Library Services for LIS
For LEEP: 800-252-1360 ext.33804
Dan Tracy, Librarian 101-B SSHEL
Sandy Wolf, Library Operations Assoc. 101 Main Library
Librarian's Office Hours
GSLIS Room 244 (next to IT Help Desk) or online
June 23-August 9
Hours may vary during LEEP on-campus sessions. If these times are not convenient for you, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Dan Tracy (217-300-8439) or Sandy Wolf (217-333-3804) to schedule an appointment.
Basic Article and Book Resources for Global and Regional LIS Topics
- LISS (EBSCO): Covers all LIS topics, with substantial international journal and non-English coverage.
- LISA (Proquest): Has a narrower range of indexed journals, but has substantial indexing of international library issues and journals in particular, including significant amounts of related material not covered in LISS.
Finding Books, Proceedings, and More in the Catalog
The catalog makes it easy to find information about specific locations by using Geographical Subject Headings in combination with headings related to LIS. The trick is to be sure you know the correct geographical heading and correct LIS subject heading.
LIS heading examples: Libraries, Museums, Archives, Information services, Libraries and community, Information technology, Library associations, Rural libraries.
Location heading examples: African, Sub-Saharan; Greece; Kentucky; Chicago.
101 Main Library, MC-522
1408 W. Gregory Drive
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 333-3804
SSHEL North (Room 100) & SSHEL South (Room 101)
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61801
General Telephone: (217) 333-2305
Information Services Desk Telephone: (217) 244-1864