Library Literature & Information Science Full Text (H.W. Wilson)

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Library Literature & Information Science Full Text indexes articles and book reviews of key library and information science periodicals published in the United States and elsewhere. Coverage includes scholarly and professional journals and magazines, newsletters, and selected monographs, collections, conferences, theses, and grey literature. Selected trade journals from the field of publishing are also included. The database is multilingual and multinational in scope.

Subjects include: automation; care & restoration of books; cataloging; censorship; children's literature; circulation procedures; classification; copyright legislation; education for librarianship; electronic searching; government aid; indexing; information brokers; internet software; library associations & conferences; library equipment & supplies; personnel administration; preservation of materials; public relations; publishing; rare books; and web sites.


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Dates covered

Indexing from 1984 to present. Earliest full-text coverage is from 1997, but start date varies for each publication.

Updating frequency



English and foreign-language periodicals, selected state journals, conference proceedings, pamphlets, books, and library school theses, plus over 300 books per year.

Type of coverage

Indexing with full text of over 100 of the periodicals covered.

Print counterpart or
related resources

Library Literature
ALEXANDER REF AI3.L55 [1921-1983]; ANNEX STACKS AI3.L55 [1984-1998]; CAMDEN REF Z666.L69 [1933-1993]; DANA REF Z666.C211 [1933-1998]

Library Literature & Information Science
ANNEX STACKS AI3.L55 [1999 - 2008]; DANA REF Z666.C211 [1999 - 2004]

Related Resource: Library Literature & Information Science Retrospective

Producer/content provider

H.W. Wilson Company

Vendor/electronic presentation provider


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