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Library and Information Studies

Links to databases and resources for research about libraries and information sciences

LIS Guide Authors

Danica White

Danica E. White
LIS Selector, interested in Undergraduate Research and Student Engagement Librarianship
( or 814-865-1030)

Dawn Amsberry

Dawn Amsberry
Interested in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Librarianship
( or 814-863-5093)

Bernadette Lear

Bernadette A. Lear
Interested in the History of Librarianship, and Social Sciences/Education Librarianship
( or 717-948-6360)


Welcome to Penn State's Library and Information Studies (LIS) LibGuide! This guide was created as an information hub for academic library professionals and employees. Here you can access print and electronic resources relevant to libraries and librarianship. Below are the most commonly-used databases for LIS. Use the tabs on the left to find books, journals, professional organizations, historical sources, and other items. 

If you'd like to recommend additions/revisions to this guide, or items for University Libraries to purchase, please contact the LIS selector, Danica E. White

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