Library and Information Science Databases

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Over 12.7 million entries for the table of contents of over 12,000 sources with links to libraries that own the periodicals

Covers the research and development spectrum of the computing and applied sciences disciplines. CASC provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2,000 academic journals, professional publications, and other reference sources from a diverse collection. Full text is also available for more than 950 periodicals.

DLA, a department in the University Libraries at Virginia Tech, evolved from the Scholarly Communications Project (SCP) begun in 1989. Project's focus is to work with the university community to host born-digital works, beginning in 1991 with the faculty-edited electronic journals. In 1995 included electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) completed by VT graduate students. In 1996 SCP and the Special Collections Department merged to enhance access to rare books, manuscript collections, and the University Archives

Full-text searchable e-journal about the challenges and uncertainty of electronic publishing.

Provides coverage on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, etc.. Indexes more than 600 publications plus books, research projects, and proceedings. With coverage dating back to the mid-1960s, it is the oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science.

Full-text searchable e-journal about analytical bibliography, textual criticism, manuscript study, and the history of printing and publishing.

Bibliographic database providing detailed, comprehensive, and authoritative information on serials published throughout the world. It covers all subjects, and includes publications that are published regularly or irregularly and are circulated free of charge or by paid subscription.

Wiley offers articles from 1,500 journals, including peer-reviewed primary research and survey journals in all subject areas.

OCLC's online catalog to thousands of the world's libraries. Cataloging records for more than 1 billion records in 400 languages cover thousands of subjects and includes items dating as far back as 1000 AD. Items cataloged include books, computer data, films, journals, magazines, manuscripts, musical scores, newspapers, slides, sound recordings, and videotapes.