Active Full-Text, Non-Open Access Journal Retail Value (USD)
Library & Information Science Source: $53,189.55
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text: $42,659.21
Library Literature & Information Science Full Text: $7,996.57

Library & Information Science Source stands as the premier full-text database for studies in library and information science. Housing a collection of 322 active full-text journals, a substantial portion of which undergo peer review, this database encompasses a broad spectrum of related topics, such as librarianship, classification, information management, and the history of library studies. With a journal retail value of $53,189.55, it is the largest database within the library and information science database suite.

Strengthen Exposure to Open Access Journals

Library & Information Science Source includes rigorous curation and indexing of open access (OA) journals, which has resulted in a growing collection of 229 active global OA journals. Once validated and certified for inclusion, these OA journals are treated with high-quality subject indexing and sophisticated, precise/accurate full-text linking.  

NOTE: EBSCOhost databases and EBSCO Discovery Service generate a lot more referrals for DOAJ than any other online platform.

Unique Full-Text Journals

Library & Information Science Source includes 74 active full-text journals not available in any version of Academic Search.

Searchable Cited References

Library & Information Science Source includes 248 journals with searchable cited references.

The Highest Quality Subject Indexing 

EBSCO has the premier and most highly regarded scholarly vocabularies curated by subject matter experts, covering all disciplines and major publishers. 

EBSCO believes in breaking down barriers to information through Enhanced Subject Precision (ESP) mapping, bridging the gap between content and end users through inclusion of natural languages.   

EBSCO databases support all learning types through textual and visual subject browse and information literacy training through subject access points in more than 30 languages. Watch video to learn more.

Library & Information Science Source includes 521 active indexed and abstracted journals. 426 of them are peer-reviewed. It also includes a thesaurus of more than 11,000 terms. 

Subjects Covered

  • Automation
  • Care and restoration of books
  • Cataloging
  • Censorship
  • Circulation procedures
  • Classification
  • Copyright
  • Electronic resources and ERM systems
  • Electronic searching
  • Government aid
  • Library equipment and supplies
  • Public relations
  • Publishing
  • Rare books
  • Reference services