Library Literature & Information Science Retrospective: 1905-1983

Library Literature & Information Science Retrospective: 1905-1983 is an archive index chronicling nearly 80 years of library scholarship. It includes thousands of citations that cover the innovations, controversies and people instrumental in the making of modern librarianship.

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At a Glance


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Content Includes:

  • More than 1,200 indexed publications
  • More than 500,000 indexed articles
  • Coverage from 1905 to 1983

Subjects Include:

  • Automation
  • Care and restoration of books
  • Cataloging
  • Censorship
  • Copyright
  • Education for librarianship
  • Electronic searching
  • Government aid
  • Indexing
  • Library associations and conferences
  • Personnel administration
  • Publishing
  • Rare books
  • Reference services

Library Literature & Information Science Retrospective indexes hundreds of periodicals, books, book chapters, academic journals, conference proceedings and library school theses. This resource also includes multilingual coverage, with translated titles and English-language summaries from Europe, Russia, China, India, Australia and Latin America.