Library & Information Science Source

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A Complete Resource for Library and Information Science Studies

Developed by librarians, this database provides full-text coverage and high-quality indexing to help librarians and researchers keep pace with the latest trends in the rapidly evolving field of library and information science. It offers a wealth of resources, including English and foreign-language periodicals, journals, conference proceedings, pamphlets, library school theses and books.

Unparalleled Coverage

Combining databases Library Literature & Information Science Full TextLibrary Literature & Information Science Index,  Library Literature & Information Science Retrospective, and Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text, Library & Information Science Source is the most complete resource for librians and librarian studies. It makes a perfect complement to Academic Search Complete, offering more than 370 additional full-text journals. 

Library & Information Science Source provides comprehensive coverage of the history of library studies as well as access to author profiles—including information on more than 5,280 of the most-frequently indexed authors—such as which subject terms are most commonly applied to their articles, and in which publications the author has been published.


The Advanced Search screen takes most of the guessing out of complicated searching for savvy users, and the simple layout makes communicating available options to new users a breeze.

– Charleston Advisor