Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts

This free research database provides indexing and abstracting for key library and information science journals, books, research reports and more. It is EBSCO's intention to provide access to this resource on a continual basis.

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At a Glance

Title List:
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Content Includes

  • More than 600 indexed core journals 
  • More than 120 indexed selective and priority journals 
  • Coverage dating back to 1960
  • Author profiles
  • A robust thesaurus

Subjects Include

  • Bibliometrics
  • Cataloging
  • Classification
  • Information management
  • Librarianship
  • Online information retrieval

This may be the best gift that library and information professionals ever received from commercial information services. LISTA is an open-access mega indexing/abstracting database on its own.

Peter Jacso
Peter's Digital Reference Shelf

Quality Author Information

Customers can review information on LISTA's most frequently indexed authors, including which subject terms are most commonly applied to their articles and in which publications the author has been published.

Researchers can access LISTA at and EBSCO customers can add the database to their profile by visiting