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Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts

Database Information


"Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s." --
EBSCOhost Website

Database Features
Indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals
Includes a thesaurus of over 6,800 terms
Covers a range of subjects, including bibliometrics, cataloging, classification, and librarianship

Search Operators
Connectors: AND, OR, NOT
Wildcards: ? = one or more unknown characters (e.g. wom?n)
Truncation: * = place at the end of a root word (e.g. comput*)
Proximity: <search term> N# <search term> = search terms must be specified number (#) or fewer words apart

Database Access

Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts

Video Tutorials

EBSCOhost Basic Search Tutorial
Demonstrates how to use the Basic Search interface in EBSCOhost's databases.

 

Introduction to Databases
Explains why you should use databases when conducting academic research.