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Information Science

List with brief description available below

  • Current Cites
  • D-lib Magazine
  • HyperJournal
  • International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
  • Lexis-Nexis: Information Professional Update
  • Newsletter on Serials Pricing Issues (ceased in 2001)
  • Public-Access Computer Systems Review
  • SciSearch
  • Scientific and Technical Attribute and Element Set (STAS)
  • United States National Information Infrastructure Virtual Library
  • The same titles as listed above are repeated here with the addition of brief description

    Current Cites

    An annotated monthly bibliography of selected articles, books, and electronic documents on information technology.

    D-lib Magazine

    A journal on digital library research. D-Lib is a forum for researchers and developers of advanced digital libraries. It is coordinated by the Corporation for National Research Initiatives for the Information Infrastructure Technology and Applications Working Group of the High Performance Computing and Communications program.


    HyperJournal is a discussion list devoted exclusively to electronic journals, especially those which publish on the World Wide Web. It is concerned with all aspects of the production and publication of electronic journals, particularly those managed by academics themselves. Includes directories of electronic journals.

    International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)

    Contains general information about IFLA (membership and affiliation; grants, funds, and fellowships; conference information; publications) plus access to its electronic information services, which include the IFLA virtual library, an Internet and library software archive, and the IFLA listserver.

    Lexis-Nexis: Information Professional Update

    A newsletter for information professionals.


    LIBRES is an international, refereed, electronic journal devoted to new research in Library and Information Science.

    Newsletter on Serials Pricing Issues (ceased in 2001)

    The scope of this newsletter is library serials pricing interpreted broadly. Topics include: journal pricing projections, library cancellation projects, journal publisher and subscription agent efforts to reduce costs, electronic publishing ventures that may impact pricing, announcements of relevant conferences, etc.

    Public-Access Computer Systems Review

    The Public-Access Computer Systems Review (PACS Review) is an electronic journal about end-user computer systems in libraries, such as campus-wide information systems, document delivery systems, expert systems, hypermedia and multimedia systems, locally mounted databases, network-based information resources and tools, and online catalogs.


    SciSearch is a multidisciplinary index to the literature of science, technology, and biomedicine that is prepared by the Institute for Scientific Information. Stanford has access to SciSearch data covering 1985 to the present via the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Updated weekly, SciSearch contains access to all records published in Science Citation Index (3,300 journals) and additional records from the Current Contents Series of publications (1,900 journals) that are not included in the print version of Science Citation Index. SciSearch records from January 1991 to present include abstracts. Cited reference and current awareness (alert service) searching are also available. Access limited to Stanford faculty and students only.

    Scientific and Technical Attribute and Element Set (STAS)

    The Scientific and Technical Attribute and Element Set (STAS) defines standard identifiers for referring to searchable and retrievable fields within scientific, technical, and related databases. The goal of STAS is to improve interoperability among consumers and providers of scientific, technical, and related information using the Z39.50 protocol. Provider: Chemical Abstracts Service.

    United States National Information Infrastructure Virtual Library

    The National Information Infrastructure (NII), sometimes called the “information superhighway,” is an interconnection of computers and telecommunication networks, services and applications. This site contains information on how the NII is changing our world, how it works, what is the government's role, how citizans can participate and contribute, and what is the Global Information Infrastructure and what other nations are doing.

    Linda Yamamoto

    Last modified: June 22, 2005

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