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Tools for Research in Library & Information Studies : Other LIS Resources

An introduction to resources and research techniques for Library & Information Studies.

Introduction to other LIS resources

The functions of libraries and related organizations are multi-faceted, and sometimes it can be helpful to search for information from resources that do not focus specifically on library & information studies. The following lists describes a few of those resources.

General Resources

A few databases provide shallow coverage of many disciplines. These resources can be good for beginning research, but usually need to be supplemented with more specific search techniques. The following descriptions each come from the UW library's database information pages.

Newspapers and Current Sources

Education Resources

Other Disciplinary Resources