libraries in the state and their staff. On the State Library platform.

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