3rd edition (Taylor & Francis)
1969 – present
1984 – present.
ERIC: Education resources information center.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/ U.S. Department of Education Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Education
National education database sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. Presently the largest education database in the world, ERIC contains over one million citations covering research documents, journal articles, books, technical reports, program descriptions and evaluations, and curricular materials in the field of education. Also includes abstracts, citations, and selective full-text. Earlier print versions were available as Current index to journals in education and Resources in education. Electronic versions are available through several different vendors, as well as freely available through the government website. The Thesaurus of ERIC descriptors is embedded in each database.
http://www.igi-global.com/EResources/InfoSciBooks.aspx [IGI Global] Hershey, Pa.: IGI Global 2000s–
A searchable, full-text database of 1,400-plus monographs and reference works published by IGI Global since 2000. Covers information science and many related subjects, such as online education, business applications of information technology, e-government, health informatics, and library science. Continually updated. See also InfoSci-Journals, a companion database with the full text of articles in IGI Global journals.
Library literature and information science full text.
Informally known as Library Lit. Indexes journals, books, conference proceedings, library school theses, pamphlets, and book reviews, covering all aspects of library science. Earliest records are from 1984. Most entries include abstracts. Since 1997, includes full text of articles from over 200 periodicals. Updated daily. Originally developed by the H.W. Wilson Company but now provided by Ebsco through its EbscoHost interface. In 2012 the new publisher intends to merge Library Lit with its own database, Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, to form a single product, Library & Information Science Source, with full-text articles from 465 journals.
The same database without full text is available with the title Library Literature & Information Science Index. Also published in print by H.W. Wilson since 1921. Frequency varied; currently bimonthly, with annual cumulative volume. A companion database, Library Literature & Information Science Retrospective, extends
Library, information science and technology abstracts: LISTA.
http://www.ebscohost.com/academic/library-information-science-technology-abstracts-with-full-text EBSCO Publishing Ispwich, Mass.: EBSCO Publishing2005.
On the EBSCOhost platform. Indexes and abstracts articles from 600 plus journals in librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, and similar fields. Also indexes some conference proceedings, books, and research reports. Coverage extends back to mid-1960s. Includes full text of approx. 300 journals and profiles of frequently-indexed authors. Freely available without full text at http://www.libraryresearch.com. Libraries subscribing to other EBSCOhost databases may add LISTA to their profile without charge. In 2012, the publisher plans to merge LISTA with Library Literature & Information Science Full Text to create a new database, Library & Information Science Source. A subset of the content of LISTA is included in the Information Science & Technology Abstracts (ISTA)database, which covers more than 450 publications, including cover-to-cover indexing and abstracting of 80 core journal titles in information science. No longer issued in print. Earlier print equivalents: Documentation abstracts (1966–68); Documentation abstracts and information science abstracts (1968); Information science abstracts (1969–2002); Information science and technology abstracts (2003–4). Publisher and frequency varied.