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To search for scholarly articles within journals, you have several options. You can go to the Buley Library home page and use SouthernSearch the same way you would search for books, but use the facets on the left to tweak the results to show only articles. You can also go to the EBSCO Articles tab and either perform a Quick Article Search in the search box or use the pull-down menu to see Databases by Subject. This last option takes you to a list of all the databases subscribed to by Buley Library in that subject, including databases that provide full text journal articles and newspaper articles. Finally, if you already know which database you want to use, you can look for it under the list of Popular Databases on the left hand side of the home page. Listed below are suggested databases to use for doing research in the field of library and information science.
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Materials on libraries and information science from selected library journals, books, conference proceedings, library school theses, pamphlets, and book reviews. Includes English and non-English records.
Artificial intelligence information science management library libraries use users online information retrieval technical services
LISA: Library and Information Science Abstracts is an international abstracting and indexing tool designed for library professionals and other information specialists. Major areas of coverage include: Artificial intelligence. information management, library use and users, online information retrieval, technical services and much more.
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Indexes more than 500 core journals, more than 50 priority journals, and 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
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This multi-disciplinary database provides indexing, abstracts and much full text for academic journals, magazines, trade publications, and newspapers on every topic.
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Education Research Complete covers all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Inexing, abstracting, and full-text content from journals, books, and conference papers.
Peer Review in 5 Minutes
Peer review is a process by which scholarly work or research (often articles) are subjected to evaluation by other experts on the topic. Reviewers judge the work by its originality, accuracy of information, importance to the field, research methodology, and other criteria to determine if it is worthy of publication.
Finding a Known Article: Using the Journal Finder
Use the Journal Finder (under the "Find a Journal" tab on the library home page) if you are trying to locate an article for which you have a citation and know where the article was published. Search for the journal title to find out if the publication is available in print or in which database. If you need help, just ask a librarian!
Interlibrary Loan - Login for Journal & Book Requests
Need a book? Journal Article? Dissertation?
Buley Library can help you locate books, journal articles, dissertations, and a variety of media not available from our library or within the CSCU library system. Use the Interlibrary Loan - Log-In that you see below to request material from other libraries not available from Southern or in the CSCU Library System.
First time users will need to create a profile. Login with your University network User ID (the full SCSU email address) and Password. The first time you login, you will need to enter your personal contact information. You can immediately request journal articles, book chapters, books, or dissertations. ILLiad is free for all SCSU students, faculty and staff.