Welcome! This research guide has been developed to help UBC iSchool students, faculty and researchers find and navigate academic and professional resources relating to the study of Library, Archival and Information Studies.
The 3rd edition of this 4-volume encyclopedia covers Archival Science, Bibliography, Document and Genre Theory, Informatics, Information Systems, Knowledge Management, Library and Information Science, Museum Studies, Records Management, Social Studies of Information.
Two volume work with nearly 600 entries, written by a global team of over 150 contributors; the subject matter ranges from mobile library services provided by camel and donkey transport to search engines, portals and the World Wide Web.
Journal citations often use abbreviations for the name of a journal. Google searches will often find the name of the journal, but for those challenging abbreviations not found by Google, consult this useful print reference work.