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Databases: Library Science

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Academic Search Complete **:
Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1865, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format.

Book Collection: Nonfiction **:
Book Collection: Nonfiction is a rich research database for school and public libraries, and includes general interest, high interest, leveled full text articles on civics, social studies, science, careers, health, sports, adventure, hobbies, technology, biographies and much more. This database contains informative abstracts and full text for more than 3,100 popular nonfiction books.

Books in Print **:
Bowker’s Global Books in Print is an authoritative and comprehensive database that provides publication data for books, e-books, audios, and videos. The global version covers monographs from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and South Africa. It contains bibliographic information for nearly nine million titles including in-print, out-of-print, on-demand, and forthcoming titles. In addition, Global Books in Print includes over 10,000 author biographies, 1,200,000 annotations, 600,000 cover images, 400 Bestseller and Awards Lists, and 800,000 full-text reviews from 14 sources including Library Journal and Choice.

eBooks on EBSCOhost **:
Provides access to an extensive collection of e-book titles online. (Uses free versions of Adobe Digital Editions. Due to privacy and security issues with Adobe Digital Editions 4.0, the library currently recommends Adobe Digital Editions 3.0.)

ERIC:
ERIC, the U.S. Department of Education Educational Resource Information Center database, contains citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals, as well as full text of more than 2,200 digests.

ERIC Website **:
Provides free access to over 107,000 full-text non-journal documents via the ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) website.

Information Science & Technology Abstracts (ISTA) **(Linked):
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 & Technology Abstracts with Full Text (LISTA) **:
Formerly Information Science & Technology Abstracts (ISTA). EBSCO Publishing continues ISTA’s renowned coverage of information science and significantly increases the coverage of library science. 149 ISTA titles are upgraded to Core coverage, and 121 new periodicals are included. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, search engines, printed and electronic information sources, the information industry, scholarly communication, and electronic publishing. LISTA indexes journal articles from more than 600 publications plus books, research reports, and conference proceedings. With coverage extending back to 1966, it is the oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science.

Project Muse **:
Provides full-text, online access to humanities and social sciences journals. Dupré Library subscribes to the Standard Collection.

Serials Directory:
Provides up-to-date and accurate bibliographic information and pricing for over 178,500 US and international periodicals.

WorldCat (OCLC):
Cataloging information for books and other materials from libraries around the world.