Librarian's Reference Shelf

Online Librarian Reference Databases

  • Directory of Open Access Journals: Indexing, abstracting, and full-text access for selected international scholarly journals in a wide variety of science and the humanities.
  • Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts: Indexes more than 560 journals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.
  • Library of Texas: Searches through the catalogs of more than 100 public libraries, 60 academic libraries and 40 online databases. A service of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Serials Directory: Provides access to the most up-to-date and accurate bibliographic information as well as current pricing structures for popular serials.
  • Teaching Books: An easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books. It includes thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K-12 environment, with every resource selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities.
  • WorldCat: The world's most comprehensive bibliography, with more than 86 million records representing the collections of more than 10,000 libraries, over 400 languages, and all types of materials ranging from stone tablets to electronic books.