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Library & Information Science
Complete list of subscription databases • http://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.
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.
College & Research Libraries
College & Research Libraries News
Journal of Academic Librarianship
(Magale does not necessarily have a subscription to each journal listed)
Codex: Journal of the Louisiana Chapter or ACRL
ISQ: Information Standards Quarterly
Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship
Journal of eScience Librarianship
Journal of Librarianship and Information Science
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/
OCLC: Online Computer Library Center • http://www.oclc.org/
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
Library Journal • http://lj.libraryjournal.com/category/webcasts
Library Webinars • http://neflin2.blogspot.com/
SiriDynix • http://www.sirsidynix.com/webinars
WebEx • http://www.webex.com/webinars
Webjunction • http://www.webjunction.org/events/webjunction.html
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.
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.
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.
Blogs for Librarians:
Article The Technology of Reading and Writing in the Digital Space: Why RSS is crucial for a Blogging Classroom
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/
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/
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
Information and Privacy • http://www.llrx.com/features/privacyresources.htm
Our Documents • http://www.ourdocuments.gov/index.php?flash=true&