Library & Information Science Source
Library & Information Science Source is the largest full-text database for library and information science studies. It provides hundreds of full-text journals covering all related subjects, including librarianship, classification, information management and the history of library studies. It also includes full-text monographs, pamphlets and theses, plus a subject-specific thesaurus.
Strengthen Exposure to Open Access Journals
Library & Information Science Source includes rigorous curation of open access (OA) journals, which has resulted in a growing collection of 162 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 130 active, full-text, non-open access journals not available in any version of Academic Search.
Searchable Cited References
Library & Information Science Source includes 247 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 461 active indexed and abstracted journals. 344 of them are peer-reviewed. It also includes a thesaurus of more than 11,300 terms.
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