Researchers Guides


The Online Public Access Catalogue must always be consulted in locating library material relevant to a particular topic  (http://hsl/opac/).  In addition, the following sources may also be used for obtaining additional information  for familiarizing yourself with a topic.  Always consult the on-duty Reader Services Librarian for assistance.
Dictionaries:  Subject dictionaries provide precise definitions of terms.
Dictionary of library and information science
 [Ref Z1006 .M88]  
Dictionary of Documental, Archival and Information Terminology.                   [Ref Z1006 .M43]
Encyclopedias:  Subject encyclopedias give a good overview of a topic, supplemented in most cases by a bibliography.
Encyclopedia of library and information sciences.
 [Ref Z1006 .E57 ]   
Dewey decimal classification and relative index.
 [Ref Z696 .D52]
Sears list of subject headings.
 [Ref Z695.Z8 S43]
Handbooks:  A useful source for the quick location of facts and concise information in a particular field.  These usually cover a subject of basic or advanced level.
The complete RFID handbook.
[Ref Z699.75 .W37]
Online Journals:  Full text online journals are available.  To access it, browse HSL Web page.
 The Electronic Library
The Huntington Library Quarterly
Journal of the Medical Library Association
Library Journal
Databases:  Available Online.  To access it, browse HSL Web page.
Proquest Central
ProQuest Research Library
ProQuest Science Journals
E-Books:  Complete books are available online.  Browse HSLWeb page.
E-Dissertations:  Complete Master and Ph.D Theses are available online.  Browse HSLWeb page.
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT)‎
v  For online resources researcher can automaticaly be alerted by the recent available resources after setting up Alerting Service or RSS. For help contact Reader Services Department.