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Library & Information Science

Subscription Databases | Periodicals | E-Journals | Consortia | Professional Associations | Webinars | Technologies | Blogs | Selection Aids

Subscription Databases:

Complete list of subscription databaseshttp://www.centenary.edu/library/research/databaseindex

Information Science & Technology Abstracts (ISTA)
EBSCO Publishing continues LISTA’s renowned coverage of information science and significantly increases the coverage of library science. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, search engines, printed and electronic information sources, the information industry, scholarly communication, and electronic publishing. ISTA indexes journal articles from more than 450 publications plus books, research reports, conference proceedings, and patents, with coverage extending back to 1960’s; it is the oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science.
https://centenary.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=izh

Library/Information Sciences & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) with Full Text
(formerly Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA), EBSCO Publishing continues LISTA's renowned coverage of information science and significantly increases the coverage of library science. 149 LISTA titles are upgraded to Core coverage, and 121 new periodicals are included. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, search engines, printed and electronic information sources, the information industry, scholarly communication, and electronic publishing. LISTA indexes journal articles from more than 600 publications plus books, research reports, and conference proceedings. With coverage extending back to 1966, it is the oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science.
https://centenary.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=lih

Periodicals:

American Libraries

College & Research Libraries

College & Research Libraries News

Journal of Academic Librarianship

Louisiana Libraries

E-Journals

(Magale does not necessarily have a subscription to each journal listed)

Codex: Journal of the Louisiana Chapter or ACRL
http://journal.acrlla.org/index.php/codex

ISQ: Information Standards Quarterly
http://www.niso.org/publications/isq

Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship
http://www.istl.org/

Journal of eScience Librarianship
http://escholarship.umassmed.edu/jeslib/

Journal of Librarianship and Information Science
http://lis.sagepub.com/

Consortia:

Amigos Library Services • http://www.amigos.org/

Associated Colleges of the South (ACS) • http://www.colleges.org/

LOUIS Digital • http://louisdl.louislibraries.org/

LOUIS: Louisiana Library Network • https://sites01.lsu.edu/wp/louis/

Louisiana Academic Library Information Network Consortium (LALINC)

Louisiana Association of Independent Colleges • http://www.laicu.org/

OAWAL • https://library3.hud.ac.uk/blogs/oawal/

OCLC: Online Computer Library Center • http://www.oclc.org/

TexShare • https://www.tsl.state.tx.us/landing/tx-consortium.html

Professional Associations:

American Library Association • http://www.ala.org/

Association for College and Research Libraries • http://www.acrl.org/acrl

Louisiana Library Association http://llaonline.org/

Special Libraries Association • http://www.sla.org

Webinars

Credohttp://corp.credoreference.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=299&Itemid=82

EBSCOhttps://ebscotraining.webex.com/mw0306ld/mywebex/default.do?siteurl=ebscotraining

Galehttp://www.calendarwiz.com/calendars/calendar.php?crd=cengagegale&PHPSESSID=a91fd092d6023ee2ffb10f2076c48437

Library Journalhttp://lj.libraryjournal.com/category/webcasts

Library Webinarshttp://neflin2.blogspot.com/

SiriDynixhttp://www.sirsidynix.com/webinars

Techsouphttp://www.techsoup.org/search/products/webinars/

WebExhttp://www.webex.com/webinars

Webjunctionhttp://www.webjunction.org/events/webjunction.html

Technologies:

Blog • Short for "web log," this is a site where contributors post news, thoughts or other topics in a reverse chronological format. It often includes the key feature for other people to post comments to another person's blog and the ability to subscribe to new posts in a blog using RSS.

CiteUlike • A web site for researchers to share, store, and organize the citations of academic papers for use in a bibliography.
http://www.citeulike.org/

Facebook
http://www.facebook.com/

Podcast • A series of audio recordings organized into a program. Listeners can subscribe to a podcast (using RSS) and hear the latest recordings whenever they are made available.

RSS (Really Simple Syndication)• A data format used for publishing frequently updated content. It allows you to subscribe to summaries or full text content and view it all on one website or program, called an aggregator.

Screencasting • Video screen capture accompanied by audio narration, often broadcast via RSS.

Second Life • 3D Massively Multiplayer Online Role-playing Game (MMORPG) with "islands" for institutions represented that allows users to create an avatar and experience a constructed 3D learning environment. http://secondlife.com/

Social Computing • Forms of web services where the value is created by the collective contributions of a user population. Social networking allows users to create profiles and define relationships and link to other users.

Tag • Metadata or keywords. Many Web 2.0 sites allow tags to be attached to audio files, video files, web pages, photos, blog posts, or even books.

Twitter
http://twitter.com/

Unconference • Events with little structure, where the attendees drive the agenda and freely form new discussions and sub-groups as ideas emerge.

Web 2.0 • A general term to describe web sites and services where the content is shaped partially or entirely by the users instead of the traditional published website model.

Wiki • Web pages (or sites) where any number of users can edit the content and add additional pages. The best known example is Wikipedia.

YouTube • A social networking site where users upload, share, and comment on videos. A great source and repository for instructional videos.
http://www.youtube.com/

Blogs for Librarians:

Article The Technology of Reading and Writing in the Digital Space: Why RSS is crucial for a Blogging Classroom
http://blogsforlearning.msu.edu/articles/view.php?id=6

ACRL Insider (Association for College and Research Libraries) • http://www.acrl.ala.org/acrlinsider/

Annoyed Librarian • http://blog.libraryjournal.com/annoyedlibrarian/

The Blended Librarian • http://www.theblendedlibrarian.blogspot.com

Free Range Librarian • http://freerangelibrarian.com/

Information Literacy • http://www.information-literacy.blogspot.com

Librarian by Day • http://librarianbyday.net/

Librarian in Black • http://librarianinblack.net/librarianinblack/

Libraries and Transliteracy • http://www.librariesandtransliteracy.wordpress.com

Library Technology Guides • http://www.librarytechnology.org

Lorcan Dempsey's Weblog • http://orweblog.oclc.org/

OAWAL • https://library3.hud.ac.uk/blogs/oawal/

Project Information Literacy • http://projectinfolit.org/

Stephen's Lighthouse • http://stephenslighthouse.com/

Tech Source (American Library Association) • http://www.alatechsource.org

Transforming Libraries (American Library Association) • http://www.ala.org/transforminglibraries/

Ubiquitous Librarian • http://chronicle.com/blognetwork/theubiquitouslibrarian/

Virtual Dave...Real Blog • http://quartz.syr.edu/blog/

Selection Aids

AbeBooks • http://www.abebooks.com/

Against the Grain • http://www.against-the-grain.com/

Alibris • http://www.alibris.com

Association of American University Presses • http://www.aaupnet.org/

Bookfinder • http://www.bookfinder.com

Booklist • http://www.ala.org/booklist

Horn Book Magazine • http://www.hbook.com

Kirkus Reviews • http://kirkusreviews.com

Publisher's Weekly • http://publishersweekly.com

VOYA • http://www.voya.com

Yankee Book Peddler • http://www.ybp.com

Other

Information and Privacy • http://www.llrx.com/features/privacyresources.htm

Information Literacy LibGuide • http://libguides.com.edu/content.php?pid=263370&sid=2174517

Libraries at Online PhD Programs • http://onlinephdprogram.org/university-libraries

Our Documents • http://www.ourdocuments.gov/index.php?flash=true&

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