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Library and Information Science: Article Sources

A resource guide for topics related to librarianship and library/information science.

Research Strategies

Database Searching Tools

Searching Tips 

The help pages of databases have information on how to search effectively.

Examples: Proquest Tips

                 Nexis Uni: Using Connectors and Commands to Search


Thesaurus/Subject Headings

Examples: Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)

                  EBSCO Thesaurus

Google Scholar Linking to SU Articles

Google scholar link:

Google Scholar will link to our full text online articles even off-campus if you set up your Syracuse University affiliation in Google Scholar Settings.  Follow the steps below.

NOTE:  Setting up Google Scholar to link to our library holdings must be done when you are off-campus.

  1. Go to Google Scholar (
  2. Click on More options icon in google scholarin the upper left corner, then select Settings or Settings icon in google scholar
  3. Click on Library Links in the left column.
  4. Type Syracuse University in the Library Links search box.
  5. Select Syracuse University, Syracuse University Libraries – Gale Full Text, and Open WorldCat.
  6. Click Save.
  7. Full text links will be found in the right column of a search results page.  When no full-text link is given try clicking on the title and sometimes the full-text will be available.

Databases with LIS Content

Miscellaneous LIS Resources

Subject Guide

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LIS Journal List

Suggest a Resource

Please feel free to suggest a resource for our collections.  We welcome your recommendations.

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