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Library and Information Science

This guide links to sources on trends, best practices, and research in the fast changing field of academic librarianship.

Electronic Reference Resources

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

Encyclopedias and dictionaries provide excellent background/overview information, providing an excellent way to begin research. Many provide bibliographies for further reading. Mostly located in the second-floor reference collection from approximately HA-HJs, here's a sampling of resources available:


Handbooks and Manuals

Handbooks are general information sources which provides quick reference for a given subject area. Handbooks are generally subject-specific.