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Library and Information Studies

Links to databases and resources for research and professional development in library and information sciences (LIS).


Welcome to the Library and Information Studies (LIS) LibGuide! This guide is an information hub for Penn State library faculty, library employees, and others who have an interest in library science, information science, and related topics. 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, please contact the LIS selector, Bernadette A. Lear. If you'd like to recommend books or other resources for purchase, please use this form

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