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Library and Information Science Research: Getting Started

Library research guide with links and information for library and information science research.

About This Guide

This guide is intended for students in the MI program. It is an introduction to help you to effectively discover, retrieve, and organize research data from the university libraries and beyond.We welcome your comments and suggestions so that, together, we can build a research guide that is truly timely and useful for your study and research.

Getting Started

  • If you are new to the University Libraries system, start from the Libraries tab or the Tutorials tab.
  • If you want to browse key online journals in the field, start with the Online Journals tab.
  • If you want to locate books or articles, use the Find Books or Find Articles tab.
  • If you want to know more about how to do research, start with the Research Methods tab.
  • If you need information on citing sources, use the APA and Citation Managers tab.
  • If you need data or statistics about libraries, try the Library Statistics tab.

Acronyms

LIS = Library and Information Science
OA = Open Access
RUcore = Rutgers University Community Repository
RUL = Rutgers University Libraries

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