- Books can be located from the library Web site
- The online catalog allows you to search by author, title, subject, and keyword.
- Library Science circulating books are shelved in the “Z” and "L" areas, second floor of the library.
- Search Area Libraries link from the library web site allows you to search other libraries’ holdings with one search question. A courier service allows a patron to retrieve a book from ATHENA within 5-7 working days. Requests can be made online from the TNU library web site.
- eBooks integrate over 85,000 full text eBooks into the library holdings. Many can be download to an eReader format and there is a small collection of audio books available.
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If you know the journal title:
From the library homepage enter the journal title in the search box near the top.Change the tag to read “Journal Title” then enter. If your journal is full text in one of our databases the result will include a link to the database where you can access the full text or indicates bound, back issues or microfilm availability.If there were no hits you can complete online an ILL form requesting a journal article reprint. Allow 7 days for receipt of the reprint.
If you are searching by subject:
Click on the ‘Electronic Resources’ link, then choose either
* Looking for databases by subject displays a subject list of databases
* Looking for databases by title browses an A-Z title list of databases
* Looking for an e-journal by title limits to browsing only e-journals
- Library Literature & Information Science Full Text - A unique working and teaching tool created by librarians for librarians. Reflecting the latest trends in a rapidly evolving field, this database indexes English and foreign language periodicals, selected state journals, conference proceedings, pamphlets, books, and library school theses, plus over 300 books per year.
- Information Science and Library Issues Collection - Full text articles about libraries and information science.
- Library and Information Science Abstracts (LISA) - International abstracting and indexing tool designed for library professionals and other information specialists. LISA currently abstracts over 440 periodicals from more than 68 countries and in more than 20 different languages.
- Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) - Provides abstracted coverage on librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. With coverage dating back to the mid-1960s, it is the oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science.
- ERIC Plus Text - The world's largest source of education information. The database contains more than one million abstracts of education-related documents and journal articles, compiled by the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC).
- Teacher Reference Center - This index of over 260 titles providing coverage on key education topics such as Assessment, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, Science & Mathematics, and more for K-12 Teachers & Librarians.
Book Review Sources
- Books & Authors - Books & Authors from Gale Cengage Learning combines over 140,000 titles, 50,000 authors, and thousands of read-alike, award winner and librarian's favorite's lists; Books & Authors helps bring leaders and literature together. Through the use of expertly written and arranged content and a dynamic, cutting edge user interface, Books & Authors makes exploration of genre fiction and essential non-fiction fun.
- Booklist Online - Book and media reviews from the American Library Association. Readers can subscribe to blogs about genres, books, authors and get the most update reviews on new resources for all types of libraries.
- Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) - The CLCD, an acquisition, research, and reference service that offers 900,000 MARC records and more than 130,000 reviews of children's books are all full text searchable.
Guide to Reference - The new online edition [of a classic reference work] takes full advantage of the Web's capacities to connect information sources; It is used internationally as the “source of first resort” for identifying local materials that answer users’ questions, training reference staff, inventorying and developing reference collections, assisting Inter-library loan staff, and serving as a gateway to reference literature..
Additional educational related material can be found in the Education Databases
Articles or books not available at Waggoner library can be requested through Interlibrary Loan. All transactions for ILL are handled through the Interlibrary Loan Services Librarian. Complete an online form on the library Web site following the ILL link on the menu. Allow 7-10 days for the requested book to arrive and 7 days for article reprints. Items are sent to the Library for pickup.
Journal Article Reprints: If a journal is unavailable at TNU a reprint of it can be ordered using the online form off the web site. There is no cost. Many cases the article will be sent as a PDF to your email. Allow 5 days for delivery of the article.
- American Library Association
- American Association of School Librarians
- Internet Public Library
- Library of Congress
- U.S. Copyright Office
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